Product Focus - July 2020

Product Focus - July 2020

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Hose and Hose Accessory

Kuriyama of America T704HA Series THE BOOMER

The corrugated 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 SBR/NR 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 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; www.kuriyama.com


Hot-Water Boilers

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 with momentary override control. A 19-by-19-inch footprint makes it suitable for compact installations. 

905-867-4642; www.dynablast.ca


Easy-Kleen Pressure Systems Wildcat Heaters

Wildcat Heaters high-pressure, oil-fired hot-water/steam heaters and hydraulic pump systems from Easy-Kleen Pressure Systems are designed for reliability and efficiency and are installation-ready for vacuum trucks and hydroexcavators. A full range of heater options includes dry steam, redundancy packages, Schedule 80 and 160 stainless steel or A53 boiler pipe, fine-tuned temperature and flow-control systems. All coils are manufactured in-house, with CRN boiler-approved coils now available. Heaters can be designed for mounting in a cabinet or supplied as a completed cabinet unit. They are CSA and ETL approved. Hydraulic pumping systems are available. 

800-315-5533; www.easykleen.com


Hydroexcavation Equipment

Comet Industrial Pumps EF and EFR 75/88

EF and EFR 75/88 high-pressure plunger pumps from Comet Industrial Pumps (A Division of Valley Industries) easily handle up to 23 gpm, 4,060 psi and 43 hp. Flexible setup allows for multiple gearbox mounting positions, and a symmetric crankcase allows for simple right-to-left shaft conversion. They are designed with stainless steel and aluminum alloy to provide increased durability. They come standard with heavy-duty seals that have low-pressure lubrication and a circulation chamber. They include oversized tapered roller bearings, solid ceramic plungers, stainless steel piston guides and connecting rods with thin-shell bearings. They come standard with a flange for a direct-drive mount, but they can be adapted for a hydraulic motor or a PTO connection or set up with an input pulley and clutch. 

800-864-1649; www.cometpump.com


Fruitland RCF870

The RCF870 vacuum pump from Fruitland is available in clockwise and counterclockwise rotation with top- and side-mount, four-way valve locations. The pump is available with hydraulic, angle (gearbox) and belt-drive options. It can be mounted on all Eliminator-style packages. It is a true 4-inch pump with 4-inch pipe connections producing 512 cfm and weighing 575 pounds. It is fan-forced air-cooled with an available air injection cooling system for continuous duty at higher vacuum. It includes an integral oil reservoir with low-consumption oil pump, an integral final filter and vane-wear test ports.

 800-663-9003; www.fruitlandmanufacturing.com


Moro USA WATER Series PM80W

The WATER Series PM80W liquid-cooled vacuum pump from Moro USA is suitable for a wide variety of applications, including septic, industrial, and oil and gas. 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 for superior pump life and is available in clockwise and counterclockwise rotations. 

866-383-6304; www.morousa.com


National Vacuum Equipment Challenger 1600

The Challenger 1600 high-vacuum blower from National Vacuum Equipment is a 1,600 cfm tri-lobe blower designed for continuous duty at maximum vacuum. It is available in ready-to-install hydraulic or belt-drive packages using corrosion-resistant stainless steel internal components. Available packages include silencers, check valves, moisture trap, cyclone, four-way vacuum/pressure changeover valve and a powder-coated skid. 

800-253-5500; www.natvac.com 


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; www.presvac.com


Soil Surgeon hydroexcavating tool

The Soil Surgeon hydroexcavating tool fits any sewer combination truck equipped with a telescoping 6- or 8-inch boom. The tool has a 1-inch water connection. The operator controls water pressure and power through truck controls. It has a 6-foot Tuff Tube with handles to guide the unit down for potholing or side to side for trenching. Six jets boring inward cut the soil, while six boring outward bring the tube down. 

949-363-1401; www.soilsurgeoninc.com


Hydroexcavation Trucks and Trailers

Ditch Witch HX30G

The HX30G vacuum excavator from Ditch Witch boasts high-profile power in a low-profile design that eases navigation in congested and height-restricted areas. It is powered by a 31 hp Vanguard gas engine for optimal suction power and water pressure. To boost efficiency on any job, it comes with a powerful 542 cfm blower, 3,000 psi water pressure and 4.2 gpm water flow. It is offered with the choice of a 500- or 800-gallon tank for a variety of job requirements. The machine is available in multiple trailer configurations, including the VT9 trailer that, when equipped with the 500-gallon tank, does not require a CDL to transport. 

