The first and only automated process for prepping aluminum returns.

ChannelSander will improve your workflow and drastically reduce labor costs by automatically scuffing or sanding your channel letter returns in preparation for custom painting. This innovative piece of equipment will scuff or sand the front and/or back surface of your pre-painted or mill finish aluminum coil as the material feeds into your channel letter bending machine. 

ChannelSander is equipped with an integrated brush and vacuum system which removes dust prior to the coil feeding into your letter machine.  Once the letters are formed, they are ready for final assembly and ultimately the paint booth.  This machine can also be quickly and easily configured to allow material to pass through freely when no pre-sanding is required.


  • Uses off-the-shelf Scotch-Brite pads. Nothing expensive or proprietary.
  • Integrated brush and vacuum system removes dust prior to feeding into your channel letter machine
  • Accepts coil or strip material from 1.5″ to 10″ in height and .032” to .080” in thickness
  • Slashes labor costs and prep time
  • Works with virtually any channel letter bending machine

ChannelSander was designed with one purpose in mind, to reduce labor costs and make your sign making operation faster and more efficient. Hours of tedious, painstaking labor spent sanding your letters after they are formed can now be a thing of the past by sanding your letters before they are formed. A moderately busy sign shop can expect a 100% return on investment in a matter of months. The drastic reductions in production time alone would make a ChannelSander a worthwhile  investment. The improvement in the quality and consistency of the prepared surfaced is an added bonus.

The price of a fully equipped ChannelSander includes a two-year parts and labor warranty, lifetime phone and remote access tech support from a U.S.-based technician. There is no optional equipment and there are no hidden fees.

PowerSystem220VAC, 15A, 50/60Hz, 1P
(W x D x H – monitor excluded)
ChannelSander30” x 21” x 60” (76 cm x 54 cm x 153 cm)
Coil Cassette30” x 30” x 42” (76 cm x 76 cm x 107 cm)
FeaturesIntegrated vacuumRemoves dust before bending
SetupSand one or both sides
MaterialsPainted or mill finish
Material Coil SpecificationsOutside Diameter26" only (66 cm)
Thickness.032”-.080" (0.8 mm – 2.0 mm)
Height1" – 10" (25.4 mm – 254 mm)

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