Product Focus: Portable Sanitation and Special Events

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Allied Graphics decals

Decals from Allied Graphics are designed for the portable restroom industry to stick and stay on units and in tough environments. The long-life vinyl decals use ultraviolet inks to look good for years, according to the maker. The decals can also be applied to sinks and trailers. 763-428-8365;

Roeda decals

Roeda decals utilize 4 mil permanent adhesive vinyl and UV fade-resistant inks for applications such as portable restrooms, restroom trailers, hand sanitizer stands and outdoor sinks. They come in a variety of stock UV inks, but can also be printed with any custom Pantone match. Decals can be cut to any size or shape. A UV clearcoat or lamination adds extra protection against the elements. Options and adhesives are available using existing logos or having new designs made. 800-829-3021;

 Graffiti Removal

Century Chemical Graffiti Wipes

Graffiti Wipes from Century Chemical are designed for fast, easy cleanup of ink from nonporous surfaces. The abrasive, yet non-scratching fabric can be used on a variety of surfaces, including portable restrooms, showers, partitions and hand-wash stations. They are premoistened with an environmentally safe and biodegradable cleaning formula that removes paints, enamel, ink and permanent marker with a few swipes, according to the maker. Each case contains six canisters, with each canister holding 70 wipes that are 9 ½-by 12 inches. 800-348-3505;

PolyJohn PRO’s Choice Liquid Graffiti Remover

PRO’s Choice Liquid Graffiti Remover from PolyJohn is formulated to remove paints, inks, crayons, lipstick and other marks from portable sanitation equipment. It may be used on most surfaces including brick, glass, ceramic tile, porcelain, marble, ceramic, Formica, terrazzo, enamels, brass, aluminum, steel, chrome, vinyl, painted and others. The product is sprayed on the surface and wiped off. 800-292-1305;

 Hand Sanitizers

Satellite Industries hand sanitizer

Satellite Industries offers hand sanitizers and sanitizer refills that provide an economical way to maintain restrooms, hand-wash stations and sanitizer stands, all while making sure customers keep their hands free of germ and bacteria. Not only can they be bought in bulk, refills are available in both 800- or 1,000-ml sizes and are made to fit Satellite’s universal dispenser. It is FDA approved, so if larger quantities are needed, you won’t sacrifice in quality. The bulk sanitizer option also works with Satellite’s 800-ml and 1,000-ml refillable bags. 800-883-1123;


LunarGlo solar lights

LunarGlo solar lights are designed to improve the user experience and make units easier to clean after dark. Life expectancy is 3-5 years. Lights provide consistent brightness from dusk to dawn and the ability to take a pressure washing day after day with no impact on the performance. 574-294-2624;

Solar LED Innovations

Solar Pod Lights

Solar Pod Lights from Solar LED Innovations are available in three versions providing 30, 50 and 65 lumens to fully illuminate portable restrooms for special events and nighttime use. Low-profile units install in minutes and double-lock securely through the roof. Automatic darkness and motion sensors control lighting, as well as a manual on/off option. Up to 30 hours of light are provided from a single day charge in the sun. 484-639-4833;

 Odor Control Products

Surco Portable Sanitation Products Fresh Straps 

Fresh Straps air fresheners from Surco Portable Sanitation Products are scented polymer belted material that wraps around the vent stack and cinches like a zip tie to discourage theft. They are tinted with a gray dye to provide camouflage on most vent stacks. They provide fragrance to eliminate odors for several months during the summer. They are waterproof, available in three fragrances and come with 72 individually wrapped straps per case. 412-789-8683;

Walex Bio-Pak

Walex’s Bio-Pak is a natural drop-in deodorizer that uses natural enzymes to eliminate odors. The product can also reduce mounding in restroom trailer and portable restroom holding tanks. The packets are designed to be mess-free and dissolve quickly when placed into liquid. Each bag comes with 50 pre-portioned sachets to provide about one week of odor control depending on the usage and climate. It is biodegradable, non-staining, biocide-free, formaldehyde-free and California-compliant. The formula is able to break down paper, eliminating the need for special toilet papers. It digests built-up waste on tank walls and sensors that are a common source of odors in portable restrooms even after pumping the tank, according to the maker. 800-338-3155;

