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Background and Identification ¶ 

The Porter-Cable Sander 382 series is a light, compact, personal sander that is used ideally for paint removal. This model has a circular sanding pad designed to spin on a random orbit, it has no protruding handle to hold but does have a dust collector which sticks out the side of it. The Sander is equipped with a counter-balanced fan that reduces user fatigue during longer sanding jobs. The sander is recognizable by both its size and color. The 382 series has a gray body, featuring a black top and black sander pad while incorporating a porter sander label on the body of the sander. The sander also features 1.9 Amps that provides 12,000 OPM for the maximum sanding speed. Equipped with a 10 foot power cord the device is ideal for personal use in smaller locations while also offering a decent amount of slack to reach different surfaces.

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Tech Specs ¶ 

  1. Amps: 1.9
  2. Orbits/Min: 12,000
  3. Paper Size/Type: 5", 8-hole hook & loop paper
  4. Dust Sealed Switch: Dust sealed switch protects against dust ingestion for longer switch life
  5. Pad: 5", 8 hole
  6. Tool Weight: 3.0 lbs.

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