Dust Collector – How do they work?


By: Fang Huang


A dust collector, specifically a wood dust collector use a two stage system in large
scales for something like a workshop or wood shop. Two stage systems are used to
filter out and separate large particles from smaller and finer grains with the use 
of a pre-collection device, like a cyclone or baffled container.


Dust collectors are obviously used for collect dust and other small particles with 
ease for potentially later disposal. Collectors range from a variety purposes from
collection of... 
 - Wood dust
 - Metal scraps
 - Plastic shavings
 - Toxic materials (Might need respirator / protection)
 - Etc.

Image of our Wood Dust Collector

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