How to Use sawstop dust collection

Do you have to use a dust collector with a SawStop?

Although not ideal, any DC capability is better then none so don't wrinkle your nose at you shop vac. The blade guard dust collection on the SS works very well with just a shop vac. Don't expect it to get all the sawdust from underneath but maybe it will at least keep the finer stuff from spraying all over the top of the saw.

Can a DC Guard be used on a SawStop?

Rubberized collar easily fits your DC Guard, and routes dust past the end of your extension table before joining your saw’s 4” collection port for extraction. The Overarm Dust Collection removes dust up and out of the way and is compatible with all cast iron SawStop saws.

What kind of dust collector do I need for workshop?

The heart of my workshop dust collection system is a Delta 1 1/2 hp, cartridge-filtered dust collector. I thought about installing a 3 hp unit, but the 1 1/2 hp model has proven to deliver more than enough suction, even for the dustiest of machines I use.

What to use with overarm dust collection blade?

Pair the Overarm Dust Collection with the SawStop Dust Collection Blade Guard for easy, reliable dust management. Rubberized collar easily fits your DC Guard, and routes dust past the end of your extension table before joining your saw’s 4” collection port for extraction.

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