Vacuum Excavator VM850

The VM850 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.

  • Self contained skid, trailer or truck mounting
  •  34.9 Hp Kohler Diesel
  • 3” dia Vacuum Suction Hose x 7m long
  •  850 Litre Spoil Tank
  • 550cfm Blower, producing ultra efficient vacuum
  • 3500psi High Pressure Triplex Water Pump

Three Stage filtration system

Our VM range of Vacuum Excavators are incorporated with a three stage filtration system, including a cyclonic dust separation unit, with a 5 micron washable poly filter element. This three stage filtration system is a very efficient dust separation process, which minimises the frequency of filter cleaning.

Powerful positive displacement blower

High level continuous flow tri lobe vacuum pump, without the need to prime or need for the inlet hose to be submerged. Ideal for potholing, service locating, mud removal or general cleanup.

Acrylic Urethane Paint

Our VM850 has a fully hot dip galvanised spoil tank, improving durability and minimising rust, adding extra years to the life of our Vacuum Excavators and offers the best protection against our harsh Australian climate.

Hydraulic operated dumping

Remote control operated hydraulic tilt, for quick and easy emptying of the spoil tank.

High pressure water system

A large 500 L water tank coupled to a powerful 3500 Psi triplex piston pumps enable you to quickly and safely pothole to determine the exact location of underground utilities and drilling equipment.

What type of work can you do with a Vacuum Excavator VM850?

  • Cleaning Telstra pits
  • Underground service locating
  • Clean up construction sites
  • Install fence posts
  • Live gas pipe maintenance
  • Live sewer pipe maintenance
  • Installing NBN optical fibre through asbestos pipe
  • and much more

Dimensional Diagram

VM850 Vacuum Excavator
Vacuum System
550 CFM blower, c/w- 3” dia hose (318mm Hg, 15”Hg)
Petrol Engine
34.9 Hp Kohler KDW1404 Diesel Engine
Spoil Storage Tank
850 Litre with Hydraulic Tilting
High Pressure Water System
3500psi @ 15 Lpm
Water Tank
500 Litres
Dry Weight (excluding trailer)
1235 Kg
Retractable Hose Reel
15 m
Optional Extras
Heavy Duty Trailer
3.5T, c/w- electric brakes (780 Kg)
Skid Frame
c/w- forklift points
Double Jet Digging Wand
6.5” dia (165 mm) head
Suction Hose Extension
10 meters in 3” or 4”