Do you know what a commercial vacuum truck is? Are you aware of what commercial vacuum truck can do? If you answered no to both or either of these questions, please keep reading. Even if you know what a commercial vacuum truck is and what it can do, please keep reading. We’re sure that you will discover something valuable in this article. A commercial vacuum truck, also referred to as a vacuum tanker, is typically used to handle the large-scale cleanup of solids, liquids, and sludges.

For example, vacuum trucks are used to drain sewer and septic based systems. They are also used to clean catch basins and culverts in order to avoid flooding. In addition, commercial vacuum trucks are utilized in both municipal and industrial situations in order to suction both debris and water. For example, both hydro excavation and drilling companies work with commercial vacuum trucks. The bottom line is that these incredibly useful and versatile trucks are utilized for multiple purposes that involve anything from clearing mud to exposing utility lines, to preventing both water and sewer systems from overflowing, to environmental cleanup and storage tank management.

The list goes on and on, but at this point you’re probably curious as to how a commercial vacuum truck actually works. In essence, it’s a large version of your standard vacuum machine. More specifically, a commercial vacuum truck is like the big brother to a shop vac. An incredibly powerful pump is used to remove any air in the holding tank. That creates a vacuum inside of the holding tank. When the technician opens both the primary and secondary shutoff valves on the suction hoses, it enables the tank to attempt to equalize the pressure that has built up inside of the tank.

This provides the commercial vacuum truck with the ability to vacuum or suck up the solids, liquids and or sludges. Of course, not all commercial vacuum trucks are created equally. Both the power of the pump and quality of the truck have a direct impact on the suction power. That means only high-quality commercial vacuum trucks can handle the hardest jobs. Commercial vacuum trucks play an integral role in helping to keep facilities, construction sites, commercial properties, industrial properties, residential properties,  and cities and towns safe. These necessary trucks can easily handle even the messiest of jobs no matter what. Even if it’s a waste management related project, environmental based cleanup, or other similar task.

If you have any questions about our commercial vacuum truck services, or would like to schedule an appointment we are happy to help. Please contact us today! Jolin Paving & Excavating, Inc. is your New England connection for a vast variety of environmentally related services. Our company has been serving Boston Massachusetts, Southern NH, VT & ME as well as Northern CT & RI since 1952. Please Contact us to learn more today.

Environmental related issues occur all of the time, and can strike at any time. That is exactly why you need to have a local and reliable environmental services company at the helm and ready to go whenever you actually need them.

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