The Festool CT SYS is a portable dust extractor with full HEPA certification aimed at remodelers and painters. Unlike your typical shop vac, the CT SYS is designed for ultimate portability. It features an integrated shoulder strap, built-in carrying handle, as well as the cord and hose “garage” that is on all of Festool’s dust extractors. Tools of the Trade senior editor Chris Ermides tested it out on various jobs and found the dust extractor to be way more powerful than you’d expect given its compact design.

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