Festool ROTEX RO 150 FEQ-Plus Sander
Festool ROTEX RO 150 FEQ-Plus Sander
£514.96 (£429.13 Ex. VAT)

Festool ROTEX RO 150 FEQ-Plus Sander

  • Extended abrasive life with 'MULTI-JETSTREAM 2 pad', reduces heat and prevents clogging
  • Eccentric motion for high quality, scratch-free surfaces
  • Perfect grip position for every working situation
  • Pad made from MPE high tear resistant durable material
  • Minimal vibration
  • FastFix tool free sanding pad system, Plug It Hose
  • Sanding up to the edge, bottom of handle can be removed
  • 3 Year warranty on registration (excluding base) available
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Festool 3 Year Warranty (Registration Required)

This RO150FEQ Rotex sander from Festool is more powerful, economical and ergonomic and few other sanders offer such control and high finish. Rotex was the very first geared eccentric sander and set ground-breaking standards with its innovative 3-in-1 principle. Coarse sanding, fine sanding or polishing, it does the work of three tools. The powerful motor and long life gear unit gives high performance under load, fitted with an MPE 'MULTI-JETSTREAM 2' sanding backing pad.

The MULTI-JETSTREAM 2 pad works using intake air and exhaust air to generate airflow transporting the sanding dust away from the pads surface so that the abrasive wears evenly without clogging as well as keeping the surface at a low temperature. The result is almost 100% dust extraction for an improved rate of material removal, a better finish and a healthy working environment. Made from MPE high tear resistant material the pad is also very durable.

Supplied with MPE sanding base (soft) , sanding sheet, edge protector and Systainer® T-LOC SYS3 storage case.

This product is on page 129 of the Axminster Tools & Machinery 2018/19 Catalogue.


Corded or Cordless Corded
Dust Extraction 27 mm Outlet
Model RO150FEQ-Plus
Motor Power 720 W
Nett Weight 2.3 kg
Orbit Diameter 5.0 mm
Pad Size 150 mm
Rating Industrial
Sound Power Level [Uncertainty K] 93 dB(A) [3.0 dB]
Sound Pressure Level [Uncertainty K] 82 dB(A) [3.0 dB]
Speed Rotary 320 - 660 rpm, Orbital 3,300 - 6,800 rpm
Vibration Sanding [Uncertainty K] 4.0 m/s² [1.5 m/s²]
Reviews (9)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4.8 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews


Mike Davies

10 April 2018

Absolutely wounderful results.

I have been in the trade for 38 years and was only able to get results of this quality by hand finishing until recently when I bought one of these, it will save you a great deal of time and effort and delivers great results on timber, in all aspects stripping, general sanding and fine Finnish / polishing to large areas. On Solid surface materials though go for the 90 it,s great for seamless jointing. One happy customer.


16 February 2017

A powerful beast.

A cracking sander and polisher that transforms wood from rough to smooth in minutes. Very smooth running, very powerful but using coarse grits it can wander if not held properly. The addition of the outrageously expensive front handle really does make a difference to the handling and control of the very aggressive rotary mode. The Rotex, fitted with the hard rather than soft pad is excellent for edges, leaving them crisp and square, and the ability to change from direct rotary to eccentric drive is superb. Dust collection, connected to a Midi, is unbelievably good and the smooth start motor allows you to start and stop with total control on the work piece. I am so impressed with this sander using Granat abrasives that I have just bought its smaller brother the Rotex 90. That too is a cracking tool.


25 May 2016

A smooth ride

My bosch gex 150 died after 11 years of heavy sanding and I was reluctant not to replace like for like. The last few tools that I'd bought have all been festool and I've been really impressed with their performance, build quality and design so I thought I'd spend the extra and get the rotex 150.
When you compare the two, they both do the same job in the same amount of time but that's where the similarities end... The bosch feels like a snarling beast compared to the festool, I guess it's like travelling 150mph in an Ferrari compared to doing the same in a Bentley, ones a white knuckle ride and the other feels like no effort. In fact i kept having to check if the festool was on aggressive mode as it felt so smooth.
The dust extraction is amazing, there is less clogging on the paper and the vibration and fatigue that I used to feel on my hands after using the bosch for long periods was not experienced on the festool.
In conclusion the both the bosch and the festool are great sanders and won't disappoint, the festool is more expensive but you are rewarded with a more balanced and better conceived sander....


14 March 2016

Amazing Performance, Great value

I always enjoy using Festool products for the first time. Even with very high expectations I had, the Rotex 150 certainly didn't fail to please. The performance is flawless, dust extraction superb, and the finish achievable excellent. Some reviewers comment on the cost of the unit -personally I find Festool products to be both great performance and value. The quality of the r & d that go into the products is really noticeable compared to other manufacturers; they just do what the they set out to do with superb efficiency. Even using the sander as a keen DIYer like myself, I know it will provide an excellent service for years to come.

Nigel Spurr

13 November 2015

Dust free sanding

Having filled the house with dust once too often during prep for decorating a dust free sanding option was explored. Pleased to say that the Rotex has met with approval from SHMBO. Abrasives seem to last a long time too. Additional information can be found online that explains the bewildering range of abrasives available, which only adds to the versatility of this sander. As usual with Festool, well made and quiet. Old orbital and belt sanders now in the "reserve" collection.

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