the following for a printer friendly version of Tip -
the Filter Hood
operation, dust will build up on the inside surface of the
filter hood. After every 8 to 10 hours of Dust Collector operation,
vacuum the exterior of the filter hood. Just before you
change the collection bag, tap the top and sides of the
filter hood to dislodge the dust buildup. If you're generating
a lot of fine dust, tap off the dust buildup more often.
every 15 to 30 hours of operation, wash the filter hood to
maintain optimum performance. Before washing, dislodge the
dust buildup and remove the retaining strap. Then,
hand or machine wash the hood in cold water using a mild detergent.
Line dry or tumble dry on no heat. When the hood is dry, reinstall
the retaining strap assembly.
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