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i’m new to woodworking and have finally decided to invest in dust control.I’m thinking about delta 50-760 collector and a jet afs1000b air filtration system.My question would I be able to set it up as a central system or will i have to move it around to each machine?I have a tablesaw,planer,router and miter saw I would like to hook it up to now.I would like to add a jointer,bandsaw and a benchtop sander in the future.I’ve read I could use pvc to plumb it with.I was wondering if I used blast gates to shut off machines thats not in use if that would work?Any help on the subject would be appreciated,thanks.

-- Marty.Athens,AL


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dbhost

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#1 posted 762 days ago

The air flow on that Delta is WAY better than my HF DC, and to be honest, I have no problems running my table saw, jointer, router table etc… ducted with blast gates. I run a 5” run split to 2 4” runs, so I pull both upper and lower… Works great, that Delta should work better…

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#2 posted 761 days ago

thanks for the info,the more I read on dust collection the more confused I get.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 761 days ago

I “think” that is the same DC I have. 1.5hp model? If so, you will be pushing the limits if you want to use as a central DC system. I also use blast gates and 4” hose but need to change to 6” to gain some air movement for the longer run. You might look into getting the book “Woodshop Dust Control” by Sandor Nagyzlanzsky(SP). He does a real nice job of explaining dust collection in an easy to read and understandable way.

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#4 posted 761 days ago

thanks i’ll check out the book.it is a 1.5hp.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 761 days ago

I have a new Delta 50-760 dust collector which I will be installing in one corner of my garage. Many woodworkers have this dust collector and there is a wealth of on-line information. Try Googling Delta 50-760 Duct Layout.

http://www.google.com/search?q=delta+50-760+duct+layout

Here is an example of a post from another forum which has a lot of useful information.

http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?55291-Delta-50-760-DC-implementation

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TechRedneck

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#6 posted 760 days ago

I use a 50-760 in my shop and have it piped with 4” S&D PVC.

I would reccomend good aluminum self cleaning blast gates and short runs of flex hose to your tools. You will need a pre separator of some sort unless you like cleaning the filter and changing the bags.

Look into a Wynn filter, the dust bags that come with them don’ t really work that well in the long run but are better than nothing. Your lungs are worth more than the cost of the upgrades.

Here is what I did to my Delta, it never looses suction, runs with my drum sander, table saw, two planers, miter saw, jointer and a floor sweep.

http://lumberjocks.com/TechRedneck/blog/29742

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#7 posted 760 days ago

I have a Jet 1100 cfm with a Dust Dog pleated filter. I’m running ~10’ of 6” with branches of 4” to some of the tools. My TS and SCMS have 6” gates. All of the seams are taped with aluminum duct tape.

With an empty bag and clean filter, my setup will suck up small animals. – lol

-- Adversity doesn't build character...................it reveals it.

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#8 posted 760 days ago

As Medicken suggests, read Sandor’s book. Keep your runs short which likely means making the DC portable unless things are close together. I have four 1.5 HP DCs spread around to avoid having to move one around all the time. This has the advantage over a big DC in that I am only running 1.5 HP at a time instead of 3HP or more.

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#9 posted 759 days ago

thanks everybody for the help.I did the google search and also looked at sawmillcreek learned some valuable info.I also ordered sandor’s book to read.I was planning on a pre seperator and I’m glad you recommended it.after I get it set up I will add the wynn filter.thanks again for the help.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#10 posted 753 days ago

If you are interested in a used less than 2yrs, Delta 50-760 I have one for sale. I am asking $300 but don’t have anyway to ship. I am in Louisiana.

-- Cajun Don, Louisiana

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#11 posted 751 days ago

thanks for offering cajun don but mine was delivered today.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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