Makita's 1-1/8 in. x 21 in. Belt Sander (model 9031) combines speed and a compact design with ease-of-use features for sanding in confined spaces. The 9031 is ideal for detail work including fine carpentry and furniture making, featuring a 5 Amp motor with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load. The variable speed control dial allows the user to match the speed (656-3280 ft./min.) to the application to suit a variety of jobs. Designed for smooth, reliable operation, the 9031 is also engineered with ball-bearing construction for a longer tool life.