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Model#: PCBN394

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Porter-Cable 394 Low Profile PSA Random Orbit Sander (5 in.) with Dust Collection

  • Porter-Cable 394 Low Profile PSA Random Orbit Sander (5 in.) with Dust Collection
This item is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the PCBN382.


  • ENDURATECH motor technology - For improved productivity, durability and control
  • Electronic Load Control - Maintains pad speed by monitoring motor speed increasing power under load conditions and removes material up to 42% faster than traditional random orbit sanders
  • Electronic Motor Braking - Stops the sander almost immediately, 73% faster than traditional sanders. The user can safely set the sander down without waiting for it to stop; further increasing user productivity.
  • ENDURATECH motor uses brushless technology in order to reduce the number of wear components by 71%, giving the motor 5 to 10 times longer life in testing compared to traditional palm grip sander motors
  • Reduced Tool Height - This produces a lower center of gravity, gets the user's hand 31% closer to the material being sanded, and ultimately delivers improved control, ergonomics, and finish
  • Improved ergonomics allow for comfortable body & top gripping
  • Dust sealed PC switch
  • Porex dust canister for maximum durability and efficiency
  • Built in Vac Adapter accepts 1 in. and 1-1/2 in. vacuum hoses
  • Rubber power cord flexible to -22 Degrees F
  • 8 hole PSA pad accepts standard paper
  • Users - Woodworkers, Interior Trim Installers, Furniture Makers, Countertop Makers, Hardwood Floor Install, Boat Maintenance
  • Applications - Aggressive sanding, coating removal, leveling seams, smoothing rough material, solid surface work and boat bottom clean-up
  • Low Profile PSA Random Orbit Sander (5-in) w/ Dust Collection - 394
  • Operating Manual


Abrasive Type: 8 hole, 5 in. PSA
Disc Diameter: 5-in
Shipping Weight: 4.25 lbs.


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  • Low Profile PSA Random Orbit Sander (5 in.) with Dust Collection


    if this unit is no longer made, what replaces this model, I would like to order another one.
    Asked on 1/12/2015 by cappy from rogue river,oregon

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      The replacement is a model Porter-Cable 382

      Answered on 1/13/2015 by Ray from Atlanta
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Palm Sander Warranty - PORTER-CABLE LIMITED THREE YEAR WARRANTY (1 year for reconditioned products)

PORTER-CABLE 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 or call (888) 848-5175. 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. NOTE: THIS WARRANTY WILL BE VOID IF THE TOOL IS USED ON DRYWALL.

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