Blogs: CFM vs. water lift in dust extraction equipment
Bartell's Josh Locke discusses their real-world meaning.
In the construction and demolition industries Vacuums or Dust Extraction Equipment are used as a more efficient way of cleaning up the workplace, as well as the first line of defense in protecting workers from breathing in hazardous particles that are a result of grinding, sawing, cutting etc. various materials.
If you’ve used a vacuum or have looked into investing in one, I’m sure you’ve come across the terms CFM and Water Lift. Understanding what those terms mean and the importance of each one will be very helpful when choosing the right piece of Dust Extraction Equipment for the job.
But first, understanding the basic concept of what a vacuum is, is important in understanding how CFM and Water Lift are applicable.