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Model # BD4601G

Store SKU #281657

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RYOBI

4 in x 36 in. Belt and 6 in. Disc Sander

  • 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation
  • Includes: Sanding Belt and Disc, Work Table, and Work Support
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
$ 149 00
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Product Overview

  • 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation
  • Includes: Sanding Belt and Disc, Work Table, and Work Support
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
RYOBI introduces the 4 in x 36 in. Belt and 6 in. Disc Sander. This 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander is a combination belt and disc sander that delivers 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation. The cast-iron base helps keep the sander stable during use so you can apply the desired amount of pressure and achieve consistent results. The sanding bed can be positioned horizontally or vertically for your convenience and the lockout power switch helps provide safety. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander includes an 80 grit sanding belt, an 80 grit 6 in. sanding disc, a work table, a work support, a miter gauge, a switch key, and an operator's manual.
  • Belt arm can be positioned from 0°-90° to allow vertical or horizontal sanding
  • Multi-position work table provides 0°-45° support while disk sanding
  • Tool-free belt tension release makes changing sanding belts quick and easy
  • Large belt tracking knob for easy belt positioning
  • Cast iron base for additional stability and less vibration
  • Integrated dust port for optimal dust collection
  • Induction motor for quiet, dependable operation
  • Miter gauge included for use on 0°-45° pivoting table
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) BD4601G Belt Sander, (1) 80 grit 4" × 36" sanding belt, (1) 80 grit 6" sanding disc, work table, work support, miter gauge, switch key, and operator’s manual
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

  • 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation
  • Includes: Sanding Belt and Disc, Work Table, and Work Support
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Model #: BD4601G
Sku #: 281657
Internet #: 205509608

RYOBI introduces the 4 in x 36 in. Belt and 6 in. Disc Sander. This 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander is a combination belt and disc sander that delivers 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation. The cast-iron base helps keep the sander stable during use so you can apply the desired amount of pressure and achieve consistent results. The sanding bed can be positioned horizontally or vertically for your convenience and the lockout power switch helps provide safety. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander includes an 80 grit sanding belt, an 80 grit 6 in. sanding disc, a work table, a work support, a miter gauge, a switch key, and an operator's manual.

  • Belt arm can be positioned from 0°-90° to allow vertical or horizontal sanding
  • Multi-position work table provides 0°-45° support while disk sanding
  • Tool-free belt tension release makes changing sanding belts quick and easy
  • Large belt tracking knob for easy belt positioning
  • Cast iron base for additional stability and less vibration
  • Integrated dust port for optimal dust collection
  • Induction motor for quiet, dependable operation
  • Miter gauge included for use on 0°-45° pivoting table
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) BD4601G Belt Sander, (1) 80 grit 4" × 36" sanding belt, (1) 80 grit 6" sanding disc, work table, work support, miter gauge, switch key, and operator’s manual
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Info & Guides

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Key Features

Product Overview
Key Features
  • 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation
  • Includes: Sanding Belt and Disc, Work Table, and Work Support
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
RYOBI introduces the 4 in x 36 in. Belt and 6 in. Disc Sander. This 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander is a combination belt and disc sander that delivers 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation. The cast-iron base helps keep the sander stable during use so you can apply the desired amount of pressure and achieve consistent results. The sanding bed can be positioned horizontally or vertically for your convenience and the lockout power switch helps provide safety. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander includes an 80 grit sanding belt, an 80 grit 6 in. sanding disc, a work table, a work support, a miter gauge, a switch key, and an operator's manual.
  • Belt arm can be positioned from 0°-90° to allow vertical or horizontal sanding
  • Multi-position work table provides 0°-45° support while disk sanding
  • Tool-free belt tension release makes changing sanding belts quick and easy
  • Large belt tracking knob for easy belt positioning
  • Cast iron base for additional stability and less vibration
  • Integrated dust port for optimal dust collection
  • Induction motor for quiet, dependable operation
  • Miter gauge included for use on 0°-45° pivoting table
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) BD4601G Belt Sander, (1) 80 grit 4" × 36" sanding belt, (1) 80 grit 6" sanding disc, work table, work support, miter gauge, switch key, and operator’s manual
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

  • 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation
  • Includes: Sanding Belt and Disc, Work Table, and Work Support
  • Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Model #: BD4601G
Sku #: 281657
Internet #: 205509608

RYOBI introduces the 4 in x 36 in. Belt and 6 in. Disc Sander. This 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander is a combination belt and disc sander that delivers 120-Volt of power to help provide efficient operation. The cast-iron base helps keep the sander stable during use so you can apply the desired amount of pressure and achieve consistent results. The sanding bed can be positioned horizontally or vertically for your convenience and the lockout power switch helps provide safety. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 4 in. x 36 in. Belt/Disc Sander includes an 80 grit sanding belt, an 80 grit 6 in. sanding disc, a work table, a work support, a miter gauge, a switch key, and an operator's manual.

