Shop Fox W1709 - 20" 7-1/2 HP Wide-Belt Sander

Regular price $14,133.39

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Introducing the W1709 20" 7-1/2 HP Wide-Belt Sander.

A professional-grade machine with a compact design. It features digital controls and readout for automatic sanding depth adjustment.

This sander can accurately sand flat boards up to 20" wide, providing a smooth and flat finish. It includes independent motor controls, an emergency safety shut-off bar, a built-in air regulator and filter, an emergency disc brake, and motorized table elevation control.

Additional features of the W1709 include an adjustable photo-electric belt oscillation system and a pulse air-jet cleaning system to prevent dust accumulation on the sensor and mirror. The machine has a quick-change belt system with automatic tensioning, requiring a 20-1/2" wide by 48" long sandpaper.

As part of the Shop Fox wide belt sanders series, the W1709 comes with a 2-year warranty covering parts and ensuring freedom from factory defects.

Your machine comes with a comprehensive, easy to follow manual written by the Woodstock HQ documentation department right here in the USA.

At Mark Newton Custom Woodcraft, we're dedicated to your satisfaction.

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If you need technical support for your Shop Fox product, the Woodstock Technical Support team is here to assist. Reach them at (800) 840-8420 or for expert guidance.

 The machine is manufactured in an ISO 9001 factory.


  • Sanding motor: 7-1/2 HP, 220V, single-phase, 40A
  • Feed motor: 1/2 HP, 3.8A
  • Elevation motor: 1/3 HP, 3A
  • Maximum sanding width: 20"
  • Maximum sanding thickness: 6"
  • Minimum stock length: 9"
  • Minimum stock thickness: 1/8"
  • Drum speed: 3500 FPM
  • Belt size: 20-1/2" x 48"
  • Conveyor speed: 16, 23, 33 FPM
  • Required air pressure: 75 PSI @ 2 CFM
  • Dust port: 4"
  • Footprint: 16-3/4" W x D
  • Height with dust port: 60-1/4"
  • Approximate shipping weight: 1025 lbs.


  • Disc brake emergency stop
  • Independent motor control
  • Pneumatic belt tracking
  • Pneumatic belt tensioning
  • Safety shut-off bar
  • Digital readout
  • Digital keypad-controlled table elevation
  • Dual rubber infeed and outfeed pressure rollers
  • Variable-speed conveyor
  • Four lead screw table lifting and lowering system
  • Digital amp/load meter
  • Built-in regulator/water separator

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