Course: SA106 Wide Belt Sander Programming and Operations
This course begins with sanding and machine terminology including the machine types of both constant or variable pass-line, and vacuum in-feed. Instruction progresses to the functions of the components of a wide belt sander including the contact roller & drum, pressure shoes & rollers, sanding belts & pads, and brushes. Students will learn the importance of calibration, thickness compensation, abrasive grit compensation, and belt sequencing. Course addresses specifying the type of natural or synthetic abrasive belts, identifying the appropriate abrasive grade, backing, glue bond, coatings and spliced belts for your applications and detecting when belts need to be changed. Students will learn to utilize a scratch pattern to identify the needed abrasive type and grit select for obtaining the desired results. Cross sanding, calibration sanding, veneer sanding and sealer sanding principles & techniques are addressed along with troubleshooting sanding defects. The importance of proper belt storage and preventative maintenance are emphasized.
-- Duration: 2 days
No scheduled sessions?
Email or call Stiles Education at 616.698.7500 x1625 to request information on future dates of this course.
Basic knowledge of panel processing
Minimize sanding defects. Maximize abrasive belt usage. How to select the proper abrasive belt for the application. How to achieve consistent results with every surface.
Who Should Attend
Machine operators, maintenance technicians, and supervisors
Applicable Machine Models
HEESEMANN and BUTFERING Widebelt Sanders