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25-2. The standard accessories for the Dust Collector
are: (A) two 2-1/2" x 8' flexible pickup hoses,
(B) floor nozzle, (C) two extension wands, (D) 2-1/2"
to 1-1/4" reducer, (E) utility nozzle, (F) elbow
brush, (G) two inlet plugs, (H) six 30-gallon waste
disposal bags, and two inlet plug caps (not shown).
standard accessories or your choice of optional accessories
shown in Figures
25-2 and 25-3
for dust collection operations. To assemble your Dust Collector,
follow the instructions in the Owners Manual that came with
your unit. Also, pay special attention to the electrical requirements
listed in the manual.
of your Dust Collector are:
25-3. Some optional accessories for the Dust Collector
are: (B) 24" Filter Hood, (C) Bandsaw Dust Chute,
(D) 2-1/2" Hose Connector (coupler), (E) 2-1/2"
Elbow, (F) Six 30-gallon waste disposal bags, and (G)
Remote Foot Switch and 4" inlet assembly (not shown).
large airflow and filter capacity make it suitable for other
dust producing activities such as drywall sanding (Figure
25-4). Through use, you'll discover more.
heavy polyester/felt filter hood filters out sawdust particles
from the air and returns virtually dust-free air to the
room. The standard seven square feet of filter area allows
the Dust Collector to move air at normally 330 cubic feet
per minute (cfm).
choice of hook-ups gives you greater versatility.
For portable operation using the standard 3-way inlet, you
can connect one 2-1/2" diameter hose or use two or
three hoses simultaneously.
For equipment that has a 4" dust chute or for a permanent
piping dust collection system, an optional 4" inlet assembly
can be substituted. Its elbow can be set at four different
positions 90-degrees apart.
1/2 hp motor is enclosed to keep out harmful dust particles,
is fan cooled, and has no brushes to wear out.
25-4. Use your Dust Collector for other dust
producing activities such as drywall sanding.
large 4-vane fan creates maximum airflow to eliminate the
settling of debris in the hoses.
heavy duty, see-through collection bag has a 30 gallon capacity
and is 4 mils thick. A quickrelease strap and bag retainer
clips make changeovers a one person job.
oversize wheels and casters provide easy mobility while
making the Dust Collector relatively tip-proof.
accessories include (Figure
- The durable and kink-resistant flexible hoses attach to
stationary or hand-held power woodworking equipment having
2-1/4" dust chutes.
- The reducer allows you to connect equipment with 1-1/4"
chutes found on older models of the Mark V Model 500 and
- The two extension wands eliminate back bending for floor
- The floor nozzle has a built-in brush and roller wheels
for quick and easy floor work.
- The utility nozzle is designed for bench top cleaning
and for tight spots where the floor nozzle is too big.
- The elbow brush can be used for sweeping shelves, walls,
equipment, or workpieces.
accessories include (Figure
- The hose rack, on which you can neatly store your hoses,
- The 4" Inlet Assembly, used to build a permanent dust
collection piping system (described later in this chapter).
- The extra large 24" filter hood has twice the capacity
as the standard filter hood, allowing twice as much time
- The remote foot switch give you convenient and complete
control of the Dust Collector.
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