Powermatic DDS225 Drum Sander

The Powermatic DDS225 is a dual drum sander. It comes equipped with a heavy-duty conveyor belt that designed to keep a drip on the stock. The conveyor is capable of moving in forward and reverse.


Review: Powermatic DDS225 Drum Sander

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The Powermatic DDS225 is a dual drum sander. It comes equipped with a heavy-duty conveyor belt that designed to keep a drip on the stock. The conveyor is capable of moving in forward and reverse. Let's take a look at some of the other features offered by this drum sander.

The Powermatic DDS225 is equipped with a 5-horsepower motor which delivers plenty of power. The motor can provide a speed up to 1,725 RPM, so that the sander can sand up 10 surface feet per minute. The 1/4-horsepower feed motor is attached to a 2-speed gearbox. This allows you to switch feed rates to use the Powermatic DDS225 with various types of wood.

The Powermatic DDS225 features two steel drums with a length of 25 inches and a diameter of six inches. The drums also have a rubber coating to help achieve a flat finish. The rear drum in the Powermatic DDS225 is also adjustable independently so that you can fine tune easily.

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This drum sander comes equipped with a heavy cast iron table. The table uses four jackscrews with chain drive timing. This helps to ensure that the table stays level at all times of the sanding process. The Powermatic DDS225 also features a heavy steel cabinet that isn't susceptible to vibrations during the sanding process. The cabinet also provides a place for storage underneath.

The Powermatic DDS225 is also equipped to handle dust effectively. The drum sander is equipped with twin four inch diameter dust collection ports. Both ports have directional baffles so that you can control the direct that the dust blows. The Powermatic DDS225 also makes using different grit paper easy as there is a fine micrometer adjustment feature.

This dual drum sander has a height of 43 inches and a width of 44 inches. The Powermatic DDS225 can accommodate boards with a maximum width of 25 inches and a maximum length of nine inches. The minimum board thickness that you can use with this sander is 1/32-inch and the maximum thickness is 5 1/4-inch.

If you're in need of a dual drum sander, you should take a look at the Powermatic DDS225. The 1/4hp feed motor is attached to a two-speed gearbox and can provide enough power to sand up to 10 surface feet per minute. The Powermatic DDS225 is also equipped with twin four-inch dust collection ports with directional baffles.

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Powermatic 1791290 Model DDS225 5HP 1-Phase 230V, 25X2 2 Speed Drum Sander

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  • CONVEYOR SPEED (SFPM): 1/4
  • MIN. BOARD THICKNESS (IN.): 1/32
  • MAX. BOARD THICKNESS (IN.): 5-1/4
  • SANDING DRUMS: 2
  • MOTOR HORSEPOWER: 5

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