Overhaul Your Digging Strategy With 12 of the Latest Hydroexcavation Products

Overhaul Your Digging Strategy With 12 of the Latest Hydroexcavation Products

The Warlock W12 from Ditch Witch.

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Hydroexcavation equipment revolutionizes the way excavation projects are approached, prioritizing safety, efficiency and minimal environmental impact. From powerful vacuum excavators with high-capacity debris tanks and advanced filtration systems to compact, maneuverable units capable of operating in tight spaces, the range of available options caters to every project scale and complexity. Check out some of the latest advancements below.

Ditch Witch Warlock W12
The Warlock W12 from Ditch Witch is a PTO-driven vacuum excavator offering dual 600-gallon saddle tanks and a 12-cubic-yard debris tank. It is available with a 5,000 cfm blower and 27 inches Hg of vacuum power. 

580-336-4402; www.ditchwitch.com

GapVax HV33
Designed to safely transport water and debris in urban areas, the GapVax HV33 is 30 feet long overall on a medium-duty chassis and includes a 600-gallon water tank, 6-cubic-yard debris body, 6- or 8-inch top-mounted telescoping boom with a 14- to 17.5-foot reach, 4,000 cfm power and an inverted, full-opening tailgate. 

888-442-7829; www.gapvax.com

Hi-Vac X-13
Contractors, municipalities and utility service providers may utilize Hi-Vac X-13 hydroexcavators to safely and efficiently trench for new sewer and wastewater lines with minimal disturbance to surrounding areas. They combine precise hydroexcavating power with low-maintenance components designed to help minimize downtime, and simple, intuitive controls provide quick access to all critical systems. A 13-cubic-yard debris tank offers up to 24,500-pound payload capacity and 1,140-gallon freshwater capacity. Power is provided by a 5,800 cfm, 27-inch Hg high-performance blower and a run-dry water pump that delivers 20 gpm at 2,500 psi. Other features include a 360-degree, top-mounted boom and a heavy-duty hydraulic vibrator for efficient unloading of the debris body. 

800-752-2400; www.x-vac.com

HotJet USA Vac’n Jet Series
The HotJet USA Vac’n Jet Series of vacuum trailer jetters are compact and engineered to haul equipment and the spoils load, perform hydroexcavation and clean valve boxes, storm drains and drain/sewer lines. They feature hot and/or cold water operation with a choice of gas or diesel engine options ranging from 23 to 70 hp. They are equipped with premium triplex pumps, a 500-gallon spoils tank, up to 440-gallon water tanks, Gardner Denver vac/blowers, a 4-ton hydraulic dump and a dual filter centri-clean filter system. They can also be custom engineered and designed to meet specifications. 

800-624-8186; www.hotjetusa.com

Imperial Industries Hydro 3600 Hybrid Excavator
The Hydro 3600 Hybrid Excavator from Imperial Industries is short and compact for maneuverability in tight spaces. It is designed to be user-friendly and efficient and operated by a single worker. It includes a 3,600-gallon hauling capacity (customizable sizes available), optional water capacity, code and noncode availability, a three-stage lift hoist with built-in vibrator and full opening rear door, 20 gpm jetter up to 4,000 psi (adjustable), a National Vacuum Equipment 1600 blower and a moisture trap and grit ridder. Options include a 16-function remote control for boom operation, jetter, blower and vacuum. 

800-558-2945; www.imperialind.com

Pressure Lift HydraBore
The HydraBore equipment attachment from Pressure Lift fits on the end of any vacuum hose for a simple, cost-effective approach to hydroexcavation. It breaks up soil, removing it quickly to reduce labor requirements to a one-person operator, keep projects clean and improve safety. The tool is designed to reduce operator downtime, changing clothes when finished, and requires fewer workers when pumping deeper and faster. It can also be used with smaller vacuums. 

866-504-6596; www.pressurelift.com

Rival Hydrovac T7 Tandem and T10
The T7 Tandem from Rival Hydrovac was designed primarily to be loaded with debris and drive within legislated road limits with most types of debris on board. The unit comes standard with a scale that reads real-time weights in the cab and on the wireless remote. The T10 is built with the same features and operating system, but with larger capacities and components. It is for both utility and industrial work. It is available in three chassis layouts to meet weight restrictions in a given area. An air compressor option allows for excavating with air when required, while a truck-mounted coring system allows for removal of hard surfaces prior to nondestructive excavating. 

403-550-7997; www.rivalhydrovac.com

RNV Hydrovac2
The RNV Hydrovac2 can be placed on an RNV-approved 6-cubic-foot steel construction-grade wheelbarrow to create a 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. 

607-786-2139; www.rnvac.com

Super Products Mud Dog 700
Mud Dog 700 vacuum excavators from Super Products are designed to meet the challenges of compact, urban projects as well as large-scale excavation projects. The unit features a 7-yard debris body and 600-gallon water tank. This model comes standard as a dumpbody with an electric vibrator offering a 50-degree dump angle with the capability of dumping into a 48-inch container. Additionally, it is equipped with a rear-mounted, extendable, 8-inch-diameter boom that reaches 18 feet, has 270-degree rotation and pivots 10 degrees downward to minimize job site restoration and eliminate traffic congestion near roads. 

800-837-9711; www.superproducts.com

Transway Systems Terra-Vex HV65
The Transway Systems Terra-Vex HV65 is a single-operator unit capable of performing all functions from a single remote control. The blower, water tank, boiler, jetter system and wands are housed in an insulated, sound-dampening enclosure with thermostat-controlled heater. It includes large, winter-friendly roll-up doors with ample storage. An onboard air compressor is available. 

800-263-4508; www.transwaysystems.com

TRUVAC Paradigm
The Paradigm sub-compact vacuum excavator from TRUVAC revolutionizes safe and efficient digging around utilities. Its compact, low-profile, and tough non-CDL design allows for easy maneuverability, making it suitable for any excavation job. With its quick setup design, operators can begin operations with just a flip of a switch using the Park-N-DigT feature. With parts and service centers nationwide, dedicated training, and rapid-response time, the company ensures that its vacuum excavators are always up and running. 

815-672-3171; www.truvac.com

Vac-Con Mudslinger MS800
The Mudslinger MS800 trailer-mounted hydrovac from Vac-Con is designed to provide the same power, suction and capacity of a truck hydroexcavator on a portable trailer. It includes the choice of Tier 4 diesel or gas engine options providing up to 1,190 cfm and 16 inches Hg with a PD blower and 325 gallons of water. It has an 845-gallon debris tank and a 9-foot boom with 24 inches of hydraulic extension providing a full range of motion. It is designed to be a standalone unit but can also provide support to construction, horizontal directional drilling and public utility fleets. A variety of applications include daylighting, potholing, culvert and manhole cleaning and utility locating. 

904-284-4200; www.vac-con.com


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