Air Sanders Comparison Table & Calculator

 

Sander 
Disc Size
Orbit
Avg. Air
Consumption*
Min. Hose
Diameter
Weight
Inlet
Ingersoll Rand 317A
3", 4" & 5"
N/A
12 cfm
3/8"
2.3 lbs
1/4" NPT
Ingersoll Rand 317G
3" & 5"
N/A
12 cfm
3/8"
2.2 lbs
1/4" NPT
Ingersoll Rand 300G
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6"
3/16"
8 cfm
3/8"
1.9 lbs
1/4" NPT
Ingersoll-Rand 4151
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6"
3/16"
7.8 cfm
5/16"
1.9 lbs
1/4" NPT
Ingersoll Rand 311A
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6"
3/16"
8.5 cfm
3/8"
4.2 lbs
1/4" NPT
Ingersoll Rand 311G
6"
3/16"
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3/8"
4.2 lbs
1/4" NPT
Chicago Pneumatic CP870
6"
3/8"
8 cfm
3/8"
4.3 lbs
1/4" NPT
-- Information not available


NB: The calculator has a ‘safety factor’ of 1.2x cfm incorporated to ensure the right compressor is chosen. Example: if the sander is officially rated at 8 cfm, the calculator will recommend a 9.6 cfm-capable compressor.

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