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Tool-Controlled Dust Collection Kailua Kona HI

Do you use your dust collector every time you should? Probably not. With this new system, you will—without any extra effort. System 1 from Creative Dust Control is fully automatic. The system consists of a motorized blast gate, a tool module and a vacuum module. It's available for both 110- and 220-volt machines.

The Home Depot
(808)326-6013
73-5598 Olowalu St
Kailua Kona, HI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-6:00pm

ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Kailua Kona
808-327-0445
73-4939 Kamanu St. Kailua Kona, HI, 96740
Kailua Kona, HI
 
LOWE'S OF KONA, HI
808 331-3470
75-5677 HALE KAPILI STREET KAILUA KONA, HI, 96740
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Lowe's
(808) 331-3470
75-5677 Hale Kapili Street
Kailua Kona, HI
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 9 pm
SU 7 am - 8 pm

Kmart 7683 / Cross Merch
(808) 326-2331
74-5465 Kamaka'Eha Ave
Kailua-Kona, HI
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

HPM Bldg Sply/Kailua-Kona
74-5511 Luhia Street Kailua-Kona, HI, 96740
Kailua-Kona, HI
 
HPM Building Supply
(808) 329-1634
74-5511 Luhia St
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Kona Ace Hdwe & Crafts
(808) 329-2981
74-5500 Kaiwi St
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Fastenal- Lailua Kona
808-329-7092
73-5569 Maiau St #105 & #106 Kailua Kona, HI, 96740
Kailua Kona, HI
 
CAPTAIN COOK ACE HARDWARE
(808) 323-2655
KEALAKEKUA RANCH CENTER
CAPTAIN COOK, HI
 

Tool-Controlled Dust Collection

Tool-Controlled Dust Collection

Tool-Controlled Dust Collection
Do you use your dust collector every time you should? Probably not. With this new system, you will—without any extra effort. System 1 from Creative Dust Control is fully automatic. The system consists of a motorized blast gate, a tool module and a vacuum module. It's available for both 110- and 220-volt machines. When a tool is turned on, the System 1 automatically opens the blast gate and turns on your dust collector. When you turn off the tool, your dust collector will also shut off and the blast gate motors will shut. Each tool plugs into the tool module, which connects to the motorized blast gate by telephone cord. Yes, telephone cord! A second telephone cord connects the tool module to the vacuum module. The vacuum module controls the dust collector. Like the tool module, the vacuum module, which the system requires to work, is a plug-and-play system. You'll need one tool module (which includes a 4-in. motorized blast gate) for each tool you want on the system. Multiple tool modules can be daisy-chained, and you can mix and match tool voltages. Each module has a manual override, so you can open the gate and run the collector without the tool running. Connecting three tools to this system costs $275 but means never doing more than turning on a connected tool to make sure your dust collector is running. Hookup is easy. Late in 2004, Creative Dust Control also introduced a nonmotorized blast gate, $10, that can be used independently or with the rest of the system. The gate can be wired directly to the vacuum module so opening and closing the gate turns the vacuum on and off.

Source:
Creative Dust Control, (314) 434-1655, www.creativedustcontrol.com, System 1: Vacuum module, V-1, 110-volt, $50; V-2, 220-volt, $50, Tool module with motorized blast gate, TG-1, 110-volt, $75; TG-2, 220-volt, $75.

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Blast-Gate-Controlled Dust Collection
JDS and Penn State Industries offer systems that provide less automated, but less expensive, solutions. With either system, when you open a blast gate, the dust collector automatically comes on. Close the gate and the collector shuts off. The systems are nearly identical. Each includes a control box that the dust collector plugs into. The control box is wired to special 4-in. blast gates throughout the shop. Each blast gate contains a low-voltage micro switch that opens and closes along with the gate. You can wire as many blast gates as you need into one control box. As long as one gate is open, the collector will run. The wiring is simple and the instructions are easy to follow. Different control boxes are required for 110-volt and 220-volt dust collectors. Connecting three tools to one of these systems costs $100. You'll need to reach for and open the blast gate each time you run the tool to make sure the collector is on. The JDS Dust Gate start-up kit, $60, includes one dust gate, one 110-volt central c...

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