Skidded and Mobile Frac Tanks/Processing Systems
High-speed solids-processing centrifuge
The Bear centrifuge from CRS Reprocessing Services delivers high-speed processing for solids control in oil and gas operations. Available as a stand-alone unit or part of a custom solution, it delivers management of drilling fluids including oil- and water-based muds, and water from air drilling. Its bowl design enables maximum LGS removal. It is supported by a skid design that provides a small on-site footprint and a high level of operations control. 570/277-2026; www.crs-reprocessing.com.
Dewatering container filter
Sludge Mate container filters from Flo Trend Systems can dewater a variety of sludge and waste such as alum, ferric, lagoon and digested sludge, septic tank, grease-trap and slaughterhouse waste, wastewater residual and sump bottoms. The closed-system design provides total odor control, no spillage, reduced maintenance, and weather independence. They have 10-gauge reinforced walls and a seven-gauge carbon steel floor. Options include peaked roofs with gasketed bolted-down access hatches, drainage ports, inlet manifolds, floor filters and side-to-side rolling tarps. They dewater onsite; are available as roll-offs, trailer and tipping-stand mounted; and range from 5 to 40 cubic yards. 713/699-0152; www.flotrend.com.
Collapsible frac tank
The HIPPO collapsible pillow-style frac tank from SEI Industries is easy to set up, and can be used immediately with almost no site preparation. It is lightweight, fully collapsible, environmentally friendly and doesn’t damage the ground beneath it. One semi-truck can transport 24 tanks with a combined storage capacity of 1,200,000 gallons. Using an optional two-person Frac Tank Deployment System (FTDS), one tank can be deployed in 10 to 15 minutes, or taken down in 15 to 20 minutes. One tank can store 50,000 gallons, and using a manifold system, multiple tanks can be set up to provide whatever volume of storage is required. It is constructed from a high-strength, high abrasion-resistant material that is chemical resistant and colored in high-visibility safety orange. It’s ideal for use in winter temperatures, where it can be folded and unfolded in extreme cold. A low profile helps to maintain fluid temperatures. It has 73,000-cycle abrasion resistance. 855/734-8265; www.sei-ind.com.
Roll-top roll-off sludge container
Roll-top roll-off sludge containers from Custom Manufacturing store and transport a wide variety of waste. They have continuously welded seams, a fully gasketed rear door, a knife-edge seal, adjustable hinges, ratchet binders, secondary release grab handles located on the bottom side of the door and 3/16-inch walls and floor. Each lid measures 5 by 7 feet, with a 1- by 2-inch closed-cell gasket. One lid rolls to the bulkhead end and one rolls to the rear door end, leaving access to the center of the container. Units can be customized with either a top- or side-hinge rear door. 405/692-6311; www.custommanufacturing.us.
Roll-off and tank system
The roll-off and tank system from Redbox+ works in a conventional manner but with one truck and driver. It fits Peterbilt Model 348 trucks with 200-gallon wastewater and 90-gallon freshwater tanks. The roll-off houses portable toilets, and a pump and tank system that provides the ability to service the units. The service minimizes on-site liability, and protects a contractor’s reputation. 507/452-8242 www.redboxplus.com.
Configurable roll-off trailer
The A5-200 Series roll-off trailer from Galbreath, a Wastequip brand, has a container size capacity of 26 feet and can handle payloads from 33,000 to 39,000 pounds. The trailer is available in outside rail, extendable tail, inside/outside rail and deadlift configurations. It includes two telescoping cylinders that handle up to 60,000 pounds. Options include tarping systems, aluminum hubs, aluminum or poly fenders, work lights, inside cab controls, automatic grease systems and toolboxes. 877/468-9278; www.wastequip.com.
Temporary Mobile Storage Bladders
Collapsible storage bladder
Collapsible storage bladders from MPC Containment are available in sizes from 250 to more than 210,000 gallons. They can be used for potable, gray or blackwater. They are fabricated using military-grade materials and NSF-certified potable water-grade materials. All flexible bladders are available in custom designs and sizes and include fittings as required. 800/621-0146; www.mpccontainment.com.
