Shop Fox W1688 Edge Sander

Shop Fox W1688 Edge Sander

The Shop Fox W1688 Edge Sander is designed with industrial-like quality and a compact frame that fits perfectly into nearly any workshop space. The Shop Fox W1688 sander features a 1.5 HP single phase motor that operates at up to 1,725 RPM. This makes the edge sander capable of carrying out a wide range of sanding applications.


The Shop Fox W1688 edge sander features a graphite coated cast iron platen, precision-ground cast iron tables, and a stable powder-coated stand for accurate and durable sanding. The Shop Fox W1688 also offers a quick release belt tension lever for easy and quick belt changes.

The Shop Fox sander offers vertical and horizontal tilt options and a platen tilt lock lever which adjusts the platen vertically or horizontally to the desired angle and locks it in place. The main work table of the Shop Fox W1688 Edge Sander is equipped with a degree scale that indicates the angle to be sanded at. The cast iron table can also be tilt 60 degrees up and down.

In addition, the Shop Fox W1688 edge sander offers an auxiliary table for convenient curve sanding operations. The Shop Fox W1688 also comes with 4-inch dust collection port, miter block, and 2-year warranty.

Shop Fox W1688 Edge Sander Key Features

  • Quick belt release
  • Spring loaded table height adjustment
  • Powder coated stand
  • Belt tracking and tension adjustment
  • Precision-ground cast iron table
  • Vertical or horizontal tilt capability
  • Adjustable platen

Shop Fox W1688 Edge Sander Specifications

  • Motor: 1-1/2 HP, single-phase, 110/220V, 1,725 RPM
  • Table size: 22 x 10-1/2 in.
  • Table height: 36-3/4 x 41-3/4 in.
  • Table travel: 5 in.
  • Belt size: 6 x 80 in.
  • Belt speed: 1,800 FPM
  • Precision-ground cast iron table
  • Platen size: 6-3/4 x 29-3/4 in., graphite coated
  • Drum Diameter: 35/16 in.
  • Shielded and lubricated ball bearings: Yes
  • Footprint: 48″W x 22″D
  • Approx. shipping weight: 346 lbs.
  • Warranty: 2-years
  • Price: $1,001


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