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The Top Hat is made just like other top hats except I used 18 Polycarbonate instead of wood It was real easy to work with and I can see the dust spin in the chamber The baffle in the spin chamber is made just like Theins baffle I needed a way to go three directions at the inlet to the Thein so I made a manifold out of particle board

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  • My Delta 50760 DC rework Woodworking Talk

    Mar 14 2013 Part 15 Thien Top Hat Dust Separator Build YouTube My top hat design other than the rectangular inlet bellmouth outlet and air straightener follow Phil Thiens standard recommendations I think my drop slot is 118

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  • Cyclone Dust Separator 7 Steps with Pictures

    Cyclone Dust Separator This is an easytobuild dust separator with a baffle It works because the incoming air is forced around the outside wall where the heavier dust and chips fall into the large trash can below When driven with a blower like I use the baffle re

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  • Making a Cyclone Chip Separator for a Dust Collector 10

    A dust collector is only as good as its filter and as filters fill up with dust it reduces airflow and efficiency One way to reduce this is to create a chip separating baffle which collects most of the debris in a trash can before it reaches the filter This instructable will show how I created a chip separator for my dust

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  • Modified Harbor Freight Dust Collector Jays Custom

    Another mod I put in place was to make the Thien into a top hat version by inserting an 11 length of 18 Sonotube between the baffle and the HF inlet ring After watching some online videos of these things in action I guesstimated an angle for the debris swirl inside the top hat and therefore the placement of the solid part of the

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  • Centrifugal dust separator

    Centrifugal dust separator A conventional cyclone separator needs a fair amount of vertical height to allow the dust to drop down the cone An alternative form of cyclone is what is known as a ThienbaffleIn a Thienbaffle the air spirals in a flat shape from the edge to the center whereas in a cyclone it moves in more of a helical pattern down the cone and then back up the middle

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  • Building a Thien Baffle Made by Mikal

    For a while now Ive been meaning to play with making a Thien Baffle for my garage workshop The motivation is that whilst I have a quite nice 3HP dust extractor for those in the market for such a thing dont spend 1400 with some retailers I am super happy with my 500 unit from Leda Machinery I want to keep the number of times I change the bags to a bare minimum

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  • THIENS DUST BAFFLE PLANS ANYONE by mrfixitri

    Jul 31 2010 Ive decided to go ahead with Thiens design for a dust collector addon as opposed to the Dust deputy by Rockler But thanks to all of you that helped with info and web sites SoI went to Thiens site to find plans to build one of these I watched a very long video sucking up sawdust

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  • Thien Top Hat with 6 inletoutlet Woodworking Talk

    Aug 17 2014 Grizzly 20 G5850Z Planer The Grizzly planer has worked great with the preseparator I have had NO clogs at all even planing 20 wide boards I did recently add an air straightener to the Thien Top Hat It feels like it improved the air flow a little bit Enjoy your cleaner woodworking environment Your lungs will thank you in the future

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  • Cyclone Dust Separator Made From A Trash Can Make

    Nov 22 2014 The top hatstyle separator features a base and top made of plywood with a clear polycarbonate panel to see the cyclone work its action A Thien baffle allows for the separation of dust and particles in the trashcan container using a shop vac for suction little dust

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  • Thien Baffle Dust Extractor With Quick Change Bucket 6

    To interface the Thien baffle section with the bottom of the vacuum cleaner a chipboard disk fits inside the top of the bucket and piece of 10mm mdf fits underneath the vacuum cleaner This compensates for any discrepancy in the size of the vacuum cleaner and the baffle assembly and provides a way to create a good seal between the baffle and

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  • Jens Larsens dust extractor Thienbaffle modifications

    Jens Larsens dust extractor Thienbaffle modifications Jens Larsen writes I recently renovated my shop and have among other things improved my dust extractor and shopvac both of which I have equipped with a Thien case you havent heard of this I recommend you look it up for they can work very well indeed

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  • Building a Thien Baffle Made by Mikal

    Mattias Wendell has also shot a good video of his hybrid Thien Baffle that he used in his home made dust extractor This does have a plan but is integrated into a home built dust extractor which is a bit further than I wanted to go Undaunted by the lack of a plan I decided to build

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  • w the Thien Cyclone Separator Baffle J Phil Thiens