Corrosion- and chemical-resistant polyethylene tanks
Corrosion- and chemical-resistant tanks and containers from Assmann Corporation of America are available in capacities up to 12,000 gallons. Constructed from virgin high-density crosslink or FDA-compliant linear polyethylene, they are used to store and transport corrosive and hazardous materials. They provide low temperature impact resistance, are UV stabilized and come in a wide range of capacities and colors. Custom rotational molding and accessory fittings are available. Linear polyethylene tanks are NSF certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects. Tanks include all models of vertical storage, cylindrical horizontal, free-standing horizontal leg, double wall, open top, industrial mini bulk and industrial mini drum tanks and models ICB and OTCB conical bottom storage tanks. 888/357-3181; www.assmann-usa.com.
The 3DLevelScanner HC from BinMaster Level Controls accurately measures highly corrosive materials in bins, tanks and silos. It has self-cleaning technology and an ability to infiltrate large amounts of dust. The device allows plant operations to manage silos in real-time through 3DMultiVision software or an HMI. It measures from various points within the silo, ensuring that managers receive a true volume measurement of the material in the bin. Acoustics-based technology paired with 3-D mapping capabilities ensure that accurate information is reported. It is built of materials including HALAR coating for mechanical parts, VITON for the O-rings, and specially coated stainless steel fasteners. 800/278-4241; www.binmaster.com.
Polypropylene storage tank
Storage tanks from C&E Plastics are made out of polypropylene, a corrosion-resistant, extremely durable and long-lasting plastic. They are available in custom designs and manufacturing to meet the precise requirements of a variety of industries in need of liquid storage. Tanks come standard with a smooth interior design for easy cleaning, without compromising the strength and structure of the unit. 724/947-4949; www.ceplastics.com.
Water storage tank
Flowtite water storage tanks from Containment Solutions are watertight between the access collar and the access riser, eliminating infiltration and exfiltration contamination. The access opening is typically the most vulnerable entry point for contaminants into any water storage system, so a tank with watertight access collars is an ideal way to protect an investment. 936/756-7731; www.containmentsolutions.com.
Mix tanks from DEL Tank & Filtration Systems are available in horizontal and vertical configurations in sizes from 1,000 to 33,000 gallons. They can hold up to 20-pound-per-gallon fluids using four 10 hp explosion-proof mixers. With a round bottom and smooth 1/4-inch-thick walls, the bullet-style tanks promote uniform solid suspension and mixing that nearly eliminates buildup. 800/468-2657; www.deltank.com.
Storage tank cleaner
G-Clean Storage Tank Cleaner from E&B Green Solutions cleans oil and grease from tank walls and floors in an environmentally friendly manner. It is easy to work with, safe to handle, and can go directly into the pressure washer water tank mixed at 250 parts water to one part cleaner. There is no pretreatment step needed. It encapsulates harmful volatile organic compounds during the cleaning process. 855/484-6091; www.ebgreensolutions.com.
Liquid level monitoring system
The Depth Ray liquid level monitoring and control system from Eldredge Equipment Services Inc. can operate in vacuum or pressure, or in heavy material in mobile or stationary tanks. It contains no rods or floats and is constructed of chemical-resistant components. It features a wireless remote and optional controls for valves and alarms. Its operation is unaffected by most foam or density. It can be installed simply in any tank or container and exceeds DOT requirements. Several models and options are available. 800/220-2052; www.eldredgeequipment.com.
The MultiTank from Roth Global Plastics can be used for water cistern, pump, holding, rainwater or septic tank applications. This is possible due to its inner layer of FDA-approved virgin HDPE, two inside layers of polyethylene for improved stability, plus one outer layer of black and UV-stabilized polyethylene. Features include CSA, NSF and IAPMO certification, a COEX-4 multilayer co-extrusion process, a low-profile design that means less digging and avoidance of a high-water table, lightweight construction, a multi-port inlet/outlet convenient for field piping, the ability to enter and exit the tank on the ends or sides, two 24-inch manways to provide easy access for maintenance and service, a cylindrical shape that requires no water for backfill, a threaded riser system and water-tight seamless construction. 866/943-7256; www.rothmultitank.com.
Chemical injection system tank
Horizontal chemical injection tanks from Snyder Industries are available in 125-, 225- and 335-gallon sizes in HDPE, XLPE and stainless steel. Other tank sizes and styles are also available. They have ideal chemical resistance and are compatible with a broad range of chemical applications including dehydraters/hydrate inhibitors, scale control chemicals, surfactants, foamers and defoamers. They are designed to have impact resistance and won’t crack if hit, reducing the risk of chemical spill accidents. Tanks are molded as one piece, and their seamless construction helps eliminate any potential leak areas. Systems have corrosion-resistant polyethylene stands that won’t rust or dent. Containment basins provide containment of the tank, and are enclosed to keep out debris. Containment basins have a pump mount and a 2- and 3-inch threaded connection. 402/467-5221; www.snydernet.com.
