Dust Collectors

Well-Equipped Shop – Dust-Collection Upgrade

Dust-Collection Upgrade Most router tables need better dust collection. They usually have a port on the fence, but that’s only half the battle. What about all the dust that’s thrown below the table? Rockler has an answer—actually, two answers: the Dust Bucket, which encloses your router, and the Dual Port, a...

Tool News – Oneida V-5000 5 hp Dust Collector

Oneida just announced a new stationary dust collector, the V-5000. The New Oneida Air Systems’ V-5000 collector has a 5 hp Baldor motor and a backward inclined fan wheel which provides 1,498 CFM @ 1.65” of static pressure. The V-cyclone design is extremely efficient at ultra fine dust separation which greatly...

Tool News – Oneida Smart Dust Collector

Oneida recently announced the Smart Dust Collector. It's the first portable dust collector that automatically changes its performance in real-time, constantly adapting to the many different uses a portable collector sees.   Like a traditional dust collector, it moves high air volume that larger dust ports and hoses (4" to 6")...

Tool News – Oneida Dust Sentry

Oneida just announced the Dust Sentry, a high-tech way to warn you that your dust collector's barrel is full. An infrared sensor is connected to a strobe light that flashes when dust reaches a preset level. It's a high-tech approach to a simple problem.   More information is available here.

Milk Jug Dust Collection

Milk Jug Dust Collection Routing makes a real mess. But, here’s a solution that won’t cost you a dime.Take a 1-gallon milk or windshield-washer container and cut a hole in one side for a bit. Slice off the bottom with a utility knife. Cut back the three other sides so they line up with the centerline of...

Well-Equipped Shop – Demo Air Net

Fan-powered dust collection     The Demo Air Net turns an ordinary box fan or circular fan into a convenient, inexpensive tool for reducing airborne dust associated with sanding, routing and sawing when conventional dust collection isn’t available. It’s not intended as a replacement for central dust collection, but it will,...

Upgrades for Dust Collectors

    Woodtek’s coupling skirt ($30) makes it easier to dispose of the dust your collector collects. It adapts your 2- or 3-hp dust collector to a metal trash can. Simply disconnect the full can, put on the lid and haul it to the trash. However, to maintain your collector’s efficiency (rated CFM) without the benefit of its...