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

True Manufacturer:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co., Pittsburgh, PA
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Sander
Machine Size: 12" disk / 4" X 53" Belt
Submitted By: Steven Marshall
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Belt-Disk Sander
Date of Manufacturer: 1959-60 ?
Serial Number: DB-7568 ? (View SN Registry Entry)
Last Updated 2/19/2017 5:06:43 PM

Comments:
This is another great old machine that I purchased over 30 years ago (1987 or 88). It was installed new in a junior- senior high school woodworking shop in approximately 1960. When I acquired this machine I had to replace the 1 hp 3 phase motor with a 1.5 hp single phase and install new bearings, it has run trouble free since. I have never bothered with repainting this (or other vintage machines that I own), I guess that I am just too focused on making dust. The odd size of the sanding belts (4 X 53) requires that I plan ahead and special order before I run out.

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Comments: Dusty, dirty and ready to work
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Comments: Delta_ Rockwell ID tag
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Comments: Close up of number tag, a bit blurred .
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