The below listed air pressure settings are an average and may vary slightly from manufacturer to manufacturer of various wood products.

Widebelt Sander: Abrasive Belt Tension

25 inch wide.....................40 PSI

37 inch wide..................... 60 PSI

52 inch wide..................... 80 PSI

Widebelt Sander: Abrasive Belt Tracking

25 inch wide.....................40 PSI

37 inch wide.....................60 PSI

52 inch wide.....................80 PSI

Conveyor Belt Tracking

20-30 PSI

Air Caliper Disc Brakes to Sanding Heads

60-80 PSI

Air Loaded Billy Rolls (Roll Feed Veneer Sander)

20-30 PSI

Relieving/Floating Conveyor Bed (Veneer Sander)

15-25 PSI

Relieving/Floating Conveyor Bed (Solid Stock Sanding)

30-40 PSI

Air Loaded Hold-Down Shoe(s) (Veneer Sanding)

20-30 PSI

Air Loaded Hold-Down Shoe(s) (Solid Stock Sanding)

10-15 PSI

Air Operated Segmented Veneer Polisher “Up” Pressure

8-10 PSI

Air Operated Segmented Veneer Polisher “Down” Pressure

10-14 PSI

Air Loaded Infeed Sectional Hold-Down Shoe to Cutterhead

3-5 PSI

Air Loaded Outfeed Hold-Down Shoe to Cutterhead

20-30 PSI

Source: Harold K. Kapaun. For information contact  hkkpak@q.com

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