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Forum topic by Sawdust2 posted 07-15-2010 12:45 AM 847 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-15-2010 12:45 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question disc sander

Following right on the tail of and trying to prevent an accident.

I have a Delta 6×9 belt sander.

Couldn’t find 9” Delta discs so I got some Jet 8” discs. Would not stick to plate.

So I bought some 8” Delta discs. They won’t stick on the plate, either.

I’ve cleaned the plate with acetone. Still no stick.

Should I spit on it, look at it cross eyed, mumble voodoo?


-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#1 posted 07-15-2010 01:16 AM

Greetings Lee, I have the same sander….6” x 48” belt, and a 9” discs.. I buy my 9” discs from Woodworkers Supply and belts ,too. They sometimes won’t stick either, so like you, I take some some lighter fluid and clean the platten. For me, lighter fluid works better… once dry, and if the new ones don’t want to stick good. then I spray them lightly with some kind of a craft glue (I forget the name) in a aersol can… that works. Go to, and look under sanding discs, or abrasives… they have the 9” alumnium oxide, and zirconia alumina in all different grits….... Hope this helps a little…

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#2 posted 07-15-2010 01:23 AM

Lee I think I’ve seen spray adhesive at Big orange and Big blue I think it’s 3M brand.

I used Lacquer Thinner to clean the surface.

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