After reading the short article in Shopnotes (Vol 16, Issue 91) on
making your shop quieter, I began to think I could quieten my 2 stage
cyclone 2 hp Jet dust collection system. BTW, it's 220V.
When I turn it on, the _neighbors_
put on ear muffs!
Shopnotes had a design for a muffler for shop vacs, but did not address
the big brother DC's.
One idea is to enclose the whole thing in a closet, even a closet on
wheels. That seems excessive. Of course, the closet would need adequate
Does most of the noise come from the motor or does itcome from rushing
air through the impellor or does it come from rushing air through the
Any of you have any ideas?