Dexter orbital sander pad slipping
My Dexter orbital sander runs and the electric motor spins but for some reason when applying pressure on the pad, the pad hardly spins. Eventually with enough pressure the pad will stop altogether while the motor still runs. This is unrelated to the hook and loop pad not holding the sanding paper disk. Any idea how to fix it? PC350RS 125 mm
Hi, the backing plate does have a visible circular line of chafe however it is not grooved or anything.
There is a center screw on the shaft I believe but I could not find a way to open it as it only can spin with the part beneath it.
The device has no lock button.
I belive this maybe a slipping belt issue, either a gone one or covered in dust. However I cannot find a way to get to it, or find a replacement from this seemingly non existant Dexter brand
Cette question est-elle utile ?
@yoya let's see your backing plate a bit better. Take a picture of it straight down. Looks like some wear on it but could be these old eyes....
@yoya yes, I would expect some sort of clutch as well. Take a look at the holes in the plastic part, the one that bolts to the metal ring. Those are the ones I thought looked wore out.
The plastic velcro pad and its 4 bolts secure the two parts solidly it seems. I have not tried to run the sander face up yet and apply pressure to the pad. If I open this thing it may be the last thing I do with it.