Sanding, finishing, and polishing are tasks few of us look forward to. But if you want to remove imperfections, rough spots, paint, or varnish from your cabinet, shelf, or dining table without missing a spot, then you better have a sander at home or in your job site.

There are a lot of sanders available on the market right now, but few can compete with random orbital sanders when it comes to performance and versatility. This all-arounder has been a staple in many workshops thanks to its aggressive performance and relatively compact size.

If this is your first time buying a random orbital sander, then check out our buying guide and tool review that can help you choose the best sander for your needs.

We’re going to discuss their design and overall performance, as well as determine the best random orbital sander that you can purchase online or in your favorite hardware store.

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Bosch Power Tools - GET75-6N - Electric Orbital Sander, Polisher - 7.5 Amp, Corded, 6"" Disc Size - features Two Sanding Modes: Random Orbit, Aggressive Turbo for Woodworking, Polishing, Carpentry
  • Dual mode: Provides 2 sanding modes, random orbit mode for normal stock removal or fine finishing and "turbo" Driven eccentric orbit mode for aggressive stock removal at 5 times the rate of the normal random orbit sanding mode
  • Variable speed: The GET75 6N comes with a powerful 7. 5 amp variable speed motor (no load speed: 290 to 640 RPM, no load orbit speed: 3300 to 7300 OPM) provide power, flexibility for jobs
  • Ease of use: Get fast, smooth finishes on a variety of surfaces
  • Passive dust collection system: Passive dust collection system that requires a vacuum cleaner and hoses; Accepts Bosch VAC001, VAC009 and VAC010 hoses (sold separately) or a Bosch VAC002 hose adapter (included)
  • Orbital sander Package includes: The GET75 6N unit includes 1 (1) soft backing pad, 1 (1) hex pad wrench, 1 (1) sanding disc, 1 (1) removable front handle, 2 (2) vacuum hose adapters; Perfect for normal removal, most sanding jobs, wood floors, furniture finishing and polishing applications
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Festool 574993 Random Orbital Sander ETS 125 REQ-Plus
  • Ergonomically Formed to fit comfortably in any size hand
  • Compact and light weight enough for extended vertical and overhead use. Dust extraction connection dia-1-1/16 inch. Interchangeable sanding pad dia- 5 inch
  • Step-less variable speed allows you to adjust to the needs of the application
  • Balanced vibration stop (vs) design delivers better finish results, smooth operation and greater comfort
  • Jetstream design delivers highly efficient dust removal, resulting in cleaner air, better finishes, and longer abrasive and pad life
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DEWALT Random Orbit Sander, 5-Inch (DWE6423K)
  • 3.0 Amp motor spins the pad at 8,000 - 12,000 OPM
  • Shorter height minimizes the distance between user and work piece
  • Design reduces vibration and the rubber over-mold in critical areas reduces user fatigue
  • Dust-sealed switch for dust protection for longer switch life
  • Dust bag has one-hand locking system
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Milwaukee Electric Tools 2648-20 M18 Random Orbit Sander
  • Milwaukee Electric Tools 2648-20 M18 Random Orbit Sander
  • This product meets customer requirement
  • Product is easy to use
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Makita BO5041 3-Amp 4000-12000 OPM D-Handle Random Orbit Sander, 5-Inch
  • More Power for Faster Sanding and a Smooth Finish
  • Smooth and fast sanding with 3.0 AMP motor
  • Variable speed control dial (4,000-12,000 OPM) enables user to match the sanding speed to the application
  • Ergonomic rubberized palm grip and handle for improved operator comfort and control
  • Adjustable front handle allows for sanding in corners and confined areas
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CRAFTSMAN Random Orbit Sander, 3-Amp, Corded (CMEW231)
  • 3.0 Amps and 12, 000 OPM gives you the power to complete tasks with ease
  • High performance dust collection featuring onboard dust bag and connection to 11/4in. Vac hose
  • Dust sealed switch provides added durability
  • Includes (1) dust bag and sample sand paper
  • Compatible with versatile peg hook
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3M Random Orbital Sander – Pneumatic Palm Sander – 5” x 3/16” Diam. Orbit – Stikit Disc Pad – For Wood, Composites, Metal – Original Series, 20317
  • PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE – Powerful 0. 28 hp motor provides enough power for sanding and finishing applications
  • SMOOTH OPERATION – Precision balanced motor operates smoothly for greater comfort and control
  • PNEUMATIC POWER – Exceeds the capability of standard electric sanders, supplying hours of continual use
  • EASY ADHESIVE DISC ATTACHMENT – Includes 3M Stikit disc pad for use with adhesive-backed sanding discs
  • BUILT FOR DURABILITY – Aluminum body and durable composite cover reduce the risk of cracked housings and downtime