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Vac-U-Max Introduces Continuous-Duty Industrial Vacuum Cleaner

September 10, 2019
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The Model 1050 in application with Vac-U-Max two-yard, bottom-dump, self-dumping hopper
The Model 1050 in application with Vac-U-Max two-yard, bottom-dump, self-dumping hopper
Model 1050 is ideal for local pick-up or can be used as “break-away” central system for long-distance cleaning via piping networks.
Model 1050 is ideal for local pick-up or can be used as “break-away” central system for long-distance cleaning via piping networks.

Vac-U-Max is expanding its industrial vacuum cleaning product range with the new Model 1050, a continuous-duty industrial vacuum cleaning system designed to vacuum high-density materials such as steel shot, grit, cement, foundry sand, and similar materials.

The Model 1050 vacuums up to 10,000 lb/hr of materials such as Portland cement from distances up to 30 ft. The system is designed for high-volume recovery at local pick-up point areas such as debris under conveyor belts or in bucket elevator pits, as well as a “breakaway” central system for long-distance cleaning via piping networks for applications including cleaning mezzanines and hard-to-reach areas.

The heart of the Model 1050 is a positive-displacement rotary-lobe vacuum pump that provides 50% more vacuum power with airflow that never diminishes for quick recovery of material from large piles and over long distances. Versatility of the Model 1050 allows it to be used as a central vacuum system when connected and disconnected from permanent tubing networks, or it can be operated as a portable vacuum cleaner. The Model 1050 is easily rolled to any location including tight areas and uneven surfaces. The system features large 14-in.-diam front wheels and 8-in. dual swivel casters at the rear for ease of mobility. For longer distance transportation the Model 1050 features built-in forklift pockets.

The Model 1050 has a filter cleaning system that simultaneously vents the vacuum producer to the atmosphere providing 100% blow-back air for maximum filter cleaning. The high-efficiency static-conductive PTFE primary filter is 250% larger and less susceptible to filter binding, rated 99.9% efficient at 1 micron with 50 sq ft of surface area. The system does not need to be shut down to actuate the filter cleaning system. A DOP-tested secondary HEPA filter rated 99.97% at 0.3 micron protects the vacuum producer from contamination and ensures breathable exhaust air. The Model 1050 does not require compressed air for filter cleaning.

Material is collected in the interchangeable 40-gal collection drum that features 4-in.-diam) wheels. Many debris-handling options are available including 55-gal drums when used with a material intercept, which is ideal for limited-space applications. For larger volumes of debris and extended vacuuming time, Vac-U-Max offers a forkliftable 2-cu-yd bottom-discharge dump hopper. The heavy-duty reinforced bottom dump hopper has controlled debris discharge with 40% larger discharge opening compared to self-dumping hoppers.

The Model 1050 features a 15-hp TEFC motor or XP motor and is available to operate any three-phase voltage worldwide. A NEMA 4 starter is standard with a NEMA 3/12 control panel available as an option. Depending on application and airflow requirements, two models are available: MDL1050-15-A for maximum airflow of 380 ACFM at 12 in. HG (162 in. H2O) or the MDL1050-15-B with maximum airflow of 240 AFCM at 12 in. HG (162 in. H20). 

Vac-U-Max, Belleville, NJ 973-759-4600 www.vac-u-max.com

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