How Many Watts of Electricity does a Sander use?
Real power-use measurements from a sander.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Sander use
Sander: 172 Watts
- A palm sander uses a motor to spin a flat square or rectangle in tiny circles. The motion is pretty much the same as a vibrator, but there isn't an off-center weight.
- sanders aren't usually variable speed.
- Watts: 172
- Kilowatts: 0.172 Kw.
- cost per minute: 3 hundredths of one cent (0.03 ¢)
- cost per hour: 2.1¢
- cost per day: 17¢
- cost per month: $3.14
Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.