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Model#: PCBN97466

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Porter-Cable 97466 Variable-Speed Random-Orbit Sander Kit (6 in.) with Dust Collection

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  • 4.5 Amp, AC only
  • Electronic variable-speed dial 2500-6800 OPM
  • Random orbit, swirl-free sanding action
  • Includes 6 in. proprietary counter balance for use with 6 in. sanding/polishing pad
  • Accepts 5/16-24 spindle thread accessories
  • Features two-position (left or right) removable side handle for greater comfort and control
  • Compact lightweight design - 7 lbs.
  • 100 percent ball and roller bearing construction
  • Variable-Speed Random-Orbit Sander Kit (6-in) with Dust Collection - 97466
  • Standard Hook & Loop Pad - 18001
  • Dust Collection Hood - 73340
  • Dust Collection Hose - 39332
  • Hose Adapter (1-1/2 in. to 2-1/2-in) - 39335
  • Abrasive Sheet
  • Side Handle
  • Carrying Case
  • Operating Manual


Length: 11 in.
Width: 10.5 in.
Height: 6 in.
Weight: 7 lbs.
Abrasive Type: Hook & Loop
Disc Diameter: 6 in.
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs.



4.5 / 5.0
4 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (2)
Powerful (2)
Easy To Use (1)
Best Uses
Frequent Use (1)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Easy To Use
Good product, [...]
Used the product to remove several layers of paint from a boat in preparation for repainting a boat. Powerful, controllable sander greatly impoved progress over air and smaller electric DAs
October 21, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Nice sander for the price
We use this sander every day in our shop and it works well and reliably.
June 1, 2012

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I need to buy just the pad part that holds the paper. Can I buy one of those and from where
Dan on Mar 7, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Unfortuntly, we do not sell parts here in our warehouse. Porter Cable can be contacted directly at 1-888-848-5175. The part number for the hook and loop pad is 18001.


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.

In addition to the warranty, PORTER-CABLE tools are covered by our:

  • 1 YEAR FREE SERVICE: PORTER-CABLE will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.
  • 90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your PORTER-CABLE Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund – no questions asked.
  • LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, see country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see website for warranty information.

To register your tool for warranty service visit our website at

To obtain information on warranty performance, please write to: PORTER-CABLE CORPORATION, 4825 Highway 45 North, Jackson, Tennessee 38305; Attention: Product Service. THE FOREGOING OBLIGATION IS PORTER-CABLE'S SOLE LIABILITY UNDER THIS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PORTER-CABLE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.