  • Belt arm can be positioned from 0°-90° to allow vertical or horizontal sanding
  • Multi-position work table provides 0°-45° support while disk sanding
  • Tool-free belt tension release makes changing sanding belts quick and easy
  • Large belt tracking knob for easy belt positioning
  • Cast iron base for additional stability and less vibration
  • Integrated dust port for optimal dust collection
  • Induction motor for quiet, dependable operation
  • Miter gauge included for use on 0°-45° pivoting table
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) BD4601G Belt Sander, (1) 80 grit 4" × 36" sanding belt, (1) 80 grit 6" sanding disc, work table, work support, miter gauge, switch key, and operator’s manual
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Belt length (in.)
36
Belt width (in.)
4
Product Depth (in.)
22.2
Product Height (in.)
13.3
Product Width (in.)
12.4
Table Length (in.)
22.2
Table Width (in.)
12.4

Details

Amperage (amps)
4.3
Bench & Stationary Tool Type
Belt Sander
Color Family
Green
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
6
Dust collection type
Port
Maximum belt sanding speed (ft./min.)
3450
Minimum belt sanding speed (ft./min.)
1900
Portability
Bench
Power Tool Features
No Additional Features
Product Weight (lb.)
53lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
No
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Belt length (in.)
36
Belt width (in.)
4
Product Depth (in.)
22.2
Product Height (in.)
13.3
Product Width (in.)
12.4
Table Length (in.)
22.2
Table Width (in.)
12.4

Details

Amperage (amps)
4.3
Bench & Stationary Tool Type
Belt Sander
Color Family
Green
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
6
Dust collection type
Port
Maximum belt sanding speed (ft./min.)
3450
Minimum belt sanding speed (ft./min.)
1900
Portability
Bench
Power Tool Features
No Additional Features
Product Weight (lb.)
53lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
No
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

how easily does this bind up? currently useing an old delta 1/3 hp combo sander that binds up and...

how easily does this bind up? currently useing an old delta 1/3 hp combo sander that binds up and stops spining on anything more then light pressure and i want to get my own before i have another sanding project and break a sander that isnt even mine
Asked by: rick
I've had this for three years now and it hasn't bound up on me at all. Having said that, I use it for a range of things from cleaning the ends of metal angle iron to smoothing out small wood cut pieces. If by binding you mean the long bed wrapping up in the unit, the adjustment dial works very well. It took a bit to dial it in and find center on the belt, but once in it hasn't needed adjusting.
Answered by: DannyDiesel
Date published: 2019-03-20

Can you use it to sand/grind metal??

Asked by: Mac
I cut my car in half so be careful what kind of metal you use it on.
Answered by: RW
Date published: 2019-08-22

is it normal to make a rumbling noise when using the belt

it makes rumbling noise when applying pressure
Asked by: judge911
This sander uses an induction motor. The only way to vary the speed is to change the input frequency. Household AC power is 60hz. Don't try it.
Answered by: Photon
Date published: 2018-12-12

Can you use a variable speed controller with this sander?

Can you use a variable speed controller with this sander?
Asked by: Belizondo
To the bast of my belief the sander does not have a variable speed control. If it does, I haven't found it yet.
Answered by: RCK
Date published: 2019-03-12
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Customer Reviews

