Model#: DEWNDWE6401DS
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Dewalt DWE6401DS 5 in. Variable Speed Disc Sander with Dust Shroud

  • Dewalt DWE6401DS 5 in. Variable Speed Disc Sander with Dust Shroud
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The Dewalt 5 in. Variable Speed Disc Sander with Dust Shroud is lightweight for easy operation around the job site. Well designed for paint removal and sanding applications, this is the perfect tool to handle all of your sanding needs.
Features:
  • Adjustable dust shroud can be connected to a vacuum to provide an improved working environment
  • Mid-handle design with soft grip and side handle
  • Smoothly accepts 5 in. 8-hole hook and loop paper, allowing for readily available paper to be changed quickly and easily
  • 6 Amp motor delivers preformance in high torque sanding applications to speed up the sanding process
  • 0-3700 OPM, VSR trigger dial for versitility in a wide array of sanding applications
Includes:
  • 5 in. Variable Speed Disc Sander with Dust Shroud - DWE6401DS
  • 5 in. 5-Hole Hook and Loop Paper
  • Wrench
Compliance and Restrictions
warning: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause Cancer and Birth Defect/Reproductive Harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications

Length: 9.25 in.
Width: 4.63 in.
Height: 9.19 in.
Weight: 4 lbs.
Amperage: 6
Bluetooth Compatibility: No
CSA Safety: No
Case Included: No
Dust Collection Type: Dust Shroud
ETL Safety: No
Motor Type: Brushed
No-Load Speed (RPM): 3700
Power Source: Electric-Corded
Speed Type: Variable
Switch Type: Trigger
UL Safety: Yes
Voltage: 120V
Wheel Diameter: 5 in
Wifi compatibility: No

Recommendations

Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
21 Reviews
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Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (12)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend (1)
Pros
Easy To Use (10)
Powerful (10)
Value (3)
Ergonomic Design (1)
Cons
Heavy (1)
Best Uses
Home Repair (6)
Frequent Use (4)
Heavy Duty Requirements (3)
Large Projects (2)
Great worker
I bought this sander for the specific of sanding my garage floor after repairing crack in the cement. After two coats of paint, it looks really good. It did take a few minutes to get used to the feel, but no problem.
July 14, 2019
Originally posted at
Paint stripper
I was in search of a heavy duty sander that had the capabilities of stripping paint off of old clap boards. This sander does exactly that. It’s powerful, easy to use (once you figure out how to control the shakes). The only down side with the sander is that you have to use two hands to run and control the sanding process. This makes sanding clapboards on a ladder virtually impossible. Other than that this sander is a complete power house.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
June 29, 2019
Originally posted at
Why no dust bag option?
Even my cheap Bosch has one. (but it final broke after 10 years of use.
I bought this because of the Dewalt reputation for quality designed products, but in this case, the box was lacking a dust bag filter, I checked website to see if it was missing in the box or was available as an add on product. it was not. I like the dust shroud concept for capturing the dust, but then what, it spits it out into the air? Even my dewalt miter saw had a dust bag. Sanding can throw up a lot of dust!
June 23, 2019
Originally posted at
Sander of the Gods
Bought little over month ago. And this blows all my other sanders away. Even belt. No match it's the sander of the GODS
May 21, 2019
Originally posted at
powerful
I bought this to help sand my hardwood floors. It's powerful and sands well. I didn't like the fact that it doesn't come with a dust bag. I need to figure out how to obtain one. That's my only issue.
May 15, 2019
Originally posted at
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Value
Lightweight
Best Uses
Frequent Use
A very good piece of equipment
All I can say is that I love it
May 12, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Durable
This item was bought in order to sand out smoke damage between joists. Sander is on the slightly heavier side but double handles give an excellent ability to keep control.
All in all did the job and did it right
March 19, 2019
Originally posted at
Good,fast sander
I purchased this sander about 6 months back and has worked great. I find a lot of necessities for an aggressive sander that eats at material and this dewalt was the one for me. Only criticism I had was it was very hard to control, possibly not the best ergonomic design, it wobbles around all the time on unsteady surfaces and has gouged the material a couple times. It would be absolutely perfect if it had more of a grinder body design! Or at least a body shape that wouldn’t allow so much rocking
December 24, 2018
Originally posted at
if you can only own 1 sander
Can do rough/fast stock removal AND fine/polish work as well. Million times faster and easier than using less powerful models. Don't let the lack of random orbit scare you away. If I could own just 1 sander, THIS would be it.
July 4, 2018
Originally posted at
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Works Great
First time buyer at the site. Other than the packaging in a plain brown box it appears to be a brand new tool.
April 7, 2016

Questions & Answers

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Can this be used as a buffer for a car.. For car detailing?
davidm on Oct 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would not recommend that unit to buff a car.
Can a cup concrete grinder disc be used with this?
SS on May 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would not recommend using a concrete cup disc on that unit.
Can this sander be used to remove paint from concrete?
David C on Apr 26, 2017
Can this be used on concrete to remove paint?
David C on Apr 25, 2017

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 120 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 5 in. Variable Speed Disc Sander with Dust Shroud - DWE6401DS,
5 in. 5-Hole Hook and Loop Paper,
Wrench
5 in. Variable Speed Disc Sander with Dust Shroud - DWE6401DSR,
Wrench
Availability: In Stock Out of Stock
Warranty: 3 Year 1 Year

Warranty

Most DEWALT® Tools purchased on or after January 1, 2004 come with a warranty package that includes:

Three-Year Limited Warranty. DEWALT will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit www.dewalt.com or call 1-800-4-DEWALT (1-800-433-9258). This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

One-Year Free Service Contract. DEWALT will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.

90-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your DEWALT Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund - no questions asked.