Dust Collection Fitting, Blast Gate, Aluminum, 2-1/2" OD
These economical fittings will help you build a high performance dust extraction system for your shop. Made of ABS plastic (except for the aluminum blast gates), these fittings are designed to...
- Dust Collection Fitting, Blast Gate, Aluminum, 2-1/2" OD
- Stands up to years of rugged use
- Aluminum Construction with Steel Gate
- Abrasion Resistant
When gate is opened it leaves a very large gap at the bottom end of the housing. Almost 20% of the suction is lost.
Gate won't close all the way..
I had to gring the gate so that it would close all the way. Now they are working fine.
A vast improvement over ABS blast gates
The anti clog design eliminates all the time I spent clearing my ABS gates. I switched all my 4" gates out months ago and was pleased to finally find a 2 1/2" aluminum gate.
Does the Job
The blast gate is well made with an aluminum body and sheet metal slide. The flanges fit 2-1/2" hoses and used with a metal hose clamp seal very well. The edges of the slide are slightly sharp, but a couple of minutes with a file cured that issue.