4 in x 36 in. Belt and 6 in. Disc Sander is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 275.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My old sander went up in smoke this morning, put it out to the curb and started my research for t... My old sander went up in smoke this morning, put it out to the curb and started my research for the new one. This one won out, did everything I needed to do, used a common belt and disk and all for a very good price. When I got it home, set it up and hooked up the shop vac system and went to town on it. Worked as well as my old one, plus it has a vac port, worked ok, my last one didn’t even have one. I think a very good system for a DIY shop.
Date published: 2019-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Buy First off: I'm a weekend warrior when it comes to wood working. Love to do it, but still learning. This is my first Stationary Sander, and have used it for a few days now. I did put on a Diablo 120grit belt for my finish sanding. Price-one of the least expensive units I have seen Size- not too big, allows me to store it away when not in use. Ease of use-So much easier sanding a lot of parts before assembly now. (used to sit down with an electric hand sander and make a huge mess). Easy to change belts, and reconfigure belt to vertical position. 4x36in size belt is a good size work surface, easy to put pieces up there and gets them smooth fast. Cons: Let me use it a little longer and I will update, none so far. Overall I am very happy. It makes short work of something that used to be the longest part of some of my builds. If I had to do it over again, I would still buy this.
Date published: 2014-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better Quality than I expected! I debated on whether to buy this one or jump to a really expensive JET brand. I only woodwork as a hobby and not serious enough about it to spend $400 on a sander. I was worried about the quality of the Ryobi and went back and forth in my mind for a while on whether to purchase it. Well I walked into Home Depot shortly before Christmas and picked it up. This thing works great ! I have been sanding a lot of wood work on it and I have had 0 issues. It is powerful yet not deafening. Some people complained in other reviews on previous models that the belt tracking was off and the belt always moved to one side. I also had this problem, until I followed the directions and adjusted the belt tracking. now it stays right in the center and doesn't move. I am really glad that I bought this, so much so that I signed in here to write the review. Thanks for the great value Ryobi on a nice product.
Date published: 2015-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprisingly effective and inexpensive. Very rugged, easy to assemble and adjust, comes complete with all accessories. Bought Diablo replacement sanding belts and discs but surprisingly haven’t needed them yet, as the factory belt and disc has held up well and performs satisfactorily. Unit is much quieter than competing brands. Unit allows for vertical as well as horizontal sanding with belt. All belt sanders will stall if too much pressure is applied, but this one is very torquey and stall resistant, despite its relatively low speed, as it seems to be geared more for torque, just like Ryobi’s chainsaws. I also prefer the control that the speed allows. If you use a light, steady, patient touch, your results will be excellent. unit is pretty heavy for it’s size, which is one of the reasons vibration is minimal. All in all, an excellent and useful addition to any home or light industrial shop. If it is anything like my other Ryobi tools, it will still be working in a decade or two!
Date published: 2019-04-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Motor failed After about 10 uses, the motor failed. Threw the switch and it just hummed. Took it back to HD, they plugged it in, and it ran. Brought it home and it ran once, then went back into hum mode. Fortunately, HD made good on an exchange. Kudos to them for customer service. When it was working, the sander seemed to have a lot of vibration. Was expecting a smoother run. Am guessing that the disk is not truly round, or not centered on the spindle after the set screw is tightened. Otherwise, it did what a benchtop belt sander is supposed to do. For the money, I guess it's an OK tool...not horrible, but not what I expected from Ryobi. I have other Ryobi tools of better quality than this one. I read all the reviews here and on Amazon before buying...I know others have had good luck with this tool, and some don't like it. I can understand the mixed reviews. Pretty fair value, but make no mistake--it's an entry level tool.
Date published: 2015-06-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bench Sander on a Budget I am a hobbyist woodworker and have been on the lookout for a quality bench sander for a few weeks. After shopping online and investigating local hardware stores, I landed on this bench sander with my given budget. This is my first bench sander, so understand that I am coming into this review with no background with these types of tools. Pros: ==== -Very simple assembly and operation. -Solid overall construction. -Easy belt changing and adjustment. -Decent amount of motor power. -The first unit I purchased had a warped sanding disc. However, I exchanged it for a new one at The Home Depot with no problems. The unit I have now works great. -Operation noise is comfortably low. -Includes 80 grit belt and disc. Cons: ==== -The included miter gauge is fully constructed from plastic. It's not flimsy, but I expected higher quality for a precision component like this. -The gauge inscribed onto the side of the machine for adjusting the work table angle is useless. You're better off using a protractor and/or a speed square to set your table. -Packaging was cramped and resulted in the aluminum work table with scratches right out of the box. Overall, this bench sander is a good value. I recommend it to anyone looking for a tool that will meet their project needs.
Date published: 2015-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If you're just looking for smaller projects this seems to be a well built sander. I mounted it o... If you're just looking for smaller projects this seems to be a well built sander. I mounted it on a board so I can move it where I want to & just use clamps to hold in down. I had a piece of oak that my blade on my table saw burned an area & it was the first item that I used on the sander, & it just sanded it perfectly. The exhaust vent fits perfectly on my wet/dry vac when I'm using it in my small work area. If I'm using it outside I don't bother with the wet/dry vac. I took some pictures as I was sanding that piece of oak that I mentioned & they didn't come out very well but it will give you an idea of the results I had with that piece of oak that was burned. I also show the board I mounted it on and how the wet/dry vac hose fits real nice. I'm glad that I bought it. It's saved me a lot of tough sanding I had with my hard oak project. I have only used it on this one project, but I was sure glad I had it.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sander for the Money I wouldn't expect to give a $120 sander a 5 star review, but this one earns it for its excellent value. There are more rugged sanders out there, obviously. But our Scout troop was impressed enough with the first two of these that we bought a year ago that we just bought two more. First, the 4"x36" belt tracks well and is easy to adjust with the knob on the side. It doesn't keep trying to run off the edge while you sand. You can slow down or stop the belt if you really bear down on it, but if you use it in a normal fashion, it has plenty of power... especially when compared to some of the other brands of sanders of the same price we have since discarded. Changing the belt is extremely easy and takes mere seconds. I recently ran one of these sanders non-stop for an hour and a half grinding a knife, and it never slowed or got too hot. So again, I give this sander 5 stars because of it's price value. It may not be enough if you are a professional shop using it every day for hours and hours, but it is more than enough sander for the average garage user. So far, none of the four Ryobi sanders we own have let our troops down while sanding pinewood derby cars, bows, or any other wood working project.
Date published: 2016-03-15
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