Power-Vac Model Selection

Select the Right Model for the Job

If you are in a property management company, janitorial service, construction / contractor business, maintenance group, government agency or in your own business, your search till now for a commercial/industrial grade vacuum must have led you to the Power Vac but which model and accessories?

Depending on your needs, you can select the model that best fits your cleaning application(s) along with various options to aid in your cleaning. Start your selection with four of the key considerations:

  1. What material needs to be picked up?
  2. What is the surface being cleaned?
  3. What is the size of the area to be cleaned?
  4. What is the vacuuming environment?
What Material has to be Picked Up*?
Flat Stock
Glass
Metal Filings
Straw / Hay
Paper
Paper Cups
Sand
Metal Strap Pieces
Insulation
Saw Dust
Cans
Pallet Wood Slivers
Shop Litter
Foam Packing
Nails, Bolts, Nuts**
Plastic Bottles up to 2 Liter
Leaves & Grass Clippings**
Wrapping Cellophane
Food/Snack Containers
Dried, Caked Debris

* Not an all inclusive list; however, if you have any questions, contact us.
** Best used on hard surfaces; not as effective on turf surface unless using the Leaf Blower Accessory but not suggested for vacuuming leaves and debris on turf.
*** Common industrial size hardware found in buildings, plants, etc.

If you answer no to any of these, is the material fine dust and litter and are you looking for dust free vacuuming, then visit our Power Sweep product line.

If you answer yes to any the above materials, then answer the next question:

What is the surface being cleaned?
Hard Surfaces such as concrete, asphalt, tile, wood, marble, vinyl, etc.

Not an all inclusive list; however, if you have any questions, contact us.

If you answer yes to any the above materials, then answer the next question:

What is the size of the area to be cleaned?
10,000 sq ft up to 100,000 sq ft

If you have any questions regarding coverage area, contact us.

If you answer no to this range, is the area less than 10,000 sg ft, then see our Other Similar and Supplemental Products.

Else then the Power Vacuum is the vacuum for you but what engine type?

What is the Vacuuming Environment?
  • Outdoors – Gasoline, Propane Electric or Battery Powered
  • Indoors – Electric or Battery Powered
  • Well Vented Indoors – Propane, Electric or Battery Powered

After considering the engine, now pick the right size Visit the individual Power Vac pages for each engine
type and other considerations: Gasoline, Propane, Electric, and Battery or visit the Power Vac Product Line Description Page.

Other Similar and Supplemental Products:

If the contiguous areas to be cleaned are less than 5,000 square feet, then it may be more effective to use other Elgee products in lieu of or augmenting the power-vac. Information about some of these products are provided within our web site and for other products, please contact Elgee sales

Custom Accessories:

Every environment tends to have its unique constraints, requirements and application. Elgee may be able to provide custom accessories to the Power-Vacuums. If you have the need for a Custom Solution: accessory, feature or capability, please contact us to discuss further.