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American Vacuum CoA blending plant customer installs a new Central Vacuum System by American Vacuum

Dust accumulation on plant floors and equipment can be an ongoing problem.

For assistance with their housekeeping needs and employee safety, this blending plant customer is now using an American Vacuum Central System with convenient hose connections throughout a plant. Vacuum operators can reach floors, mezzanines, walls and equipment using an appropriate wand and tool for each application.

Floor Vacuum ToolVideos: Inspection, startup and vacuuming using a new American Vacuum Inc. Central Vacuum System

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Vacuum a floor surface  Vacuuming a plant floor

Vacuum a mezzanine  Vacuuming a plant mezzanine levels

Vacuum System Components  Vacuum system components while active

Vacuum receiver pulsing  Vacuum receiver bag pulses


Photos: Inspection, startup and training of a new American Vacuum Inc. Central Vacuum System

Startup precheck

Above: Startup precheck.

Startup precheck

Above: The complete package / The PD blower-motor system / The receiver with door open revealing the dust bags.

Startup precheck

Above: Closeups of the power package.

Startup precheck

Above: Closeups of the power package and the drum top assembly.

Startup precheck

Above: Closeup of receiver pulse system / The main inlet duct Y / A vacuum drop duct with tool flange

Startup precheck

Above: Two additional vacuum drop ducts with tool flanges / Closeup of a vacuum drop duct with tool flange

Customer training

Above: Closeup of the control panel / Customer training on the control panel

Customer training

Above: Customer training on vacuum tool sets / Customer training on insertion of the vacuum hose

Customer training

Above: Customer training on vacuum floor tool / Customer training on vacuuming floor surfaces

Customer training

Above: Customer training on vacuum hand tool / Customer training on vacuuming surfaces on equipment and walls

 

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American Vacuum CoA Texas manufacturing plant customer installs a new dual Central Vacuum System by American Vacuum

Accumulating explosive dust on plant floors and equipment became a dangerous threat.

For assistance with their housekeeping needs and employee safety, this customer is now using dual American Vacuum Central Systems providing convenient hose connections throughout a multiple–building plant. Vacuum operators can reach floors, mezzanines, walls and equipment using the appropriate tool for each area. Two liquid separators are included for those spots that have water and fluids mixed with the dust.

Photos: Inspection, startup and training of new American Vacuum Inc. Dual Central Vacuum Systems

Sys A & B

Above: System A on left, System B on right, both with 20 Hp motors and mezanine structures for maintenance .

Sys B set-up

Above: Making final start-up settings on System B; the taller structure and ladder just to the left is a large dust collector out of the photo.

Amer Vac & Air Sys Presidents

Above: Jack Person, Amer Vac and Bob Foster, Air Quality Sys observing operating system including electronics and Explosion Relief Panel.

Open inlet & tools

Above: Spring loaded inlet cap held open; 25' hose and tool set; motor and pump for System A.

Inlet & remote

Above: Inlet drop with bolted compression fitting next to a remote start stop; switch box and rotary valve on the receiver framework.

Liquid spill

Above: Liquid and material spill, impossible for most vacuum systems, is being esaily vacuumed here. See next photo for why.

Separator & dry discharge

Above: Portable vacuum liquid separator accepts the mixture, sends dried material to the receiver and stores remaining liquid, easily dumped later with hinged container. Right photo: Dried material sent to receiver is shown discharging into customer's bin..

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