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Cordless 3/8" x 21" Belt Sander with Brushless Motor
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18V Battery
Tool only. Battery and Charger sold Separately
LXT Technology
Model No: DBS180Z

Variable Speed, Electric Brake


  • Brushless DC motor with high power to weight and size ratio generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in manufacturing / production applications
  • Variable speed dial allows operator to adjust speed based on materials or application
  • Anti-restart feature with lock-off button prevents accidental start up of tool during storage or transport when the sanding arm is folded greater than 90o
  • Precision belt tracking knob for easy adjustment of belt position
  • Quick and easy belt changes using belt tensioning lever
  • Sanding arm can be adjusted from 90° to -5° for maximum operational versatility and up to 160o for compact storage and transport
  • Slim tension roller enables sanding and filing in confined areas
  • Electric brake bring belt to a quick stop to minimize wait time and prevent damage to materials
  • Lock-on button enables easy continuous operation with reduced operator strain and fatigue
  • Dust port with removable cap can be quickly and easily connected to a dust extractor
  • LED job light with pre-glow and afterglow features manually pivots to matches the angle of the sanding arm
  • Ergonomic soft rubber grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation
  • Use with optional 1/4" (125157-7) or 1/2" (125159-3) width sanding arms for a variety of applications
  • Use with optional stand set part no. 193618-5 when sanding in cavities for easy handing


INCLUDES: Tool Only. Batteries and Charger Sold Separately. Abrasive Belt 80G (2 Ea. A-34469), Side Handle (144163-3), Grip Base (140W02-3) 


Battery Capacities:

18V Li-Ion

Belt Size

3/8" x 21" (9 mm x 533 mm)

Belt Speed

1,970 - 5,600 ft./min. (600 - 1,700 m/min.)

Vibration Level

2.5 m/s2

Noise Level

77 dB(A)

Overall Length

19-3/4" (500 mm)

Net Weight

2.92 lbs (1.32 kg)

1/2" x 21" Aluminum Oxide Abrasive Sanding Belts


1/4" x 21" Aluminum Oxide Abrasive Sanding Belts


18V LXT Cordless 500 lm LED Worklight (Tool Only)

18V LXT Cordless 500 lm LED Worklight (Tool Only)

3/8" x 21" Aluminum Oxide Abrasive Sanding Belts


Belt Sander Stands

Belt Sander Stands

Sanding Belt Cleaning Stick

Sanding Belt Cleaning Stick

Note: Makita Canada reserves the right to change specification of products without notice. The contents of the parts breakdown and Instruction manuals may be different from current products.