These are 6 or 7 mil, 40 gallon, clear plastic, trash can liners to mount on
the dust collectors like the Delta 1 1/2 hp.
Amazon has them for $5 apiece.
There must be a place to buy these much less expensively?.
All I found on google were commercial quantity size boxes with 100s of bags
and 100s of dollars. I probably only need a dozen.
Hardware store only has black and not the thickness. The thickness is
important to prevent tearing when the odd screw or shart wood ship flys into
Any experience buying these clear bags for dust collector?
Buy the thickest, low cost ones you can find and just double bag or triple
bag them. I use contractors bags from Sam's on my small Jet DC (1.5HP) and
just doubled the bags.
Test by letting it run for awhile and punch the bag to see if it bursts. If
it does, add another bag. If you have a bigger DC like my 2.5HP then place
a metal garbage can (30 gal) where the lower bag goes and place the bag in
the can then fasten it to the DC. The can helps from the bag from blowing
out on startup. Admittedly - I stopped using the cheapo bags on the bigger
DC when I blew one out and the bag was about half full. Sure made a
Just use a thinner clear bag to line the inside of your existing bag.
I put a cannister filter on the top of my old double bagger DC and
lined the bottom bag with a plastic trash bag. Works like a champ.
> There must be a place to buy these much less expensively?.
> All I found on google were commercial quantity size boxes with 100s of
> and 100s of dollars. I probably only need a dozen.
You could always buy a box of 500, then repackage in lots of 10 and
sell on Craig's List.
Would not be the first time a business got started that way, including
the Wooster Brush Company.
The founders bought a couple of crates of unknown stuff at a freight
Turns out the "stuff" were hog bristles from China.
As they say, the rest was history.
Here is a link to American Fabric Filter Company. I had purchased
some custom bags for my two DC systems and they also sent a PDF
showing the plastic bags they sell. Great company, excellent customer
service over the phone. Hope this is helpful,
(and I like to watch it fill up too!)
I was able to paste this off of the PDF they sent to me.
POLY BAGS, ROLLS OF 50
6 Mil, fits up to 21 in. dia x 50 in. L, 50 ct ($2.25 ea.) 21DX50
6 Mil, fits up to 24-1/2 in. dia x 72 in. L, 50 ct ($4.25 ea.)
2005 ~ 2006 HOSE CLAMP & POLY BAG PRICE LIST
American Fabric Filter Co. Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 800-367-3591 Fax
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