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1J55 - 55 Gallon Wet/Dry Air Operated Vacuum

Our 55 Gallon wet/dry air operated vacuum cleaner is the ideal unit for tough clean-up jobs. With no moving parts, you can run the machine continuously. These specific 55 Gallon vacuum cleaner units are pneumatic, non-electric, and ideal for hazardous dust! Filter systems are grounded assuring you of spark-free operation. Our 55 Gallon industrial vacuums can collect a variety of materials. Click here to view a full list of the material types that we can move.


  • 2-Stage filter system efficient to 1 Micron
  • Oversized wheels and casters for increased mobility
  • 55 Gallon Painted Steel Tank
  • Quiet Operation under 80 DBA
  • Washable "Tetra-Tec" main filter
  • 2 Tank set-up (see picture below)
  • Grounded Hose & Cleaning tools
  • Unit shipped with 3 different air jet sizes
  • PSI Gauge standard on all units
  • Incredibly easy to replacement muffler insert


  • 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


Model 1J55
Tank Size 55 gallon
Suction CFM 145 CFM
Static Lift H20/ Hg 180" H20/ 13" HG
Input PS 90PSI
Input CF 40 CFM
Wet / Dry Recover Yes
Tank Material Painted Steel
Weight 140lbs.

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