Dust Boot

FAQ's for Portland CNC's Spindle Mounted Dust Boot https://portlandcnc.com/shop/dust-boot

Dust Boot Compatibility List
Here's a list of what CNC Machines are compatible, incompatible, or are untested yet. We are always looking for more testers through our Test-Fit Guara...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2022 at 5:33 PM
What's the Dust Boot Test-Fit Guarantee?
We have only tested out our Dust Boot with a few machines so far. We're pretty sure it works with more than just ShopSabre CNC Routers but need test...
Mon, 19 Sep, 2022 at 9:12 AM
Will your Dust Boot work with my machine?
We designed the first version of our Dust Boot to work with HSD spindles like the ones that ShopSabre machines offer. The mounting point of the Boot fits ar...
Fri, 8 Jul, 2022 at 12:21 PM
Can I Auto Tool Change with your Dust Boot?
If you have a stock ShopSabre PRO or IS machine with an HSD spindle, you should have no problem using your ATC without needing to remove our Dust Boot or br...
Tue, 13 Sep, 2022 at 3:19 PM
Does your Dust Boot leave any dust?
Yes, of course. For one, you'll never clean out a compression cut in one pass fully - well maybe if you had the best dust collector ever made. With any...
Fri, 1 Jul, 2022 at 10:20 AM
What Tool Holders should I use with your Dust Boot?
Most toolholders should work insomuch it fits within the bounds of the lower brush with about .75-1 inch to spare. Maximum Tool Diameter The max...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2022 at 9:37 AM
Will there be a digital version of the Dust Boot?
We are intending to only sell our Dust Boot as a physical product.
Sun, 12 Jun, 2022 at 12:35 PM
Will you make a 4-inch Dust Boot?
Currently we don't have plans to make a 4-inch Dust Boot. Our version with a 5-inch port is a big reason of why it performs well (more CFM). Red...
Sat, 23 Jul, 2022 at 11:22 AM
How Duct Size Affects Airflow (CFM)
Size Matters The size of your duct or hose plays a dramatic role in the performance of your dust collection. The chart below shows the theoretically possib...
Fri, 16 Sep, 2022 at 12:48 PM
How to Disable Dust Dock Movements to use Dust Boot
To use our Dust Boot, we advise disabling the Dust Dock movements. You also do need to remove the ShopSabre Dust Boot from the machine and the Dust Dock or ...
Fri, 9 Sep, 2022 at 5:55 PM