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Author Topic: Festool Midi Air Temp  (Read 992 times)

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Offline ALF

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Festool Midi Air Temp
« on: March 12, 2017, 07:50 PM »
Hello, First time poster, first time Festool owner

 I was sanding my cabinet today and noticed the vacuum had a "plasticy" smell to it. It's the second time i've used it however the ambient temperature is 20 deg warmer now than when I used it the first time. I checked it out and noticed warm/hot air coming from the exhaust ports. The ambient temp was only 60. Is this normal?

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Offline leakyroof

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Re: Festool Midi Air Temp
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2017, 09:05 PM »
Air gets heated through the extraction process. Normal. For some reason my CT-36 Auto puts out hotter exhaust air than my CT-26. Not sure if that's due to 36 Auto not having HEPA Filters since I think the motor is the same between the two vacs.
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Offline TylerC

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Re: Festool Midi Air Temp
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2017, 08:42 AM »
This is pretty normal, and I wouldn't be concerned about it. If you start getting performance issues or some other stranger things happening, let us know.