Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Dust Separators

A dust separator, DS, is a device to remove particles from the vacuum air stream without filters. The Dyson vacuum cleaner is an example of this process, using cyclonic airflow for separation. Cyclonic airflow works like a washing machine spin cycle, except instead of throwing water out it throws dust. For this discussion we will examine two devices available to the woodworking shop: The Dust Deputy and the Thein baffle.

To be continued

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