LAKE ELSINORE, CA - SurfPrep by Dixon Enterprises and its SurfPrep SPSS3X4 Sanding System is still hanging ten in the IWF 2014 Challengers Awards competition.

SurfPrep Sanding System Makes First IWF Challengers Awards CutSurfPrep, a 10,000 rpm random orbital sander, is among 33 semi-finalist products in the biennial competition that salutes advancements in technology, process or environmental improvement in the woodworking industry.

Dixon Enterprises touts the ergonomically-designed SurfPrep as "the first low profile orbital sander in the marketplace." The 3”x4” rectangular orbital sander can be used on flat surfaces, recessed corners, profiles and moldings. A 12-foot ball swivel air hose allows for flexibility while dropping into drawer boxes and corners with no limitations, the company says.

Dixon Enterprises also offers foam-backed abrasives that can be used as an alternative to traditional sandpaper sheets with SurfPrep. Dixon says its foam-backed abrasives offer greater flexibility and longer life - up to 10 times more than conventional sandpaper, Dixon says. The company adds that it was was the first to use solvent-free adhesives to bond abrasive grains to backing, which help greatly reduce heat build up to extend abrasive life.

In addition to wood, SurfPrep can be used on solid surface materials, metals, dry wall and more.

SurfPrep will demonstrate its random orbital sanding system at booth #4835 durinig the International Woodworking Fair, Aug. 20-23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.



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