December 16, 2010

New Info on the Festool Rotex RO 90 DX


Festool has just updated their Rotex micro site with more information and pictures of their new geared sander, the first of its kind. If you missed our earlier post on the tool, the deal is that the sander has three distinct modes; an aggressive one which Festool likens to a grinder, a standard orbital mode, and a delta mode which requires switching out the circular pad for a triangular one (similar to an oscillating sander).

They've also posted up a couple videos. Here's a general intro to the tool...

...and here is the aggressive mode in action. Looks feisty.

They've also given a March 1st release date.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at December 16, 2010 5:00 AM
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