Choosing the Right Abrasive Type

Monday, December 13, 2010 | Reader Comments | How-To | Sanders

Festool Abrasives

Choices, choices, choices...

Well, there's no doubt that all the different types of abrasive offered by Festool can be intimidating, if not confusing. But, each one is developed and engineered to solve a specific problem. You may have tried one type of abrasive, like Brilliant, and decided it does the job and you can just use it for every purpose. Well, that may or may not be the best choice. In this article, we're going to sort through the different types of abrasives and touch on the ideal application for each. Hopefully, once you're done reading this you'll have a better understanding of what you should be using to get the best results.


Introducing the revolutionary new RO 90 DX multi-mode sander!

Sunday, December 12, 2010 | Reader Comments | New Products | Sanders

RO 90 DX Multi-Mode Sander

Multi-mode functionality at your fingertips.

Visit our new Rotex RO 90 DX website to get all of the details on this phenomenal new multi-mode sander. Enjoy all of the features you've come to expect from other Rotex sander models: an aggressive gear-driven mode, a random orbital finish sanding mode, and polishing capabilities. Plus the RO 90 DX can be converted into a delta-shaped detail sander in seconds without the need for tools. Check out a quick video that shows the amazing capabilities of the world's most versatile sander: Festool's Rotex RO 90 DX.

Expect to see the new RO 90 DX sander available for purchase starting on March 1st, 2011!

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RO 90 DX: Built for the toughest demands!

Thursday, December 9, 2010 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts | New Products

Engineered (and tested) to last a lifetime.

We understand that you can't afford to have a tool fail while on the jobsite. Festool power tools are built using tight tolerances and the best materials available, so you can purchase with confidence. Designed and tested to stand the rigors of the jobsite, Festool power tools are made for the toughest demands!

It's always amazing to see the abuse that our tools are put through to ensure their durability. Quality control engineers punish our tools with a battery of tests designed to push them to their limits.