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Tuesday, August 5, 2008
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MAKITA'S NEW RANDOM ORBIT SANDER DELIVERS FAST, SMOOTH PERFORMANCE WITH BETTER GRIP AND CONTROL

AUGUST 5, 2008 – La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, is proud to announce the release of its new 5” Random Orbit Sander (model BO5030K). The new sander features 12,000 OPM and large 1/8” random orbit action for fast and smooth sanding, as well as a rubberized palm grip for better control.  It is ideal for wood workers and finish carpenters who require a best-in-class sander. 
 
The new finishing sander features has a pad control system for controlled pad speed upon start-up, with a powerful 3-AMP motor for continuous operation and 12,000 OPM for fast and smooth sanding. In addition, the sander has oversized sealed ball-bearing construction for longer tool life.


The dust-sealed switch minimizes dust contamination and increases durability.  The efficient through-the-pad dust collection system helps provide a cleaner work environment, while the fabric dust bag has an extra wide mouth for faster disposal.  The BO5030K uses quick-change 5” eight-hole hook-and-loop abrasive paper.
 
Model BO5030K includes abrasive paper, dust bag, and tool case. Model BO5030 includes the abrasive paper and dust bag (Makita offers a variety of hoses and adapters for attachment to vacuum systems). 
 
Specifications
 
 
BO5030K
BO5030
Description
5” Random Orbit Sander
5” Random Orbit Sander
Pad Size
4-13/16”
4-13/16”
Abrasive Disc Size
5”
5”
No Load Speed
12,000 OPM
12,000 OPM
Orbit Diameter
1/8”
1/8”
AMPS (115V)
3.0
3.0
Dimensions (L x W x H)
6” x 4-7/8” x 6”
6” x 4-7/8” x 6”
Net Weight
3.3 lbs.
3.3 lbs.
Includes
Tool; abrasive paper, dust bag, tool case
Tool; abrasive paper, dust bag, 
Suggested Retail
$69.00
$64.00
 
About Makita USA
Makita USA, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of over 450 professional, industrial quality power tools and has over 2,000 industrial accessories. Makita’s LXT Lithium-Ion is backed by Makita’s new three-year warranty, and all other Makita tools are covered by a one-year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship and may be serviced at any of our 25 factory service centers or by more than 1,000 authorized service centers nationwide. Makita USA, Inc.’s home office is located in La Mirada, California and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please contact us at 1-800-4-MAKITA (1-800-462-5482) or visit the website at makitatools.com.
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