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Parallel Dust Deputy #1: Parallel Dust Deputy - Proof of Concept

03-10-2016 02:29 PM by MinnesotaSteve | 5 comments »

A few years ago I bought a Dust Deputy cyclone with the buckets and everything, and it was most awesome. My vacuum at the time was a little 3HP Shopvac. However last year I bought a bigger 6.5HP Shopvac which pulls a lot more air as well as a lot more suction. This new vac overpowers the Dust Deputy, when turned on the hose going to the cyclone violently contracts. In the manual, Oneida shows using two Dust Deputy cyclones in parallel to better handle a larger vac. They even sell a kit with three cyclones that you can hook up two vacs to to get even more air flow. Now I don’t know if the limitation here is CFM or if it’s the suction, but I just find this interest...

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