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Great Northern Equipment Becomes National Distributor For Essex Silver Line

ROGERS, MINNESOTA – January 2020: Great Northern Equipment has become a distributor for Essex Silver Line products including a sander, edger, and a polisher; complete with a full line of accessories.

The SL-7 Floor Edger is a hand held edger designed to stand up to the toughest customer. It has a 1.5 horsepower, universal motor that delivers 3,600 RPM. The 7″ diameter disc pad is precision balanced and rubbed backed with steel. It has a rerouted vacuum chamber for additional, extra-clean pickup.

The SL-8 Sander is the leader in rental sanders. The Sander features a 1 horsepower, constant speed motor that provides a drum speed of 1,800 RPM – the perfect
speed to not to gouge floors. It has a standard 8″ drum width that has a soft rubbercover and aluminum drum core. The drum holds 8″ x 20-3/16″ sandpaper.

The SL-1218R Orbital Polisher is designed for screening floors after sanding. Itfeatures a sealed Baldor, 1 horsepower motor with thermal overload. The cast aluminum base has weight built into the chassis for a low center of gravity to provide even polishing. The heavy-duty rubber towers in the four corners support the

base and plate protecting the motor shaft and allowing for easier operation.

GNE now also carries different grit styles of sandpaper for SL-7, SL-8, andSL-1218R. A variety of replacement parts are also available.

About GNE

Established over 30 years ago, GNE began distributing engines and expanded to incorporate commercial quality power equipment lines. GNE is a distributor of hardware, lawn and garden, rental, agriculture and power equipment industries. The GNE portfolio includes Brave, CEI, Dosko, Iron & Oak, JRCO, Maxim and Perma-Wrap.TM

For more information, visit or call (800) 822-0295.

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