 Portable Restrooms

J&J Portable Sanitation Products Echo

The durable Echo portable restroom from J&J Portable Sanitation Products is designed to withstand constant use and abuse. It is easy to clean and maintain, and it includes a domed floor with drains in front of the tank top for easy cleaning and no puddling. It includes an easy-to-clean deep-sump holding tank and a hover handle. The sides and roof have built-in handgrips for easy moving. 800-345-3303;

NuConcepts-Very ImpressivePortables VIP

The VIP from NuConcepts-Very Impressive Portables uses extruded aluminum structural elements, polyethylene walls and sun-strong fiberglass doors. It is solar-powered and self-contained; and has a flushable porcelain toilet, sink with auto-off faucet, LED interior lights, exterior in-use light, power roof vent, acrylic mirror and rotocast tanks. Options include air conditioning (requiring 110 volts), interior heating, winterizing package, water heater, city water connections, dump valves and an upgraded countertop. 800-334-1065;

Sansom Industries Zenith

The Zenith portable restroom from Sansom Industries has an 80-gallon holding tank with deep sump, blow-molded construction, a roomy interior with ample headroom, smooth interior surfaces for easy cleaning, stainless steel fasteners, a three-roll paper holder and attractive aesthetics, according to the manufacturer. Many custom options are available. 844-972-6766;

T.S.F. Tuff Jon III

The Tuff Jon III from T.S.F. has molded wall vents, a sky heater, lifting brackets and a 16-gallon hand-wash station with foot pedal pump. Designed for easy cleaning, the one-piece polyethylene unit is available in nine colors and has a 70-gallon holding tank. Options include towel holder and soap dispenser. 800-843-9286;

 Portable Restroom Movers

Deal Assoc. Super Mongo Mover

The Super Mongo Mover hand truck from Deal Assoc. easily tips back and moves portable restrooms, and can carry full-size ADA handicap restrooms. The tall frame provides leverage so even smaller service technicians can move restrooms by themselves safely and easily. The alloy aluminum and steel frame is lightweight and strong, and only anodized aluminum touches the restroom body to prevent rust-staining. It is available with four, six or eight wheels with either pneumatic tires or flat-free foam tires. 336-599-3325;

 Portable Sinks

Armal Wave Hand Wash

The Wave Hand Wash unit from Armal has a slim profile, recessed foot pump and a keyed tamper-proof freshwater cap. The compact unit is easily installed inside portable restrooms and has a 7.5-gallon freshwater capacity. It is available in gray. 866-873-7796;

 Pressure Washers and Sprayers

Cam Spray MCB3040

The MCB3040 skid-mount, hot-water pressure washer from Cam Spray is designed to move easily from truck to van to trailer. It offers 4 gpm at 3,000 psi from a Honda GX390 industrial gas engine and triplex plunger pump with ceramic plungers and stainless steel valves. It is equipped with low-pressure chemical injection and is protected by an unloader valve and secondary pressure pop-off. The burner system includes a rust-free fuel tank, Schedule 80 coil with stainless steel wrap, is controlled by an adjustable thermostat and temperature limit switch for a maximum temperature of 195 degrees F. The frame is constructed using industrial coated 2-inch tubing and comes equipped with a wand/hose rack. A heavy-duty trigger gun with a dual wand and side handle valve allows switching from high pressure cleaning to detergent application and is equipped with quick change 0-, 15-, 25- and 40-degree nozzles. 800-648-5011;

 Restroom Trailers

A Restroom Trailer Company (ART Co.) 1203-W-W

The 1203-W-W restroom trailer from A Restroom Trailer Company (ART Co.) is designed for fast and easy setup with a sleek, streamlined appearance. The 12- by 8-foot three-station unit is equipped with fold-down steps and pipe-mount leveling jacks for easy setup. This unit is available in seven interior finishes and exterior color combinations to match existing fleet colors. It includes a 460-gallon waste tank, 105-gallon freshwater tank, a heavy-duty steel frame, integral trailer skirting, a 2 5/16-inch trailer hitch, heavy-duty tongue jack, custom cabinetry and countertops, LED lighting and ducted heat and air conditioning. Upgrade options include a stereo system, winterization packages and hot water heater. 269-435-4278;

Comforts of Home Services ADA line

The ADA-accessible line of restroom, shower and combination trailers from Comforts of Home Services is in full compliance with federal guidelines for the interior of the trailer. Access options include a standalone, commercial aluminum ramp system. The trailer is lowered using electric, one-button execution for 20-foot and smaller models. Trailers longer than 20 feet have an ADA lowering module with attached aluminum ramp. The hydraulic lowering system is designed for customers renting the trailer or moving the trailer numerous times at the same venue. It takes less than 15 minutes to lower the ADA module and then lower the aluminum ramp. 630-906-8002;

