Whales Rotavac way
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WHALE Tankers' revised Rotovac 2H system on vacuum fill, pump discharge tankers now makes remote controlled filling and discharge possible from the cab as well as externally.
The new hydraulic system which drives both the Hammond 360 exhauster compressor and the Molex positive displacement sludge pump is offered as an alternative to drive by conventional power take-off shaft.
Drive to the exhauster and pump is through a hydraulic system with a Drum Hydropak fan-assisted cooling unit to minimise the oil system capacity needed.
Maximum output of the HD100/30 pump is 100,000 lit/hr (22,000 gal/hr) and it can deliver approximately 81,900 lit/hr (18,000 gal/hr) against a pressure as high as 6 bar (87psi).
Severn Trent Water Authority is using the first of the new Rotovac 2H series on a Bedford TL1600 chassis.