Projects in process. . . #3: Pen states cyclone dust collector

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Blog entry by need2boat posted 05-11-2011 01:53 AM 5236 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve added these entries not in order of how they were installed rather as I’ve had time.

As soon as I decided to convert my old garage into a shop, space was top of the list. When looking at how best to deal with things I decided to go with a cyclone and Pen state is within driving distance and they offered free layout. The close distance really helped as like most projects of this type it required a few returns and exchanges as I changed routing of duct a bit.

If anyone is looking into pen state I was really happy with both web/catalog and the store. Everyone really helped and had first experience with the products and how best to use them.

When looking at redoing the garage I decided to add a small lean to to the back so I could put the air compressor and cyclone out back. I still need to add a return to the lean to but need to figure out the best way without adding all the noise back into the system.

routing of the duct

After using the cyclone a month or so I decided to add a vacuum pump and wired a light into the shop for when it’s full. If you’ve ever tried to empty one of these bin full it’s not fun.

Picture of the lean to just after finishing up with the siding

The starting point of the garage

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