DRE Custom Trailers four-station trailer

DRE Custom Trailers offers a 12-foot, four-station restroom trailer with steel frame construction and a smooth-side aluminum exterior skin. It has a 7,000-pound suspension and aluminum wheels, with a one-piece fiberglass roof, adjustable-height hitch and a 110/12-volt converter system. Its control panel controls the power unit, radio, lights, water pumps and AC. It is designed for very low floor height, with one-step entry, LED lights throughout, power vents, a backup water pump and easy access to the mechanical room. It comes with a 275-gallon waste tank and 150-gallon freshwater tank. Options include a cold-weather package and interior murals. 704-633-6098;

JAG Mobile Solutions Safety Cartridge Stair

The Safety Cartridge Stair trailer egress system from JAG Mobile Solutions incorporates high-strength extruded aluminum into its design, making it 22% lighter than when the patent was originally awarded in 2019. The design includes integrated low-maintenance anti-slip surface on the steps. Lighter weight means that setup is a one-person job. Safe deployment takes seconds, maximizing labor efficiency while enhancing employee and patron safety. 800-815-2557;

Rich Specialty Trailers Neptune Anti-Virus

The Neptune Anti-Virus restroom trailer from Rich Specialty Trailers is built with permanent interior walls that kill microbes known to carry viruses. The material is imported from Europe, where it was tested and used in medical applications and proven to be effective at killing viruses, including COVID-19, according to the maker. The anti-microbial forms a colorless and odorless polymer that bonds to treated interior surfaces, forming a protective barrier. The trailer is built using composite materials on the walls, ceiling and floor, making the trailer water-resistant for easier maintenance and cleaning. Male and female restrooms come standard, along with three hand-wash sinks on the exterior rear of the trailer, allowing use without entering the restrooms. The sinks use self-closing faucets to save water, and dividers between sinks can also be ordered providing another barrier to reduce the risk of spreading infection. 260-593-2279;

 Service Vehicles

Crescent Tank vacuum tank

The Crescent Tank vacuum tank is flat inside and out. It can carry up to 10 portable restrooms, and the weight capacity is the same as a flatbed truck. It has no baffles, allowing it to be emptied completely to avoid internal corrosion. With the included pump at specified cubic feet per minute, unnecessary structural fatigue is eliminated. It is fabricated from 1/4-inch steel for structural strength. Its workstation is designed for the portable restroom industry. The liftgate rail width allows units to fit, and multiple liftgate decks and rail options are available. Fresh water is held inside the external 1/2-inch-thick poly tank. It can be installed on any chassis within the specifications required for each model based on axle ratings and maximum load capacity. 585-657-4104;

FMI Truck Sales & Service WorkMate

The WorkMate service truck from FMI Truck Sales & Service has equal weight distribution of the sidewinder tank designed to extend brake life and improve handling. The two food-grade poly water tanks are plumbed to carry brine, fresh water, pre-mix or any combination of fluids. The ergonomically designed workstation has more than 60 cubic feet of storage space and minimizes restocking and driver movement. It carries up to four restrooms. An E-track load securement system eliminates the need for ropes. Its modular design allows components to be easily replaced or transferred if damaged. The entire vacuum system is plumbed using hot-tar hose and Masport components. Marine-style wiring is used, and all of the electrical systems are contained in a watertight panel with automatic reset circuit breakers. 800-927-8750;

Imperial Industries Flatvac

The 1,000-gallon stainless steel Flatvac from Imperial Industries can carry up to six portable restrooms. The baffled, internally divided tank offers 700 gallons of waste capacity and 300 gallons of freshwater capacity. In addition, the unit offers dual-side bucket fill, dual Hannay hose reels with 50 feet of hose, a Pumptec X-5 washdown pump, Masport HXL4 plug-and-play vacuum pump system, Thieman liftgate, and a 3-inch stainless steel boom with 30 feet of 2-inch intake hose and a suction nozzle. 800-558-2945;

