30-Gallon Chip Vac picks up chips and delivers them to an ordinary
30 gallon drum. It can be moved from drum to drum easily to keep
different materials separate for recycling. It is used to clean chips
from fixtures, floors and work surfaces of machining centers, lathes, saws,
mills and other industrial equipment.
compressed air powered Chip Vac creates a powerful direct flow action that
effectively moves metal, wood or plastic chips into the user's 30 gallon drum.
Dusty materials such as absorbents are trapped by the 0.1 micron filter
bag to keep the surrounding air clean. No motors to clog or wear out assures
long life with virtually no maintenance. The Chip Vac is covered by a five year
Model 6193-30 Chip
includes a shutoff valve, filter bag, drum lid with locking ring, 10' (3m)
flexible vacuum hose, aluminum chip wand, (2) extension wands, crevice tool,
brush, skimmer and floor tool. More Chip Vac models are available to fit 55 and
110 gallon drums, along with a 5 gallon Mini Chip Vac and premium 55 and 110
gallon systems that all include drums.
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