1. What’s the total reach of the power arm?
    • Approximately 4.5 metres from the rear/nearside of truck
  2. What amount of spoil can a Vacuum Excavator hold?
    • Our larger vehicles have an 8m³-10m³ capacity. The City Sucker has 2m³ capacity and our Tracked-Vac has 4.5m³ capacity
  3. Do you supply extension pipework?
    • Yes we can supply extra extension pipework at additional cost
  4. What is the daily productivity of a Vacuum Excavator?
    • Depending on the ground conditions approx 1.6-2m³ per hour
  5. What’s the diameter of the suction hose?
    • The suction hose as a 250mm (10″) diameter
  6. Can the diameter of the suction hose be reduced at all?
    • Yes we can provide a suction nozzle adaptor to reduce down to 150mm (6″) if required
  7. Do you have different size systems available for hire?
    • Yes, we have 12t,16t, 26t & 32t wheeled systems, along with 21t tracked unit for those difficult to reach areas
  8. Are your operatives trained and accredited?
    • Yes all of our operatives are CPCS trained and accredited
  9. What accreditations does your company hold?
    • We are accredited or members of; Constructionline, Achilles UVDB, Achilles Building Confidence, SMAS, CHAS, Safe Contractor Plus, CPA, RHA, and FORS. Full details are available here
  10. How many operatives are supplied per job?
    • We supply 1 or 2 trained operators with the system, dependant on the clients’ preference
  11. How many systems in total do you currently run?
    • We provide the largest hire fleet of truck mounted units in Europe, with over 40 vehicles across all sizes and our 1 tracked vacuum system
  12. What age is your hire fleet?
    • Over 18 of our systems are less than 4yrs old meaning we have one of the most modern hire fleets in Europe
  13. Do you only provide operated hire?
    • As well as operated, we also provide self-drive hire and training for operatives
  14. What area’s do you cover?
    • We currently provide our services to all parts of the UK and Ireland and have also recently ventured into mainland Europe
  15. How does the system deal with stubborn / compacted material?
    • The assistant would use the airlance provided to displace and remove material, this runs off the onboard compressor on the vehicle