Minuteman® Explosion-Proof/Dust Ignition-Proof Vacuum

Item # MM-C88015-02-EA

  • Ideal for pick-up of hazardous material such as flammable liquids, finely pulverized dust and more. Heavy duty vacuum operates wet or dry.
  • Must use 490006 or 490007 tool kit ONLY
  • 15 Gallon tank size, Stainless Steel, Wet/Dry
  • UL Listed
15 Gal., Wet/Dry, ea
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U/L Listed for use in Class 1 - Group D atmospheres, Class II - Group F & G atmospheres. Constructed of 22 gauge, non-sparking stainless steel.

15 Gallon tank size, Stainless Steel, Wet/Dry.

The following is a representative list of the types of locations and operations requiring the Explosion Proof/Dust Ignition Proof Vac.

Class I Locations

  • Petroleum Refining Facilities
  • Dip tanks containing flammable or combustible liquids
  • Plants manufacturing organic coatings
  • Spray finishing areas
  • Petroleum dispensing areas
  • Plants manufacturing or using pyroxylin or other plastics
  • Locations where inhalation anesthetics are used
  • Utility gas plants, operations involving storage and handling of liquefied petroleum and natural gas
  • Aircraft hangers and fuel servicing areas

Class II Locations

  • Grain elevators and bulk handling facilities
  • Manufacture and storage of starch
  • Flour and feed mills
  • Arenas for packaging and handling of pulverized sugar & cocoa
  • Spice grinding plants
  • Confectionery manufacturing plants


  • HEPA Filter which is 99.99% efficient at 0.12 microns
  • Grounded Cloth Filter, Impact Filter and HEPA Filter
  • 22-gauge, non-sparking stainless steel tank
  • 3" Static-Conductive Casters and 8" Static Conductive Rear Wheels on 15 Gallon models
  • 5" Static-Conductive Casters and 5" Static Conductive Rear Wheels on 55 gallon models
  • 14-3/50' STWA Safety Cable

Applications Class 1 Group D Atmospheres

Examples include: butane, cyclopropane, ethane, ethanol (ethyl alcohol), gasoline, methane (natural gas), methanol (methyl alcohol), octane, pentane, petroleum, propane, turpentine, vinyl chloride.

Class II Group F Atmospheres

  • Atmospheres containing carbon black, charcoal, coke or coal dusts.

Class II Group G Atmospheres

  • Containing flour, starch or grain, or combustible dusts having resistivity of 10[8] ohm-centimeter or greater.


  • Waterlift: 69"
  • Air Flow: 120 CFM
  • Horsepower: 1.7 (peak)
  • Voltage: 116 (220)
  • Power Cord: 14-3/50'
  • Total Filter Area: 603 sq. in.
  • # of Pre-filters: 1
  • Tank Size: 15 Gal.
  • Capacities: Wet 12 Gal., Dry 1.9 cu. ft.
  • Manometer: No
  • Wheel Size: Front-3", Rear-8"
  • Weight: 86 lbs