2012 - Volume #36, Issue #4, Page #37[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Low-Cost Filter Cleans Shop Air
“When I parked my car in the shop, it would get covered with a film of dust,” recalls Hubbard. “Some of it was probably ash from the wood burning stove. Now I can park it in there for days, and it stays clean.”
Hubbard cut out the back side of a cabinet. He then framed the front and back so each would accept two 16 by 25-in. furnace filters. At one end, he installed a small squirrel cage fan. The 1/20 hp motor can run steady for hours, pulling shop air through the filters.
“It pulls a lot of air through,” says Hubbard. “I angle the discharge on it at the ceiling to help circulate air.”
Hubbard says he changes the filters with the seasons.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Hubbard Rapid Tool LLC, 5558 West 800 North, Michigan City, Ind. 46360 (ph 219 874-1028; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.hubbardrapidtool.com).
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