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Author Topic: CT-36E Dust Collector Surging  (Read 153 times)

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Offline Steve1

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CT-36E Dust Collector Surging
« on: November 07, 2022, 11:32 AM »
I recently noticed my dust collector surging (dropping to low speed or perhaps off for a second, and then spooling up again for a few more seconds, then repeat).  Only seems to happen when I have my sander plugged in to the accessory port on the dust collector

I think its just that I had my sander on very low speed, and the sander was not drawing enough amps for the dust collector electronics to be sure if the sander was on or off.   I did notice that the dust collector does seem to need some minimum amps for the auto on/off to work - when I tried plugging my radio into the CT-36E "appliance socket", the auto on/off did not function at all.  Seemed to stop surging when I turned up the speed on my sander.

I am running through a Dust Deputy.  The bag is pretty new and almost empty.   The filter has some age (?) but I cleaned it pretty good.

Anybody else seen this ?

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