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    09-14-2018, 12:13 PM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    Never even thought of that, Ole! Very good point, though. We will definitely move things out a bit. Thank you
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    09-12-2018, 9:53 AM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    Knowing that the branch needs to be upsized to support potentially more than one 4" port does answer one of my primary concerns. Laying everything...
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    09-12-2018, 9:20 AM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    Thanks, Glenn. I appreciate that this isn't the best way to achieve it, but we've got to work with what we have in this instance. I am taking the...
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    09-12-2018, 8:45 AM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    The motor that we have has a 15" impeller.Having 4 ports open at once is an absolute worst case scenario. We spend a LOT of time not at the tools...
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    09-11-2018, 10:14 PM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    Chris, We are dumping directly into a container outside. The output of the motor will go straight into the container. Dominik, this blower is what...
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    09-11-2018, 9:42 PM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    It's a 5HP grizzly motor from this guy http://www.grizzly.com/products/5-HP-Industrial-Dust-Collector/G0672
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    09-11-2018, 8:49 PM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    Here is a bird's eye view of our floorplan as it currently stands. Due to ceiling height restrictions (Only 12') I would like to keep things in the...
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    09-11-2018, 8:37 PM
    Kevin Cackler replied to a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    I knew that 4" stuff sounded off. The Airhand.com guide says that if your machine has a 4" port, then the manufacturer has determined that a 4"...
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    09-11-2018, 7:36 PM
    Kevin Cackler started a thread DC duct sizing in WorkShops
    I am using the duct sizing guide at https://airhand.com/designing/ to size our ducts appropriately. I have identified our 'main' machines and have...
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    08-29-2018, 11:34 AM
    Thanks Keith! I'm just suffering from a bad case of analysis paralysis right now, wanting to make sure that we don't blow a ton of money on a...
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    08-29-2018, 12:29 AM
    Here is where I'm currently at... Cyclone system which exhausts outside attached to an airlock. Airlock dumps into a trash can which is hand...
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    08-28-2018, 9:37 PM
    @Keith, good info, thank you. @Martin - The problem with the cyclone and airlock is that we need the DC to be inside the shop, but the roll off is...
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    08-28-2018, 1:57 PM
    Peter, the conveyer to a briquette machine is on our list for the future, but right now we need fast and cheap. But that is definitely something...
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    08-28-2018, 12:29 PM
    Ah, thank you Julie. That helps! We were thinking of buying a heavy duty industrial tarp to cover it (Mostly to keep out rain and as you said, to...
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    08-27-2018, 10:24 AM
    Hey Keith. Is your tank vertical or horizontal? My big hangup now (That I know I can blow directly into the container) is how can I effectively...
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    08-27-2018, 10:13 AM
    20 yard right now but it's looking like we'll need to upgrade to at least a 30 next month. I don't know that I'm understanding your idea, but it...
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    08-27-2018, 9:43 AM
    Hmm...I wonder if the solution (Keeping in mind we're doing this as cheaply and as temporarily as possible) would be to just strap down a tarp over...
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    08-27-2018, 9:33 AM
    Thanks for the input on my original plan. I was/am really worried about spending a ton of money on this only to have it not work at all....and I...
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    08-27-2018, 9:22 AM
    Small compared to other commercial shops. Cramped because we have a LOT of sheet goods and lumber stored and we have non dust producing machines like...
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    08-26-2018, 10:41 PM
    We have a small (4,500) sqft shop and are upgrading our dust collection system dramatically this month. Right now we have a Grizzly 2HP that gets...
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