Disc Sander demonstration
This video shows some common uses of the disc sander, and the best ways of using it safely. (view QT link below for viewing on Apple mobile devices)
Always keep the work flat on the table surface, Always wear safety spectacles.
DANGER Don't risk machining any material containing metal; any heat generation risks causing an explosion.
Despite its size and power, the machine is not designed for large-scale carving or waste removal.
Its real value is in accurately sizing and finishing relatively small pieces.
While this machine has a disc diameter of 300mm, the working area is guarded on its left hand side to prevent work rising away from the table, and to supplement the under table ventilation with additional overhead extraction.