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Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery
Machine Type: Sander
Machine Size: 1”x42”
Submitted By: Curtis Fiore
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Rockwell 31-352 1”x42” Sander/Grinder
Date of Manufacturer: Circa 1980
Serial Number: LE4463
Last Updated 1/13/2018 8:29:10 PM

My neighbor, a retired shop teacher, gave me this sander/grinder in 2013 when he was 90 years old. I believe it dates to about 1980s. The instruction manual was dated 1979. I have uploaded a copy in the publication section of VintageMachinery.Org. The two idler wheels were cracked, which is a common problem with this machine due to age and the original materials used. I was able to get replacement wheels thanks to Jim Liechty (JimLiechty@yahoo.com).

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