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sailorjo70

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756 days ago

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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Radu

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#1 posted 756 days ago

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

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crank49

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#2 posted 756 days ago

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

-- Michael :-{| Diapers and politicians both need to be changed often; and for the same reason.

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BlankMan

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#3 posted 756 days ago

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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Grandpa

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#4 posted 755 days ago

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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sailorjo70

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#5 posted 753 days ago

Iwould like to thank all my good LJ for there advice

-- george Nl,Canada

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