Small dust collector

This series of articles is about builing a small low capacity dust collector. The idea is to build something small and portable, but also much quieter and lower power consumption than a shopvac.
Building the blower

and Characterizing it

Building the Thien-baffle style cyclone
Characterizing the cyclone performance
Some modifications nine months later

More thoughts on dust collection - an email exchange with Phil Thien, inventor of the thien baffle

More dust collection related articles:

Measuring dust with a
Dylos air quality monitor
Hector Acevedo's
shopvac Thien-baffle
Jim Ryan's
"Square cyclone"
Peter Fabricius's
wooden shopvac cyclone
Fun with the
venturi effect
Ryszard's small dust
and cyclone

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