Tag: vacuum excavation

A suction excavator or vacuum excavator is a construction vehicle that removes materials from a hole on land, or removes heavy debris on land.

Vacuum Excavators: Preventing Damage

Vacuum Excavators: Preventing Damage

For Jason Proctor, product manager for vacuum excavation for Ditch Witch, contractors who invest in vacuum excavators are buying a sort of insurance policy, one that could even save their businesses. His point is well taken. Vacuum excavators increase the odds that construction crews won’t accidently cut into gas, water, or

Security That Can Happen in a Vacuum

Security That Can Happen in a Vacuum

For Jason Proctor, product manager for vacuum excavation for Ditch Witch, contractors who invest in vacuum excavators are buying a sort of insurance policy, one that could even save their businesses. His point is well taken. Vacuum excavators increase the odds that construction crews won’t accidently cut into gas, water, or

Introducing the New CV (Competitive VAC) Series

Introducing the New CV (Competitive VAC) Series

Vac-Tron Equipment is excited to introduce a whole new line to their vacuum excavation equipment. It’s the new CV (Competitive Vac) Series. This series offers the performance you have come to expect from Vac-Tron Equipment while keeping the cost of operation to a minimum.

Standard equipment:

CV GT models: Powered by 27

Cable-Location Equipment and Applications in Utility Line Identification

Cable-Location Equipment and Applications in Utility Line Identification

Vacuum excavation applications and utility locator technologies are discussed along with site specific conditions that help determine the choice between hydro versus air vacuum excavation. Conditions as frozen soil and brittle utilities are evaluated in determining vacuum excavation methods and why nothing beats an experienced operator and reliable equipment.

Avoiding Hazards in Directional Drilling

Avoiding Hazards in Directional Drilling

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the November/December 2004 edition of Grading and Excavation Contractor.

Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) has dramatically changed the way underground contractors place underground utility lines, from gas and electricity to water and television cable. Relative to trenching, HDD often offers greater productivity, less surface disruption,

Safe Digging Around Your Gas Lines

Safe Digging Around Your Gas Lines

Vacuum excavation is used worldwide and has quickly grown into the best method for safer digging. Vac-Tron Equipment is the industry leader in vacuum excavation and has worked tirelessly to gather industry research and data in order to make safety a priority. Watch our safety video below.

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