Makita 9404 8.8-Amp 4-by-24-Inch Variable Speed Belt Sander with Cloth Dust Bag

October 17, 2018 - Comment

‘Belt Sander, Belt Size 4 In. x 24 In., 690 to 1440 No Load SFPM, 8.8 Amps, Ball Bearings, 16.4 ft. Cord, Lever Release Type, Flush Wall Sanding, Auto Tracking Belt, Low Noise, Dust Bag, Tool Weight 10.3 lb., Tool Length 13-1/8 In., Includes Dust Bag, Sanding Belt’Makita’s 4 x 24-Inch Belt Sander, model 9404,

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‘Belt Sander, Belt Size 4 In. x 24 In., 690 to 1440 No Load SFPM, 8.8 Amps, Ball Bearings, 16.4 ft. Cord, Lever Release Type, Flush Wall Sanding, Auto Tracking Belt, Low Noise, Dust Bag, Tool Weight 10.3 lb., Tool Length 13-1/8 In., Includes Dust Bag, Sanding Belt’Makita’s 4 x 24-Inch Belt Sander, model 9404, combines power and speed with ease-of-use features and less noise for fast and efficient stock removal. The 9404 is ideal for woodworkers, carpenters, furniture makers, floor installers, deck builders and general contractors who require a best-in-class belt sander.

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View largerFeature 1Feature 2Feature 3Feature 49404 FeaturesPERFORMANCE – Powerful 8.8 AMP motor turns 4″ wide belt (690-1,440 ft./min.) for fast material removal

CONVENIENCE – Innovative design for sanding flush to wall with nose and side of sander

CONTROL – Optional sanding shoe available for precise sanding depth control

EFFICIENCY – Auto-tracking belt system tracks belt without adjustment

INCLUDES – Abrasive belt and dust bag

Tool SpecificationsTool SpecBelt size4″ x 24″Belt speed690 – 1,440 (ft./min.)AMPS (120V)8.8Overall length13-1/8″Net weight10.3 lbs.The 9404 features a powerful 8.8 AMP motor with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load. The variable speed control dial allows the user to match the speed (690-1,440 ft./min.) to the application. The 9404 also features less noise: at only 84dB, it is one of the quietest sanders in its class.

Ease-of-use features include an auto-tracking belt system that tracks the belt without adjustment, and a front grip for comfortable operation. The low profile design provides better balance, and the extended base allows sanding flush to wall with nose and side of sander. The 9404 is easily maneuvered with the long 16.4-foot power cord, and the highly efficient dust collector reduces dust in the work area. An optional sanding shoe is available for precise sanding depth control.

The Makita 9404 is engineered for cabinetry and woodworking, and is ideal for wood panels, furniture, closets, and more. The 9404 is just another example of Makita’s commitment to innovative technology and best-in-class engineering.

About Makita’s Power Tools
Makita delivers precision, accuracy, capacity, and innovation to woodworkers. Makita has full range of miter saws, jig saws, circular saws, routers, planers, sanders, nailers and staplers, blades, compact cordless drills and impacts, and more. Makita’s woodworking solutions are engineered for pro contractors, for use in high production settings and in home shops.

Makita LogoAbout Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita applies leading-edge innovation to engineer power tools that are more compact and energy efficient, yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit makitatools.com. Makita is Best in Class Engineering.

Warranty
Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. If you are not satisfied with any Makita tool within 30 days of purchase, return it and Makita will provide a replacement or refund. Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during this one-year period, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita’s Factory or Authorized Service Centers. Please see makitatools.com for complete details.

What’s in the Box
Makita 9404 4 x 24-Inch Belt Sander, abrasive belt and dust bag.

Product Features

  • Variable speed control dial (690-1,440 ft./min.) enables user to match the speed to the application
  • Low noise (84dB) for operator comfort
  • 8.8 AMP motor for fast material removal
  • Auto-tracking belt system tracks belt without adjustment
  • Innovative design for sanding flush to wall with nose and side of sander
  • Dust bag for a cleaner work environment
  • Long 16.4 ft. power cord for easier maneuverability
  • Optional sanding shoe available for precise sanding depth control
  • Sands wood or metal and removes paint and rust
  • Double insulated
  • 1 ea. Abrasive Belt (742322-9)
  • Dust Bag (122591-2)
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  • 4-by-24-inch variable speed belt sander with a very quiet (84 dB) 8.8 amp motor
  • Unique design allows flush sanding to the corner of the wall with nose and side of sander
  • Auto-tracking belt system tracks belt without adjustment; double insulated construction
  • Includes one 4-by-24-inch abrasive belt and a cloth dust bag
  • Tool weighs 10.3 pounds; 1-year manufacturer’s warranty

Comments

4 Yeshua says:

Top Shelf Sander Pros were recommending belt sanding as the best way to really prep a deck for refinishing, so after reading lots of reviews, I chose this sander. It really does a fantastic job, and it’s taking the old product off my large deck as quickly as I could hope, but there is a learning curve. It’s a bit heavy, so it takes your shoulders a while to adjust. I recommend that if you buy this sander that you take some time to get the feel of how it works and what it can or can’t do. If you have a perfectly…

Ron Kramer says:

Nice trade off of weight vs power. it arrived quickly. I feared the 11amp would be to heavy. But wanted it to work quickly. My primary job is to sand down my decks for new transparent stain. They have about 4-5 coats of various things on them. This sander with 60grit works great. A consideration… I had thought about the 3″ (cheaper) but I figured it would cover less ground. My planks are about 4″ wide. Now get this – most deck boards will CUP. And I find it a bit hard to sand the center of the cup with the…

Holly J. Patterson says:

It was a nice machine, but huge Outstanding for a woodworker. I bought the porter cable 4×24 first thinking I wanted as much power as possible. It was a nice machine, but huge. It was difficult to see around, heavy, and the flat part that is the sweet spot on all belt Sanders is short for the size of the unit. Meaning it was more difficult to balance and keep from tilting forward or backward and digging one of the wheels into my work. I point all of that out, because this unit was the opposite in every way. Additionally, the…

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