Product Focus: Vacuum Trucks – Truck Builder

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Hose and Fittings

Kuriyama of America Alfagomma T704HA Series THE BOOMER

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 hose. 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

COXREELS V-100 Series 

The COXREELS V-100 Series product line has been expanded with the new 1 1/4-inch vacuum hose reel V-112-735 without hose and the V-112H-735 with hose. The new model has a smaller frame size featuring 12-inch-diameter discs instead of the original 17-inch-diameter discs and is designed for use with 35 feet of 1 1/4-inch vacuum hose. The outlet connecting to the hose remains 1 1/2 inches and the 1 1/4-inch hose comes equipped with 1 1/2-inch slip cuffs on both ends for maximum flow. The new swivel design still allows connection of multiple hose sizes by using the inside and the outside of the housing, but a greater gradual taper has increased the amount of compatible inlet hose cuffs. 800-269-7335;

Hannay Reels VAC-5000

The VAC-5000 from Hannay Reels is a single wrap reel that can handle 2- through 4-inch I.D. hoses. It is a heavy-duty reel made for longer lengths and large diameters of vacuum hose. Buyers can choose a gear-driven crank rewind or chain and sprocket drive powered by an electric, hydraulic or compressed air motor. This reel provides effortless and fast rewinding and wrapping of the hose and is easy to access from both sides of a vehicle. 877-467-3357;

Level Indicator/Scales

Cleral USA On Board Scales Reflex Basic

Reflex Basic from Cleral USA On Board Scales is an onboard weighing system made for pumping and hydroexcavator units. It can be easily installed on units with air ride, or walking beam rear suspensions, with or without lift axles. Operators can quickly tell the GVW and the distribution of the weight on each axle group simultaneously, making the unit safer and more efficient. The SIM System (System Intelligence Management) is an optional embedded computerized load distributor. It automates management of lift axles and the weight of the primary axle groups by assessing the weight of each axle group and distributing weight by controlling the air pressure of lift axles. This is done in real time, even while driving, without driver involvement. It can manage three groups of lift axles independently. 866-901-7372;

Truck-Mounted Jetters/Vacs

Cam Spray 3012H Compact Skid Mount Jetter

The 3012H Compact Skid Mount Jetter from Cam Spray is designed for a high cube van or pickup bed and takes up as little space as possible while providing 12 gpm at 3,000 psi. Features include a Honda iGX 800 fuel-injected gasoline engine with oil alert and hour meter, powering a gearbox-driven plunger pump with ceramic plungers, stainless steel valves, pressure gauge and 80-mesh water filter. The pump is protected by an unloader valve and secondary pop-off. A power pulse feature is used for navigating longer runs and elbows. The 100-gallon tank includes low water shut-off and a float valve to manage filling the tank. An industrial-coated skid platform and frame offers transferability among vans, trucks and trailers, while mounting flanges and D-rings allow for the machine to be fastened or tied down. The machine measures 52 inches long by 41.5 inches wide by 50 inches tall. 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;

Moro USA Toolbox Mount Jetter Packages

Moro USA’s line of Toolbox Mount Jetter Packages operate using 4 or 10 gpm of water at 3,000 psi. The high-pressure plunger pump uses jetter nozzles designed to alleviate clogs and prevent future clogging due to grease and other buildup. Packages come pre-assembled inside an aluminum toolbox and include a plunger pump, pulsator valve, wash gun and lance, wash nozzle tips, 200 feet of 3/8-inch hose with 12-volt electric or air rewind reel, and an externally mounted 3.2-gallon fuel tank. They are available in gearbox, hydraulic, and engine-driven, aluminum, steel, or stainless toolbox, heated or unheated packages. 866-383-6304;

MyTana ROM Compact Jetters

MyTana offers two compact ROM-built truck-mounted jetters suitable for house connections and light industrial work. Both models fit medium-duty commercial vehicles and deliver 15 gpm at 4,000 psi for work in lines up to 24 inches. The smaller Economic has a hydraulic hose reel that swivels 225 degrees and holds 300 feet of 1/2-inch hose. A second reel is for water fill hose. The EcoFit features three reels. Two hydraulic hose reels swivel 270 degrees along with the control panel, each with a hose entry guide. The main reel has 300 feet of 1/2-inch hose but could hold up to 550 feet of hose. The second reel can hold up to 300 feet of 1/2-inch hose. A third reel houses the water fill hose. Both models include a handheld remote control unit and pulse action. 800-328-8170;

