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8-Wheel Ultra Vac Liquid Ring Tanker debuts at Road Transport Expo 2024

Introducing our NEW 8-Wheel Ultra Vac Liquid Ring Tanker – Available to view on MAN Truck & Bus Stand Y2 at Road Transport Expo 2024

Manufactured by RTN Clayton Vallely, its tank has a gross capacity of 4200 imperial gallons and is split to allow for to allow 3700 gallons of debris, 200 gallons clean water and 300 gallons for liquid ring.

Driven via an Omsi transfer box, with a propshaft to a lay shaft, drive from the lay shaft is via a Multi belt and pulley system which is calculated to give the correct pump speed required to drive the Samson KM3400 Liquid Ring pump.

The Jurop suction boom rotates 300-degrees and features a 6 inch water suction hose. Jetting is via a Speck P55/100-200 jetting pump which delivers 104lts per minute (23 gpm) at 200 bar, fed via a 2” water feed complete with a large capacity 2” filter and isolation valve for cleaning.

Powered by MAN’s robust and efficient D26, 12.4 litre, 6 cylinder, Euro VI OBD-E engine, with power outputs of 440 PS (324 kW) and 2250 Nm, with a 12 speed MAN TipMatic® automated transmission, this vehicle features the NN Day cab. This 8×4 chassis with a wheelbase of 3505 mm and steel front and rear leaf spring suspension, it boast a 14200 kg front axle and a 19000 kg rear axle configuration.

Once on the road and during rest periods on site, drivers are met by MAN Starter High infotainment system with a 7 inch screen, MAN Loudspeaker system, Multifunction steering wheel, Comfort driver’s seat with air suspension, Sunshade and Manual control air conditioning.