Minuteman offers many sizes and configurations of Critical Filter Vacuum Systems for safety trapping and containing asbestos, lead, mold, mercury, nuclear waste, and other potentially hazardous materials. Critical Filter Vacuums are the safest and most reliable way to collect contaminants.


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This Explosion Proof / Dust ignition proof vacuum is ideal for use in Class I Group D, and Class II Group F&G Atmospheres. Available in a15Gal model


Dry only U.L.P.A. filtered vacuum is designed for the recovery of lead, dust, paint chips, and other hazardous materials.



The CRV is designed for use in Controlled Environments to reduce the incidence of airborne contaminants, Including carbon dust from motor-cooling.


Mercury Recovery System
Mercury Recovery System

This specially designed critical filter vacuum recovers elemental mercury and mercury contaminated particulate. The MRS vacuum features a carbon filter for eliminating toxic mercury vapors during the clean up process.


The MX1000 Series has a four stages of filtration to purify all vacuum and motor-cooling air of carbon dust and copper particles. Motor-cooling air re circulation assures that all the air going through the vacuum has been U.L.P.A. filtered (99.999% efficient at 0.12 microns).


The compressed, air-operated Flammable Liquid Recovery Vacuum has been specifically designed for the recovery of jet fuel and other flammable liquids.



The X829 Direct Load Vacuums (15 gallon) contains five filter media for dry recovery and 4 filter media when used for wet recovery: disposable paper bag filter (15 gallon recovery only) for bulk debris, paper filter protector, cloth filter, impact filter, and U.L.P.A. filter.



Back Pack Vacuum (H.E.P.A.)

Minuteman's H.E.P.A. Backpack Vacuum is lightweight and versatile, it can go virtually anywhere.


V10 Back Pack Vacuum
V10 Back Pack Vacuum (H.E.P.A.)

Minuteman has introduced the V10 Back Pack Vacuum in Fall 2009. This Vacuum is available in both H.E.P.A. and standard models. Each unit comes standard with an "on-board" tool kit that straps on your waist.


Common allergens, such as pollen, mold, animal dander, and dust mites collect in carpeting, draperies, bedding and furniture. Polyethylene tank is non-corrosive and dent proof, carrying a 10 year warranty. The Micro Vac is a perfect fit for any pick up.


This heavy duty Industrial vacuum series is available in polyethylene, stainless steel, and painted tanks. Comes with a polished aluminum motor, and are equipped with a clogged filter warning light.


The X250 series is available in 55 gallon capacity: offers exceptionally high airflow for fast and effective recovery of a variety of wet and dry materials.


Specifically designed to keep microscopic bacteria, fungi, micro fine dust particles from re-entering the ambient air. An internal debris bag retains material for safe disposal.


The Minuteman Static Conductive Vacuum is ideal for maintaining facilities requiring Conductic and static dissipative control.


Bio Hazard Vac
Bio Hazard Vacuum

The Minuteman Bio-Haz Vacuum is specially designed for the remediation of hazardous molds, spores, bio-hazardous dust and viral particulate containment.