800-654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com


GapVax HV33

Designed to safely transport water and debris in urban areas, the GapVax HV33 is shorter, smaller and more compact than its predecessor. It 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


HotJet USA Vac ’n Jet Series

The HotJet USA Vac ’n Jet Series of vacuum trailer jetters are rugged and compact; are engineered to haul equipment and spoils loads; can clean valve boxes and storm drains; and can hydroexcavate and/or clean drainlines and sewer lines. They offer hot- and cold-water operation with a choice of engine options ranging from 13 to 66 hp and gas or diesel operation. They are equipped with premium triplex pumps, a 500-gallon spoils tank, 200-gallon water tank, Gardner Denver vac/blowers, 4-ton hydraulic dump and 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 offers compact power and versatility, with capabilities that include digging trenches to locating fiber optic cables and clearing debris. It provides direct applications for septic hauling, utilities maintenance and emergency response situations. It can be operated by one person. Units are available in code and noncode.

 800-558-2945; www.imperialind.com


Kaiser Premier CV Series

CV Series hydrovacs from Kaiser Premier are purpose-built to handle tough applications in harsh climates. At the center of the unit is a Robuschi DV145 27-inch Hg, 6,600 cfm positive displacement blower that allows operators the power to pull long distances, reach great depths and handle heavy sludge. Optional air excavation capabilities let operators use air or water excavation depending on the demands or requirements of a specific job. They come ready to dig with a top gun boom that allows 342-degree rotation and 26 feet of reach. The boom is also capable of digging 20 feet down without clamping on extension pipes, saving valuable time in the setup, teardown and cleaning processes. 

970-542-1975; www.kaiserpremier.com


RAMVAC Vacuum Excavators by Sewer Equipment HX-12

The HX-12 hydroexcavator from RAMVAC Vacuum Excavators by Sewer Equipment has a 12-yard debris box and a standard 4,400 cfm blower designed to match the performance of larger blower machines while delivering fuel economy. Its directional discharge system allows the offloading of debris back into the excavation site without the mess of dumping the tank and lets operators easily blow obstructions out of the dig tube without having to shut down vacuum operations. It is a true all-weather vacuum excavator, as all major water components, including plumbing, water tanks and water pump, are housed within a temperature-controlled environmental chamber to avoid water system freezing when working in subzero temperatures. It includes a long-range wireless remote, NEMA 4 electrical system, a 900,000 Btu water boiler and a three-stage cyclonic filtration system. 

877-735-4640; www.ram-vac.com


Rival Hydrovac T7 Tandem

The T7 Tandem hydrovac from Rival Hydrovac was designed primarily to be loaded with debris and driven within legislated road limits with most types of debris on board. The unit comes standard with a scale that reads real-time weights both in the cab and on the wireless remote to confirm weights prior to travel. It is operator-friendly, and the operating system is engaged through one PTO switch. The remainder of the operation occurs from the rear panel or the wireless remote. The components are high performance, and the unit will dig at levels competitive to large units, according to the maker. 

403-550-7997; www.rivalhydrovac.com


Super Products Mud Dog

The Mud Dog hydroexcavator from Super Products is designed for operator convenience and consistent performance in the harshest environments, according to the maker. It offers an air excavation option, allowing the operator to choose water or air. It is available with 12- or 16-yard debris capacity. It comes standard with safe tilt ejection unloading and is equipped with a rear-mounted boom that can reach 27 feet with a 335-degree rotation and can move in a 45-degree-upward and 25-degree-downward pivot. This allows for versatility within dig areas so units do not need to be constantly readjusted into position. 

800-837-9711; www.superproductsllc.com

Tornado Global Hydrovacs F4 ECOLITE

The F4 ECOLITE from Tornado Global Hydrovacs has a 12-cubic-yard mud tank and holds 1,550 gallons of freshwater. The unit is more than 7,000 pounds lighter than the company’s older models and offers more than double the payload. The boom has a 342-degree rotation and a 26-foot reach. The smaller F3 ECOLITE is a 10-cubic-yard, 1,250-gallon tandem-axle unit that more than doubles older payload capacities. It features an 8-inch boom and 3,800 cfm blower. 

877-340-8141; www.tornadotrucks.com


Transway Systems Terra-Vex HV38

The Transway Systems Terra-Vex HV38 has a 12-yard debris tank with onboard scales for efficient hauling and offloading, complete with a 26-foot-by-8-inch telescopic boom. It has a one-touch-operated hydraulic half-door with a 3,800 cfm at 27-inches Hg hydraulically driven blower. Water pressure is achieved with a hydraulically driven triplex pump, delivering 10 gpm at 3,600 psi from a 1,000-gallon HDPE baffled water tank. The water is heated with a 420,000 Btu diesel-fired burner for cold-weather operation. 

