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Forum: 55. Dust Management Wed 21 July 2010, 12:43
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Posted By Rad Racer
David, glad you like the build, it was a lot of...

David, glad you like the build, it was a lot of fun.

I do not want to share the DXF files out of respect for Bill Pentz. He put much effort into the design and probably would not appreciate me...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Thu 15 July 2010, 09:29
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Posted By Rad Racer
Thanks MD....it was a fun build. Good to see...

Thanks MD....it was a fun build.

Good to see that we have another (potential) Mechmate builder in Minnesota. I am currently aware of 3 operational machines and a 4th current under construction.
Forum: 55. Dust Management Thu 20 August 2009, 07:25
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Posted By Rad Racer
Ken, I understand what you are saying about...

Ken,

I understand what you are saying about the cyclonic action required to "truly" seperate the dust from the air. According to Bill, different size motors require different size cyclones to...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Wed 19 August 2009, 09:53
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Posted By Rad Racer
Jeff, Doug - The design is scalable for...

Jeff, Doug -

The design is scalable for different motors and duct sizes. Download the excel sheet, plug in your requirements (i.e. 6" duct and 3hp motor) and it will generate the cyclone...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Tue 18 August 2009, 07:40
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Posted By Rad Racer
Thanks guy's, appreciate the kind comments. ...

Thanks guy's, appreciate the kind comments. Projects like this are a lot of fun.....they tend to push you to learn new skills and improve your metalworking abilities.

John,
I have a fan and...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Mon 17 August 2009, 14:54
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Posted By Rad Racer
Thanks, appreciate the comment. The plasma is...

Thanks, appreciate the comment. The plasma is in my brothers shop......the MM is in my shop, we share the tools:)
Forum: 55. Dust Management Mon 17 August 2009, 11:37
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Posted By Rad Racer
Kobus - Yeap, we have lot's of trees up here in...

Kobus - Yeap, we have lot's of trees up here in the northwoods. Saves you a trip to the lumber yard.

Irfan - Yes this was a DIY plasma machine, my brother and I built it a few years ago. I do...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Mon 17 August 2009, 09:49
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Posted By Rad Racer
TaDa - it's done.

Not bad for a weekend:D
Forum: 55. Dust Management Mon 17 August 2009, 09:48
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Posted By Rad Racer
more pictures

more pictures
Forum: 55. Dust Management Mon 17 August 2009, 09:40
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Posted By Rad Racer
Dust collector - cyclone build

We completed the cyclone for my Mechmate dust collector system this weekend. This was built using the Pentz plans/design that many people use.

First things was to layout the cyclone in CAD,...
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