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South Bend SB1096 37 inch 15 HP 3-Phase Wide-Belt Sander

The South Bend SB1096 37″ 15 HP 3-Phase Wide-Belt Sander is designed to meet the most rigorous demands of your professional shop.

Featuring a powerful 15 HP drum motor and independent motors with digital controls for table elevation and conveyor speed, you’ll have full control to dial in the exact settings you need for any job, from delicate 1/8″ thick work to large tables and slabs.

The belt moves side to side automatically to get the best sanding results and prolong belt life.

Features such as an amp/load meter to monitor your machine’s performance, a built-in regulator/water separator, and an emergency stop panel and disc brake for safety, add to the impressive stats of the SB1096.


Motor: 15 HP, 220V/440V*, 3-phase, 36.7A/18.4A

Conveyor feed motor: 1 HP, 3.4A/1.7A

Elevation motor: 1/4 HP, 1.2A/0.6A

Max. stock width: 36″

Max. stock thickness: 5-3/4″

Min. stock length: 14″

Min. stock thickness: 1/8″

Sanding belt size: 37″ x 60″

Sanding belt speed: 2600 FPM

Sanding belt stroke: Variable, 5/16″-5/8″

Platen size: 3-1/2″ x 37″

Platen travel: 0-2mm

Conveyor speed: Variable, 15-49 FPM

Number of dust ports: 3

Dust port size: 5″

Air requirement: 75 PSI

Footprint: 21-1/2″ x 51-1/2″

Dimensions: 81″ W x 50″ D x 66-1/2″ H

Approx. shipping weight: 1826 lbs.


Variable-speed feed with industrial-duty rubber conveyor belt

Independent motor controls for sanding drum, table elevation, and feed conveyor

Keypad controls for table elevation with digital readout accurate to 0.005″

Adjustable sanding belt oscillation speed

Micro-adjustable graphite/felt platen

Amp/load meter

Built-in air regulator/water separator

Pneumatic belt tensioning

Rubber infeed and outfeed pressure rollers

Emergency stop panel and disc brake

US based customer service and technical support

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