The word Industrial, as quoted from Webster Dictionary, simply means pertaining to, of the nature of, or resulting from Industry. In the Vacuum truck market, any truck that vacuums could be considered an Industrial unit. There are many different applications for the user of vacuum trucks in our market today, such as sewer sanitation line cleaning, storm drains, catch basins, containment pits and hydro –excavation. These types of vacuum trucks use a combination of vacuum and high pressure water at different flow rates to clean pipes and basins. Normally the material being vacuumed is damp or wet and sometimes a slurry material. This wet material conveys easily into the holding body or debris tank without much carry over into the atmosphere.
Not all material is wet and there is a need for the industry to have a machine that is capable of not only vacuuming wet material but also dry powder type materials, such as fly ash, cement powders and the like. These materials if vacuumed with a standard style vacuum truck would instantly make a cloud of dust into the atmosphere out of the exhaust of the blower. The common name for this type of vacuum truck is ”Industrial Vacuum Loader”. Continue reading