Custom potable water tank
Tank Connection Affiliate Group manufactures custom tanks such as this potable water bolted RTP tank with geodesic dome in Guam. The tank is built to withstand 170 mph winds, measures 98 feet in diameter by 27 feet in height, and holds 1,483,900 gallons. The company designs, fabricates and installs all types of steel storage containment systems, including bolted RTP, field-weld, shop-weld and hybrid tank construction. Domes are corrosion resistant, maintenance free and designed for extended service life. They are offered in sizes ranging from 32 up to 300 feet in diameter. 620/423-3010; www.tankconnection.com.
Epoxy-coated, flat-panel bolted tanks from USA Tank offer a flat-seam, field-assembled design that eliminates flange connections and lap gaskets. Use of the latest sealant reduces the risk of bolted panel seam leaks. Tanks are erected from ground level with a jacking system, improving safety. Enduro Coat one-part, heat-curable fusion-bonded thermosetting epoxy coating provides corrosion protection. 866/700-2500; www.usatanksales.com.
Flexible storage bladder
Flexible storage bladders from Eldred Environmental & Export Co. are available in sizes up to 50,000 gallons, with fabrics suitable for graywater, drinking water, and fuel or chemicals, 32 to 46 ounces per square yard. Fittings and valves are available from 1.5 to 4 inches in PVC, aluminum, polypropylene, stainless steel or brass. Custom-sized secondary containment berms are also available for bladders, steel tanks, trailers and vehicles for spills and decontamination. 800/613-3640; www.eldredenvironmental.com.
Bladder Tanks from Husky Portable Containment are custom built to meet specific requirements and specifications. They can be built with virtually any fitting and valve configuration, with the assistance of a design team in Auto Cad. They are available from 25 up to 50,000 gallons, and manufactured to meet military or commercial specifications. Construction materials include XRs, PVCs and urethanes (MIL Spec), with PVC (NSF 61), aluminum, stainless steel or brass fittings from 0.75 to 6 inches. They are available with access panels, and maneuvering straps near the corners and every 5 inches down the sides. 800/260-9950; www.huskyportable.com.
Oilfield-ready vacuum truck
Vacuum trucks from Curry Supply are available in 80, 100 and 110 bbl-capacity sizes to meet job requirements and DOT regulations. Stainless steel tanks are also available. Every tank undergoes a comprehensive blast, preparation and painting using DuPont paint and exterior coating for long tank life and corrosion resistance. Special tank designs are easily accommodated. A stress-free mounting system is designed into each truck to withstand harsh oilfield conditions and to increase truck life. All engineering, manufacturing, assembly, painting, financing and warranty is done in-house in a ISO9001-certified facility. 800/345-2829; www.currysupply.com.
Heavy sludge vacuum truck
The XVT from GapVax is designed to vacuum and convey heavy sludges such as drilling fluid, grease, septage and wastewater. The deep vacuum power of the positive displacement blower will load quickly, and can also pressure off-load up to 14 psi (rated at 1,400 cfm at 28 inches Hg). The body is constructed of ASTM A-572 Grade 50 steel with payload option from 80 to 100 barrels, with a 40-degree dump angle. The filtration system consists of a 10-micron washable Dacron filter, and offers quick access without tools. The full opening tailgate with dual-lift cylinder and field-adjustable locks assures a complete seal. The power dump system makes unloading and clean out of the debris tank easy and fast. Options include a hydroexcavation package, lift axle, integral water tank, safety lighting, storage compartments and heavy-duty rear bumper. 888/442-7829; www.gapvax.com.
The King Vac vacuum loader from Keith Huber Corporation combines deep vacuum loading and high air conveyance. It can perform hydroexcavation, hazmat response, jetting and general industrial cleaning. It has a 3,000-gallon carbon steel tank with 5/16-inch shell, 20-inch top manway, hydraulically operated full-opening rear door, hydraulic tank lift, 3,700 cfm liquid-ring vacuum pump, 6-inch discharge and intake valve with internal standpipe, rear work lights, LED running lights, backup alarm and grounding reel. Options include ASME/DOT 412, high-pressure jetting systems with an integral water compartment, Huber Lock rear door, stainless steel tank and wetted stainless parts, auxiliary transfer pump, and a top-mounted hydraulically operated 6-inch boom. 800/334-8237; www.keithhuber.com.
