Enviro-Clean operate a fleet of RSP ESE Vacuum tankers manufactured in Germany, who are widely recognised as being the leaders in developing vacuum excavation technology. They are available for use all over Edinburgh and the United Kingdom for the non-mechanical, non-destructive process of safely exposing buried utilities. This process also allows for workers to remain on the surface and out of the excavation to minimise confined space working and contact with potential live cables. Vacuum Tankers also eliminate accidental utility strikes, which will save you money on fines and delayed project costs.
Having a road-going truck mounted with vacuum excavation technology removes the need for a mechanical excavator having to be transported to site, meaning less vehicles and labour. This in itself makes the method safer by reducing the number of potential hazards in the working area.
How Does a Vacuum Tanker Work?
Vacuum tankers work by creating a high volume airflow/suction power instead of traditional manual or mechanical digging methods. Single, double or triple fans fitted to our vehicles are capable of creating airflow from 9,000mɜ/h up to 45,000mɜ/h, with a maximum vacuum of 55,000 Pa. This airflow enables the operator to suck up all kinds of material, e.g. stones, soils, sands and liquids up to 250mm in diameter through the 200mm air intake suction nozzle.