Bosch GEX 150 AC Orbit Sander

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Bosch GEX 150 AC Orbit Sander


The orbital sander allows for smooth, scratch free finish on planar wood boards.

It is simply a sander that moves the sanding media in a circle (spinning it) while at the same time moving the entire pad in a slightly oval orbit around the center of the sanders' z-axis. Simply put the sander keeps the sanding particles from making contact with the same section of wood over and over, resulting in a more uniform finish.


  • Always wear a mask along with safety goggles.
  • When you turn on the machine, keep it away from the surface.
  • When you turn off the machine, let it come to a complete stop before placing it on a surface.

How to use

  • Before you begin sanding, make sure the disk of the sander has proper sandpaper attached and with the ideal grain.
  • Check that the sandpaper already on the sander still has grit; if it is too worn down, replace it before sanding.
  • As usual, make sure that the material you are sanding is properly secured with a vice or clamp to a table.
  • When you turn the sander on, make sure you let it spin up to full speed before making contact with the material.
  • Don't press down on the sander. The weight of the sander and your arm will cause enough pressure to get the job done.
  • Cover all rough surfaces of the material until the edges have been thoroughly smoothed and you have removed all splinters.
  • Lift the sander off of the material before allowing it to slow down/turn off.


  • Good finishing
  • Removes large marks on the wood
  • Only suitable for flat surfaces
  • Random movement
  • Not good for sanding edges as it can be too powerful

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