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VAC-U-MAX Model 1050

Continuous-Duty Industrial Vacuum Cleaner

Oct. 8, 2019
New model doubles the suction power and vacuums up to 10,000 lbs/hr of foundry sand

VAC-U-MAX is expanding its 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, and other similar materials — including foundry sand. The Model 1050 vacuums up to 10,000 lbs (4,500 kg) per hour of materials such as Portland cement from distances up to 30 feet (9m) away. It 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 core of the Model 1050 is a positive-displacement rotary-lobe vacuum pump, unlike any centrifugal vacuum producer. The vacuum pump provides 50% more vacuum power with airflow that never diminishes for quick recovery of material from large piles and over long distances.

The versatility of the Model 1050 allows use as a central vacuum system when connected and disconnected from permanent tubing networks or it can be operated as a portable vacuum cleaner. It easily rolls to any location, including tight areas and uneven surfaces. System features large 14-in. diameter (350-mm) front wheels and 8-in. (150-mm) 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 @ 1 micron with 50 square feet of surface area.

The system does not need to be shut down in order to actuate the filter cleaning system. A DOP-tested secondary HEPA filter rated 99.97% @ 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-gallon (151.4-liter) collection drum that features 4-inch diameter (100-mm) wheels. Many debris handling options are available, including 55-gallon 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-cubic yard 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.
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