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Tellus trailer mounted vacuum excavation system

Tellus model number: TUT-6550


Trucks diesel engine must produce 250 HP min.

Allison automatic transmission, model MD-2500 min.

with 4th lockup pump mode)


Compressor/ Blower Drive:

Split shaft transmission (600 lbs.-ft. min. torque transfer)


Compressed Air System:  

Rotary screw compressor

Maximum operating pressure:  220 PSIG

Standard operating pressure:  200 PSIG

Flow rate @ std. operating pressure:  300 SCFM

Standard operating speed:  2150 RPM


Vacuum Producer:              

Rotary lobe blower

Maximum flow rate:  1,100 SCFM

Maximum vacuum:  20” Hg.

Operating vacuum:  15” Hg.


High Pressure Water:         

Plunger type high pressure water pump

Maximum flow rate: 4.0 GPM (U.S.)

Standard operating pressure:  1500 PSIG

Maximum operating pressure: 3,000 PSIG


Vacuum Filtration System: 

Pulse type self-cleaning 1 micron cartridge filter

Proprietary system never requires cleaning

System line size: 4” tubing

Maximum flow rate:  1,100 SCFM

Maximum vacuum:  28 “ Hg.






Electrical System:          

12 volt DC

Murphy Safety System: 

Automatic shut-down for:    Low engine oil pressure

High engine coolant temp.

High compressor oil temp.

High compressor air pressure

Modes of Operation:   

Mode #1:  Equipped with a holding tank to haul soil away

Mode #2:  Remote excavating up to 200 feet from unit (optional)


Spoils tank:                   

300 gallon tank with hydraulic hoist

350 gallon tank with hydraulic hoist (optional)

450 gallon tank with hydraulic hoist (optional)


Standard equipment:   

Cross-body tool box 36” x 18” x 84” long w/3 compartments

(4) Under-deck lockable tool boxes 36” x 18” x 18”deep


Optional Equipment:   

Heated water system to prevent freezing of high-pressure water

Hose support extension arm (to support digging hose)

Heated spoils tank for operating conditions below 20 degrees F

Automatic Dump Valve to permit digging up to 200 ft. from unit             

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