Great Dust Separation

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Review by scarpenter002 posted 03-30-2013 01:52 AM 5064 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Ordered a mini cyclone for attachment to my shop vac. The kit is currently on sale, $20 off, which basically covers the shipping.

The box shipped via UPS and arrived exactly one week after ordering. When it arrived, I was fearful that my merchandise might be damaged, as the side of the box was caved in. But ClearVue had done a great job of packaging, putting all the pieces inside of the two 5 gallon buckets, nested together.

Assembly was quick and easy, taking only about 5 minutes. The instructions were complete, accurate, and easy to follow.

The Product in Action
I sucked up a pile of dust, containing both saw dust and very fine drywall powder. It did an excellent job of separating out the dust into the bucket, with very little dust making it to the vacuum.

I like the lower profile of this unit, vs. the Dust Deputy, in what I would perceive as providing more stability, as well as the larger connection point of the cyclone to the lid.

Though I have only had this product a couple of days, I am very impressed so far, and can’t wait to put it through the paces, hooked up to my tracksaw or palm sander.

Thanks for reading.

-- Scott in Texas

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#1 posted 03-31-2013 04:32 PM

Cool and congrats, these work really well…. Enjoy….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 04-03-2013 05:26 PM

I’ve had one for about 6 months now. Ditto on everything Scott said. Perhaps the biggest advantage of this and similar small cyclones is that one can use a real HEPA filter without having to de-clog it every 5 minutes. Getting rid of the really fine dust (of sub-micron size) is optimal for your lungs.

-- Béla, Memphis TN

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