Ferndale offers robust disc sanders safety guards, the purpose of the guard is to cover the area of the disc sander which is not used by the operator.
The whole shield of the guard is adjustable vertically, and locked in place with two thumb screws on each side. A smaller shield can be mounted on the left or right side of the larger shield, depending on the rotation of the sanding disc. This smaller shield covers up the remainder of the wheel that the larger shield does not cover completely. It’s designed for optimal safety while at the same time allowing for quick fined tuned adjustment.
This guard installs directly onto the table of the machine with ease. Most noteworthy, is the guards heavy gauge steel and sturdy brackets that will deliver years of service. Universal for both right or left wheel rotations. Comes pre-assembled with mounting hardware.
Choose the size that best matches the diameter of your sanding disc surface.
The supplied brackets will fit most disc sanders. The table may need to be drilled and tapped to bolt the supplied mounting brackets to the machine. Ferndale supplies an installation kit that can be found here.