The Vactagon vacuums can safely contain dangerous contaminants without letting the operator come into any contact with them during the removal process; returning only clean air while containing and filtering harmful materials.

Lead, Mold, and Asbestos dust can be one of the biggest health hazards.  It can be breathed in or, in rare cases ingested in a number of settings. Once these hazardous dusts have entered the body, they can be absorbed into the bloodstream and circulated to major organ systems where damage and anemia will follow.

If not handling these dusts properly, they can be transferred to vehicles and homes where family members are exposed.  High exposure to this dust on the job can put workers at risk for multiple or long-term health effects, including severe blood cell damage, nervous system impairments, kidney problems, reproductive issues, and cardiovascular disease.

With the Vactagon drum top vacuums users can utilize drum liners to collect the media, which makes bagging the hazardous media considerably easier, as the bags can be taken away and disposed of avoiding any direct contact with the dust.

*The utilization of an inline drum filler or Cyclone separator may be suggested depending on the application the vacuum will be used in.  Please contact us for further details or if you have any questions.

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Vactagon Drum Top Vacuums

Vactagon’s industrial shop vacuum systems are powerful, yet compact enough to be adaptable to any application.

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For over 25 years the Vactagon Tec Vac's have been known as reliable and durable vacuums. The Tec Vac Vacuums features a multi-purpose design for optimal efficiency.

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The HVS-15 provides the best of both worlds of a vacuum and dust collector. The optional HEPA filtration uses high-velocity HEPA filters rated at 99.97% efficiency at 0.3 microns. This heavy-duty continuous use hybrid offers 645 CFM and 7.7 inches of mercury.

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Vactagon recognizes the seriousness of the potentially deadly hazards found in combustible dust or conductive metals, which is where our intrinsically safe shop vacs can come into play. We offer a complete line of explosion proof shop vacs ETL Certified to UL and CSA standards for Class I, Div 1, 2, Group D and Class II, Div 1, 2, Group F & G, and ATEX Zone 22 compliant.

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All Vactagon Applications

Particles and debris don't stand a chance when up against an Industrial Vacuum from Vactagon. No matter the application, our drum top and explosion proof vacuums can get the job done. Select your application below or feel free to reach out to us directly for direction in choosing the right Industrial vacuum for your application.

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Vactagon's Drum Top Vacuums

Turn a 55 gallon drum into the best HEPA shop vac you'll ever own. For over 25 years the Vactagon Drum Top Vacuum from Industrial Vacuum has set the standard for power, durability, convenience and effectiveness throughout a variety of applications. Vactagon’s HEPA filter shop vacuum cleaners come in a variety of models. Compact drums are also available for convenient transporting.

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