I've had my US built 3M for 20 years. Female who is stripping and painting a large 136 yr. If you need a new sander, buy this one. As for its sanding capability, it sands quite fast. This device is nothing short of amazing.
3M 20317 Features & Specs
Powerful 0.28 hp motor provides professional performance for all sanding and finishing applications
Precision balanced motor operates smoothly for greater comfort and control
Low-profile, balanced design optimizes the performance of 3M abrasives
Pneumatic power exceeds the capability of standard electric sanders, supplying hours of continual use
Aluminum body and durable composite cover reduce cracked housings and downtime.Airflow Rate: 17 SCFM
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3M 20317 Final Thoughts
"It's a nice product."
It made it through the job without breaking a sweat. This feels and runs like a precision tool. So i guess i'd be back on Amazon real soon! It has done everything I have needed it to do. 220 grit for final sanding is still a bit aggressive.