    The Thien Cyclone Separator Lid w the Thien Cyclone Separator Baffle After seeing one sexy cyclone after another at the various woodworking forums and with the understanding that cyclone lids arent true cyclones and dont offer a full cyclone experience I decided to try them nonetheless

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  • 5 Gallon Bucket Thien Baffle Dust Collector Next Project

    Jan 26 2017 5 Gallon Bucket Thien Baffle Dust Collector I decided to switch over to a Thien Bafflestyle separator for a smaller footprint and lower vertical height The completed baffle on my first try I had the inlet and outlet hoses reversed and was getting the dust on the top of the baffle and in the shop vac Once I realised the mistake I

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  • TopHat vs Cyclone Separator Lid J Phil Thiens Projects

    Mar 14 2012 For the past few weeks Ive been researching Cyclone Dust Collectors and was focused on the Bill Pentz model to use with my Grizzly G1029Z2 2 HP Dust Collector while trying to create my SketchUp model of everything I encountered the Thien TopHat and Cyclone Separator Lid and because it is MUCH simpler Ive decided to change but I do have a few questions

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  • Build a SeeThrough Cyclone Dust Separator for Your

    Make engineering interns Anthony Lam and Jenny Ching built this dust separator based on a design by Ray Mowder who was inspired by the original cyclone baffles by J Phil Thien Its a tophat style that sits on a 20gal trash can without modifications to the can so its easy to move or stow when not in use

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  • Tophat CNC Design Build Results of first bucket full

    Sep 16 2018 Hi Everyone My goal with this build is to improve the dust collection in my home shop using as many existing resources as possible My before system is a Rockler wall mounted dust collector similaridentical to their current DustRight model connected to their 10gallon separator with 212 hose connections

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  • Another HF Dust Collector Thien Baffle build by

    Jan 13 2014 Here is the final assembled dust collector with the Wynn filter and all Prior to having the Thien Baffle using the woodcraft seperator lid I cleaned out the bottom of my tablesaw and almost all the dust went right through into the bag The trash can was close to empty and the bag had a few inches of dust

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  • Building a DIY Dust Separator Thien Cyclone Did It Myself

    There are products like the Dust Deputy that you can purchase to do this job However as of this writing theyre 50 parts or 99 for a complete kit on Amazon Honestly thats more expensive than Im willing to pay Phil Thien made a DIY dust separator design

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  • Top Hat Design Guidelines J Phil Thiens Projects

    Feb 12 2013 Hi Phil Im new to the group although Ive been lurking and of course building and testing the Thien Baffle for some time In reading all of the posts on the site I keep hearing that the ultimate separation is with a true cyclonic separator that utilizes a long rectangular inlet going to an air ramp which in turn goes in to a 1164 cone

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  • J Phil Thiens Projects

    If youre going to build one of my separator lids you may find one of my router table circle jigs helpful 11242007 Cyclone separator lid w cyclone separator baffle By

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  • Thien Baffle or Thien Tophat by Jeremy Greiner

    May 11 2012 Top Hat builds as well as pre separator builds basically revers the advantages disadvantages of a baffle in the DC itself The build is much more complex takes more material way more space etc Extra ducting and bends to reduce DC efficiency

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  • Thien Baffle for Dust Collector 21 Steps with Pictures

    The key is airflow and what happens if you have a leak jet of dust of pressurized sucks in some clean air if vacuum Outlet of the planer goes into the inlet of the dust separator Outlet of the dust separator should go to a filter bag as fine dust is both the hardest to separate and the most damaging to lungs

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  • Thien Top Hat build by revwarguy

    Jul 14 2013 Thien Top Hat build Project by revwarguy posted 07142013 0206 AM 6220 views 18 times favorited 16 comments image I made a Thien style top hat dust separator for my table saw and other gear Seems to work very well Randy I like the way you used the ventilation gratetoduct transition Ive done some jobs that provided me with

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  • Thien Top Hat dust collector separator Thein baffle and

    The Top Hat is made just like other top hats except I used 18 Polycarbonate instead of wood It was real easy to work with and I can see the dust spin in the chamber The baffle in the spin chamber is made just like Theins baffle I needed a way to go three directions at the inlet to the Thein so I made a manifold out of particle board

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