7 Service Vehicles Worth Checking Out for the Portable Restroom Industry

7 Service Vehicles Worth Checking Out for the Portable Restroom Industry
Crescent Tank vacuum tank

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The portable restroom and pumping industry is getting a boost from a new generation of service vehicles that are more efficient, operator-friendly and versatile than ever before. These new vehicles feature a variety of innovative features, such as ergonomically designed workstations, modular designs for easy repair and dual-side service for increased convenience. Take a look at some options below.

Crescent Tank vacuum tank
The Crescent Tank vacuum tank is flat inside and out. It carries 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 cfm, 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; www.crescenttank.com

FMI Truck Sales & Service WorkMate
The WorkMate service truck from FMI Truck Sales & Service is designed with efficiency and operator comfort in mind, according to the maker. The ergonomically designed workstation can be operated from the driver’s side of the vehicle. It has more than 60 cubic feet of storage space for supplies. The unit can be modified to carry up to six restrooms. The unit pairs well with Isuzu’s N-Series chassis as well as Hino, Ford, Ram, GM or International chassis. The modular design allows for easy replacement of components if repair is needed. 800-927-8750; www.fmitrucks.com

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 carries 700 gallons of waste and 300 gallons of freshwater. 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; www.imperialind.com

KeeVac Industries KV999
The KV999 from KeeVac Industries carries a 999-gallon 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; www.keevac.com

Pik Rite Flatbed Restroom Hauler
The Flatbed Restroom Hauler from Pik Rite has a 400-gallon waste compartment and internal 250-gallon freshwater compartment for even weight distribution, flatbed and liftgate. The truck has 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; www.pikrite.com

PortaLogix service truck
The mid-size PortaLogix service truck accommodates waste, water and up to six standard-size restrooms. It utilizes a transverse tank that doubles as the truck bed. It can carry 800 gallons of wastewater, 350 gallons of freshwater. It features dual-side service allowing operators to access water drop points on all four corners of the bed. It is available in 2- and 4-wheel drive. The service trucks can be driven without a CDL. 585-484-7009; www.portalogix.com

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 has standard 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; www.robinsontanks.com


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