UNSW Making

Disc Sander

A disc sander consists of a replaceable circular shaped sandpaper attached to a wheel turned by an electric motor. The work piece is sat on a front bed that can be adjusted to various angles, and shaped accordingly.

A disc sander consists of a replaceable circular shaped sandpaper attached to a wheel turned by an electric motor. The work piece is sat on a front bed that can be adjusted to various angles, and shaped accordingly.

Suitable Materials

  • Solid Timber
  • Wood

Process

  • Sanding

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Laguna 2HP-0200 600mm Disc, Table: 750x280mm 2
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Carbatec DS-B305H-A 1
Engineering Makerspaces Renewables Makerspace Carbatec DS-B305H-A 2
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Carbatec DS-B305H-A 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace HAFCO DS-15S 1200mmx1200mm 2
MCIC MCIC Makerspace Woodfast DS300 300mm Disc, Table: 435x165mm 1