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Project by sval229 posted 07-06-2019 04:35 AM 1169 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A lot of people have been asking about the performance of my thein separator. I ran it until the trash can was full and could see a whole load of chips/shavings spinning around inside the housing. Still no chips were sucked up into the dust collector.
I’m glad I used the plexiglass now because I can monitor not only performance but now I can see when the can is full.

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#1 posted 07-06-2019 06:53 AM

Thanks for posting.

My concern with a Thein was not being able to get close to full without loss of suction.

Looks like there is a big difference between one made to fit down in the can, or sit on top like yours.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#2 posted 07-06-2019 09:19 PM

You did a fine job with the separator

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#3 posted 07-07-2019 01:57 AM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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