Keeps the gate clean
Posted January 22, 2014
The metal gates are much better than the plastic ones. The plastic ones get dust in the closed end where some people want to put a seal and will not close completely causing a really large vacuum loss. I started my dust collection system with pastic blast gates due to the price. I have since replaced all the pastic blast gates with metal ones and have not regretted it one bit. The small loss of vacuum can be overlooked if you have a big enough supply on the business end of the system.
My use was to replace a...
Posted April 3, 2012
My use was to replace a plastic blast gate on a commercial air dryer at dog grooming operation. The plastic wore out broke and the metal gate was easy to adapt. It should last for many doggy groomings. Thanks
Didn't purchase the Metal Blast Gate...
Posted February 6, 2011
Didn't purchase the Metal Blast Gate for a dust collector system , I purchased it for a Motorhome to shut of the hot air duck that they put in at the factory to heat the water pipes under neat with no way to shut it off which is a 4" system does a beautiful job.Rockler is a awesome company to deal with excellent service.