How to Load Sandpaper into an Electric Sander

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Use the release and gripper features to load sandpaper into an electric sander. Learn more in this free educational video series. View Video Transcript

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Matthew Christian

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Hi, my name is Matthew Christian from Tampa, Florida and on behalf of Expert Village today I'd like to talk to you about a portable electric sander. Let's take a moment and talk about how to load the sandpaper on to your sander. I have two different models here or two different manufacturers but they both load the same way. Basically it's rather simple. There is a release here. We're going to release one side and then we'll open up the other side. And what we are doing is, we've opened up these little grippers there and what we're going to do is we are going to take our sandpaper and stick it in just a little bit. Make sure it is lined up properly and then we'll close it. Now we'll flip it over and we'll install the other side. Tuck the paper in and then pull it closed. There, now your sander is loaded and ready to use.