[Lab] Air Filter for the Laser Cutter

bentfork at gmail.com bentfork at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 20:56:04 EDT 2011

I was at Ikea yesterday, they had some charcoal filters for sale for $0.50 a
piece in the as is section.  I think they were for use in kitchen air
filters.  I got one to make a solder fume filter.  They had a good 10-20 of
them when I was there.  I'm sure they could be hacked to work.

On 11 August 2011 12:39, Ryan Stec <ryanstec at artengine.ca> wrote:

> Hey Folks,
> The laser cutter is on order and should be hear soon, so we need to figure
> out the air filtration.
> Our salesmen suggested this unit for simple dust collection:
> http://www.busybeetools.com/products/D%7B47%7DCOLLECTOR-3%7B47%7D4HP-PORTALE-750-CFM-CSA.html
> But knowing the community we are working with suggested we could build a
> charcoal filtration adaptation as the one they sell is quite expensive.
> This is beyond my expertise, so I'm wonder if there are those who are
> interested in tackling this task with us?
> Cheers,
> Ryan
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