Matala Water Technology has introduced a new, continuous pond vacuum for use in large ponds.
The contractor-grade Power-Cyclone vacuum has two motors: a suction motor that vacuums up to 1,500 gph, and an internal discharge motor with 0.5 horsepower. The system is robust enough to discharge your dirty water under pressure up to 18 feet in elevation. The flow rates of the motors are balanced, so the vacuum job is continuous without interruption. The 6-foot extension pipe combines with 26 feet of suction hose, allowing for easy handling during even your biggest pond vacuum jobs.
The Power-Cyclone vacuums debris into its 13-gallon holding tank, where large solids are collected into a pre-filter bag. The dirty water is then pumped out by the internal 0.5-horsepower sludge pump. The system includes 32 feet of exhaust hose, which allows the wastewater to be pumped to any elevation up to 18 feet high. The total working distance is more than 60 feet. An optional, secondary exhaust hose can be added to the end of the discharge hose to gain an additional 32 feet, if needed. (Note: Do not return dirty water to the pond. Pump dirty water to your garden or proper drainage system. Heavy-duty wheels perform well over rough terrain, and the tote handle makes maneuvering easy.)
Four standard sizes of vacuum head are included for various cleaning tasks. The new optional Gravel Vacuum Head can be purchased separately. The optional Gravel Vacuum Head is ideal for cleaning gravel bottom ponds without draining the whole pond or removing any fish.” It is ideal for cleaning debris from the surface of 3/8-inch to 1-inch gravel, up to 2 inches deep. The Gravel Vacuum Head is also ideal for working around large rocks and plants to remove loose debris without clogging. It includes a universal adapter that fits most other pond vacuums on the market.
This innovative power vacuum is incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of applications, including:
- Pond cleanouts
- Filter tank cleanouts
- Basement floods
- Household carpet floods
Matala Power-Cyclone specifications:
- Rated: AC 115V
- Vacuum motor power consumption: 1,200 watts
- Suction flow rate: up to 1,500 gph
- Discharge pump power consumption: 700 watts at 115V
- Discharge flow rate: up to 3,700 gph
- Container capacity: 13.2 gallons
- Suction hose length: 26.2 feet
- Discharge hose length: 32.8 feet
- Suction pipe length (4 pieces): 6 feet
- Electric cable length: 32.8 feet
- Weight: 70.5 pounds
- Limited warranty: One year
For more information, contact 949/273-8888, or visit our website at www.matalausa.com.