KeeVac Industries KV999

The KV999 from KeeVac Industries carries a 999-gallon portable restroom vacuum tank for operators who want to stay under the U.S. Department of Transportation tanker endorsement requirement. It is available in steel, stainless steel and aluminum, with single- or dual-side service, holds 699 gallons of waste and 300 gallons of freshwater, and includes a two-unit fold-down restroom carrier with trailer hitch. The tank can be mounted on a variety of chassis and with a variety of pumps. Each unit comes with an upgraded DC-10 washdown pump and hose reel from Hannay Reels. Exterior controls and dual cabinets are designed for operator safety and convenience. An arctic package and safety lighting are available. 866-789-9440;

Pik Rite Flatbed Restroom Hauler

The Flatbed Restroom Hauler from Pik Rite has a 650-gallon tank, flatbed and liftgate. The tank has a 400-gallon waste compartment and internal 250-gallon freshwater compartment for even weight distribution. The truck includes a National Vacuum Equipment 304 vacuum pump, dual 2-inch fill hoses, 20-gpm washdown system, dual-spring return freshwater hose reels and dual 2-inch bucket fills. A 20-inch top manway, 5-inch sight eyes and clear-hose sight tube are included. The truck is equipped with a 98-by-102-inch aluminum flatbed and Thieman TVL liftgate. Two diamond plate toolboxes are mounted on the passenger side. The truck has an LED running light kit with a durable, fully molded wiring harness. 800-326-9763;

Robinson Vacuum Tanks PR1200A

The PR1200A truck from Robinson Vacuum Tanks carries a 900-gallon waste/300-gallon freshwater aluminum portable restroom service tank. This model is set up standard with dual-side service including toolbox, suction hose and bucket fill. The unit comes with a bumper capable of towing a trailer, and it has a folding platform to haul two portable restrooms. Chassis options include choice of manufacturer, two-wheel or four-wheel drive, and gas or diesel. There are also multiple options for vacuum and water pumps. 814-933-0927;

 Shower Trailers

Lang Specialty Trailers shower trailers

In light of the pandemic, shower and restroom trailers from Lang Specialty Trailers have available private cabins to protect users from contagious disease transmission. They are built on a steel frame, with composite interior walls, exterior walls, subfloors and ceilings for durability and easy cleaning. All trailers come equipped with on-demand hot water. Trailer designs and floor plans work well for special events, disaster relief, oil field work, coal mines, forest fires, military and beach access, according to the maker. 724-972-6590;


TankTec slide-in tank

Slide-in tanks from TankTec range from 100 to 995 gallons. The tanks are available in single-compartment for grease trap and septic service or two-compartment for portable restroom service. 888-428-6422;

 Transport Trailers

Ameri-Can Engineering Toter

Toter portable restroom transport trailers from Ameri-Can Engineering are available in lengths of 16 to 40 feet and carrying up to 20 restrooms. A drop bar enables transport of large units, such as ADA-compliant and handicapped-accessible units. An easy-load design saves time, and trailers are made of steel for strength and years of dependable service, according to the manufacturer. 574-892-5151;

F.M. Manufacturing 30-foot trailer

The 30-foot flatbed trailer from F.M. Manufacturing has three 3,700-pound torsion bar axles, side roller for easy loading, low-profile tires, solid front header and tie-downs on both sides. The customizable trailer has electric brakes on all axles and LED lights. 877-889-2246;

Johnny Mover Trailer Sales trailer

Portable restroom transport trailers from Johnny Mover Trailer Sales have skid-locking, using an iron bar with a chain-binding system to secure multiple units. Models are available to handle six to 20 restrooms, and all feature brakes, paint options, lighting, leaf-spring suspension, front deflectors to protect units from road spray and debris, and optional powder-coating and chrome wheels. 800-498-3000;

Liquid Waste Industries trailer 

Custom-built portable restroom delivery trailers from Liquid Waste Industries carry six to 24 restrooms and come with or without sides. They are built with heavy-duty steel and come standard with torsion axles, electric brakes, flush-mounted lights, and 10- or 13-inch wheels and tires. Custom upgrades include gates, leaf-spring axles, fold-down ramps, LED lights and choice of hitch. 877-445-5511;

McKee Technologies - Explorer Trailers Transporter

The Transporter from McKee Technologies - Explorer Trailers has easy-to-adjust carrier slats that box in any size restroom skid. Multiple-size skids can be configured securely in the same load, providing safe, flexible transportation for many styles of portable restrooms. Models range from 8 to 48 feet, accommodating up to 24 units. All include fully independent suspension axles designed to eliminate side-to-side shock transfer. An optional front wind deflector protects units from road spray, stones and wind loading. Hot-dip galvanizing is available for corrosion protection. 866-457-5425;


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