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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Sander
Machine Size: 12"
Submitted By: Tim Grunden
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 1426
Date of Manufacturer: 50s ??
Serial Number:
Last Updated 2/19/2004 7:02:44 PM

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Nice sander offered on ebay. Seller included the following:

MODEL 1426 12" Abrasive Disk Finishing Machine - Reconditioned

This is the real "Made in USA" heavyweight machine that Rockwell Delta made for over 50 years, in excellent operating condition, extremely smooth and quiet. This machine tool features the stronger single phase 3/4HP Delta motor that was offered as an upgrade option. Easy reversing from rear terminal box. Motor has been carefully refurbished including new bearings and capacitor, and OEM refinishing. The steel capacitor cover had some rust pitting which was wire brushed and repainted (see photo). New 1-HP toggle switch conveniently located off side junction box, new SJO neoprene power cord. Tightly balanced 12" steel disc with hub, all cast iron bed, table and trunnions all refinished with OEM Rockwell Grey #49-323. Specifications as follows:


3/4HP Delta 1-Phase 1725rpm; model 82-910
9-3/4" x 16-1/4" cast iron tilting table with 3/8 x ¾ miter groove
Tilt 45deg in / 20deg out
All Ball bearing ? all replaced with new sealed lubricated for life ABEC-1 Bearings
12" Steel Disc

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