The DeWalt 5-inch heavy duty Random Orbit Sander with a motor that spins the pad at 12,000 OPT. The shorter height allows user to get as close as possible to work piece for sanding and more control. Rubber over mold in all of the critical areas of the sander, increasing grip quality. A separate counterweight design reduces vibration and leads to a better finished product. The improved dust sealed switch protects against dust ingestion for longer switch life. Likewise the improved dust collection and interfacing with vacuum locking system, creating less mess and increased visibility. Dust bag has patented one-handed locking system. Accepts 5-inch 8-hole hook and loop paper.