Drainage and waste specialists, GD Environmental Services have welcomed the delivery of a new flagship truck – a specialist 6 x 2 Mercedes-Benz 26 tonne Arocs with superior vacuumation power, a high-pressure jetting hose system and capacity to carry 3,000 gallons of waste.
The muscular 6-wheeler is equipped with a liquid ring vacuum system and a high-pressure water jetting system capable of jetting an impressive 120 gallons of water per minute, 2 gallons per second at 2500psi.
Chepstow-based bodybuilders, Fuller Tankers UK, were appointed to specially design the JETVAC unit, which has been commissioned to service the firms growing client base of commercial and industrial drain cleaning. The tanker, which has remarkable vaccumation power, makes it a suitable choice for long distance and heavy sludge removal.
Commenting on the new arrival, James Norvill, CEO of GD Environmental Services Ltd said “As part of our continuing investment in the latest technology, this tanker is an outstanding contribution to our ever growing fleet. It offers unrivalled performance with sucking and jetting capabilities amongst the best in the country, whilst guaranteeing us maximum performance and reliability”.
The High-Pressure Vaccum Tanker is the sixth Mercedes-Benz Arocs to join GD’s HGV fleet in the last eighteen months, as part of the Company’s £1.3 million vehicle investment and replacement strategy.
Operating in-line with the company’s Green Credentials, the new Arocs vehicles are fitted with a Euro VI Engine offering high-performance service, reduced running costs through increased fuel efficiency and delivering a dramatic reduction in emissions and AdBlue consumption.