POWERTEC BD1500 Belt Sander Review

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The POWERTEC BD1500 is literally the perfect solution for those who have a lot of small wooden pieces to be sanded smoothly and perfectly. Naturally, this is a heavy duty workload optimized for huge amount of small tasks. This is just the ideal equipments for furniture manufacturers; but not legitimately for industries. A belt sander is solely needed when you are up for any sort of polishing works, would like to dip nail inside a suitable surface and would like to have engraved designs. Moving forward, you’ll get acquainted with the product more and get innovative with new decor ideas for yourself.

Features of the POWERTEC BD1500:

The primary point for the POWERTEC BD1500 is that, it is highly capable of taking multiple workloads and for a long period of time. This is a standalone best belt sander which has an open surface of the revolving belt at the fontal lid of the product. There is a small table measuring 5 X 5 sq. inches   on which you can rest the working specimen to be sanded smoothly.

Additionally, there is another sanding portion at the right end part of this product where a disc is the sander part. There is a dedicated table on which you can rest small wooden pieces for sanding. The motor lies just below both the table in the backside. You are to be noted that this product is absolutely manufactured with the aerodynamics in mind and therefore, it settles just perfectly on any smooth surface with proportionate weight at all its four corners on the ground. However, the technical features that you ought to know are-

  1. This product comes with an inbuilt 1/3 horse power induction motor. Induction motors are way more reliable than other ones. You can go through the product reviews to know more about its reliability and durability. It takes 2.5 amps of current while working at 60Hz of frequency in power.
  2. There are 2 dust ports in total which takes the sanded dusts away from the working belt and specimen in order to work at better efficiency.
  3. The tables can be adjusted from 0 degree to 45 degrees in order to have milter sanding for different sort of framing tasks. This might just be the thing you are looking for if you are fond of dong different sort of framing works.

Advantages of the POWERTEC BD1500:

There are a good number of advantages of using the POWERTEC BD1500 such as-

  1. As a standalone product, you just can take the small wooden pieces for sanding one by one. For bulk works, this is just the right choice.
  2. As a standalone and heavy product, this product doesn’t easily tilt and cause traumatic problems while working.
  3. The knobs and screws are easily adjustable or removable which allows you to take better care while cleaning and maintaining.
  4. The belt has tracking adjustments which allows you to have precision control over sanding with proper belts.

Disadvantages of the POWERTEC BD1500:

Like all the other electrical products, this one also has got some drawbacks such as-

  1. The POWERTEC BD1500 is a very heavy product that weighs about 17.6 pounds. This weight is not that much feasible for carrying this product frequently from one place to another.
  2. If you are up for heavy wooden pieced sanding then the product might tilt and encounter you with bitter problems which would have been made easy with a hand operated best belt sander.
  3. This product is only feasible and easy for use if you are up with small and lightweight wood pieces sanding works; not any other sort of works.

How to use it best:

As this is a standalone best sander, you can follow a few things in order to get the best out of it. Make sure that you’ve set the product at any convenient corner of any table where you can pin the product with holes or any other hooking. As you won’t be able to make better hooking right in the middle of any table (unless you make hole and make pin joints) corner would just be perfect. Make sure that you hold the working specimen tight and with both the hands. You also have to make sure that you’ve worn safety gloves and eye goggles which will protect you from traumatic accidents. These are the primary requirements prior to working with such a product and surely you’ll get the best benefit out of this product.

Who this product is best for:

This is a standalone product. Therefore, using this at home will never be easy and comfortable. If you are a carpenter house owner and you have a good number of workers who are up for different furniture making works, then this product is just ideal and will surely lead your business towards better revenues.


Belt sanders have not only eased the workloads of carpenters but also have made people go for different home decorating innovations at their home. This has lead to greater learning among different sort of people and have triggered the inquisition of doing different wooden decorative works at home or garage! For those who are having wooden business; this product just can help you to do bulk works at less possible time as sanding takes a lot of time if done manually with bare hands. In such cases, just make sure that you have the POWERTEC BD1500 for your workers with proper guidance of using that product.