Vacuum Trucks

DOT Industrial Tank Systems

LoneStar can equip you with vacuum trucks designed to be in full compliance with the Department of Transportation’s DOT407/412 specification.

Design shall withstand 35-PSI internal pressure and 15 PSIG external pressure (full vacuum) and shall meet all the requirements of Section VIII Division 1 of the A.S.M.E. Boiler and Pressure Code. National Board Registered. Tank to be designed and constructed in full compliance with Department of Transportation Specification DOT407/412.


Tank diameter 72″ steel constructed vacuum tank

1/4″ wall, SA-516-70

Hydrostatic test 46 PSI

100% welded interior and exterior

All welds are X-rayed

(2) Interior baffles

(2) External reinforcement rings

Tombstone style rollover protection – 3″ OD pipe

Operation temperature – 20*F at 35 PSI – 200*F

SS Girard pressure vent 35 PSGI mounted on top of tank

Single 12″ primary shut off with ball and cage at front of tank

(2) 20″ top Manways

(1) 20″ rear Manway

(2) External ladders (1 per manway)

Gauge style level indicator sealed in rear tank

(2) 4″ Betts manual section/discharge valves with Dixon quick connects and caps

Air operated butterfly insolation valve with PTO interconnect

Secondary shutoff included in Pump Package

Muffler/oil trap with drain

PTO pump drive

Dual Vacuum/ PSI Gauge

Full length stat hose trays

(1) 24″ x 14″ x 12 tool box

DOT placard

Light Kit – 4 work lights and LED DOT lights

Rear step bumper


Full opening rear door

Hydraulic cylinder for rear dumping

Hydraulic driven vacuum pumps

Aluminum hose

Interior hose trays liner

Pipe tire chain bumpers

Tool box bumpers

Front bumpers

Easily installed by EMI on any chasis

Vacuum Tank kits available

Non-Code Vacuum Tank Systems 50-110 BBL

We also supply high-quality non-code vacuum tank systems.

Basic Equipment Package

Exterior Tanks are submerge arc welded

1/4″ wall, A36 Steel constructed vacuum tank

Pressure tested with full welds inside and out

3/8″ reinforced plate arc rear outlets

(2) one-piece formed baffles

(1) 20″ top manway

(1) 20″ top manway with a 12″ primary

(1) 24″ L X 12″ D tool box

(2) Exterior ladders, (1) for each manway

(2) Full length straight stringers

(2) Full length hose trays/catwalks

(4) spring and (2) solid tank mounts

Steel frame mounted rear bumper

(1) 25″ rear manway

Choice of three level indicator styles:

  1. Sight eyes
  2. Sight tube
  3. Rotary gauge

(2) Hose hooks

(2) 4: discharge outlets

Light Kit with work lights and DOT approved LED lights

Mud flaps

All major vacuum pumps available

Secondary, final filter and muffler for vacuum system

Relief valves for both vacuum/PSI

PTO Shaft drive Spicer #1310

Vacuum and PSI gauges

Available in 50-110 BBL tanks


Vacuum pumps and blowers

Rear Valve Options:

  1. Heated
  2. Ball
  3. Butterfly
  4. Gate

Rear Bumper Options

  1. Tire chain style
  2. Tool box style
  3. Step style

Oilfield Front Bumper

Front Load/Unload Valves

72″ or 84″ diameter tanks

High-pressure Tri-Plex Pumps

Bowie/Roper transfer pump station

Hose Tray/Catwalk Duraliner

Epoxy coated interior finish

Aluminum hose trays

36″ rear manway

Hydraulic driven vacuum systems

Jetter system

Additional tool boxes

Dump tank

Full-open rear

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