Internally plumbed vacuum truck
The vacuum truck from Pik Rite Inc. has internal plumbing, a 20-inch rear manway with discharge valve and camlock fittings, a vacuum pump and right angle gearbox attached to both frame rails. Additional specs include a 20-inch top manway, a 4-inch liquid-filled vacuum/pressure gauge, a frame-mounted secondary trap for easy access, dual vacuum and pressure reliefs, a 12-inch low-profile primary shut-off with stainless steel float ball, and large easy-to-reach hose hooks. 800/326-9763; www.pikrite.com.
Hoist and door lift unit
The DOT 407 code hoist and door lift unit from Progress Tank features a 4,200-gallon aluminum tank equipped with a front hoist and full rear-opening door. It features a Robuschi 65 blower package. High-mount taillights offer improved visibility while providing less obstruction with equipment storage. The rear door is equipped with dual hydraulic cylinders and a swing arm door prop has been added for safety. It is mounted on a Western Star 4700 tandem-axle chassis with 20,000-pound front axle and 46,000-pound rear end that offers a 450 hp Detroit Diesel engine combined with a Fuller eight-speed transmission. 800/558-9750; www.progresstank.com.
Versatile vacuum loader
The Industrial Vacuum Loader from Vac-Con is available with Hi-Dump and an Automatic Material Return System. Single-mode machines can recover wet or dry material with up to 28 inches Hg. Positive displacement blowers are capable of pulling material as much as 700 feet. It is available with a hydroexcavation package, which adds a powerful, high-pressure water system that works together with the vacuum system to excavate around sensitive underground utilities, locate underground systems and excavate in areas with limited access. 888/491-5762; www.vac-con.com.
The POWERVAC hydro/vac unit from Vacuum Sales Inc. can be used in wet or dry environments for hazardous and nonhazardous applications. It is constructed from stainless and carbon steel (ASME DOT 407 – 412 certified), and has positive displacement high-vacuum blowers, a capacity up to 4,600 cfm, vacuum up to 28.5 inches (95 percent) continuous, and pressure unloading with a rotary vane vacuum/pressure pump. It also has high-capacity intake and exhaust silencers, and filtration and vacuum lines. It is designed for continuous operation at maximum vacuum, with five bearings for belt or direct drive, oil lubricated bearings and gears, oil-free air discharge and air injection cooling, and requires no relief valve. A full range of rotary vane pumps is available with pressures up to 35 psi. 800/547-7790; www.vacuumsalesinc.com.
Dumping vacuum tank
The 4,000-gallon aluminum Matador vacuum tank from Amthor International comes standard with a 5/16-inch-thick side shell and floor, full head baffles and no external rings. It is available as a dumping tank with or without full-opening rear doors, as well as with off-road construction options for various oilfield and mining applications. Various pump models are available, as are chassis and stock tanks. 800/328-6633; www.amthorinternational.com.
Vacuum containers from E-Pak Manufacturing come standard in 20- and 25-yard sizes, with custom sizes available. A 1/4-inch steel body construction ensures durability in rough environments, while heavy-duty structural tubing on body straps, bulkhead and the tailgate provides reinforcement in critical areas of the container. The design minimizes welds under water level, which minimizes exposure to seam failure. Grade 70 chain and a heavy-duty sliding hinge secure the eight-point latch system on the easy-swing tailgate. Each container is fully inspected, water tested and designed to operate at -1 atmosphere (-14.7 psi). 800/235-1632; www.epakmanufacturing.com.
Industrial all-purpose vacuum
The VAXTEEL SkidVac 1000 from LMT is a transportable industrial-strength all-purpose vacuum ideal for use on off-shore/land-based oil rigs, shipyards and oil spill/disaster sites. It houses a 1,000-gallon carbon steel vertical vacuum tank. This diesel-powered system is paired with either a rotary vane vacuum pump or positive displacement blower. It is designed for liquid-based products only (water, sludge, mud, etc.) The unit features fork pockets for easy transport by forklift or trailer, a level indicator, vacuum/pressure gauge, 3- and 4-inch intake ports, a 4-inch discharge port, integrated hose storage and pressure discharge for rapid unloading. 800/545-0174; www.vaxteel.com.
