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Forum topic by Trev_Batstone posted 01-14-2012 07:01 AM 1436 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Trev_Batstone

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01-14-2012 07:01 AM

Just wondering if any of you have a filter-a-fan www.filterafan.com in your shop, and if so, do you find it helpful in fine dust control? I realize that this does not by any means replace a dust collector system, but wondering if it is efficient in collecting fine pollen dust that gets into the air from power tools. You input would be much appreciated. Thanks!

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.


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felkadelic

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#1 posted 01-14-2012 07:23 AM

I have no feedback on the product itself, but I’d imagine Powermatic, ShopVac, etc. aren’t happy to have their proprietary images used on a competitor’s [shoddy] website.

Also, I see no mention of CFM pertaining to that product (the kit that includes the fan and filter)—seems like a pretty important part of the equation.

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 08:06 AM

I have made something very similar with some scraps around the shop. Not to tough. It does filter some dust, about what you would expect from a box fan and furnace filter.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 04:53 PM

Agreed. I use bungie cords on mine.

On the list of things I care about in my shop …. how my box fan + filter setup LOOKS … is WAY, way down there ;-)

-- -- Neil

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