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#1 posted 03-13-2012 01:52 AM

What I read states that there has NEVER been a documented case where a home dust collector caused a fire. I think the static can build and shock you. People actually bond their machinery. It is impossible to ground an insulator (plastic pipe is a non conductor). If you experience a shock caused by the static you can run the wire on the outside of the plastic pipe and accomplish the same thing. The following offers a lot of reading.

http://home.comcast.net/~rodec/woodworking/articles/DC_myths.html


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