Safety notes

Dust collectors are not known to be dangerous, but building a blower for a dust collector does involve potential for pieces to go flying at high speed. The edges of the impeller moves at about 230 km/h (145 mph), so there is potential for harm.

There is also risk of overloading the motor, which, combined with an open frame motor, may make for a fire hazard from overheating and dust buildup.

Last but not least, if you use poor quality filters, you may end up with excessive fine airborne dust. cannot be held liable for injuries that you may incur building or operating your dust collector.

Some safety tips