Designed for contractors who need efficient and reliable vacuum excavation from jobsites to dumpsites.

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The VXT8 series of mega vacs is designed for contractors focused on fast and reliable vacuum excavation from jobsites to dumpsites. The VXT8 series is available in an 8-yd³ (6.1-m³) spoil tank capacity with 800-gal (3,028-L) water tank capacity. Meet project deadlines using the productive 6-in (15.2-cm) PTO-driven mega vac with 3,500-cfm (99.1-m³/min) "free air" and is capable of 18 in Hg (.6 bar).

Designed for contractors who need efficient and reliable vacuum excavation from jobsites to dumpsites.

The VXT8 series of mega vacs is designed for contractors focused on fast and reliable vacuum excavation from jobsites to dumpsites. The VXT8 series is available in an 8-yd³ (6.1-m³) spoil tank capacity with 800-gal (3,028-L) water tank capacity. Meet project deadlines using the productive 6-in (15.2-cm) PTO-driven mega vac with 3,500-cfm (99.1-m³/min) "free air" and is capable of 18 in Hg (.6 bar). Find A Dealer Request More Info

Features & Benefits

Cam-over rear door

The highly reliable cam-over design provides a 360-degree positive seal, with no additional clamping and no in-tank moving parts.

OMSI gearbox

The OMSI air-shift transfer case is a proven design used throughout the industry to provide the power of the engine to all vacuum components for maximum efficiency and power.

Lightweight

One of the lightest 8-yd³ (6.1-m³) trucks in the industry to maximize payload. Optional air weigh scale available to monitor live weight of the truck and payload.

Three-stage cyclonic filtration

This unique filtration system is designed specifically for 3,500-cfm (99.1-m³/min) "free air" blower systems. It enables wet or dry vacuum excavation, helps prolong filter life and minimizes maintenance costs.

Optional water heater

Optional 420k BTU water heater and winter packages for operation in cold climates.

Full-function, wireless can controls

The radio remote monitors and controls all machine functions and vital information. The remote straps to the operator and features a machine stop.

Specifications

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  • Truck

    • Length 396 in (1006 cm)
    • Width 98 in (248.9 cm)
    • Empty weight Height with boom: 155 in (394 cm)
    • Height 32000-34000 lbs (14515-15422.1 kg)
    • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) 66700 lbs (30255 kg)
    • Truck model Peterbilt 348
    • Engine 350 hp at 1000 lbs/ft torque
    • Engine model PACCAR PX 9
    • Transmission 3000 RDS Allison Transmission® 6-speed automatic
  • Engine

    • Make and Model PACCAR PX 9
    • Horsepower 350 hp at 1000 lbs/ft torque
    • Fuel tank capacity or type 90 gal (340.7 L)
    • Enclosure Yes
  • Water Tank Option

    • Water capacity 800 gal (3028.3 L)
    • Number of Tanks 4
    • High pressure pump flow rate 10 gpm (37.9 L/min)
    • High Pressure Pump 3000 psi (206.8 bar)
    • High pressure hose length 75 ft (22.9 m)
    • Low Water Shutoff Electric
  • Spoil Tank

    • Spoil tank capacity 1600 gal (6057 L)
    • Door type Cam-over hydraulic
    • Tank Lift Type Dual cylinder
  • Vacuum Option

    • Type of Filters 2 micron washable
    • Hose length 3-15 ft (0.9-4.6 m) sections
    • Hose width/diameter 6 in 15.2 cm
    • Vacuum 3500 "free air" cfm (99 cubic m/min)
    • Vacuum blower type PD blower
    • Vacuum Mercury 18 inHg (0.6 bar)
  • Control Panel Option

    • Controls Curbside
    • Gauges Electronic display with 7-in (17.8-cm) LCD screen
  • Boom option

    • Availability Standard
    • Reach 14-19 ft (4.3-5.8 m)
    • Movement 270 deg rotation
    • Remote Control Wireless
  • Air Compressor

    • Availability Optional
    • Air Flow 176 cfm
    • Air Pressure 110 psi 7.6 bar
    • Air Hose Length 50 ft 15.2 m
    • Air Hose Size 1 in 2.5 cm
  • Options

    • Hot box Optional
    • Recirculation kit Standard

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