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Offline srini

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Festool CT 36 E Vac - issue with
« on: July 26, 2016, 09:02 PM »
I have been using my Festool CT 36 E since 2012. I recently noticed yellow-green stains on this "thing" (almost looks like a stained scotch-brite with holes) behind a plastic grid. Do I need to worry about this "thing" - pictured below and do I need to replace it. I have not noticed any significant performance issues with the vac (however, it might be littler louder than what it used to be when it was new). Any help/inputs would be appreciated. Thanks. Note: This is my first post in this forum :-)

And, BTW, I didn't even know what to search for to determine if this topic is already discussed. Hence, I decided to post a new topic.


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Offline Kriss

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Re: Festool CT 36 E Vac - issue with
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2016, 09:29 PM »
According to EKAT, that part's described as noise insulation.

Mine looks the same way. I'm pretty sure it's that yellow-green color from the factory. Nothing to worry about :)

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Offline srini

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Re: Festool CT 36 E Vac - issue with
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2016, 10:09 PM »
Kriss, Thanks a lot for the clarification,  I will now breathe easy :-)
I never noticed it all these years.  I guess I am getting paranoid as my CT vac is getting older. :-)