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Vacuum Excavator – 946L – Trailer Mounted
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Vacuum Excavator – 946L – Trailer Mounted

This unit is a larger more powerful option which offers a flexible and highly portable system for potholing, valve box cleanouts and a range of non destructive digging tasks in industries including water, gas and fibre installation.

*Requires electric brakes and 3,500kg towbar minimum.


Our range of towable vacuum excavators are extremely useful for locating services prior to excavating. These units use high pressure water and a vacuum system to effectively remove soil quickly and efficiently, and are essential to ensuring safety around existing services.

Weights and Dimensions
Trailer GVW 9850 lb (4467.9 kg)
Trailer Empty Weight 4519 lb (2050 kg)
Trailer Axles Two 6000 lb (2721 kg) tandem with electric brakes Trailer Unit Length: 152” (386 cm)
Trailer Unit Width 87” (221 cm)
Trailer Unit Height 83” (211 cm)
Spoil Tank Capacity 250 gal (946.4 L)
Engine 31 hp (23.1 kW) Yanmar diesel
Blower 575 cfm (16.3 m3/min) Lobe type with dual-splash oil lubrication
Maximum Vacuum 15” Hg (381 mm Hg)
Water Tank Capacity Two 50 gal (189 L) saddle tanks
Water Pump 5.6 gpm @ 3000 psi (21.2 L/min @ 206.8 bar)
Filtration 3-stage with cyclone separator & 2-micron poly filter
Controls Australian kerb-side electric start and throttle, full spoil tank override, water pump clutch
Gauges Australian kerb-side fuel level, vacuum, water pressure, hour meter
Enclosure Lockable, sound-dampening
Door Type Full open, manual
Fuel Tank 20 gal (76 L)
Full spoil tank shutoff Electronic float, ball float back up
Spoil Tank Lift Dual hydraulic cylinders
Vacuum Hose 18’ (5.5m) of 3” (7.6m) – two 9’ (2.7m) sections
Low Water Shutoff Electronic
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