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Offline jpclifton

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Festool Rotex 150 Sander
« on: June 11, 2018, 08:39 AM »
After a few minutes use, my Rotex 150 sander exhaust very hot air at the handle making it difficult to hold.  Is this normal operation for the sander?  Last year's model.  Purchased 2 weeks ago with limited use.

Thank you.

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Offline waho6o9

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Re: Festool Rotex 150 Sander
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2018, 09:04 AM »
Sounds like the brushes are breaking in, the exhaust I'm not sure about.

Offline Alex

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Re: Festool Rotex 150 Sander
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2018, 12:41 PM »
Yes, this is normal, in the beginning it can run very hot, this wil get better. I remember my own RO150 getting very hot in the beginning, though it never got so hot I had trouble holding it.