When a large clean-up job needs to be done after a bad storm or oil spill, providing professional and dependableVacuum_Truck services involves using a powerful unit such as a vacuum truck that is operated by a trained and skilled professional. Any company who provides these services is greatly affected by both the vehicle that is used and the person operating that truck. All available options to consider are an important part of optimum services being provided to clients and some of those options are listed below.

  • Components – Large tandem axle and tri-axle trucks are available for use in land spraying and allow them to carry out a variety of tasks. These vehicles are equipped with a means to control the tire pressure that allows for the tire pressure to be regulated either up or down in order to adapt to the requirements of various field situations. Using the correct tire pressure will prevent damage from the ground, compaction and pressure, thereby lowering environmental destruction. Furthermore, manufacturers also provide to customers a licensed mechanic to perform professional servicing and maintenance on a regular basis.
  • Additions – This land spraying equipment can also be equipped with mechanical shale agitators to effectively suspend solid components, allowing the fluids and solid land spraying to be more even disbursed. Installing some of these accessories can turn a vacuum truck into a specialized piece of equipment that meets the needs of different clients on any given project size. There are other features available that can be combined to further enhance the efficiency of this equipment.
  • GPS System – Vehicles can also be equipped with a state-of-the-art Global Positioning System (GPS). The high-technological feature of a GPS is an advancement that helps with the recording of individual fleet locations, proximity, time and distance of travel as well as other activity reports. Individual or group fleet reports can then be viewed by dispatchers or supervisors on computer monitors at the base as needed.
  • Tank Safety – There are four inch and six inch load valves which are certified for safety and provide diverse capabilities. The hydraulic system allows the blowing device to decrease floating scum and too much pressure occurrences inside the tank. It improves safety when transporting materials to avoid spills and leaking. The entire vehicle can also be equipped with a means to shut off in emergency situations load valves, isolation systems, and truck engines.
  • Inspection and Certification – It is important that all components and accessories be certified for their capability to transport material by the various regulating bodies. Vacuum truck components, such as the: applied safety valve; compensated hydraulic system; vacuum tanks; emergency shutoffs; isolation system and load valves must be tested at certified facilities.
  • Well-Trained Crews – All of the equipment on a vacuum truck will not be in the least bit helpful without well-trained crews. Specialized training programs must be mandatory for all drivers for the safe transportation of all material. In addition, drivers should always require information about the materials they will be transporting as many loads may be flammable, volatile or need special attention.

Any heavy-duty equipment that is used to perform various tasks for a multitude of clients must be able to function at its highest level of production. The acquisition of a vacuum truck can be best accomplished when research has been done about the needs of the purchasing company. Knowing all available options and focusing a search based on those options will result in buying a vehicle that is the right size with the right features for the tasks it will need to perform!