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Soup Up Your Dust Collector

Get finer filtration and more power from any single-stage collector


Everyone agrees that wood dust is a danger, but not everyone can afford the best solution, a cyclone dust collector with state-of-the-art filtration. So what do you do for more budget-friendly protection? Add a better filter and a separator or internal baffle to your single-stage collector. Better filters will filter the finest dust, keeping your airways cleaner, and a separator or baffle will trap the majority of dust before it reaches the filter, so you won't have to stop and unclog it as often.

From Fine Woodworking #232, pp. 46-51

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