Powermatic DDS225 Drum Sander
The Powermatic DDS225 drum sander is certainly popular with its users. It’s rated 4.5/5 stars by Amazon product reviewers—for whatever that information may be worth to you.One thing is for certain, this drum sander features a powerful 5 HP single-phase motor that powers twin poly V-belts drums. The Powermatic DDS225 dual steel drums have a hard durometer rubber coating that guarantee a flat, mar-free finish. For easy fine tuning, the rear drum can be adjusted independently from the front. Plus, the Powermatic DDS225 has 2-speed gearbox for a variety sanding applications.
Powermatic DDS225 Drum Sander Features
The heavy cast iron table of the Powermatic DDS225 drum sander incorporates 4 solid jackscrews with chain drive timing that helps keep the sander’s drums level at all times while the heavy-duty poly conveyor belt provides a sure grip on the work piece. The feed motor of the Powermatic DDS225 drum sander (not the sanding drum motor) is 1/4 HP and is coupled to a two-speed forward/reverse gearbox that has the capability to sand 8 and 12 surface feet per minute. In addition, the drum sander is equipped with a heavy steel cabinet that significantly provides not only vibration-free sanding, but storage underneath for housing your drum sander accessories and abrasives.
Powermatic DDS225 Drum Sander Key Features
- Independently adjustable rear drum for fine tuning
- Durometer rubber coating on steel drums
- Two-speed gearbox
- Full size cast iron table
- Forward/reverse poly conveyor belt grips stock evenly
- Dual dust ports with directional baffles for more efficient dust removal
- Dual 4″ dust ports
- Style (type): Drum
- Part number: 1791290
- Drum length: 25 in.
- Number of sanding drums: 2 in.
- Drum speed: 1,700 RPM
- Drum diameter: 6 in.
- Conveyor (feed) motor: 1/4 HP
- Maximum board thickness: 5-1/4 in.
- Maximum board width: 25 in.
- Minimum board length: 9 in.
- Minimum board thickness: 1/32 in.
- Dust collection minimum CFM Required: 600
- Dust port outside diameter: 4 in.
- Electrical Controls: 230V magnetic
- Motor: 230V, 5 HP, single phase
- Warranty: 5-years
- Price: $3,642.24