What’s better, a PD or Fan Combination Unit?

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When renting a vacuum truck and before beginning any municipality or other work which would require a combination unit vacuum truck, it’s important to understand the work you will be doing so you know which type of combo unit is right for you. A combination unit vacuum truck uses high pressure water and vacuum to clear and clean sewer lines …

Now that’s a lot of product!

Vac2Go Operation

Whether you own or rent an air mover, in order to preserve the life of your vacuum truck it’s important to perform regularly scheduled truck maintenance, such as: Today, we’ll focus on the last bullet point, truck cleaning. When you are operating a vacuum truck, it’s important to understand the material you will be vacuuming. Is it wet or dry …

Hose Accessories

Vacuum Hoses, Tubes, & Connectors

Vac2Go Operation

Before beginning any vacuum operations, inspect all vacuum hoses, tubes, and connectors. Leaks, holes, cracks, or any other damage in these items will reduce the vacuum efficiency and may results in spills. Be sure to check/perform the following before beginning any vacuum work: Hose Accessories Hose Accessories When vacuuming material, remember the following: Accessories Accessories If vacuuming large or heavy …

Truck Dumping

Guzzler Classic & Ace – Vibrator Safety Guidelines

Vac2Go Safety

The vibrator switch is used to help dump material out of the debris body by reducing the friction between the debris body and the material inside the tank. If used improperly, the vibrator can prevent material from dumping out of the tank. If used improperly, serious damage can be done to the vibrator and the vacuum truck. Remember the following …

Cab Dashboard

Starting Vacuum Operations

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Most vacuum truck operation requires two or more operators. It is very common for two or more operators to be required to vacuum debris, dump the debris, clean the vacuum truck, and maintain the vacuum truck. Because of this, teamwork is very important. Before beginning vacuum operations, you will need to start the truck. One operator will need to climb …

Vacuum Truck Cab Dashboard

Tip of the Week: Stop grinding your gears! How to Properly Engage a PTO

Vac2Go Operation

Do you hear a loud grinding or whining noise when you engage your PTO? Or are you constantly having to replace a stripped PTO? Well thats because your doing it wrong! The Following are instructions for engaging the PTO on a Guzzler CL Make sure that the parking break is ALWAYS engaged while the PTO is being engaged or disengaged. …

Rear of Vacuum Truck

Vacuum Truck Operation – Part 2

Vac2Go Operation

In part 1 of Vacuum Truck Operation, we learned how to start the truck, open all relief valves, plug in the remote pendant (optional), close all vacuum relief valves, increase RPM’s to the desired level, and begin vacuuming debris or material. Vacuuming can continue until the debris body capacity is reached. When this occurs, all vacuum operations must stop until the …

Vac Mobile Passenger Side

The Vac Mobile

Vac2Go News

Once again, the Vac2Go team needs to give a huge and well deserved shout out to ProCal for doing an amazing (and quick) installation job. This time, instead of adding decals to one of our vacuum trucks, we completely wrapped a 2013 Ford F150. That’s right, our advertising is going mobile! Over the past several years, we have all seen …