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Offline Birdhunter

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RO90 Clogging
« on: November 29, 2019, 07:15 AM »
I just finished a major project where I was using my RO90 to sand down seemingly miles of oak edging on Baltic birch. The sander did an amazingly good job, but I thought the dust collection had slowed down a little toward the end of the project.

I pulled off the round pad and found a ton of dust under the pad. The dust was very fine and easy to remove. I don't know if the dust under the pad affected collection, but there was a ton of it.

The learning is to clean out under the pad more often.

Birdhunter

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Offline Vondawg

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Re: RO90 Clogging
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2019, 08:26 AM »
I’ve experienced the same with the 90 especially with sanding epoxy
There are no mistakes....just new designs.

Offline Blues

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Re: RO90 Clogging
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2019, 07:30 PM »
I have noticed the same. The fine dust actually forms a channel. Not sure if this by design. As the fine dust continues to accumulate it can clog. So yes i have cleaned under the pad periodically for better suction.

Offline Cheese

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Re: RO90 Clogging
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2019, 10:24 PM »
Thanks all for the heads-up.  [thumbs up]