Router base alleviates dust concerns

The Stacc-Vac router base from Betterley Tools has a 7 x 11 in. base and outboard knob, a main base machined from ½ in. aluminum and an integrated vacuum system and adjustable dust deflector to capture over 95 percent of dust generated in most typical routing applications. The router base works on a variety of […]

Dust collection cabinet

The vacuum generated inside the Elite Tools CleanSweep cabinet by a 4 in. dust collection hose pulls chips and fine dust downward past the router bit, keeping the table surface and the surrounding shop clean. The effect is said to be even more powerful when combined with Incra CleanSweep Rings for MagnaLock router plates and […]

Cord and hose hook organizer

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced a bracket that lets woodworkers run dust hose wherever needed but also holds air hoses and power cords out of the way to reduce work-area clutter. The Dust Right Cord and Hose Hook can be permanently attached to a wall or stud with screws or hung from a nail […]

Portable HEPA dust extractor

Festool Canada has introduced an ultra-portable, compact dust extractor, the CT SYS, a full unit HEPA certified, feature-rich solution for the job site. The CT SYS has tool-triggered operation, high performance suction, self-contained hose and cord storage and is designed to be carried via an integrated handle, or worn over the shoulder using an included shoulder strap. […]

Five-axis router

If you’re looking at upgrading your CNC router, Multicam has introduced its new 8000-series, five-axis CNC router. Multicam says the machine offers the most standard features in its class. These include a 12-position automatic tool changer; automatic tool calibration; a one-piece, stress relieved steel frame; and a unique Ram-Z-Axis assembly. The company says the 8000’s […]

Dust collecting in stages

If you need dust-collecting power and capacity, General International’s 10-805CF 1-1/2 hp, portable two-stage dust collector may fit the bill. It features a six-inch inlet and two four-inch inlets; a 30-gallon chip collection drum; 778 cfm airflow capacity; and remote control. It can be operated from anywhere on the shop floor. General says the collector’s […]

Dust in, air out

American Fabric Filter says it offers big technology for smaller shops. The company offers the same individualized custom filter design technology to small- and medium-sized shops and home hobbyists as with large manufacturing plants. No two shops are alike and filtrations needs vary with the size of the collector, type of dust generated and amount […]

Smooth roller

General International’s 10-030CF portable dust collector is ideally suited for small shops, where portability and single-machine hook-ups are required. This dust collector is mounted on a steel base with one swivel caster and two seven-inch wheels, which provide for smooth rolling around the shop floor. Sporting an all-steel frame construction, the 10-030CF is equipped with a […]

All corners covered

According to Busy Bee Tools, if you put the Oneida Dust Cobra in the corner, and use a long hose, you can reach every other corner in the shop. This product offers complete dust collection for floor sanders, edgers and buffers — all in a certified full unit HEPA vacuum. The Dust Cobra features ultra […]

Add a bungee cord

American Fabric Filter (AFF) offers custom-designed cartridge overbags that help prevent dust from bridging across the filter pleats, as well as help keep the cartridge from blinding. These custom overbags are also designed to make pulse-type cleaners more effective, and are manufactured from high-quality nylon monofilament. Adding a bungee cord in the hem allows for […]