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$899.00 $685.00
71.00 KGS
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2HP Dust Collector with Canister Filter - Craftex CX-Series

From the same factory as our popular CT030 dust collector, this machine features a canister filter and steel arm joining the canister & impeller for improved air flow and performance. The canister filter is made from spun bond polyester which has 6 times the filtering area versus standard cloth bags and filters dust particles down to 1 micron. This machine also features a new radial fin style impeller made from die cast aluminum at 12-3/4”.

Like all CX-Series machines, this unit features powder coated paint, sharp looking two tone colours and a full 3 year warranty.


Canister Filter with handle
Steel Duct Arm
Impeller – 12-3/4” Die Cast Aluminum
Integrated mobile base
6” main Inlet with removable “Y” (three 4” inlets)
Powder Coated Paint
Includes plastic bottom bag & quick release clamps
CSA Approved
3 Year Warranty
Made in Taiwan


Motor – 2HP, 220V, TEFC
Air Suction Capacity – 1,700 CFM
Static Pressure – 10”
Bag Capacity – 5.7 cubic feet
Inlet – 6” main with removable “Y” (three 4” inlets)
Noise Level – 74 dB
Weight – 70 kg

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  1. CX400 Bearing Whine

    CX400 Bearing Whine 2 Unknown 28th Aug 2017

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Aug 2017

    Purchased this machine and had for 8 months and the motor bearing is making intermittent whining noise. Took it in and of course could not recreate the problem... was told to keep using it until it becomes more of a problem. Not too happy with the so called 3 year warranty on this product.

  2. Great single stage DC

    Great single stage DC 5 Howard 30th Mar 2012

    Posted by Howard on 30th Mar 2012

    Bought it to replace a 115VAC unit with 10" impellar. The 12.75 inch impellar on this unit really creates some serious suction. For a single man garage shop, this is all you need. For the price, including the cannister, this is the best buy out there in my opinion.

  3. Lots of suction

    Lots of suction 4 Busy Bee Fan and Critic 27th Jan 2012

    Posted by Busy Bee Fan and Critic on 27th Jan 2012

    Have had the CX400 now for about 5 weeks. A vast improvement on my shop vac. I have been very happy with the CX400. Highly recommend buying the remote as it makes it a joy to work without having to bend down every time to start and stop the unit. Only issue is a squeak when its powering down. I have read another review which touches on this issue. Will have to monitor and examine. Having a mechanic friend come to give his opinion before coming to a conclusion.

  4. Good upgrade

    Good upgrade 5 Gord. T 16th Nov 2011

    Posted by Gord. T on 16th Nov 2011

    Was upgrading from a 1HP and this was quite a jump in suction. I compred it carefully to a General 2HP with canister and the General unit looked virtually identical but it was about $350 more. I asked the General rep what the difference was and showed him a picture of the CX400 and he said he didnt know. I asked him if it came out of the same factory and he said "most likely". Man, he did a great job selling me on the busy bee unit.
    Glad I saved my money beucase this is a great addition to my shop, isnt that loud and works great with every unit in my shop.

  5. Satisfied.

    Satisfied. 4 Unknown 17th Oct 2011

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Oct 2011

    This has some really great suction and connected to my cabinet saw has reduced the amount of airborne dust significantly. Works well with my jointer and planer as well. The only issue that I have with the unit (this 4 stars) is that it has developed a bit of a squeak that might be a bearing issue. I guess time will tell.

  6. This dust collector SUCKS!

    This dust collector SUCKS! 5 Unknown 30th Sep 2011

    Posted by Unknown on 30th Sep 2011

    Very happy (and my wife) that I bought this. Very powerful and sure sucks a lot more than my shop vac.

  7. Great Price!

    Great Price! 5 Unknown 6th Sep 2011

    Posted by Unknown on 6th Sep 2011

    Was going to guy a General Int. for $200 more. Compared the two, they are virtually identical. Glad a friend turned me on to busybee! Very happy so far. thanks