VM1000 Vacuum Excavator for Sale

Abaxa service locating by vacuum excavation

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Locating underground services become a breeze with a VM1000 vacuum excavator. The safest method over conventional excavation in order to locate and expose underground utilities.


The most versatile unit.

This vacuum excavation unit, also called Non-Destructive-Digging machine can be mounted on a small 3.5T truck, a heavy duty skid or a 3.5T heavy duty trailer c/w electric brakes.

Underground services include high voltage power, telecomunication cables, sewer, live gas, etc, are usually not exactly where the plan show them. Using a VM1000 is the easiest way to locate these services and physically see where they are before drilling, trenching or doing other excavation work.

The VM1000 vacuum excavator is mainly used in crowed spaces, like cities and other suburban areas where underground services are prolific and the impact of you work has to be minimal.

We manufacture the VM1000 mounted on a heavy duty 3.5T skeleton trailer with electric brakes or mounted on a heavy duty skid, which incorporates all standard components in one simple package, ready to mount on your own trailer or small truck.

What type of work can you do with a Vacuum Excavator VM1000 ?

  • Cleaning Telstra pits
  • Underground Service Locating
  • Clean up construction sites
  • Install fence posts
  • Live gas pipe maintenance
  • Live sewer pipe maintenance
  • Installing NBN optical fiber through asbestos pipe
  • ...and much more


  • 7m of 3" suction hose from the 1000L tank to the 3" suction pipe
  • Heavy wall 3" suction pipe, 1200mm Long, fitted with a 3" CAM-LOCK
  • Petrol or Diesel blower pack
  • 550cfm blower
  • 3600 psi high pressure water pump
  • 15m of high pressure hose
  • 1.5m long lance water gun
  • 500L clean water tank

You can add the following options

  • 10m of 3" suction hose
  • Extra 50m of high pressure hose on reel
  • Extra double jet digging wand (dig 6.5" hole)
  • HEPA filter option (suitable when vacuuming hazardous material such as asbestos and other fine particles)
  • Heavy Duty 3.5T trailer that comes with electric brakes (your towing vehicle must have electric brakes fitted)



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