|Project by Twodeuce||posted 04-14-2015 02:01 PM||1271 views||3 times favorited||2 comments|
I have had a Cleavue Cvmax cyclone for around 3 years now. I like it except when the filters get too loaded up, the suction is horrible.
I have a 37” dual drum sander I use as a planer. This would be the culprit to loading up my filters.
I love my drum sander too much to get rid of it. The suggestion from Clearvue is to bang on it and blow air through it. Ok. That kind of works, but doesn’t really bring it back to a serviceable level of suction.
I needed to be able to quickly remove my filter stacks so I could take them outside and blow them out. That works awesome!
Wasn’t going to be able to do that with them stacked, screwed in placed and caulked to the outlet vent of the cyclone.
So I came up with what you see here.
The filters are caulked and screwed to mdf squares (flanges) top and bottom. This gives me something to “clamp” to. The 8” hose and cleanout box have 8 5/8” ID gaskets caulked to them. This provides a nice seal when the mdf flanges are clamped to them.
When I need to clean them out; I unscrew the tops and bottoms, take them outside and blow them out.
So far, it works a treat! Fingers crossed… :)
Hopefully this is a solution for some folks experiencing the same issue.