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j , / The ACME platens EDGE - DSANER - withtwo and tablesfor bothSTRAIGHTEDGEll tgtrDGE RM rmrNc Acme The Edge Sander is a budget - priced machine , developed meet needs of shop , to the the cabinet fur - niture manufacturer , school shop , display and fixture manufacturers , and die plastic tool shops , fabricators and many othei industries . photo The the left shows to the model 4 - C equipped pulleys with 4 " and h . p . motors . It shows t also the open - front cabinet idencical base , for both and , 2 / a " models . illustration is 4 " belt This from the form - platen side , with belt removed show to the table - ad - justing screws , centrally - located switch , form block , and adjustments idler pulley for the for tracking the it belt and quick releasing for changes . lvooD SANDING FORM BELT BLOCK A typical form - block application , used today in hundreds cabi - of is net shops , derailed in line the drawjng to the photo right and below . The form block is fashioned mould sanding the belt to p the quarter - round shaped on a lipped cabinet door . The door rabbet TABLE is guided by a steel lip on the table edge ; the feed rate in pro - EL STR GUIDE job perfectly - sanded ducing a is about the same as used in the shaping operation . Picrured at left is popular the ( with 2 - C model 2 % , , x 80 " belt ) sanding lipped a door edge . The form platen holder and its table are mounted oa a common steel frame . Two adjusting wheels raise lower and the in - ner edge of this frame get to several wear spots on the sanding belt without disturbing the alignment of the table surface in its relation to rhe form block . , il . ' ; ; block holder is slotted for adjustment in \ h " bige , ' in and out to give the desired amouor of sand - V t irg . This surface table measures approximarely ll , , x is made of formica - laminated 30 " , stock , may f ' , be , tilted up to 45 . . A roughed - in form block for this . work is standard with machine ; each also insrruc - i tions for quickly sanding in the Enal details for a , Custom - made form blocks are also . . il / t * p . . f . ct . match . f available as exrra - cost accessories . - . , . iL ) ' J ; . ; * c - r ( " ) { A of RA . . & NESS Product tff 43 ( 312 ) AElstonveC . hicago , / Phone lllinois00630 5083 545 - 0131
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, / LFORMPLATENSENDTHEMSELVES TO A VARIETYOF SANDINGNEEDS made Special are easily form blocks First roughed out or maple . of birch mount - then or saw , they are on shaper is sanding belt on holder ed and the sand the final inside out in turned to itself . Photo pattern with moulding the shows a bull - nose and drawing Pattern material lumber - core sanded on % " laminated with formica . To keep the from sanding belt crawling under pressure , pat - stock deeply - shaped often terns can be modified by sanding position in where line a the belt is basic illustra - substantially vertical . In these rnoulding tions a table - edge is better han - * dled with the of table tilted a feature . the on the table fronting form Also , block . since entire the edge is being sanded no guide - strip is possible . Instead two form block holders are used ro moultan extra - lengrh block rhat serves as a guide itself . Photo leftshows to the a sanding set - - up on the edge of top drawer sides a corner - easing application on hard - Drawing wood stock . at illus - right modified trates a ranch - moulding pat - of tern the of size door - stop material . Both are being commercially - run ; in one case , the Acme Sander is mounted on out - feed the side of a moulderwhich power - feeds material . the Bevel - sandingis best on form done the platen side with the Note table tilted . of . rer4oval short center form block in photo below , wirh this being replaced I Most cabinet - door edges are no longer a full - l longer a suaight - faced wirh - l blockheld j / 8 " , L radius , but rathera modification . Draw - two form block holders mounted on ings lefr to the however , show why rhe 3 / 8 " on studs either side of usual center full - quarter - round pattern is better set - up stud . Tapped holes for are rhese . stand - with the table tilted . In upper the & awing , ard on'all machines . to run the stock flat , the belt would need to yield about t / 2 " deep into the block to adequately off . fade of the The corners doors would be sanded ro excess , as they would job inherit pushing the of the belt back that far . By tilting the table as in the lower draw - ing , the same patern is easily sanded with ' 1 , / 8 " only a to flex of the 3 / 16 " belt . printedin U . S . A .
