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  • Festool 496186 SELFCLEAN Filter Bag for CT 36 (5-Pack)
Model#: FESN496186

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Festool 496186 SELFCLEAN Filter Bag for CT 36 (5-Pack)

Model#: FESN496186
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The new Cleantex CT 36 Dust Extractor features a self-cleaning filter bag that solves a problem that plagues other dust extractors and vacuums. During normal use, fine particles of dust cling to the inner lining of the filter bag resulting in caking. This coating of dust lowers the effective suction power dramatically, resulting in poor extraction efficiency and performance. Caking can also cause additional strain on your dust extractor's motor and contribute to premature failure.
Festool has addressed this issue by developing a unique pliable fleece filter bag. Because the bag is not rigid like many other types of bags, such as paper bags, it prevents caking. This means that your Festool CT 36 Dust Extractor continues to deliver full suction until the bag is completely full. Other manufacturers' ft. bags do not counter this caking effect and suction is reduced dramatically throughout the use of the bag, often resulting in a situation where suction is lost before the bag is completely full. When this occurs you're paying full price for a partially used bag.
The Festool filter bag also serves as a pre-filter and is able to trap dust particles down to five millionths of a meter, or 5 microns. This is about the same size as a red blood cell. By arresting these small particles, in addition to larger chips, the bag extends the life of your main HEPA filter, reducing wear and tear as well as the expense of frequent filter replacement.
Bag disposal is quick and mess-free. An integrated closure on the bag shuts the opening to prevent spilling. The material is made to be tear resistant and prevent bag blow outs which can be messy to clean up.
  • Integrated closure on the bag shuts the opening to prevent spilling
  • Fits CT 36
  • Five pack
  • (5) SELFCLEAN Filter Bags for CT 36 - 496186


Bags Included: 5
Shipping Weight: 1.8 lbs.


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  • SELFCLEAN Filter Bag for CT 36 (5-Pack)


    is this filter bag the type I would use with the auto clean feature on my CT36 AC ?
    Asked on 2/23/2014 by jeff from Western New York

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      Yes, this bag is specially made for the CT 36 and includes 5 self-clean bags.

      Answered on 2/23/2014 by Community Answer from None
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      These are designed to be used with the CT 36 dust extractor.

      Answered on 3/21/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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