Product Focus: Vacuum Trucks/Truck Builder

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Hose and Fittings

Kuriyama of America Alfagomma T704HA Series THE BOOMER

The corrugated Alfagomma T704HA Series THE BOOMER industrial sewer vacuum hose from Kuriyama of America is made with a 1/4-inch-thick red gum rubber tube designed for wet or dry applications where severe abrasion is a factor. The corrugated black conductive styrene-butadiene/natural rubber blend cover provides abrasion and ozone resistance. The rugged hose is suitable for dry or wet abrasive materials and can be grounded. All sizes are rated to full vacuum and a pounds-per-square-inch safety factor of 3-1 for 2-to 8-inch hose and 2.5-1 for 10-inch. The hose remains flexible in temperatures from 40 degrees below zero to 212 degrees F. It is available with soft-cuffed ends for easy installation and clamping. 847-755-0360;

 Hose Reels

Hannay Reels VAC Series

Featuring a 1/4-inch-thick rolled drum, VAC Series reels from Hannay Reels store and handle 2-, 3- or 4-inch I.D. sewer vacuum hose up to 150 feet in length. This reel is constructed with a 2-inch heavy-duty steel channel frame and spoked discs for greater weight savings, strength and over-road durability. A positive engagement pin lock brake comes standard in this model. The series is available in manual or power rewind options for efficient, organized storage. A sewer vacuum hose can be accessed from both sides of this reel. The wide variety of mounting configurations offers installation flexibility for different tank and truck sizes. 877-467-3357;

 Truck Mounted jetters

Cam Spray CV Series

The CV Series cargo van drain jet from Cam Spray offers diesel-fired hot water for added jetting power. Several models are available up to 4,000 psi and 12 gpm. A triplex plunger pump with power pulse valve provides an extra push when needed. Air purge and recirculation to the tank are

provided for freeze protection. It comes with a 5-gallon fuel tank, heavily built, powder-coated frame with full deck, 130-gallon water capacity, 12-volt DC reel with 2-1 clutch drive allowing for free spooling, and a powered hose return. It’s controlled by a pushbutton or foot switch. Accessories include a set of four nozzles, storage box, tip cleaner, tiger tail, safety shield, rubber gloves, high-visibility safety vest, 50-foot washdown hose and trigger gun. 800-648-5011;

Easy Kleen Pressure Systems Groundhog Jetter

The Groundhog Jetter from Easy Kleen Pressure Systems is designed to blast through clogged pipes with a 35 hp Vanguard engine providing 12 gpm at 3,500 psi. It is compact and can be transported in a pickup truck or van, with trailer options available. It includes a fully welded, powder-coated 2-inch steel tube frame, drilled and tapped, which houses the 200-gallon water tank. It comes with an accessible breather and 10-gallon fuel tank, General Pump with gearbox drive, 12-volt-powered hose reel with 300 feet of 3/8-inch jetter hose, hose guides, a super swivel and foot-pedal control, emergency shut-off valve and hour meter. Optional remote features include hose reel-in, motor off/speed control and pressure on/off. 800-315-5533;

MyTana Compact Jetters

MyTana’s compact skid- or truck-mounted jetters are suitable for unblocking and cleaning house connections and sewer lines, providing the flexibility to take on residential and light industrial work. They can be customized with many options. The Compact Pro is suitable for work in lines up to 20 inches. It includes 270 feet of 1/2-inch hose on a hydraulic reel and delivers water flow up to 18 gpm or cleaning pressure up to 3,000 psi. The Economic fits medium-duty commercial vehicles for work in lines up to 24 inches, with water flow up to 26 gpm or pressure up to 3,000 psi. A hydraulic hose reel swivels 225 degrees and holds 400 feet of 1/2-inch hose. The units are built by ROM. 800-328-8170;

 Vacuum Pumps/Blowers

Fruitland 870 Series

Fruitland’s 870 Series pump allows vacuum levels of 28.5 inches Hg and continuous vacuum of 27 inches Hg. Additionally, it is capable of providing 30 psi pressure for offloading. Oil consumption is 1 gallon for 18 hours of operation to reduce consumption and environmental impact. Locally sourced, nonproprietary oil may be used. The pump delivers 510 cfm (free air) through 4-inch porting. 905-662-6552;

Moro USA W Series PM80W

The W Series PM80W liquid-cooled vacuum pump from Moro USA is suitable for a wide variety of applications, including oil and gas, septic and industrial, according to the maker. It has oiled bearings that don’t require additional maintenance, a sealed positive displacement direct-feed oiling system, Kevlar vanes, an integrated check valve and a changeover valve. A jacketed casing provides liquid cooling, allowing a deeper continuous-duty vacuum. A coolant pump is available for self-contained packages. It includes industrial-duty Viton oil seals and is available in clockwise and counter-clockwise rotation. 866-383-6304;

Presvac Systems PV750

The Presvac Systems PV750 rotary vane pump is designed for continuous full-vacuum operation in extreme conditions. It offers 400 cfm at free air, 350 cfm at 15 inches Hg, a maximum vacuum of 27 inches Hg and maximum pressure of 35 psi. Dual fans and twin ballast ports efficiently cool the pump. The solid housing with deep cooling ribs allows for greater heat transfer from the vacuum chamber. Aluminum fans and shrouding work like a heat exchanger to aid in heat reduction. Multiple manifold and drive options are available for truck, trailer or stationary applications. 800-387-7763;

