5 Most Commonly Replaced Dust Collector Parts

Proper upkeep of your dust collector is essential to long term health and performance.

Take Action Concept on the Mechanism of Metal Cogwheels.As your dust collector ages, it's parts will be prone to wear and tear. Keep your dust collector performing at peak efficiency with the right maintenance plan. This will ensure you are performing critical inspections on these 5 most commonly replaced dust collector parts.

5 Most Commonly Replaced Dust Collector Parts:

1. Timer board
2. Solenoid Kit
3. Diaphragm Kit
4. Valves
5. Filters

Now you have a check list. But how will know when it's time to replace your parts? Look out for these common warning signs. The more you are prepared now, the better you will be at avoiding the high costs that quickly escalate with unscheduled downtime.

Common Warning Signs for Replacement

Timer Board:

  • No power to the timer board, the fuse may be your culprit

Solenoid:

  • Rubber parts are worn
  • Solenoid post is bent
  • Plunger is becoming pitted
  • Due to environmental conditions, the coil itself has suffered an electrical short. This results in weakened copper wires

Diaphragm Kit:

  • Rubber has crack or holes in it
  • Diaphragm kit is pitted, allowing air to leak through
  • Any holes tears or imperfections indicate it's time to change it out.
  • Is your spring broken?

Valve:

  • Air leaking
  • stops pulsing
  • pulse is weak
  • filters aren't cleaning properly

Filter:

 

Related Resources:

Dust Collector Maintenance

Dust Collector Change Out Check List

How to Replace Your Solenoid Valve

My Pulse Valve is Not Working, What's Wrong?

How to Measure your Dust Collector Filter Bags for Replacement

How to Detect a Dust Collector Leak