RNV Hydrovac2

The RNV Hydrovac2 unit can be placed on an RNV-approved 6-cubic-foot steel construction-grade wheelbarrow to create a powerful portable hydrovac. It can vacuum down vertically to 12 feet to convey effluent sludge, sand and small aggregate. It can be combined with a pressure washer or air spade for another excavation solution. The unit weighs 42 pounds, requires a 120-vac 15-amp power outlet and will run on a 2,200-watt generator or inverter for maximum portability. 607-786-2139;

Super Products SuperJet

The SuperJet truck-mounted jetter from Super Products is designed to blast debris with a strong and smooth single-piston water pump. Built to handle year-round sewer maintenance in residential and municipal areas, it breaks up blockages, flushes out debris, clears manholes and scours sewer lines. Units have rotationally molded, non-crosslinked polyethylene water tanks, which are eco-friendly and repairable, to accommodate water capacities ranging from 1,080 to 3,240 gallons. Additionally, they have standard curbside and street side fill. It has a hose reel with 1,000 feet of 1-inch sewer hose, 200-degree rotation and a digital monitor. This allows operators to work efficiently and safely while positioning themselves out of traffic and other hazards. The monitor displays a hose footage count, offers 20 saved settings for hose reel payout and is designed with LED panel lights to enable readability in a variety of environments. 800-837-9711;

Vacuum Pumps/Blowers

Engine and Accessory JUROP HELIX Blowers

Jurop HELIX Blowers, distributed by Engine and Accessory, incorporate tri-lobe worm screw profile rotors, dynamically balanced to reduce vibrations, and designed for vacuum systems that convey air and create a constant negative atmosphere with less input speed and overall power requirements. They are designed with a built-in air injection cooling system. This system of channels — porting — is a Jurop-designed solution to maintain lower blower temperatures and to decrease blower noise levels to the point of not requiring an enclosure. Models are available with cfms ranging from 280 to 6,400, ATEX Certification, and engineered packaging for mobile applications globally. 305-573-2268;

Fruitland 870 Series

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

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 are designed to efficiently cool the pump. The solid housing with deep cooling ribs allows greater heat transfer from the vacuum chamber. Aluminum fans and shrouding work like a heat exchanger. 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. Rotors are 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 Conde PowerPaks 

Westmoor Conde 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 Tank Parts/Components

Dynablast HV420F-12VRED

The Dynablast HV420F-12VRED hydrovac water heater produces 420,000 Btu with an output temperature of 175 degrees F at 5 gpm, making it suitable for colder climates and improved digging in clay-filled areas. All models come with ETL certification for safety, which also includes certification on the coil for higher efficiency and heat transfer, a stainless steel target plate for increased coil life and a design with serviceability in mind utilizing momentary override control. A 19-by-19-inch footprint makes it suitable for compact installations. 905-867-4642;

Vacuum Trucks/Tanks

Imperial Industries’ Freightliner 108SD

Imperial Industries’ Freightliner 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. Department of Transportation 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

The SepticTrux from Vacutrux Limited is 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;

Robinson Vacuum Tanks VAC2500

The aluminum VAC2500 from Robinson Vacuum Tanks can ride on a single-rear-axle vehicle. Features include a 20-inch top manway with passenger side ladder, 20-inch rear manway with 4-inch TTMA flange and 4-inch brass lever valve for discharge, and a heavy-duty steel bumper with aluminum diamond plate cover. 814-933-0927;

Water Pumps

Cat Pumps Models 2560 and 2565

Cat Pumps Models 2560 (16 gpm at 3,000 psi) and 2565 (20 gpm at 2,500 psi) hydroexcavating pumps are constructed for continuous-duty applications. BH versions have a machined-bearing cover to mate with Cat Pumps’ 76SAEC.25FR hydraulic bell housing, allowing the 2560BH and 2565BH to be directly driven by an SAE C hydraulic motor. The compact direct drive allows for a space-saving footprint, and is simple to install and maintain, according to the maker. 763-780-5440;


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