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PVC DUST STATIC

4/10/19       
BH Davis  Member

Website: http://www.bhdavis.net

Does anyone have any special methods of reducing PVC dust static on the CNC ? If you have cut PVC you'll know how the dust sticks to just about everything.

Thanks for your tips.

BH Davis

4/11/19       #3: PVC DUST STATIC ...
james e mcgrew  Member

Website: mcgrewwoodwork.com

Copper wire attached at DC and run thru pipe then attach to metal at spindle

4/11/19       #4: PVC DUST STATIC ...
BH Davis  Member

Jim,

Sorry......I'm not referring to dust collector issues. Guess I wasn't completely clear.

I'm talking about the PVC dust sticking to the surfaces on the CNC itself. I was hoping someone had found some sort of anti-static spray perhaps to mist onto the gantry, table etc. before cutting PVC so that the white chips and dust would just drop off like sawdust does for the most part.

Thanks though,
BH

4/11/19       #5: PVC DUST STATIC ...
Jarvis Hamm

How about exair blower. I use a cold gun when I cut aluminum and it works great.

Exair Products

4/11/19       #6: PVC DUST STATIC ...
jerry Member

There isn't much you can do for this other then have really good dust collection. I cut a lot and have that problem it even clings to my clothing and the wife gets upset.

4/13/19       #7: PVC DUST STATIC ...
Will Williamson

Wipe every thing down with anti static dryer sheets
from your wife's clothes dryer it helps alot

4/13/19       #8: PVC DUST STATIC ...
james e mcgrew  Member

Website: mcgrewwoodwork.com

I have 2 30" stand fans blowing across table when I do HDU , The operator has a 48" air wand to keep it blown off. A small leaf blower works well also

Sweeping up the access is easy enough

4/13/19       #9: PVC DUST STATIC ...
cabinetmaker

I have the operator use “static guard”

4/13/19       #10: PVC DUST STATIC ...
Derrek

I looked into this a bit

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