Dust Extractors

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Besides the smaller shop vacs, we have two higher volume dust extractor that we might eventually hook up to a small system of pipes around the wood workshop.




Synonyms: vacuum extractor, vacuum extraction machine
DE: Absauganlage
Type: Dust Extractor
Material: wood & similar dust (not sparks!)
Used with: hearing protection, breathing protection
Location: wood workshop
Access Requirements:
Status: in commissioning
Manual: in the bag; nearly identical: Einhell TE-VE 550 A
(the BAMATO does not have an automatic power outlet)
Similar (More or Less): shop vacs

Caution - in its factory state, this machine does NOT have a fine dust filter! If used for tasks like sanding, it may even spread the fine dust more than if you had not used it at all. It is therefore mainly suitable for the extraction of larger chips and does NOT replace a dust mask.


UNPLUG before you do any maintenance

It should easily suck up smaller chips and saw dust from a surface if the pipe opening is placed perpendicular to the surface. If this is not the case you will have to service it. Over time larger chips that are sucked up don´t make it in to the rotor and clog the airway. They can usually be removed by disconnecting the pipe from the rotor and clearing the nest manually. Also the white fabric filter gets clogged over time and should be cleaned to. If the filter inflates like a bouncy castle upon turning it on, it is time to clean it. Wear a dust mask .
Obviously the plastic bag needs to be emptied when full.

This tool is not ready for use yet since not all commissioning steps have been completed. The process is not yet tracked on GitHub. Feel free to contribute to making it usable, any help is very welcome!

Task comment Status
Name the tool: done BAMATO AB-550
Take a picture - done
Find the manual as PDF nearly the same as Einhell TE-VE 550 A done
Documentation should contain dangers/precautions, basic facts (adapter sizes, power) and how to empty the bag pending
Print QR-Code use the wikicrawler pending
Introduction not needed -
Security Check Lukas done
Test Lukas done
tool's name, owner and approx. value entered by Lukas done
Last step: make it available physically and in the wiki - then delete this template pending

Felder AF 14


Felder AF 14

Felder AF 14.png
Type: Dust Extractor
Used with: jointer-planer
Location: CNC Area
Access Requirements:
Status: available
Manual: felder-gruppe.at (DE)

The Felder AF 14 should be in close proximity to the jointer-planer.

The system should be hooked up through the automated switch box (switched output) mounted on the metal frame, that should also be connected to the planer (trigger output). Once the planer is started the vacuum system will turn on after 3 seconds and turn off once the planer is off for 8 seconds. Make sure to set the switch on the vacuum motor to '1' (ON) before starting!

Collection bag dimensions 2x850x1300x0.1mm (original Felder).