Chip Trapper System

EXAIR's patented* Chip Trapper offers a fast, easy way to clean chips, swarf and shavings out of used coolants and

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EXAIR's patented* Chip Trapper offers a fast, easy way to clean chips, swarf and shavings out of used coolants and other liquids. The Chip Trapper vacuums the coolant or liquid that is filled with debris and traps all the solids in a reusable filter bag. Only clean liquid pumps back out. It is ideal for use on machines with sumps, parts washers, tanks and storage containers of contaminated liquids. *Patent #8153001

Applications

  • CNC's
  • Lathes
  • Saws
  • Mills
  • Drills
  • Parts washers
  • Pits
  • Tanks
  • Containers
  • Grinders

Advantages

  • Removes unwanted solids from liquid
  • Recycles coolants
  • No moving parts
  • No motors to clog or wear out
  • Self priming stainless steel pump
  • Safe - no electricity
  • Built-in pressure/vacuum relief
  • Drum is included
  • Spill free – auto safety shutoff
  • Quiet

What's Included

  • Two-way pump assembly (1/4 NPT)
  • Directional flow valve
  • 30, 55, or 110 gallon drum
  • Lever lock drum lid
  • Safety shutoff valve
  • 10' (3m) of flexible vacuum hose at 1-1/2" (38mm) I.D.
  • 20' (6.1m) of compressed air hose
  • Chip wand
  • Two filter bags
  • Drum dolly

Chip Trapper Performance

Pressure Supply

Air ConsumptionWater Flow RateSound Level
PSIGBARSCFMSLPMGPMLPMdBA
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How the EXAIR Chip Trapper Works

How EXAIR's Chip Trapper Works

The vacuum hose is attached to the barbed connection of the Chip Trapper. The directional flow control valve on top of the drum and knob on the pump are set to the "fill" position. The air supply valve is opened to permit compressed air at 80-100 PSIG (5.5 – 6.9 BAR) to flow through the pump which pulls the liquid through the hose, then into the reusable filter bag. When all liquid is in the drum, the air supply is turned off . The filtered liquid can then be pumped out by setting the directional flow control valve on top of the drum and the knob on the pump to the "empty" position. Once the air supply valve is opened, the air pushes the liquid back through the hose while all solids remain in the reusable filter bag.

Warning: Do not use with any material that has a low flash point or with flammable liquids such as fuel oil, alcohol, mineral spirits, gasoline, or kerosene.

Chip Trapper Standards and Certifications

OSHA Safe!
CE Compliant

EXAIR's Chip Trapper complies with OSHA's Safety Requirements, the EU General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) and meet the noise limitation requirements of the EU Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC).All sound level measurements are taken at 3 feet away.

Conflict Mineral Free

Look for this symbol to designate conflict mineral free products throughout our website. EXAIR supports Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and we are committed to compliance with the conflict minerals rule in order to curb the illicit trade of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in the DRC region. EXAIR is using the CMRT 3.02 template to document our supply chain and commitment to conflict free products.

WARNING! Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/product

Awards - Chip Trapper

2011 OHS Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Award Winner

EXAIR's 110 gallon Chip Trapper was awinner in the 2011 OH&S Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Awards. The 110 gallon Chip Trapper won in the Waste category.

2009 Plant Engineering Product of the Year Award Winner

EXAIR's 110 gallon Chip Trapper was a winner in the 2009 Plant Engineering Product of the Year Awards.The 110 gallon Chip Trapper won in the Fluid Handling category.

2010 Design News Golden Mousetrap Finalist

EXAIR's 110 gallon Chip Trapper was a finalist in the 2010 Design News Golden Mousetrap Awards.The 110 gallon Chip Trapper placed in the Fluid Power category.

Selecting the Right EXAIR Industrial Vacuum

EasySwitch Wet-Dry Vac

EXAIR’s patent pending EasySwitch Wet-Dry Vac simplifies the filter change process when switching from vacuuming a dry material to a liquid or vice versa. Utilizing minimal compressed air, the Easy Switch is a powerful pneumatic vacuum that is ideal for any application - wet, dry, light and heavy. It rests upon any 55 gallon drum.

Chip Vac family

Chip Vac picks up dry or wet chips and delivers them directly to an ordinary drum. It is used to clean chips from fixtures, machines, parts, and work surfaces. The lid can be moved easily from drum to drum to materials separate from recycling. Available in 5, 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

Reversible Drum Vac

The Reversible Drum Vac is a two-way liquid vacuum that can fill or empty a 55 gallon drum in 90 seconds! It is ideal for spill recovery and filling or emptying coolant sumps. It has no moving parts to wear out. Available in 5, 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

Deluxe Reversible Drum Vac System

High Lift Reversible Drum Vac is a two-way liquid vacuum that can fill or empty a 55 gallon drum in just 85 seconds from 15 feet! Its powerful pump provides the high lift needed to fill or empty below grade coolant sumps, pits, and cisterns. Available in 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

Heavy Duty Dry Vac family

The Heavy Duty Dry Vac turns an ordinary drum into a powerful, industrial duty vacuum cleaner. It vacuums more dry materials in less time than ordinary vacs. It is ideal for vacuuming abrasives like steel shot, garnet, metal chips, and sand. Available in 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

Heavy Duty HEPA Vac family

Heavy Duty HEPA Vac is a rugged HEPA quality vacuum with high capacity cleaning for dusty environments. It is powerfully designed to move more material with less wear. In addition, the Heavy Duty HEPA Vac has been engineered to filter contaminants to HEPA requirements. Available in 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

Chip Trapper family

The Chip Trapper offers a fast, easy way to clean solids such as chips, swarf and shavings out of used coolants and other liquids. It is ideal for use on machines with sumps, parts washers, tanks and storage containers. Available in 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

High Lift Chip Trapper family

High Lift Chip Trapper has additional power to clean liquids from solids at greater distances or deeper depths like below grade sumps and cisterns. It efficiently separates solids like chips, swarf and metal shavings out of used coolants and other liquids. It is also capable of moving high viscosity liquids of up to 1400 centipoise! Available in 30, 55 and 110 gallon capacities.

Vac-u-Gun

Vac-u-Gun is a vacuum gun, blowoff gun, and transfer tool all-in-one. It is commonly used to vacuum sawdust and shavings and to transfer small parts and pellets. It is also used to blow away water, chips and coolant. Available in three systems.

Deep Hole Vac-u-Gun

Deep Hole Vac-u-Gun is a vacuum gun that was engineered to blow chips loose and vacuum them away in one easy step. It is ideal for cleaning cavities, grooves, containers and drilled holes. It has no moving parts to wear out.

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