General International 3 HP Dust Collector

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
General International
Model:
10-210
Price:
$1,000

Description

• All single phase models are equipped with totally enclosed, fan cooled, permanently lubricated motors.
• Heavy-duty motor design with a continuous duty rating for industrial applications.
• Heavy-duty base,mounted on four swivel casters for total mobility and stability.
• Precision spin-balanced aluminum impeller for smooth operation,minimal noise and to reduce the risk of sparking.
• All models are equipped with 2 micron filter bags. (Not included on “CF”canister filter model)
• Quick-release bag clamps with metal straps on all models.
• Safety switch with key, prevents unit from being started when key is removed.
• Heavy-duty collection bags made from extra thick, transparent, recyclable plastic.

WOOD magazine review

Solid blend of airflow and filtration

Review Summary

The 10-210 sports a good combination of airflow and filtration. It has an adjustable vane inside the plenum (the curvy Y-shaped discharge chute) to let you control the flow of debris into each bag. It comes with two extra plastic collection bags. The 10-210 overcame 8" of static-pressure loss at 800 CFM, the minimum airflow required for a small-shop duct system. At 1200 CFM it could still overcome 4.5" of SP loss.
It ranked second-best among the five single-stage collectors we tested head-to-head at filtering fine dust particles. The collector had several leaks around bag rims, but we plugged those by applying foam weather stripping around the rims and then clamped the bags over them.

Detailed Ratings

4.0
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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