Vacuum trailer system
The VacSimizer vacuum system from Advanced Waste Services is designed for one-person operation. Easily maneuverable in tight areas, it delivers 2,400 cfm and legally hauls 42,000 pounds (80,000 pounds GVW). It has the capacity of a 5,000-gallon semi-tanker and the maneuverability of a straight vacuum truck. Axles retract for tight locations and extend to comply with bridge laws for driving with a full load. Features include 25-foot hose trays and 76-degree tipping angle with a full-opening rear door. The unit carries 200 feet of 4-inch vacuum hose and can be loaded from either side. 800/842-9792; www.advancedwasteservices.com.
130-barrel non-code vacuum trailer
The Kill Tank Trailer from Fortitude Manufacturing has a capacity of 5,460 gallons, with design pressure of 5 psi internal, 12 inches Hg external and 10 psig hydrostatic test. It has a two-compartment tank with a capacity of 40 bbl in the front and 90 bbl in the rear, a Hutch 9700 suspension with eight leaf low arch springs, and two-speed, heavy-duty, high-capacity lift landing gear. A driver-side safety walkway, handrails and ladder allow access to all top manways. The rear of the tank has two 4-inch butterfly valves with a 4-inch belly line connecting all compartments, with a three-way valve near the landing gear. It has a 1- to 2-inch plastic sight glass tube on the driver’s side of each compartment. The exterior is blasted and coated with high-build epoxy primer and color coated with high-solids polyurethane. 713/413-4240; www.fortitudemfg.com.
Aluminum vacuum trailer
MRK6000 Series aluminum vacuum trailers from Imperial Industries come standard with a 6,000-gallon aluminum tank (6,300-gallon units are available). They feature full-length aluminum hose trays, external ribs, three topside 20-inch aluminum manways, a 12-inch primary with a 4-inch air line, a 4-inch intake and 6-inch discharge, LED running lights, a Henderson INTRAAX AAT 25K suspension, leveling height control, an air-ride suspension, Haldex slack adjusters and optional full-length catwalk with hand rails. 800/558-2945; www.imperialind.com.
Vacuum transport trailer
The 130 bbl vacuum trailer from PCI Manufacturing features three-point suspension, dual-entry walkways and 1/4-inch ASTM A36, sub-arced steel barrel and customization options. Each barrel is fully gusseted and padded to withstand the rigors of both on- and off-road work. It allows easy, three-point access from the ground to the upper walkway. The wedge sump offers room for 4- and 6-inch loading lines. It is built according to a rigorous standard, fully inspected and tested to 25 psi to ensure that every weld and brake light meets or exceeds DOT and OSHA standards. 800/256-5633; www.pcimfgllc.com.
Jet/Vac Combination Machines
Wash/hydroexcavator vacuum system
Wash/Hydroexcavator vacuum systems from Camex Equipment have capacities up to 3,405 gallons, with a 1,000-gallon compartment for water and 2,405-gallon compartment for waste, and an anti-surge baffle mounted on a reinforcing pad. The water compartment has a 21-inch manway with ladder inside the tank and rungs outside for access, with a recessed float level indicator on the driver’s side. The tank has 2-inch suction/discharge and 2-inch drain valves. It is epoxy lined and withstands 25 psi internal pressure at full vacuum and 15 psig external pressures. The primary is a 10-inch heavy-duty internal shut-off with 6-inch stainless steel float ball/cage assembly and neoprene rubber seat top. 877/955-2770; www.camex.com.
Combination vacuum truck
The Arctic ComboVac from CanAm Equipment Solutions has a 3,200-gallon DOT 407 waste tank with full-opening rear door and front hoist in either aluminum or stainless steel construction. Its Robuschi 65 series positive displacement blower provides 900 cfm of high vacuum for continuous operation. The fully contained water system includes 1,000 gallons of storage. A Cat pressure pump provides water delivery at up to 10 gpm and pressures to 3,000 psi. The Hotsy boiler package provides 700,000-plus Btu of heating power to provide hot water or steam. It is available in a variety of configurations for tropical to arctic climates and industrial liquid waste to heavy oilfield applications. 877/582-2626; www.canamequipment.com.