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t / Sanders 4c Acr , re and for Prices Parts each CE PRI DESCRTPTION NO . PART Bz . 5o $ Frame Maln roo 49.5o Grid Table 10I < t . J / nut wing and bolt x L L2 / 24 3 / 4 " a 1O1 - h . v ) gulde striPs block Form b n n 10t . 4 V nul and screw maehine head Rd . x 8 / 32 c 5 / 8 " 101 1 z A a I ( . v v laminated tables , of Pairble Plastic ro5 3.05 gulde strlP Ta a fO5 Dq . . ^ / nuts and screws machine hd . flat 1 l + " - ntzl + r05 b / \ . t t tnutss nandd screwss hinge x Lo / 24 c 3 / 4 " I05 . 25 nu a serew hinge L / 2 " x Lo ; / 24 d 105 " ? o J ' J ' 4 " IHlngesiPs Pair e 0IO59 r . o , grid c Table r " q ' J - / nutg IfB screws - and eap hd . l " - hex . x a 109 iTtei idler less complete assembly , tracking iat . t 110 44.00 shaft . puIIeY and 1 1 l r c L L . - ) castlngting baseock Maln ab 110 10.50 cas bl Hinge ] r0 . ' JU dblockler in hinge ' l Fulcrum c 11O Pln n 7tr , sheft l holds iracket , Uprlght de 110 a . a . \ J 2C forr sPring Tbnsion tIO a . ( . v 4C fo l r n f sPrlng Tension . a a ' . ) ' l 1n - ustuddcrew ooTensionnngnn 4 I v 6 2.75 nut sts iTensikioi h llo assemblY nTracnss i 1100lo 1 . 1 ' J studkellte handlee TTee 1t i knob ba handl k 1 nuts and - I8 bolts head rd . 4 " xey m rllOr5 5 / 16 " 38.50 complete , fshaftt pull nandd iOf " tr { o " ? 9 oo 44 . ror ^ r + u complete . r sha pulley a Idle IIO 1 ^ Q n \ ' ' t . . L > t halves , two onlY , Id . rler a LL5 bulleY lot ? 9u v w 4 1 , 4 I'or halves , tvlo only , pulley Idle a 116 . 70 7 2C fot shaft Id . ler b 115 ePulIeYY ( w > . 4C for shaft Idler b 116 bufl ' f J V J . 1E . ^ bearings Idler u LJ - ) PulleY 1.20 ' lltr shaft d ldler foi tNuter PutIeY L + / r . 20 42CC forr nuts and bolts pulleY Id ee 115 1.40 fo nuts andracking bolts lOter fI6 bulley oo 18 . assembly t 2C mount to Brackel l - 20 r Q n n vV J - U r assembly tracking 4C mount to Bracket L2I { h ' J ) screws - cap hd . hex . I " x 20 L / 4 " a 1205 oo 6 . IJ - jolnt - . gssembly and * wheel , studs Hand r2 36.00 bore * puttey , 5 / . Q ' . : . 3 " Ic - - o " iu " 130 9 ' , ) , oo 4e . bore x 6 " x 4 " 7 / 8 " otiuu [ a iurreY , 131 . 25 - 20 for screws set PulleY L / 4 " a l3O 75.00 I volt , IIO / 22O Ph . h . p . 1 ? 6 Motor . 7 / ) + oo 83 . volt , 3 - Ph ' 22o / 44o n . b . Motor , = , t + 136 - - - fE 7q . l J nuts and rd . : , head - bolts x 3 " a 136 51L6 " OO . r22 l - Ph ' vo1t , l . Lo / zzo h . p . - t ftbto " , L37 oo 130 . volt , 3 - Ph ' 22O / \ 4O h . P , t Motor , / \ / . \ I38 Y . w w motors h'p ' t for plate Motor - adaptbr 139
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job Edge Sanders sequence pic - on the Acme as a 2 - operation is an every - day Rabbet - sanding side . An offset in face of platen is done on the straight - platen the the above . This work tured deep , up width . If one of up and any width to the belt size is rabbets to L / 2 " allows sanding on face over - lay may be built the regular table to support the and an table regulady - sanded , ( stand - table miter - gauge height . Keying this false tothe groove of materiaiat the right the edge makes it quickly removable . ard x 3 / 8 " 3 / 4 " ) ' ' . 11 ! t { rr r . iil I . F ; r : li i : or Square , miter any angle - sanding of square - may on stock be better - controlled the edged ij , with a miter Unless straight - platen side gauge . of exceeds platen length it width stock the the to move the gauge , since is not necessary the on move . is sanding is the Gauge slot belt l / 9 " miter of most x and will accept the gauges ) / 4 " saws . table pictured herein applications All wood - sanding metal , to the equally applicable of are course photo The adjoining other plastics and trades . steel operation on a de - burring a typical shows sanding belts bonded plate , alutninumoxide using ab ' plastics , silicon'carbide For metal - work . for and eco - effective usually most are rasive belts nomical . " naturalt ' for the is another Rounding corners side . on straight - platen Acme Edge Sanders the frame of unit ; the same illusuation is a 4t ' This pulleys , machine , with wider size the 2 % " but as power . These 4 " motor platens , and additional job - shops , popular in particulady machines are manufacturers , trophy with school shops , furniture plasrics metal trades . and manufacturers , and the
