Industrial drum top vacuums are far different from a normal domestic vacuum. What makes a drum top vacuum different is the suction power and the type of material it can pick up. The Vactagon Drum Top Vacuum from Industrial Vacuum has set the standard for power, durability, versatility, and effectiveness throughout a variety of applications including:

  • Lead, mold & asbestos remediation
  • Concrete & Silica Dust
  • Construction
  • Foundries
  • Industrial
  • Painting & Sanding Blasting

When tackling these applications it’s important to know which industrial drum top vacuums are right for your industrial needs. Do you need an electric drum top vacuum or pneumatic drum top vacuum?

Electric Drum Top Vacuum vs Pneumatic Drum Top Vacuum

The best choice in drum top vacuum depends on your specific needs and priorities. For flammable environments, explosive dust, or handling wet applications without electrical safety concerns, the pneumatic drum top vacuum would be a better choice than an electric drum top vacuum. However, the electric drum top vacuum is generally quieter, has a wide range of models with different power levels, and can be used for almost all applications.

What are the Benefits of Industrial Drum Top Vacuums?

Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums are industrial-grade vacuums designed for heavy-duty cleaning tasks.  Below are some of the benefits for buying a drum top vacuum.

High Performance

Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums are powerful machines with high CFM ratings and Hg ratings. This means they can handle large volumes of debris and create strong suction for deep cleaning.

HEPA Filtration 

Vactagon offers drum top models with HEPA filtration, which is essential for capturing particles that are not visible to the naked eye including: fine dust particles, such as silica, asbestos, and lead. The HEPA filtered models meet and exceed OSHA & Clean Air Act standards, making them one of the best HEPA vacuums on the market.


Built to last, Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums are constructed with heavy-duty materials that can withstand tough cleaning conditions.


Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums can be used for wet or dry applications, making them a versatile cleaning tool. They can be used for everything from cleaning up spills to collecting dust from sanding and woodworking projects.


Despite their large capacity, Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums are relatively portable. They are designed to sit on top of a standard 55-gallon drum, which can be easily rolled around on wheels.


Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums are user-friendly and easy to operate. They come with a variety of attachments that can be used for different cleaning applications.

Built-in Efficiency

Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums now offer the “BlowBack Filter Cleaning System”. The Vactagon BlowBack Filter System simplifies filter maintenance, extending uptime and keeping your vacuum operating at peak performance.

Choose the Right Industrial Drum Top Vacuum

Particles and debris don’t stand a chance against an Industrial Vacuum from Vactagon. No matter the application, our drum top and explosion proof vacuums can get the job done. Our industrial vacuum experts are available to help you find the equipment you need for your project or application. Contact us today to learn more about our Drum Top Vacuums.