Truck vacuum excavator
The FXT50 truck vacuum excavator from Ditch Witch mounts directly to a truck’s frame rails, allowing the system to flex independently of the truck, providing stability and confidence. Ditch Witch dealers will mount the truck vacuum excavator to the single-axle chassis of customers’ choosing, and can customize the truck with toolboxes and other support equipment, such as a 1,020 cfm blower, and 3,000 psi water system flowing 5 gpm. It is a quiet unit that offers ideal filtration. 800/654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com.
The Hydrovac 2000 from Foremost Industries is built to withstand harsh climates and challenging work environments. It has a 13-cubic-yard epoxy-coated debris tank, a sloped debris tank and can be flushed with a centrifugal pump, 2,000-gallon epoxy-coated water tank, Robuschi positive displacement vacuum blowers, CAT water pumps, up to 1 million Btu boiler systems, 70-inch heated, insulated and lit van bodies, a wirelessly controlled 26-foot extendable 8-inch boom system with 340-degree rotation, a 52- by 48-inch dump door and a winterization package. 403/295-5800; www.foremost.ca.
The multipurpose Guzzcavator from Guzzler combines the performance of a Guzzler CL vacuum loader with the versatility of a Vactor HXX hydroexcavator. The unit’s air filtration system features 60 70-inch Dacron filter bags for wet/dry industrial cleaning. Designed for cleaning and recovering solids and dry bulk powders, liquids, slurries and thick sludge, the truck also can be used for potholing, slot trenching, water valve box repair, as well as locating fiber optic lines, cable and other utilities. Its 1,300-gallon stainless steel water tank provides up to seven hours of continuous operation and removes debris by delivering up to 20 gpm of water and 2,500 psi when hydroexcavating. The multi-flow water pump provides water pressure adjustment with the push of a button for various digging conditions. Features include full-opening rear door and rear-door-mounted sludge pump for offloading. 800/627-3171; www.guzzler.com.
The Aquatech B-10 combination jet/vac truck from Hi-Vac Corp. features single-engine design for lower fuel and maintenance costs, rear-mounted hose reel and 360-degree top-loading rotating boom. The low center of gravity makes full loads more stable, while the self-cleaning tanks are corrosion- and abrasion-resistant. The air/vacuum system has an operating capacity of 2,700 cfm and a 204-inch water column. Options include extended boom, pneumatic foot control for one-man operation and lockable vacuum tubes. An internal boom allows for pickup of materials above and below water. 740/374-2306; www.hi-vac.com.
Multipurpose cleaning truck
The PAT 949 multipurpose combination truck from Polston Applied Technologies provides a complete, stand-alone cleaning system that delivers up to 425 hp, enabling it to pump/separate sand and water at up to 2,500 gpm. It can remove sand and grit at depths of more than 27 feet. It can perform with equal efficiency in surcharged conditions, allowing the facility to remain online, as no shutdown is needed, no bypass pumping is required, and the process operation does not have to be taken out of service. It has an extra-long hydraulic knuckleboom crane, with up to 49 feet of reach from the center and 180-degree rotation. It operates using a closed-loop and non-odor emitting design. 866/862-7271; www.polstonprocess.com.
The Hydrovac versatile hydroexcavator from Presvac Systems Ltd. is designed for cold-weather operation, and is offered as an option to be in full compliance with DOT collection and transportation of hazardous materials. The high-vacuum blower allows extraction of all types of soils, gravel, rock, clay, water and silt. Knockout features in the debris tank minimize carryover. Modular filtration configured to the blower size provides blower protection and minimal maintenance. It has a heavy-duty 8-inch boom (up to 25 feet long) with six-way hydraulic power and wireless controls for all boom functions, water pump (soft start), vacuum breaker and truck engine speed control. 800/387-7763; www.presvac.com.
The HX-15 large-capacity hydroexcavator from Ramvac has a 15-yard debris tank with a temperature-controlled environmental chamber and a directional discharge system to off-load debris back into the excavation site. It has a long-range wireless remote, NEMA 4 electrical system, 400,000 Btu water boiler and a three-stage cyclonic filtration system. It comes standard with a 3,000 cfm blower, with an optional RamAir air excavation system. 800/323-1604; www.ram-vac.com.
