Product Focus: July 2021

Product Focus: July 2021

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Hose and Hose Accessory

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 (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. 


Hose Reel

Hannay Reels 6000 Series

The 6000 Series manual or power rewind reels from Hannay Reels are suitable for applications that require longer lengths of hose like water blasting and sewer cleaning. This heavy-duty reel is available in aluminum or stainless steel construction and ruggedly designed to handle daily use in the most demanding environments. A gear-driven crank rewind or a chain and sprocket drive powered rewind are available in a reliable steel hub assembly. These reels can handle pressures up to 2,000 psi, with an upgrade available for pressures up to 5,000 psi. 


Hot Water Boiler

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. 


Hydroexcavation Equipment

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, which provides cost savings and reduces environmental impact, according to the maker. Fruitland is less restrictive on the type of oil used, allowing customers to buy locally available, nonproprietary oil. The pump delivers 510 cfm (free air) through 4-inch porting. 


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. 


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 commercial driver’s license to transport. 


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 hydroexcavate and/or clean drainlines and sewer lines. They offer hot- and/or 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 Centriclean filter system. They can also be custom engineered and designed to meet specifications. 


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. 


RAMVAC by Sewer Equipment HX-12

The HX-12 hydroexcavator from RAMVAC by Sewer Equipment has a 12-yard debris tank and a heated, secured equipment locker that contains the entire water system, including water tanks, for cold weather application and tool security. This machine touts a directional discharge system with the ability to offload debris back into the excavation site when done, without the mess of dumping the tank. This system also allows operators to blow any obstructions out of the dig hose and get back to work. It includes a long-range wireless remote, NEMA 4 electrical system, an 800,000 Btu water heater and a three-stage cyclonic filtration system. The standard 4,400 cfm blower will match the performance of larger blower machines while delivering fuel economy with the ability to go up to 5,400 cfm. The series offers debris capacities from 3 to 15 cubic yards while maintaining a short overall footprint. 


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. An air option is available on both the T7 and T10 models. These units also have the same hydro system as any other Rival unit. This hydraulically driven compressor runs in both a low- and high-pressure range allowing for 150 psi and 150 cfm for the operating of air tools or 200 psi and 200 cfm for the operating of an air knife. 


Super Products Mud Dog

Mud Dog vacuum excavators from Super Products are designed to safely and efficiently meet the challenges of a wide variety of applications from compact, urban projects to large-scale excavation, potholing and trenching projects. The product line comes standard as a hydroexcavator with an optional air excavation package, allowing operators to choose the best application for the job. Units are available with 12- or 16-yard debris capacity and 1,500- to 2,000-gallon water tank capacity. Each model comes standard with eject unloading and safety features including backup cameras, visual and audio alarms and emergency stop switches. Units are also equipped with a rear-mounted boom that reaches 27 feet, has 335-degree rotation and moves in a 45-degree upward and 25-degree downward pivot, allowing for versatility within dig areas. 


Tornado Global Hydrovacs F4 ECO-LITE

The F4 ECO-LITE 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 26-foot reach. The smaller F3 ECO-LITE 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. 


TRUVAC by Vactor Paradigm

Designed for utility, municipal and contractor customers involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of underground water, sewer, gas, electric and telecommunications lines, the Paradigm subcompact vacuum excavator from TRUVAC by Vactor can dig holes with water or air; vacuum, contain and dispose of drill mud; power pneumatic, hydraulic or electrical tools; and provide transport and storage of replacement parts, equipment and tools. The truck’s Park-n-Dig design minimizes time between job site arrival and excavation, including the ability to dig up to 6 feet without additional pipe and hose. The air compressor powers utility tools such as jackhammers and tampers. The truck offers tool storage space, including a long-handle toolbox. The truck can tow up to 20,000 pounds. 


Vac-Con X-Cavator

The X-Cavator hydrovac from Vac-Con includes a cold-weather enclosure for the water systems and control panel as well as an interior area for operator seating and workspace. Unit filtration is based on the Titan combination machine, with a single-cyclone design and final cartridge-style filter. The redesigned boom is lightweight and flexible, rotating 310 degrees around the unit and moving plus 45 degrees and minus 22 degrees vertically. The durable rubber hose material can withstand harsh environments, according to the maker, and has a reach of 26 feet. 


Vermeer MV Solutions Mini-Combo

Mini-Combo vacuum excavators from Vermeer MV Solutions deliver a versatile combination of components and options that facilitate hydrojetting and excavation work in a single machine. They are available in three models — the 573 SDT, 873 SDT and 1273 SDT — that range from a 300- to 400-gallon water tank capacity and 500 to 1,200 gallons in waste tank capacity. All three models are engineered with a pump rated at 1,500 psi at 15 gpm and a powertrain featuring a 74 hp engine. This powerful engine and pump combination enables these machines to clean lateral lines up to 12 inches in diameter and 300 feet in length. They can be outfitted with a mechanically operated strong arm or hydraulic boom. 



Enz USA Hydro X

The Hydro X 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. 


Hydra-Flex Machete

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


Water Pump

Dynablast Pratissoli HY-PACK KT28ASPF-P47CC

The Pratissoli HY-PACK KT28ASPF-P47CC water pump package from Dynablast offers 18.4 gpm at 2,900 psi at 1,450 rpm. It has a T13 female spline shaft input and SAE B 2/4 bolt flange mounted from the factory with either an Interpump 47 cc FOX piston hydraulic motor or a 64 cc motor. It has a spherical cast iron, nickel-coated manifold, a self-lubricating design with no oiler kit or weekly oiling required, internal fins on an aluminum crankcase that provides cooling to lower the oil temperature, and two-bore ceramic plungers that offer thicker ceramic on the water end to prevent thermal shock.



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