Dust Collecting Workstations target high filtration applications.

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Modular, self-contained Downflo® Workstations offer ledgeless design in combination with patented Ultra-Web® oval-shaped cartridge filter media and ExtraLife(TM) filter cleaning technology to reduce dust build-up inside collector. Dust drawers and filters fit easily into bag-out bags for disposal. Collectors require no hoods or ductwork and are engineered for in-plant areas where dirty and noisy operations are out in the open.



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Donaldson® Torit® Launches Downflo® Workstation



Supercharged Dust Collectors Combine Downflo® Oval(TM) Technology With Versatile Environmental Control Booth(TM)

MINNEAPOLIS (December 21, 2004) - Donaldson® Torit® has extended its innovative family of high performance Downflo® Oval(TM) (DFO) dust collectors with the new Downflo® Workstations (DWS). These versatile, modular self-contained workstations offer maximum productivity through better performance, longer filter life and greater filtration capacity than same-sized dust collectors.

Featuring an exclusive design with patented components, DWS collectors are engineered specifically for in-plant areas where dirty and noisy operations are out in the open. The ledgeless design of DWS in combination with Donaldson Torit's patented Ultra-Web® oval-shaped cartridge filter media and ExtraLife(TM) filter cleaning technology delivers exceptional performance in metalworking, woodworking and process applications where high filtration efficiency and reduced dust build-up inside the collector are often a requirement.

Requiring no hoods or ductwork, DWS provides quick and easy filter access, fewer filter changeouts, energy savings and reversible louver inlets that can be used high and low for changing applications. ExtraLife pulse filter cleaning technology cleans with a low compressed air pressure of 50 psi while improving filtration efficiency and prolonging filter life. DWS collectors also feature improved dust sheds and smaller, lighter dust drawers that ease the dust handling and emptying process. The dust drawers and filters fit easily into Bag-Out bags for trouble-free disposal.

DWS is available in eight standard model configurations with five distinctly different booth options. They are available in many standard sizes, and custom configurations can be designed by selecting panels, support trusses, joining hardware and many other options.

About Donaldson Company, Inc.
Donaldson Company, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts. Founded in 1915, Donaldson is a technology-driven company committed to satisfying customer needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development. Donaldson serves customers in the industrial and engine markets including in-plant air cleaning, compressed air and gas purification, power generation, specialty filtration, trucks and off-road equipment. Our 10,000 employees contribute to the company's success at over 30 manufacturing locations around the world. In fiscal year 2004, Donaldson reported sales of more than $1.4 billion and grew earnings for the 15th consecutive year. Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and Donaldson shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DCI. Additional company information is available at www.donaldson.com.

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