Refer to Designing a System. This section includes the basic information needed to design a complete central woodshop dust collection system.

If you require more information, Woodshop Dust Control book written by Sandor Nagyszalanczy has shop tested solutions to dust control so you can build the right system for your shop without complex calculations. When you are designing a larger system or need how-to information on a continual basic, the Industrial Ventilation, A Manual of Recommended Practice, written by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists is the reference source you need. The manual contains a wealth of information on designing Dust and Fume Collection system.

When you have completed your design, our staff can look over your design and make recommendations. The following information will help YOU in designing your dust collection system: A scaled layout of your shop, designating machinery locations with outlet sizes or dust hoods. Ceiling height, you’re preferable running of the main duct, and obstructions such as columns, beams, etc. Preferred location of the dust collector and type of dust to be collected. Designated machines that will run simultaneously in the shop.