Makita's 3 in. x 24 in. Belt Sander (model 9920) combines power and speed with ease-of-use features and less noise for fast and efficient stock removal. The 9920 is ideal for woodworkers, carpenters, furniture makers, floor installers, deck builders and general contractors who require a best-in-class belt sander. It features a powerful 8.8 Amp motor with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load. The variable speed control dial allows you to match the speed (690-1440 ft./min.) to the application to suit a variety of jobs. This model also offers low-noise operation at only 84 dB, making it one of the quietest sanders in its class.