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March 2, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Dust Extractor Reviews

With the onslaught of new OSHA regulations on dust control, dust extractor reviews are important. How do you find the best jobsite dust extractor? How about the best woodworking dust extractor? We help you with Pro-focused dust extraction reviews that break it down. Our Pros outline features, build quality, portability, and suction power. We also cover dust collectors and chip collectors as well as products with and without HEPA filtration. The importance of good jobsite dust control cannot be stated enough. Dust Extractor Reviews for Pros Our dust extractor reviews cover everything from general dust extractor vacuum shootout to specific reviews. We’ve covered woodworking models like the Festool CT 36 BC Cleantex and the popular DeWalt HEPA vacuum DWV012. Suction, features, and control provide the keys to a good dust extractor. Finally, if you think you can get by without dust extraction or a jobsite HEPA vacuum, that ship has sailed. OSHA regulations make these tools more mandatory than ever, particularly for interior and exterior renovation.

Fein Turbo II

Fein Turbo I and Fein Turbo II Dust Collectors

The Fein Turbo I and II  have been updated to be even better than the previous models. These compact wet/dry vacuums are designed to be powerful, mobile, and quiet (relatively speaking, of course). Fein has definitely improved the power over the previous model. Power consumption went from 1050 watts to a full 1100. Suction capacity […]

New Bosch Dust Extraction Attachments

A number of new Bosch dust extraction attachments were introduced that are designed to work with their 9 and 14 gallon job site dust extractors and vacuums as well as a new right angle attachment. Bosch has an extensive array of dust extraction systems, so this are great additions. Clint DeBoer had the chance to see some of these in […]

New Makita Dust Extraction Attachment Systems

As we see contractors focus more and more on dust extraction, companies like Makita are responding with innovative ways to deal with the issue. I can imagine professionals in shops and on job sites, tool in one hand and the other holding the shop vac hose. Or even better, making the apprentice hold it for […]

Bosch Dust Extraction Systems

Bosch is introducing four new portable dust extraction systems for 2014 designed to meet the rising benchmarks  for jobsite dust collection. The main feature of the new Bosch dust extraction systems is the focus on efficient dust collection. Anyone that has ever used a cartridge filter on any kind of suction tool knows that they only work […]

Dust extractor shootout

Dust Extractor Vacuum Shootout – Makita, Fein, DeWalt, Hilti

In the last decade, dust extraction has definitely gone from “handy and convenient” to “absolutely essential.” This is particularly due to issues raised by the new EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) program as well as existing guidelines and/or rules put forth by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupations […]

Tornado F4 Filter Cleaner Review

The Tornado F4 Filter Cleaner is a unique product. No job in our shop brings greater procrastination than emptying filters from dust extractor vacuums. It has to be chock blocks full to warrant any initiative whatsoever. While disposing of the debris in the drum is straightforward, it’s cleaning the filter that makes you feel like […]

Milwaukee & Makita Cordless Rotary Hammer Vacuums

Currently, we’re aware of exactly two cordless HEPA rotary hammer vacuum systems on the market. One is the Milwaukee M12 HammerVac and the other is the Makita DX01 HEPA Dust Xtraction Vacuum Attachment. On the surface, both the Milwaukee & Makita Cordless Rotary Hammer Vacuums look to be excellent tools from manufacturers whose tools, on […]

Makita Xtract Vac Dust Extractor Vacuum Preview

The latest job site vacuums are starting to incorporate a new feature we really like: automatic filter cleaning. The Makita Xtract Vac handles this task by automatically clearing dust through the use of a rocker valve that blows air back through each nano filter at timed intervals. The result is that the filters stay clean […]