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1J18 - 18 Gallon Air Vacuum

Our 18 Gallon wet/dry pneumatic vacuum cleaner is the ideal unit for tough clean-up jobs. With no moving parts, you can run the air-powered machine continuously. These specific air operated vacuum units are non-electric and ideal for hazardous dust! Filter systems are grounded, assuring you of spark-free operation.


  • 2-Stage filter system efficient to 1 Micron
  • Oversized wheels and casters for increased mobility
  • 18 Gallon Stainless Steel, Non-Sparking Tank
  • Quiet Operation under 80 DBA
  • Washable "Tetra-Tec" main filter
  • Unique Tip & Pour tank (see picture below)
  • Grounded Hose & Cleaning tools
  • Unit shipped with 3 different air jet sizes
  • PSI Gauge standard on all unit
  • Easy to replace muffler inserts

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Model 1J18
Tank Size 18 gallon
Suction CFM 145 CFM
Static Lift H20/ Hg 180" H20/ 13" HG
Input PSI 90PSI
Input CFM 40 CFM
Wet / Dry Recovery Yes
Tank Material Stainless Steel
Weight 60lbs.


  • 55 Gallon drum transfer lids for additional capacity
  • ULPA/HEPA Filters available
  • Nomex Hi-Temp filters available
  • Complete selection of 1¼" , 1½" and 2" attachments
  • External Filter option
  • Vacuum gauges & manometers are available
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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.