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2/20/2008

DELTA Machinery Unveils Improved 1 HP Dust Collectors at 2008 IBS


Making it Easier for Beginning and Intermediate Woodworkers to Have
Superior Filtration, Performance


ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2008) – DELTA Machinery today announced the addition of two new one horsepower dust collectors that deliver superior filtration of fine dust and convenient fill-and-toss, disposable bags. The new dust collectors, models 50-720 and 50-720CT, were introduced during the 2008 International Builders’ Show (IBS) from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16 at Booth W1501 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Designed for improved filtration efficiency, the 50-720 is equipped with a one micron, spun-bound filter bag designed with a patented integral halo support. The dust collection bag allows for the filtration of extremely fine dust to promote a cleaner, healthier shop environment while reducing the detrimental effect of air-borne contaminants to project finishes. Similarly, the 50-720CT features a two micron pleated canister, which allows for better air flow efficiency due to an increased filter surface area, and an internal manual agitator for frequent and mess-free filter cleaning.

            The dust collectors come with six disposable collection bags which are specially-designed for dust collectors – allowing the end-user to easily dispose of waste without having to transfer debris from the bag to another container. Replacement disposable bags will be readily available.

            For added convenience, mobility and performance, the dust collectors also feature:

·        A stable, sturdy steel base

·        Four, large swivel casters for moving the tool between stations or storing out of the way

·        Finned aluminum motor housing for cooler operation during long periods of use

·        Curved steel impeller to produce a maximum air velocity of 650 cubic feet per minute.

·        A one horsepower, 120 to 240 volt, single-phase induction motor

            Created for intermediate and professional woodworkers wanting to upgrade from a shop vacuum, the 50-720 and 50-720CT will be available for purchase in March 2008 for $249 and $349, respectively.

About PORTER-CABLE and DELTA Machinery

With a combined 189 years of woodworking experience, PORTER-CABLE and DELTA Machinery design and manufacture the industry’s most complete line-up of portable, stationary and benchtop woodworking power tools, equipment and related accessories for professional woodworkers. Together, the brands have a history of industry-changing innovation, including introducing the world’s first helical drive circular saw, first hand-held belt sander, first motorized miter saw, first portable belt sander, and first 10-inch tilting arbor saw.

For more information about PORTER-CABLE® and DELTA® Machinery brand woodworking tools visit www.deltaportercable.com.