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7.13 Rotary Table Edge Sander


  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • Idler and driven drum bearings are functioning properly.
  • Rotating table is clear, functioning, and adjusted to correct height/angle.
  • Guides material into contact with moving belt smoothly and gradually.
  • Proper stance and hand position are demonstrated.
  • Stock is held securely against the fence, table, or fixture as appropriate.
  • Uses low level cross light to check finish.
  • Clears machine and cleans work area after operation.
  • Required OSHA approved personal protective equipment is worn.
  • Lock-out/Tag-out procedure is in place and followed.
  • Process is completed in a timely manner.

Pre-Operation Checklist

Level 1

Performance Standard -
  • Verifies belt is properly tensioned, sharp and tracking correctly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and proper use of all machine specific controls.
  • Verifies table is at correct height and operational.
  • Verifies part clamp is operating properly.
  • Cleans belt if needed.
  • Verifies work area is clean, organized and free from tripping hazards.

Level 2

Performance Standard -
  • Installs new belt.
  • Adjusts tension and tracking.
  • Adjusts table height.
  • Adjusts clamping.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.

7.13.1 - Sand Shaped Edge

Level 1

Given panel and machine set up and ready to work, sand the edge of a shaped panel with a minimum lineal measurement of three feet.
Performance Standard -
  • A dimensional tolerance of ±1.5 mm (1/16") [0.0625"] is maintained across entire shape
  • Edge profiles, if any, are maintained, no apparent distortion
  • All mill/saw marks are removed
  • Shaped Edge has no skips, burns or washboarding or snipes

Level 2

Given panel and machine, set up sander with a sharp belt of the appropriate coarseness and properly adjust table and sanding block, and sand the material.
Performance Standard -
  • Meets Level 1 performance standards