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Manufactured/Badged by:
Delta Manufacturing Co.
Milwaukee, WI; Jackson, TN

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Metal Working Machinery
Machine Type: Sander
Machine Size: 1" X 42" Belt Sander
Submitted By: Raymond Stettner
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 31-350
Date of Manufacturer: Unknown
Serial Number: Unknown
Last Updated 10/27/2017 10:49:21 PM

Comments:
My son-in-law requested I find him a small belt sander without a sanding disk attached. This machine immediately came to mind. I had purchased a drill press from an individual who has a collection of Delta tools and asked if might have one for sale and he did. The machine had been well used and required all new idler pulleys and a new drive wheel. Found the idlers on eBay, made a 3.5" rubber coated cast iron drive wheel out of a HBT caster on my lathe. The drive bearing was dry and after trying to repack it, not that happy with the results, I elected to search out a new one put it in. These are old style automotive water pump bearings modified with a flat on each of the shafts. The sander did not have a platen when I bought it, I had to make one on my mill using 1/8" steel. Modified the wiring and put an on/off switch under the table. Not a bad little sander after a weeks worth of work.

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Comments: Drive pulley made from Caster
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