The PS 13 Pen Sander from Proxxon is a great tool for the model maker and miniaturist. It is ideal for working on surfaces in recesses, slots and other awkward to get at areas. The durable special DC motor is housed in a glass fibre reinforced polyamide casing and is only 160mm long. The unit features a sanding stroke with a linear action, not rotational. Supplied with four sanding arbors with straight shanks and four angled (all different shapes) as well as three sheets of pre-profiled self adhesive sanding pads. The sheets are of grits 180, 240 and 400 with five of each shape per sheet.
N.B. A mains adaptor of at least 1.0A at 10-18VDC is required. We recommend Proxxon power supplies NG2/E or NG5/E.
|Nett Weight||0.13 kg|
|Stroke Rate||8,000 /min|
|Corded or Cordless||Corded|
|Stroke Length||2.5 mm|
27 March 2017
Look after your tools and they'll look after youI find that the DC motor used in Proxxon tools is much quieter and causes far less vibration so they are a joy to use. The only slight drawback is that the DC motor will get warm. I find that if you use them for 10-15 minutes, then let them cool down for about the same length of time, they last for years. I would much rather use my Proxxon machines in reasonable bursts like this, than have to put up with the noise, vibration and poorer performance of other tools...
29 December 2016
Excellent Little MachineI have bought the Pen-Sander to finish my carvings. It is a delightful little tool to use. It's very light and fits into the hand as easily as a board marker. It is really useful for finishing, not for removing large amounts of stock. I have other tools for that. It is also good for final shaping. It's quiet and generates little raised dust.
11 May 2015
Good valueI have two of these units and both have worked well for 6 years or more without any failure.