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02-11-2012 04:42 AM

I have a jet dc-1200 dust collector I am pretty sure it has the original bags i would like to get better bags for it. the ones that came with it are 30 micron maybe. how would it change the flow what size pipe should be run my shop is 19 by 33

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#1 posted 02-11-2012 12:45 PM

they say not to use plastic pipe for dust collection but if you ground it does it matter on the filter bags the top and bootom need to be the same right. please excuse the order of the questions always had a hard time keeping them in order how do you post a shop layout i made one on grizzly

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#2 posted 02-11-2012 02:20 PM

IMO, according to what I’ve read/researched, the only reason to ground a PVC ducted system is to prevent the static build up from discharging and (mildly) shocking you. The “myth” of fire has, supposedly, been debunked. As far as Bags, The top “bag” is a filter, the bottom “bag” is a collection bag for chips & dust. They can’t/aren’t the same. Ceck out the Wynn Enviromental website for more information regarding canister filters.

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#3 posted 02-11-2012 02:29 PM

Here you go…...Wynn canister filter…...35A…comes with 3 clear 15 mil bottom bags for chips…heavyduty…..

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#4 posted 02-11-2012 03:01 PM

I added bags from Highland Woodworking. They are felted inside and really made a difference. Hardly any “blow by” like the originals.
Yep! I have 2 bags. Top and bottom on my Harbor Freght DC unit.


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#5 posted 02-11-2012 03:47 PM

The Wynn filter would be a good choice, but if you stay with bags, 1 micron (or tighter) is what you want. Another source would be American Fabric Filter. Their bags are made to order, and a little more expensive than the ready made ones. On the other hand you can get a larger upper bag to increase your airflow.

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#6 posted 02-11-2012 03:53 PM

Never had a bag filter, but I do have a cannister on my DC. I think most of them have the self cleaning feature, that is a big plus.

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#7 posted 02-11-2012 05:59 PM

I also have a jet 1200. custom built a cyclone…i am in the process of updateing my pipes an filtration..its in my filters should handle 4200 cfm…i dont need that much but…o well! i,ll post the filtering system in about 2 weeks.. should filter down to 99.90%


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#8 posted 02-12-2012 10:18 AM

I have the HF unit with the Wynn filter and a Dust Deputy cyclone separator, A Jet 650 (paid 50.00 for it) and a Jet 1000B dust filter, gotta love the 1000B, keeps dust down in the shop that the DC system can’t seem to touch.

The reason for the material in the HF bag is I over flowed the blue barrel. The next phase will be to run hard duct and incorporate the Jet 650.

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