Record Power DX1000 Cyclone

dx1000-cyclone modification

I thought I would try and create a Record Power DX1000 Cyclone dust collector. This DX1000 dust collector has been in use in my workshop for a number of years and works very well, but there is a tendency for a lot of the dust and particles to clog the filter. The standard DX1000 is … Read more

Cast Iron Dust

cast iron dust

Sometimes when I machine cast iron the next day I have an upset stomach, this made me wonder whether cast iron dust is a health issue and I should be wearing a mask. Machining Cast Iron I machine cast iron without any cutting fluid and use tungsten carbide tools with a shallow angle. The result … Read more

Microclene MC100 Dust Filtration

microclene dust filtration

A review of the Microclene MC100 Dust Filtration unit, a simple fan and a fine filter that moves a large amount of air and removes the fine dust. There is no excuse to be working in a dusty environment, you wouldn′t accept it in the workplace so why do you accept it with your hobby. … Read more