Dust extractors are used to eliminate dust and improve the quality of the air when working with power tools, leaving the area clean and dust particles free. Dust extraction systems are used mainly to improve safety by giving a clearer line of sight and protect tools and other equipment by filtering the air. Otherwise, dusty air could be sucked into the machine, causing serious damage to the equipment.
Extractors are available as small portable devices or professional, vacuum cleaner look-alike machines. Dust Extractors are classified into three main groups and classes: