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DEWALT

Model # DWE6421K

Internet # 206036887

Store SKU # 1001529017

3 Amp 5 in. Corded Random Orbit Hook and Loop Sander

$59.00 /each

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Product Overview

The DEWALT DWE6421K Sander is ideal for sanding wood, metal and plastic. This sander features a 3 Amp motor that spins the pad at 12,000 OPM. The Shorter height allows the user to get closer to work piece.

  • Rubber over-mold in all of the critical areas of the sander
  • Separate counterweight design reduces vibration
  • Dust-sealed switch to protect against dust ingestion for longer switch life
  • Improved dust collection and interfacing with our vacuum locking system
  • Dust bag has patented 1-hand locking system
  • Hook and loop paper retention

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
10.375 
Product Height (in.) 
6.188 
Product Width (in.) 
7.25 

Details

Amperage (amps) 
Color Family 
Yellow 
Cord Length (ft.) 
54 
Corded Tool Type 
Disc Sander 
Cordless/ Corded 
Corded 
Dust collection type 
Bag 
Maximum Speed (rpm) 
12000 
Power Tool Features 
Bag Included,Lock On Switch,No Tool Disc/Pad Change,Random Orbit 
Power Tool Product Type 
Corded 
Product Weight (lb.) 
4 lb 
Random orbit 
Yes 
Reconditioned 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Tools Product Type 
Power Tool 
Variable Speed 
No 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
3 year limited warranty1 year free service90 day money back guarantee 

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What is hook and loop?

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It's what is also known as Velcro.
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July 8, 2016
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It's basically a velcro attachment where the Velcro from on the sander attaches (hooks and loops) to the sanding discs.
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Velcro! Just say Velcro!
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Can this be used for drywall and/or ceilings?

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I was wanting to use this on my ceiling to smooth the area, but I wanted to double-check about it before trying...?
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May 27, 2016
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I use my sander on drywall and it works very well but be sure to connect it to a shop vac. Even with a shop vac there will be a lot of dust going into the air.
I wear a dust mask and if possible I set up a fan to blow the airborne dust out the window.
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April 7, 2016
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Yes, these can be used on drywall and/or ceilings.
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April 7, 2016
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Hi sjmitch02,
This sander will work fine for drywall, however you will need to clean it thoroughly after use as the fine drywall power will build up in the sanders dust collection system.
Use compressed air to clean out the sander.
Mike
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Are sanding pads included?

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May 27, 2016
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NO, and the hook Pad Assembly is deficient.
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Unfortunately no.
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March 24, 2016
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DWE6421K Includes:
Sander
Owners Manual
Dust Bag
Carrying Case
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What is hook and loop

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Hook and Loop is a Velcro like material. The sander pad has the "hooks" and the sandpaper disk has a felt like material on the back which are the "loops".
System is simple and you just stick the sandpaper disk onto the sander pad and peel it off when you want to change to a new sandpaper disk.
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It's like a Velcro
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March 14, 2016
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It is refering to the clip that holds the sandpaper.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 21 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by WORST DeWalt tool Ever!!!! The DWE6421K Random Orbit Sander is by far the worst DeWalt tool we have ever purchased. The hook and loop Pad Assembly (N329079) has poor quality and too few hooks per sq. in. to adequately hold professional 36 grit sanding discs from either Mirka or SIA for more than 8.5 minutes of use. We tried replacing the Pad Assembly, in the hopes that we simply received a defective pad but the replacement was just as bad. By comparison, the higher quality and greater density hook pads (151281-08) of the discontinued D26541 or DW421 Random Orbital Sanders both hold the aforementioned sanding discs for over 1.5 hours before they lose adhesion or simply wear out. It is EXTREMELY disappointing that DeWalt has allowed this lemon to infiltrate its otherwise sterling product line and tarnish what was up until now, a stellar reputation. DO NOT BUY THIS TOOL. FYI - We are remodeling contractors who have used over $20,000 worth of DeWalt tools in the last 20 years. We have an extremely high opinion of them and have and would recommend their line to other contractors or serious DIY'ers. Except for this LEMON! May 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to Handle Sander This sander is really easy to use and is great for my DIY projects. I use it weekly and it has held up quite well. It's priced right and you know that you will get a great quality product with Dewalt. I would recommend this sander as your go to orbital sander. July 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazing product! Easy to use, and very portable! Great product helped my production time and process overall! March 22, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Sturdy tool Have not used it yet but seems to be a well built tool and brand. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 3 amp 5 in. corded orbit hook and loop sander I have been happy with the overall quality and performance of these machines and was glad to add another unit to our work force. I like the ease in which the sand paper disks change out and the amount of abuse the machines absorb. June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Orbit Sander Great 5" Ornbit Sander. Good size and fit in the hands. Love it. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Need to be able to ship over seas. Everything worked perfect, just wish that Home Depot shipped to FPO AE addresses. May 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by easy to use easy to use. sands to a smooth surface. No more hand sanding! May 3, 2016
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