5 Dust Collection Products that Suck (In a Good Way!)
Sawdust isn't just a health hazard; it can cause falls and fires, too. These dust collection tools can help keep your shop safe and clean.
Cyclone Dust Collector
This Cyclone Dust Collector from Jet features a direct mount filter, a large collection bin and a radio frequency remote control that works from up to 50 ft. away. It has a two-stage dust separation system that pulls heavy debris down to the collection drum before it reaches the filter, which eliminates clogs and drops in suction. It can capture fine particles as small as 1 micron and below. This collector is great for small- and medium-size shops, and its swivel casters make it easy to move around. Speaking of dust collection, here are 11 more ways to keep your workshop neat and tidy.
Three-Machine Dust Collection Kit
The POWERTEC 70201 4-Inch Three-Machine Dust Collection Kit provides everything you need to connect your dust collector to three separate machines: 45-degree elbow connectors, Y-fittings, blast gates and key hose clamps. It installs quickly and easily, allowing you to customize a dust-extraction system for your shop.
Wet Dry Vacuum Adapter
You can connect a variety of power tools to your shop vacuum using a Workshop brand WS25007A 2-1/2-Inch Universal Wet Dry Shop Vacuum Adapter. It features three diameter sizes: 1-1/4, 1-7/8 and 2-1/2 in., offering a range of maneuverability, airflow and particle size collection. You just trim it to the desired size.
POWERTEC 70196 PVC Flexible Dust Collection Hose, Clear Color
This POWERTEC heavy-duty 4-in. by 50-ft. hose is made of high-grade PVC with reinforced spring steel in the walls for durability. The hose is super flexible, making it easy to position just how you want it, and because it’s clear, you can easily spot and remove any obstructions. According to the manufacturer, it won’t collapse under pressure from your dust collector and is ideal for sawdust, powder and ventilation.
POWERTEC 70122 Big Gulp Dust Hood
The POWERTEC Big Gulp Dust Hood can be used on your chop saw, table saw, lathe, drill press and other machines. The hood has a 13 by 16-in. opening and is made of tough, durable ABS plastic. It captures large and small particles, helping to create a cleaner, better shop atmosphere. Check out this PVC hack for collecting dust when using a drum sander.
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