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Blog series by Redoak49 updated 07-31-2016 03:36 PM 3 parts 6353 reads 14 comments total

Part 1: Assembly

07-29-2016 04:48 PM by Redoak49 | 2 comments »

Several months ago, I purchased a new dust collector. Before, I had a Jet 1.5 HP dust collector with a cartridge filter and vortex cone. It did an OK job and was piped into my shop with 4” PVC. My measurements of the flow at the dust collector were 670 CFM at the 6” port and only 450 CFM at the 4” port with a maximum static pressure was 10.25”. I wanted to get a cyclone style and looked at the ClearVue and the Oneida. While ClearVue makes a very good cyclone, they do not provide a comp...

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Part 2: Performance Testing

07-30-2016 10:35 PM by Redoak49 | 6 comments »

Several months ago, I purchased the Super Dust Gorilla 5 HP from Oneida. The specifications on the Super Dust Gorilla were • 5 HP US made Baldor motor – 19.5 Amps• Backward Inclined Cast Aluminum Impeller – 15”• Max Performance 1860 CFM at 2.5” SP• 8” Inlet• HEPA MERV 16+ Filter• Filter 110 sq. ft Given my new dust collector, I wanted to see how well it really performed compared to the Oneida performance curve. I used a great set of tools loaned to me from another...

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Part 3: Shop Duct and Hose Testing

07-31-2016 03:36 PM by Redoak49 | 6 comments »

Several months ago, I purchased the Super Dust Gorilla 5 HP from Oneida. The specifications on the Super Dust Gorilla were:• 5 HP US made Baldor motor – 19.5 Amps• Backward Inclined Cast Aluminum Impeller – 15”• Max Performance 1860 CFM at 2.5” SP• 8” Inlet• HEPA MERV 16+ Filter• Filter 110 sq. ft I posted a couple of days ago the measured performance curve for this dust collector. That was all fine and somewhat interesting. But, the important part is not the performanc...

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