Posted June 12, 2018

Vacuum excavators

The Vermeer VX30 Gen 3 vacuum excavator series by McLaughlin is compact in size.

Vermeer VX30 vacuum excavator
The Vermeer VX30-500 vacuum excavator by McLaughlin.

The units offer features typically found on larger machines, such as automotive-style belt tensioners, quick-grip tool storage, quick-drain technology and more.

It’s available in 300-, 500- and 800-gallon spoil tank sizes incorporating the company’s patented in-tank wash-down system and is powered by a 24.8-hp Kubota four-cylinder, Tier 4 Final-compliant diesel engine that requires no regeneration or DEF fluid. 

The VX30 Gen 3 also includes a three-stage cyclonic filtration system that allows for wet and dry excavation while prolonging filter life and helping to keep maintenance costs low.

The models have a Gen 3 chassis with a high-clearance trailer on Dexter torsion axles. The VX30 Gen 3’s high-lift version of the cam-over hydraulic rear door opens 40 percent higher than previous generations. Plus, it’s available with a no-hassle hose and Strong Arm option.

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