The Mud Dog 1200 12-yard-debris-capacity hydroexcavator from Super Products has a rear-mounted boom capable of a 19- to 27-foot reach, 335-degree rotation, 45-degree upward and 25-degree downward pivot. This range allows crews to achieve greater work area access and deeper digging without the need to halt production and reposition the trunk. It uses ejector plate unloading technology, and its tilt-unloading feature ensures that liquids in the debris tank are cleared quickly and efficiently even when unloading in an up-slope/nose down position. Options include the Acculevel load sensor system that offers precise debris tank level measurement. 800/837-9711; www.superproductsllc.com.
Mud sweep hydrovac
The F4 Slope hydrovac from Tornado Hydrovacs holds 13 cubic yards of mud and more than 2,100 gallons of freshwater. It has a water tank to excavate, a mud tank where excavated spoils are held, a water pump, a boiler to heat the water and a 3,600 to 6,300 cfm positive displacement vacuum blower to pull the spoils to the tank via a boom. The boom has a 342-degree rotation and a 26-foot reach. All of the critical components are housed in an insulated and heated aluminum van body. The mud sweep enables operators to empty the tank without having to hoist it, eliminating the dangers of dumping on uneven ground and overhead power lines. 877/340-8141; www.tornadotrucks.com.
The HV-145 all-season hydroexcavator from Transway Systems operates at less than 85 dBA. It has a 6,400 cfm, 27-inch Hg high-vacuum blower with direct-drive transfer case. Water pressure is achieved with a hydraulically driven triplex pump, delivering 10 gpm at 6,000 psi. Water is supplied from a 1,200-gallon HDPE baffled water tank with 1/2-inch sides and 3/4-inch bottom floor. The 26-foot telescopic boom allows for operation in remote areas. Water is heated with a 525,000 Btu diesel-fired burner for all-weather operation. Components are enclosed in an insulated, heated, walk-in storage enclosure with diesel-fired heater, marine-grade plywood floor and metal components that are powder coated prior to installation. 800/263-4508; www.transwaysystems.com.
AllExcavate hydroexcavators from Vacall Industries are available with a high-dump capability that allows the operator to use a wireless remote control to raise the debris tank as much as 76 inches above ground level and then shift the tank horizontally 21 inches beyond the rear bumper, making it possible to dump debris into roll-off containers. They use just one engine for mobility and generating water flow at 10 to 25 gpm and pressures up to 3,000 psi. It can loosen and then remove dirt, rocks and other material from around utility lines and foundations, and perform efficient frac tank clean out. Standard and optional debris bodies and water tanks are available. The AllSmartFlow CANbus intelligent control system is standard, monitoring water usage and minimizing downtime for water tank refills. 800/382-8302; www.vacallindustries.com.
Dog Houses/Lab Units/Buildings
Rigid-frame tension fabric building
Tension fabric buildings from Legacy Building Solutions incorporate structural steel beams instead of open web trusses, providing flexibility for storage of bulk material or equipment, vehicle maintenance shops, and portable or stationary soil remediation facilities. The solid structural steel beams are not vulnerable to unseen corrosion originating inside a tube. Additionally, the structural steel has multiple coating options, including hot dip galvanizing, red oxide primer and powder-coat paint. Buildings can be customized to the exact width, length and height required. The straight sidewall design allows for the inclusion of a variety of overhead doors, exit doors and dormers along the sides. They have polyethylene fabric roofs that allow natural light to permeate the structure, while insulation can be added when required. 877/259-1528; www.legacybuildingsolutions.com.
DuraFiber strong, lightweight, super-insulated fiberglass enclosures from Orenco Systems can safely house process and control equipment, chemicals, generators and workers. Standard sizes are 8 feet tall; 4, 6 and 8 feet wide; and up to 22 feet long. They come with foam-core fiberglass walls 2 to 4 inches thick; single piece, closed-molded construction; weather-proof, watertight, seamless structure; inside surfaces protected with polyester gelcoat; outside surfaces protected with high-performance polyurethane; insulation value up to R24; chemicals and corrosion resistance; an internal pocket attachment system; lifting brackets for moving/setting; internal/external lighting; a roof structure rated up to 100 psf; and a wind rating to 130 mph. Options include skid-proof fiberglass floors, windows, roll-up doors, HVAC, load centers, ventilation fans, multiple color schemes, and insulated lift station controls. 800/348-9843; www.orenco.com.