800-263-4508; www.transwaysystems.com


TRUVAC by Westech Coyote

The TRUVAC by Westech Coyote midsize vacuum excavator delivers easier maneuverability in urban environments and boasts a rugged design for harsh environments. With a maximized payload configuration and classic style controls, the truck features a 6-inch vacuum system and high airflow capabilities to maximize performance, a 6-inch hose that reduces hose clogging frequently found on smaller vacuum systems, and a powerful vacuum system capable of up to 3,200 cfm and 16 inches Hg. The 9-cubic-yard, 45-degree-tilting debris body is positioned on the optimal spot of the chassis to ensure the payload is proportionately distributed across all axles simultaneously. It can be upgraded to a 20 gpm at 3,000 psi water pump. 

800-627-3171; www.truvac.com


Vac-Con X-Cavator

The X-Cavator hydrovac from Vac-Con offers an operator enclosure that measures 87 by 101 by 114 inches, with climate controls for both hot and cold weather and operator jump seat. Unit controls and water system are located inside the passenger side enclosure and have locking rollup doors. One simple location hosts all of the unit controls, including air compressor gauges and switch packs to operate the truck. The wireless belly pack can be removed from its docking station and operate every feature of the unit remotely. Its cyclone filtration system is derived from the Titan. A 26-inch-diameter pleated cartridge acts as a final filter. The boom is constructed from a high-durability rubber material, with a structure that boasts a significant weight reduction, resulting in a lighter, more flexible boom. Boom specifications are 310-degree rotation, plus 45-degree and minus 22-degree vertical movement, and 26-foot reach. 

904-284-4200; www.vac-con.com


Vermeer VXT500

The VXT500 vacuum excavator from Vermeer is an 8-inch vac with an 8-yard spoil tank capacity. It is ideal for utility applications where a higher-capacity machine with a smaller footprint is desired. The VXT500 joins a family of Vacuum X-Traction Products vacs featuring vacuum blowers that deliver 5,000 to 6,400 cfm and spoil tank capacities ranging up to 16 yards. 

800-837-6337; www.vermeer.com


Westech Vac Systems Wolf

The Wolf noncode hydrovac truck from Westech Vac Systems is suitable for work in extreme conditions. The debris body is positioned on the optimal chassis location to ensure the payload is proportionately distributed across all axles, maximizing legal payload for customers and improving operational efficiency. The side-mounted water tanks reduce the weight by more than 40%, lowering the overall cost of the truck. The 1,500-gallon capacity ensures ample water for large or remote jobs. A top-mounted, no-touch water fill system is easily accessible from the passenger side of the vehicle. The debris body is lifted using a telescoping, dual-acting hydraulic cylinder capable of 36,000 pounds of force. When fully extended, the debris body exceeds a 45-degree dump angle for fast and efficient offloading. To help the offloading process, a heavy-duty, hydraulically powered tank vibrator is mounted to the belly of the debris body. 

780-955-3030; www.westechvac.com


Nozzles

Enz USA HydroX

The HydroX nozzle from Enz USA is available in 3/8-inch NPT or 1/2-inch connecting threads, and it can function at up to 5,000 psi with flow as low as 8 gpm. It combines a powerful, oscillating water jet with a high removal rate of debris. A tungsten carbide front jet ensures a longer life than ceramic jets can offer. For quick and easy maintenance, a repair kit is available. Due to the nozzle’s simplicity, repairs can be made quickly and efficiently in the field with little downtime. For the operator’s safety, a plastic cover provides protection against harsh and sensitive environments. 

888-369-8721; www.enz.com


Hydra-Flex Machete

The Machete hydroexcavating nozzle from Hydra-Flex channels water in an oscillating motion, creating a smaller spray angle. This in turn provides a direct stream with a more forceful impact. This premium penetration will allow faster digging and more precise trenching capabilities. Its durable, replaceable cover allows for instant changeability while increasing the overall nozzle’s life span. It is available in three sizes, with operating pressure ranges from 1,000 to 3,200 psi with a heat rating of 180 degrees F. Generating more power, it will last in excess of 500 hours, improving digging times and replacement costs. 

952-808-3640; www.hydraflexinc.com


NozzTeq BL Swiper

The BL Swiper sewer nozzle from NozzTeq is available in 1/2-, 3/4- and 1-inch sizes and is made of stainless steel inside with a poly body outside that makes it safe to use in lined, imperfect and sensitive pipes. Its stainless steel tubes loop the water around a system along air channels that increase airflow and jet stream length in the pipe. The design reduces revolutions per minute and pressure at the truck and thus at the nozzle to reduce the amount of blown toilets. It can be used on 4- to 12-inch lines with all pull-behind jetting units.

 866-620-5915; www.nozzteq.com 



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