Dust Extractor Fittings 

At Timbecon, our range of dust extractor fittings and adapters is designed to maximise the efficiency and versatility of your dust extraction system. Our collection includes various adapters, reducers, and connectors, ensuring a perfect fit for a wide range of dust extractors and woodworking tools. Whether you're looking to connect hoses of different sizes or adapt your system to fit new equipment, our fittings provide the solutions you need for an effective dust management setup.


Find Your Perfect Dust Extractor Fit with Timbecon

Enhance your dust extraction system with our precision-designed fittings. Explore our collection for all your needs – from simple adapters to complex connectors. Don't forget to check out our essential dust masks and dust extractor Y-connectors for complete dust management in your workshop. With Timbecon, achieving a cleaner, safer woodworking environment has never been easier.



What is the primary purpose of dust extractor adapters in woodworking?

Extractor adapters in woodworking are crucial for ensuring compatibility between various components of a dust extraction system. They allow you to connect hoses of different diameters, fit hoses to tools with non-standard port sizes, and facilitate seamless transitions between different system parts. Adapters are essential for customising and optimising your dust extraction setup to meet the specific needs of your workshop and machinery.

How do I determine the right adapter for my dust extractor?

To determine the right adapter for your dust extractor:

  1. Measure the diameter of the tool's dust port and the hose or fitting you want to connect.
  2. Ensure that the adapter you choose matches these dimensions, whether that be internally or externally.
  3. Consider the material and build quality of the adapter for durability and a secure fit.

Are there universal adapters available that fit a range of tools?

There are universal adapters available that are designed to fit a range of tool port sizes. These adapters typically have a flexible design or multiple stepped sizes, allowing them to accommodate various diameters.

What are the differences between adapters, reducers, and connectors in dust extraction?

Adapters are used to fit hoses to tool ports of different sizes. Reducers change the diameter of a hose or duct, allowing different-sized components to connect. Connectors are used to join two pieces of hose or ducting of the same size.

How do I properly attach and secure a dust extractor adapter?

To attach a dust extractor adapter, align it with the tool's port and hose, then push it firmly into place. Use hose clamps or secure fastenings to ensure a tight and secure fit. Check for any air leaks and ensure the adapter is stable before operating the system.

Will using an adapter affect the efficiency of my dust extraction system?

Using an adapter will affect the efficiency of a dust extraction system if it's not the correct size or fit, as it can create airflow restrictions or leaks. Or, if you are dramatically reducing or expanding the size of the port, which can affect the efficiency of airflow. Choosing the correct adapter and ensuring a tight seal will minimise any impact on system efficiency.

Can I use multiple adapters simultaneously for a multi-tool setup?

You can use multiple adapters in a multi-tool setup, but it's essential to maintain proper airflow and suction. Ensure that each adapter is correctly fitted and that the overall system can handle the load.

How do I ensure airtight seals when using an adapter with my dust extractor hose?

To ensure airtight seals, use adapters that fit snugly without gaps. You can also use hose clamps or tape around the joints to secure the connection further. Regularly inspecting the seals for any signs of wear or damage will ensure everything stays airtight.

Do certain woodworking tools require specialised adapter types?

Some woodworking tools, especially those with non-standard dust port sizes or shapes, may require specialised adapters. It's essential to check the tool's specifications and choose adapters specifically designed for those requirements. If you're unsure about the exact adapter your tools need, remember our team is always here to help.

How often should I inspect or replace my dust extractor adapters?

Based on their usage, you should inspect your dust extractor adapters regularly for signs of wear, damage, or air leaks. If they become cracked, deformed, or no longer provide a secure fit, it means it's time to change your adapters. Remember, consistent checking and timely replacement are key to the optimal performance of your dust extraction system.