Model # 382

Internet #203054710

Store SO SKU #1000952726

Porter-Cable 5 in. Random Orbital Sander
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Porter-Cable

5 in. Random Orbital Sander

$4340 /each

Overview

The Porter Cable 5 in. Random Orbit Sander is ideal for surface preparation for coating, smoothing seams and for removing paint, varnish and old coatings. Featuring 1.9 Amp that provide 12,000 OPM for maximum sanding speed on smooth finishes, this sander is lightweight and easy to use with a dual plane, counter-balanced fan that reduces user fatigue on longer jobs. The controlled finishing system maintains controllable pad speed to minimize gouging during startup and with a dust sealed switch that protects the sander from dust ingestion, you get a longer switch life and added durability.
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The Porter Cable 5 in. Random Orbit Sander is ideal for surface preparation for coating, smoothing seams and for removing paint, varnish and old coatings. Featuring 1.9 Amp that provide 12,000 OPM for maximum sanding speed on smooth finishes, this sander is lightweight and easy to use with a dual plane, counter-balanced fan that reduces user fatigue on longer jobs. The controlled finishing system maintains controllable pad speed to minimize gouging during startup and with a dust sealed switch that protects the sander from dust ingestion, you get a longer switch life and added durability.
  • Provides maximum sanding speed on smooth finishes
  • Controlled finishing system for controllable pad speed and less gouging at startup
  • Dual-plane counter-balanced fan helps reduce fatigue on long jobs
  • Dust-sealed switch protects against dust ingestion for extended switch life
  • Sealed 100% ball-bearing construction
  • Accepts 5 in. 8-hole hook and loop paper
  • Includes: sander and operating manual
  • 90-day money back guarantee; 1-year free service contract; 3-year limited warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

Model #: 382
Internet #: 203054710

The Porter Cable 5 in. Random Orbit Sander is ideal for surface preparation for coating, smoothing seams and for removing paint, varnish and old coatings. Featuring 1.9 Amp that provide 12,000 OPM for maximum sanding speed on smooth finishes, this sander is lightweight and easy to use with a dual plane, counter-balanced fan that reduces user fatigue on longer jobs. The controlled finishing system maintains controllable pad speed to minimize gouging during startup and with a dust sealed switch that protects the sander from dust ingestion, you get a longer switch life and added durability.

  • Provides maximum sanding speed on smooth finishes
  • Controlled finishing system for controllable pad speed and less gouging at startup
  • Dual-plane counter-balanced fan helps reduce fatigue on long jobs
  • Dust-sealed switch protects against dust ingestion for extended switch life
  • Sealed 100% ball-bearing construction
  • Accepts 5 in. 8-hole hook and loop paper
  • Includes: sander and operating manual
  • 90-day money back guarantee; 1-year free service contract; 3-year limited warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Name 2.8 Amp Corded Electric 5 in. Random Orbital Sander with Dust Canister and 3 Sanding Discs 5 in. Random Orbital Sander 3 Amp 5 in. Corded Random Orbital Hook and Loop Sander 5 in. Random Orbital Sander with AIRGUARD Technology
Brand Skil Porter-Cable DEWALT RIDGID
Ratings (51) (42) (180) (566)
Dust collection type Bag Bag Bag Bag
Power Tool Features Random Orbit No Tool Disc/Pad Change,Random Orbit Bag Included,Lock On Switch,No Tool Disc/Pad Change,Random Orbit Bag Included,Lock On Switch,Random Orbit,Variable Speed
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
6.5
Product Height (in.)
5.88
Product Width (in.)
9.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
1.9
Bench & Stationary Tool Type
Disc Sander
Color Family
Gray
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
10
Corded Tool Type
Disc Sander
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Dust collection type
Bag
Maximum Speed (rpm)
12000
Power Tool Features
No Tool Disc/Pad Change,Random Orbit
Product Weight (lb.)
3.6lb
Random orbit
Yes
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
No

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
90 Day Money Back Guarantee 1 Year Free Service Contract 3 Year Limited Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
6.5
Product Height (in.)
5.88
Product Width (in.)
9.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
1.9
Bench & Stationary Tool Type
Disc Sander
Color Family
Gray
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
10
Corded Tool Type
Disc Sander
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Dust collection type
Bag
Maximum Speed (rpm)
12000
Power Tool Features
No Tool Disc/Pad Change,Random Orbit
Product Weight (lb.)
3.6lb
Random orbit
Yes
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
No

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
90 Day Money Back Guarantee 1 Year Free Service Contract 3 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

Can this be attached to a vacuum dust collector?

Can this be attached to a vacuum dust collector?
Asked by: RickL
Yes with 1" I.D. hose
Answered by: Peter
Date published: 2018-04-26

what size ( thread size, diameter,) is the hose connection if I decide to hook up to my shop vac...

what size ( thread size, diameter,) is the hose connection if I decide to hook up to my shop vac ??
Asked by: mrmonk
1" I.D. hose
Answered by: Peter
Date published: 2018-04-26

Can it sand metal?

Asked by: Kate
Yes
Answered by: obob
Date published: 2018-03-01

does this have variable speed

Asked by: 48433
no, but its random orbital, so the rate, direction and spin vary so it doesn't leave scratch marks...works very well.
Answered by: guitarb
Date published: 2018-03-01
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Customer Reviews

5 in. Random Orbital Sander is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 42.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from well it really works well but the dust collector doesn't seem to want to stay on. well it really works well but the dust collector doesn't seem to want to stay on.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Typical Porter Cable quality... worked fine for about a year then started having problems. I boug... Typical Porter Cable quality... worked fine for about a year then started having problems. I bought this about a year ago after my Skil sander died on me. I've been a carpenter for 12 years, specializing in trim and custom cabinetry and this is the only sander I've ever used that consistently caused swirl marks. I tried different brands of paper, even tried changing my sanding technique but it didn't make a difference. If you're just a weekend warrior that won't need much use out of this product then it probably provides a good value but I would not recommend this product to anyone that uses their random orbital on a regular basis.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I am happy with the performance of this product with the exception of the dust collector. After ... I am happy with the performance of this product with the exception of the dust collector. After a minute or two of operation it blows off and will not stay on. Poor design. A notch or some type of mechanical twist lock would function much better than what is offered. Very disappointed in this design. I will have to duct tape it in place. Same problem as with the original 18 years ago. You would think they would have fixed this. Other than that, the tool functions well.
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As always, Porter Cable knows how to make great sanding... As always, Porter Cable knows how to make great sanding equipment. I have had an earlier version of this sander, which I already thought was excellent, but this sander is better. The tool works quickly, and accurately, and produces great results.
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The sander gives me a happy end to my project. Very... The sander gives me a happy end to my project. Very satisfied with its performance.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from High vibration and poor fitting dust collector... High vibration and poor fitting dust collector
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works very well for a palm size sander... Works very well for a palm size sander
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reasonable price and excellent performance on first project of building a mantle. It out perform... Reasonable price and excellent performance on first project of building a mantle. It out performed my expectations for the price! I was aiming to plane/straighten the surfaces of old 8 ft scrap wood which had bowed slightly over time with a belt sander, which worked. But of course there remained very visible marks from the belt sander. This is my first orbital sander, but it did a great job at ridding the wood of any visible marks left by the belt sander without leaving noticeable marks itself. This up front work left the ripping and cutting easier with a good mantle in the end. I would recommend Porter Cable products to anyone!
Date published: 2016-12-27
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