National Vacuum Equipment Challenger 1600

The Challenger 1600 from National Vacuum Equipment is a 1,600 cfm tri-lobe blower designed for continuous duty at maximum vacuum. It employs rotors designed to improve vacuum efficiency and reduce mechanical noise. The blower has a ballast air-cooling design and typical maximum vacuum of 27 inches Hg. 800-253-5500;

Wallenstein Vacuum 753 Series

The 753 Series vacuum pump from Wallenstein Vacuum is designed for longer service life, incorporating wide vanes that allow up to an inch of wear. It provides 422 cfm airflow at 1,200 rpm and vacuum levels up to 28 inches Hg. Options include air-, liquid- or dual-cooling systems where air injection is combined with liquid cooling. A pump-flushing port is included on the top valve for convenient maintenance. The quick-access housing end plate allows for easy internal inspection with no bearings to pull. Oil lubrication is via a mechanical piston pump driven by shaft rotation or available with a sight-feed valve oil regulator system using vacuum/pressure to draw oil with no moving parts. 800-801-6663;

Westmoor Condé PowerPaks 

Westmoor Condé PowerPaks are preassembled, gasoline- or diesel-powered vacuum pump units. They are easy to install, according to the maker, and include a heavy-duty steel base with aluminum diamond plate trim and belt guard. Rigid assembly is designed to ensure minimum vibration and maximum power. They are available with either vacuum only or vacuum/pressure pumps. A wide range of cfm options ensure the PowerPak is matched to the tank size and application. Units are powered with optional Honda GX Commercial Series gasoline engines or Hatz industrial air-cooled diesel engines. Units can be easily transferred to another tank system when needed. 800-367-0972;

 Vacuum Trucks/Tanks

Imperial Industries’ Freightliner 108SD

Imperial Industries’ Freight-liner 108SD includes a fully remote- controlled vacuum system. It comes with a 4,200- gallon painted aluminum tank with a National Vacuum Equipment Challenger 4310 blower (940 cfm). Functionality includes full control of the tank’s PTO and pneumatic valves, providing the ability to switch between vacuum, neutral and pressure modes without leaving a septic tank access point. The bottom third of the tank is double-plated, and the tank is painted black with a diamond plate chip guard, full-flanged and dished heads for baffles, a hot shift PTO, one 4-inch vacuum inlet with lever valve, one 6-inch discharge with piston valve with a handle, three 5-inch sight glasses on the rear tank head, full-length aluminum hose trays, a SeeLevel indicator, a 24-by-24-by-24-inch aluminum toolbox, U.S. DOT LED light package, two rear LED work lights and an adjustable stainless steel rear bumper. 800-558-2945;

KeeVac Industries septic trucks

KeeVac Industries septic trucks have tanks constructed from marine-grade aluminum, stainless steel or steel. These tanks are mounted onto the customer’s choice of chassis for a complete service solution. A variety of safety lighting packages are available. Custom sizes are available with engineered drawings. A variety of vacuum pumps and water pumps are available. 866-789-9440;

Pik Rite steel 3,600-gallon vacuum tank

The Pik Rite steel 3,600-gallon vacuum tank is designed for strength and reliability. Its 3-inch internal plumbing keeps the exterior clean and simple. The vacuum pump mount is attached to both frame rails and easily supports pumps from any major manufacturer. It has four sight eyes for the waste compartment. The tank interior is equipped with walk-through baffles and a 20-inch rear manway for easy clean-out. The LED running light kit is installed with a fully molded wiring harness. Operator work lights and a strobe light are mounted on the top rear lighting bracket. Polished aluminum hose trays and low hose hooks are coated with protective liner. 800-326-9763;

Vacutrux Limited SepticTrux

SepticTrux from Vacutrux Limited are available on chassis from 33,000 to 86,000 GVWR single axle, tandem or tri, with tank sizes from 1,800 to 5,400 gallons. Vacuum systems are powered by pumps from Elmira Machine Industries/Wallenstein Vacuum. 800-305-4305;

 Washdown Pumps

MTH Pumps DC10

The DC10 from MTH Pumps is a 12-volt DC washdown-duty pump that provides cast 316SS construction and is made to exceed OEM specifications for pumper and vacuum trucks. It can replace original units on any truck and is a suitable pump for filling sinks, recharging toilet tanks, and cleaning portable restrooms. The large seal chamber for the mechanical seal box provides a wide fluid passage area for maximum cooling of the seal faces and allows debris and gases to be flushed away. It is designed to handle up to 25 gpm and reach pressures to 40 psi. Other MTH models can fit custom performance requirements. 630-552-4115;

Water pumps

Cat Pumps Power Units

Each Cat Pumps Power Unit is custom engineered to meet rigorous requirements. The company works with truck builders to design plumbed units that mount directly into the truck during installation, considerably reducing assembly and fabrication costs. Whether retrofitting or designing a rig, bell housings can provide a convenient way to mount hydraulic motors to high-pressure pumps in a direct-drive configuration, significantly reducing the space requirement. Designed to accept SAE “A,” SAE “B,” and SAE “C” motors, bell housings fit a variety of pumps rated from 50 to 10,000 psi. All systems are factory flow and pressure tested before shipment, and pumps are also available as bare shaft options to connect to an existing PTO drive or run belt-driven off an engine. 763-780-5440;

Satellite Vacuum Trucks Recirculating Water Pump

The Recirculating Water Pump from Satellite Vacuum Trucks is designed to lower overall operational cost because it requires less maintenance. This pump has no pressure switch that can fail and shut down the pump. It can run continuously without overheating, as water is recirculated through the pump and back to the tank on the truck. It is also easy to install and use, according to the maker. 800-883-1123;


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