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Festool offers a comprehensive quality range of Rotary polishers and sanders in single units and in kit form plus a huge range of accessories, for state-of-the-art polishing and sanding.

Shinex Rap 150 Rotary polishers 14 FE, 21FE and 21 FE Set

The all-purpose genius with the comfortably positioned variable speed trigger, the Shinex RAP 150 rotary polishers can be controlled at low speed and perfectly adapted to the polishing task at hand. The trigger is locked to ensure a consistent speed. The heat produced by the motor is continuously cooled via an integrated heat sink. This not only protects the bearings but is also effective in the grip area. The RAP 150 remains noticeably cool during prolonged use and is supported by the ergonomically shaped handle and the high-quality SoftGrip material can be guided comfortably and safely. The smooth start-up also ensures that the polishing agent does not spray out when switched on.

Features and Specs

This has a two-speed motor with a maximum speed of 1 400rpm and can accommodate different hand positions. It only weighs 2.1kg and has an ergonomic design with an optimum centre of gravity for less effortless work. No tools are required for changing the pads. The spindle lock allows pads to be changed in an instant.

The slightly recessed location and the sophisticated mechanics prevent the spindle stop from being accidentally engaged when polishing and thus protects the motor. The small distance between the pad and the machine always gives you a good feel for the polishing, whilst also reducing the risk of tipping over.

Careful, controlled polishing

The variable speed trigger makes polishing at low speed possible. In addition, this switch can be set to maximum speed and locked if necessary. It is available in three optional models in singles units and kit form, complete with accessories.

Geared Eccentric Polisher/Sander

Rotex RO 90 DX FEQ-Plus, RO 125 and RO 150 (In sets and single units). For the very first time, a single tool can be used for coarse sanding, fine sanding, polishing and delta sanding. With reduced initial costs, maximum flexibility, and a larger range of applications, as well as greater efficiency and time savings at the construction or assembly site.

The smaller pad provides greater versatility. The new Rotex RO 90 geared eccentric sanders with the tried-and-tested Rotex principle makes quick work of coarse sanding, fine sanding, and polishing tasks. It is suitable for working in corners. The FastFix interface can be used to replace the sanding or polishing pad with a triangular pad, the Rotex RO 90 then becomes a delta sander.

All this results in a very affordable sanding and polishing combination, savings on working time. The Rotex rotary motion is for convenient polishing, the reduced speed keeps the temperature low and prevents the polish from clouding or spraying off. The FastFix sanding pad system, is tool-less, the Eccentric motion is for high-quality, scratch-free surfaces and sanding up to the edge is thanks to the Festool Protector.

The Rotex  RO 125

This unit lightens the load of your tool kit while increasing the range of applications. With just one tool for an extremely high material removal rate during coarse sanding and provides a super-fine image when fine sanding, as well as perfect finish when polishing. When combined with the Granat abrasive, the Rotex saves money not only thanks to the low purchase price, but also thanks to the minimal use of abrasives. And with the appropriate mobile dust extractor, it even saves you the effort of brushing the work surface. And, since it is based on many ergonomic studies, the RO 125 with its compact housing and soft-grip gripping surfaces, fits perfectly in your hand.

The new Rotex RO 150 with 3-in-1 system

The original 3-in-1 principle with powerful machine concept, the unrivalled original for more than 30 years, the Rotex 150 with 3-in-1 – for coarse sanding, fine sanding, and polishing. It lightens the load of your tool kit while increasing the range of applications. With just one tool for an extremely high material removal rate during coarse sanding, a super-fine result when fine sanding, and a perfect finish when polishing. When combined with the Granat abrasive, the Rotex saves you money not only thanks to the low purchase price, but also thanks to the minimal use of abrasives. With the appropriate mobile dust extractor, it even saves you the effort of brushing the work surface.

Features and Specs

The Rotex  RO 90 DX FEQ-Plus, RO 125 and RO 150 have powerful two-speed motors. The durable eccentric bearings, a double-sealed gear unit and dustproof switch extend the service of life the machine. The combination of eccentric and orbital motion removes material three times faster than conventional eccentric sanders, depending on the model. It has an ideal ergonomic grip position as well.

This makes the Rotex rotary motion ideal for efficient material removal as well as it being healthy because of the efficient dust extraction system using the Jetstream principle. Eccentric motion provides for high-quality, scratch-free surfaces and the effortless work is thanks to the low weight of all the models from 1.5 kg to 1.90 kg.

The right tool for any surface application

Sanding pads are available in a range of hardness’s abrasives which are perfectly adapted to the pad and extraction. Coarse sanding for maximum material removal with the Rotex rotary motion. The displaced eccentric/rotational motion removes large quantities of material in no time at all. Fine sanding the classic eccentric motion for intermediate, fine sanding, an extra-fine sanding finish and excellent quality finish.

Cornering a world first, the StickFix sanding pad transforms the Rotex into a triangle sander supplying maximum material removal capacity on small surfaces with angles, corners, and edges. Sanding up to the edge is thanks to the Festool Protector system.

The Rotex rotary motion for convenient polishing at the lower speed reduces the temperature to a minimum and prevents clouding and spraying off.

The main applications and unit usage are for sanding off old paint and varnish, polishing and sanding all surfaces, wooden materials with preliminary and coarse sanding of repair compound. It provides hologram free polishing and works on all vertical surfaces.

All the Festool polishers and sanding models are tailor made to fit all the Festool dust extractors, to view the extensive range go to www.vermontsales.co.za and click on Festool. However, the most suitable is the latest Festool Mobile dust extractor Cleantec  CTM 26.

There is also a full comprehensive range of accessories for each model some items are included in the kit/sets. The full collection of accessories can be viewed on www.vermontsales.co.za

For more information about the unique Festool products contact Vermont Sales on       +(27)11 314 7711, or visit their website www.vermontsales.co.za