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25-1. The Shopsmith DC3300 Dust Collector
25-1) provides an efficient and effective means to collect
wood shavings and sawdust from your workshop. Unlike conventional
shop vacuums, the Dust Collector is designed to collect and
filter the large volume of dust and shavings produced by modern
woodworking equipment. When used in conjunction with efficient
dust collection chutes and attachments, the Dust Collector
will help you approach dust-free woodworking.
of the Dust Collector is a large industrial blower which moves
large volumes of air. Sawdust and wood shavings pass through
the blower, slow down, and then settle in the disposable bag.
The air returns to the room after passing through a large,
permanent filter capable of capturing even the smallest wood
put your hand over the end of the Dust Collector hose you
will not feel the high vacuum, or sealed suction, of a home
or shop vacuum. A home vacuum cleaner needs this sealed suction
to move air through small openings. A typical shop vacuum
also requires a high sealed suction when used for water pickup.
The large airflow of the Dust Collector can be felt by placing
a few fingers into the end of the hose. The airflow of the
Dust Collector is much higher than any home or shop vacuum.
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