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Forum topic by bucknecked posted 11-20-2009 05:41 PM 810 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-20-2009 05:41 PM

I have two 650 cfm dust collectors. If I use both collectors on the same line will it increase the cfm total? How would I hook them up If this would work?

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#1 posted 11-20-2009 05:44 PM

I would install a Y at the beginning of the run and hook them up. It’s bound to increase the suction.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#2 posted 11-20-2009 06:11 PM

It will increase your CFM but it will not increase the velocity of the air. So it will be better than a single 650 CFM, but it will not pull as rapidly as a single 1,300 cfm solution.

Think of putting two box fans side by side, the air coming out of them is still the same speed but there is twice a much of it.

What it will do is allow you to use 6” hose and 4” reducers to increase the velocity instead of 4”/2.5.”

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