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Blog series by Guy Dunlap updated 06-29-2014 11:21 PM 2 parts 4676 reads 15 comments total

Part 1: Dust Collector Upgrade – Pt 1 – Upgrading to HEPA Cartridge Filter

06-01-2014 11:40 PM by Guy Dunlap | 7 comments »

I have wanted to do some upgrades for my dust collection system for some time now. But before I add the new HEPA cartridge filter from Wynn Environmental, I want to take some measurements. I test my system as it is now with a felt bag that is supposed to filter down to 1.5-2 microns and get a reading. I test with and without an Oneida Super Dust Deputy. Then I add the HEPA filter and take some more reading and compare the results. I know this is some pretty dry material; however the ...

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Part 2: Dust Collector Upgrade - Pt 2 - Complete System Rebuild

06-29-2014 11:21 PM by Guy Dunlap | 8 comments »

After doing a complete rebuild of the system with the HEPA filter from Wynn Environmental, I run it through the same battery of tests I did in Part 1. This resulted in a 257% increase in cfm! The results are truly fantastic. If you have any questions on this build of the system, please leave a comment or PM me, as I truly welcome your questions and comments.. Thanks for watching!

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