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The RO 90 DX is the newest addition to Festool's line of Rotex sanders. If you're
already familiar with the advantages of Rotex
sanders, you may just be curious what's so special about the new model.
The only professional sander that sands open spaces as easily as it conquers corners.
How do you move seamlessly between rough sanding and final sanding without switching
sanders? It is easy when you own a Rotex multi-mode sander.
The design of this multipurpose sander is nothing short of an engineering marvel.
Use the aggressive action to quickly and efficiently remove wood, paint, or varnish.
Switch to the fine setting for final finishing. Equip your Rotex with polishing
pads, sponges, felts or sheepskin and get astonishing finishes that gleam with brilliance.
With the new RO 90 DX, add the ability to swap the round pad for a delta-shaped
pad to reach deep into corners and crevices. Transform rough surfaces with startling
power, stripping stubborn paints and other coatings, and making you the master of
all materials. The aggressive mode delivers material removal like that of a grinder
and makes your belt sander look like a toy. Shaving off hours of sanding, you quickly
and easily achieve astonishing results.
When sanding on or near edges, use the optional hard pad to preserve a crisp edge
on the material. It is also effective for coarse sanding when shaping or producing
contours is the intended effect.
The one sander that conquers corners as easily as it
sands open spaces.
Features at a glance.
Explore the many useful features of the RO 90 DX sander by moving your mouse over
the feature dots below.
Switch between aggressive mode for quick material removal, random orbital mode for
finish sanding, delta mode for detail sanding and polishing mode with the twist
of a wrist. Change from round pad to delta-shaped pad in seconds, no tools required.
This multi-mode functionality is what makes the RO 90 DX the world's most versatile
sander. Learn more about Multi-Mode sanding capabilities.
Amazing Dust Extraction
You've not truly experienced dust collection until you've used a Festool power tool
coupled with a Festool CT dust extractor. Our dust extractors are designed to capture
up to 99.997% of all dust particles down to 0.3 microns in size. Purchase your Rotex
sander with a Festool CT dust extractor for instant
savings. Learn more about dust extraction.
Rotex sanders incorporate Festool's Multiple Material Control (MMC) electronics.
MMC Electronics deliver soft-start, step-less variable speed control, constant speed
under load, and thermal and overload protection. Each of these functions are designed
to provide you with optimal results and protect your power tool investment. Learn
more about MMC Electronics.
While the concept is simple, the Festool Plug-It cord just makes work easier.The
Plug-It cord attaches and detaches from the tool with a quick twist of the wrist.
What's the big deal about a detachable power cord you ask? Well, instead of having
a web of power cords all over the place, you can share a single cord between multiple
The edge protector snaps onto the front of the sander quickly and easily, no tools
required. It's designed to prevent incidental contact with adjoining surfaces. Have
you ever dinged a piece of material trying to get into a corner? With the edge protector,
you can get right against an adjoining surface with confidence.
Sealed Metal Gear Housing
This design blocks foreign particles from entering the gear housing. Materials like
solid surface dust would normally compromise the integrity of other sanders, but
not the Rotex. Also, the gears are made from metal rather than plastic which is
commonly used in other sanders. Learn more about
Ergonomics are an important consideration in the design process for Festool power
tools. Rotex sanders are developed operate with minimal noise levels, have virtually
no vibration effects, and to be ambidextrous. Learn more about the
Round or Delta, You Decide
Switch between a round pad and delta-shaped pad in seconds, no tools required. Conquer
corners just as easily as you work quick work of open spaces. In delta-mode, enjoy
the power of an aggressive gear-driven sanding action. With an optional extended
delta-shaped pad, you can reach between louvers and into other narrow spaces. Learn
more about Multi-Mode sanding capabilities.
Switch from aggressive mode to random orbital mode with the flip of the wrist.
Watch the video below to see the power of the RO 90 DX sander's aggressive, gear-driven
mode. It can be likened to the sanding action of a belt sander and removes thick
coats of paint and other materials quickly and easily. A quick turn of the mode
selection dial puts the sander into its random orbital mode, perfect for finish
Switch between a round pad and delta pad in seconds.
What good is having a sander that transforms from a round pad to a delta-shaped
pad if it's a pain to do? Well, with the RO 90 DX, you can swap between these two
modes in a matter of seconds without the use of any tools. Switch the sander to
Delta mode with it's mode selection dial. Give the round pad a twist to remove it.
Then twist the delta-shaped pad on. That fast and you're ready to conquer some corners!
Check out some of these other videos showing the Rotex RO 90 DX in action. This
YouTube video playlist consists of about a dozen videos from actual Festool customers
who are putting this tool through it's paces.
RO 90 DX
3.5" (90 mm)
Speed, Rotary Motion (RPM)
260 - 520
Speed, Eccentric Motion (RPM)
3,500 - 7,000
1/8" (3 mm)
Dust Extraction Port
3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)
SYS 2 T-Loc
StickFix Soft Round Sanding Pad
StickFix V93 Delta Sanding Pad
Plug-It Power Cord
Abrasives Sample Pack