I have posted several threads that have detailed dust collector testing and along with effects of ducts and hoses. I borrowed the test equipment to do this as it is not cheap especially the digital thermal anemometer. Now that I have the perfor...
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I am a retired metallurgical engineer who was involved in the production of steel for over 40 years that was used for gears, axles, springs etc.
Woodworking is a hobby for me and have been doing it for about 45 years. I build some cabinets, furniture and do Intarsia scroll sawing.
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There are many threads about dust collectors and modifications made to them. Unfortunately, there is relatively little information on the actual dust collector performance and the effect of the modifications. I did some measurements using some ...
Several months ago, I purchased the Super Dust Gorilla 5 HP from Oneida. The specifications on the Super Dust Gorilla were:• 5 HP US made Baldor motor – 19.5 Amps• Backward Inclined Cast Aluminum Impeller – 15”• Max Performance 1860 CFM ...
Several months ago, I purchased the Super Dust Gorilla 5 HP from Oneida. The specifications on the Super Dust Gorilla were • 5 HP US made Baldor motor – 19.5 Amps• Backward Inclined Cast Aluminum Impeller – 15”• Max Performance 1860 CF...
Several months ago, I purchased a new dust collector. Before, I had a Jet 1.5 HP dust collector with a cartridge filter and vortex cone. It did an OK job and was piped into my shop with 4” PVC. My measurements of the flow at the dust collector w...