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Forum topic by sailorjo70 posted 03-22-2012 02:41 PM 965 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-22-2012 02:41 PM

hello all you good lumber jocks could some one tell me if dryer plastic hose is safe to use on 2 hp dust collector

-- george Nl,Canada

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#1 posted 03-22-2012 02:43 PM

I’d say no. It will collapse in no time.

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#2 posted 03-22-2012 03:09 PM

No. Its for positive pressure applications.
Suction hose is very different.

-- Michael: Hillary has a long list of accomplishments, though most DAs would refer to them as felonies.

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#3 posted 03-22-2012 03:15 PM

Just an FYI, you want to try to use as little flexible hose as possible what ever type it is, the ridges in it produce really high losses. I only use it in the last 6” connecting the metal pipe to the gate on the machine. Did the same thing when I used PVC pipe.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#4 posted 03-22-2012 07:51 PM

A good vacuum system will collapse a metal pipe so a dryer hose would be out of the question. Buy a joint of it and use it sparingly as suggested above. It is a splice at best and probably a poor one at that.

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#5 posted 03-25-2012 12:27 AM

Iwould like to thank all my good LJ for there advice

-- george Nl,Canada

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