Most hobbyists use a shop vac for less than 1 hour per week which means they can last as long as 10 to 15 years so the extra expense of a fully ducted dust collector system doesnt make sense in most cases.2.They produce 3x to 15x more air flow than shop vacs or dust extractors.
A shop vac is simply a vacuum cleaner that collects smallsized debris.It collects them in smaller quantities.They work well for picking sawdust and wood chips.On the other hand, dust collectors have filters to remove dust from surfaces and air.The difference with shopvac is that it has a wide hose that can collect even larger debris.
And im able to tuck the shop vac and dust right separator in a little nook between my tool bench and the door so they stay out of the way.Im so so glad i set up this dust collection system.Honestly, ive read on woodworking forums so many people whove shared that investing in a dust collection system was the best thing theyve.
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Any dust collector you select must meet or exceed your cfm and static pressure loss numbers at a minimum.The higher you go, the more powerful your system.When purchasing your dust collector, consider whether you are planning to add machinery into your shop.
Both systems have their advantages and disadvantages.One example is that when the dust collector bag is full you lose vacum, where as when the shop vacs tank is full it will start blowing dust out all over.The over fill ball in a shop vac works with fluids, not dust.