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c J B D - - K l r SPECIFICATIONS Features of r . A " the original Acme Edge Profile and Sanders pulley are derailed - Drive in the photo above . has aluminum core bonded with treaded rubber tire , is finely - balanced for vibrationless performance . Mounts direcrly on of shaft specially - selected motors made for vertical use , rotally - enclosed , outside - fan - cooled , eliminacing prob - lems of sanding dust inside windings . Motors are mounted on four threaded studs with adjusring nuts to frovide leveling for the sanding belt with the top edge of the straight plaren . rrB " - Palm wheels that raise and lower the table and form block frame as a unit , to provide several wear spors " C " - Switch , on the saoding belt without disturbing alignment of work . centrally located for accessibility from riD " - a either side of machine . light - weight balanced idler pulley , ball - bearing , mounted on a casr - iron pivor base " E " adjusted by palm wheel which tracks the belts up and down . Turning right , raises ; lefc , lowers . Tension on " G " , the sanding provided belt is , , F , , by compression spring is quickly released pulling by on lever and knob for fast and easy belt changes . " H " Form blocks are of birch , are roughed out , then sanded in to exact pattern by rurning the sanding inside belt out , pressing then the shaped moulding against the belt and block and drawing the belt by hand ro remove the Iasr few thousandths for perfect a mating . Birch blocks are long - wearing and effectioe ; protected can be further wit , graphite coating available as ao accessory . " J " The straightplaten i " of steel , faced with wood to allow for \ / 2 ' , rabbet sanding , protecced with replaceable graphite pad . The graphite pad provides friction'free and cool operarion of the sandin ! b . lr , eliminating heut - clog - ging and prolonging belt Iife and cutting efficiency . A removable steel guard . oo " i " the graphite prd * h " n the sanding belt is turned inside out to sand in the form block . The sanding belts are of light'weight flexible cloth backing , open coar , aluminum - oxide abrasive for wood or for melal , silicon'carbide abrasive plastics . for They are especial . ly - spliced for a smooth transition on both form block and straight - edge sanding . Three assorted belts come with each machine ; additional quantities are supplied as exrras , in ( coarse ) grits from # 1 ( fine ) . to 2 / 0 " K " Two tables are supplied . They of plastic - laminated are stock . The one opposite 3 / 4 " the suaight platen is square with the platen , measules approximately x and is 9rt fitted 30 , ' with a x groove 3 / Bt , to 3 / 4 , , accommodare standard miter gauges . The table opposire rhe form block is approximately 11 " x tilcs to 30 " , 45oon supporrs " L " , with oversize wing nuts lock to at any angle . parts All are and balanced . vith hun & eds of machines Pre - tested in service the only replacemenrs supplied have been the erpendable sanding belts , and the graphite pads on the straight platen . The Acme sanders have an out - standingly good service record . standard Equipment - includes features as specified above . Machines are assembled ercept for the stand , crirh switches wired ' Single - phase maci . ines include a manual 2 - pole switch and rubber - covered - cord . Three phase ma - chines are supplied with manual J - pole switches , ng arrachmenr cord . The 2 - C model includes a moror 3 / 4h.p . and takes 2 % " x 80 " belts ; the 4 - C models have t h . p . g0 , , motors and accommodate 4 , , x belts as well as the 2 % " * 80 " ' roughed - in A form block for lipped cabinet ioors is supplied , not finished . , \ lso instrucrions for sand - ing - in final pattern . co Net weight of machine less stand , 1i0 lbs . crated wt . , 200 lbs . crated j0 wt . of srand , lbs . Extra Accessories - include the cabinet - type stand ; sanding belrs ; Didrlbufed By : extra graphite pads for che straight plaren ; cusrom , made form blocks sanded pattern ro when shaping samples are submitted ; graphite lube for the form block ; flexible files for shaping - in blocks ; a berc - coar - ing thar both cleans belrs and resists clogging of resins , aruminum particles , plastics , etc . See price list for complete list .
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