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55 Gallon Separators

This 55-gallon industrial vacuum separator is ideal for sump cleaning, salvage of valuable scrap, bulk loading or flood control. The vacuum transfer lid fits any steel 55-gallon drum and is lightweight and easily moved from drum to drum. Our industrial vacuums can collect a variety of materials. Click here to view a full list of the material types that we can move.


  • 55-gallon transfer lid 1-1/2”, 2” or 3” Inlet/Outlet
  • Lid gasket
  • 55 Gallon painted steel drum
  • 2” Non-clogging manual gate valve
  • Heavy duty dolly cart with pull handle

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  • Liquid shut-off device
  • 304 Stainless Steel drum
  • Filtration system for dry recovery
  • Multiple drum options
  • Special carts to handle 2 drums
  • Special wet separator for recovery of hazardous materials
  • Special chip basket arrangement for separation of chips from coolants
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American Vacuum has been manufacturing Industrial Vacuums including portable, stationary, and central vacuum cleaning systems since 1910. We have installed over 500,000 Industrial Vacuum Systems across the United States and pride ourselves on being a family owned business. Please take a look at some of the case studies below to learn a little more about how American Vacuum is an industry leader and constantly pushing the industrial vacuum industry forward.