5" Sander Hook and Loop Protector Pad

5" Sander Hook and Loop Protector Pad

$6.99 ea.

 

5" Sander Hook and Loop Protector Pad

Your random orbit sander's pad will last longer

Rather than go through the frustration of buying a new hook and loop backer pad for your random orbit sander when it wears out, put the wear and tear on one of these protector pads instead. They're easier and much less costly than a new backer pad assembly for your sander. The protector simply attaches to the hook-and-loop pad on your 5" sander, then your sanding disc attaches to this pad. When it wears out, pull it off and put a new one on in a matter of seconds.

  • Prevents the hooks on your sander's pad from wearing out by aggressive sanding
  • Pad protector attaches to 5" (125 mm) random orbit sander backing pads
  • Highly recommended when using Autonet, Abranet or any other mesh abrasive. Mesh abrasives wear out backer pad hooks quicker than paper sanding discs
  • Accommodates any hole pattern on random orbit sanders
  • Allows ultimate dust extraction with 75 holes



An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Eventually all hook and loop pads on random orbit sanders lose their ability to grip sanding discs, forcing you to replace the entire pad. Instead, wear out one of these protector pads:
  • They're easier to replace
  • They're a lot less money than a new pad
  • They work with all dust extration hole configurations
  • Works on Festool, DeWalt, Bosch, Milwaukee, Porter Cable and other 5" random orbit sanders with a hook and loop pad.


Size 5" diameter for 5" random orbit sanders
Quantity 1 ea
Brand Mirka
Part # Mirka Autonet Pad Protector
5 Reviews
88%
Overall
4 star
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5
February 14th, 2020
Verified Buyer
Art
GA
Semi-Professional Woodworker
Protector pad
Holes didn't match up real good but a simple little razor blade fixed that this thing has got some kind of gripping power. It's going to work out just fine. going to get one for my other orbital sander.
Familiarity: I haven't used it yet
2
November 16th, 2018
Verified Buyer
johnny
n/a
Does not fit Makita random orbit sander
It sure has a lot of holes, too bad they are in the wrong places. Can not fit more than one hole on a standard Makita 7-hole 5-inch sander
5
June 10th, 2018
Verified Buyer
Wyowoodsmith
Hulett Wy
5" Sander Hook and Loop Protector Pad
I love the AUTONET Sanding Disks, and this protective hook & loop pad helps protect my original pad, the AUTONET pads are tough as nails (Or Hickory) and would wear out a normal pad, If you have never used AUTONET disks, give them a shot, they last 6x's longer for me with ALL Species, Hard Maple, Bubinga, Bocote even Hickory. I would Highly Recommend this pad- Thanks again WWS for yet another High End Quality Product that will cut time and costs (Both I can pass on to my Clientele)
5
February 18th, 2017
Verified Buyer
Wyowoodsmith
Hulett Wyoming
5" Sander Hook and Loop Protector Pad
This protector pad is a definite "must" if using the Autonet abrasive pads, it saves the original "Hook & Loop" pad- my ONLY fault finding is that it doesn't match up w/ my RIDGID sander holes, still 5 stars
Familiarity: I've used it in a LOT of projects
5
August 30th, 2016
Verified Buyer
n/a
Bakersfield CA
Hobbyist Woodworker
Protector pad and discs
Pad and discs would not stay on the sander, The sander I'am using is an older Porter Cable RO model 333 I find that new pads for this sander are a problem and plan on replacing it. Will give it a good test when the new unit arrives.
Familiarity: I've used it in several projects
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