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Portable vacuum cleaners are cleaning devices that can be moved around. Using vacuum suction, they can remove dirt, dust, and other debris from surfaces, upholstery, and carpet. Examples of portable vacuums include canister vacuums, walk-behind or ride-on sweepers, backpack vacuums, wet/dry vacuums, and HEPA vacuum cleaners. An auto vacuum is another type of portable vacuum that is made primarily for cleaning car interiors. Portable vacuum cleaners are necessary for most manufacturing operations to keep the space clean. Read More…

Portable Vacuum Cleaner Portable vacuum cleaners are portable cleaning machines that use vacuum suction for cleaning purposes. Portable vacuum cleaners can lift dirt, dust and other debris out of carpet, upholstery and off of surfaces.
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Belleville, NJ  |  800-822-8629

We are vacuum experts, both for vacuum cleaners and vacuum systems for manufacturing needs. We will create custom systems that will help you reach your industry goals- no matter what they our.

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Union Grove, WI  |  800-640-4213

As a leader in the vacuum cleaner manufacturing industry, Multi-Vac offers vacuums for a variety of applications. Products include central industrial vacuums, portable vacuum cleaners and more.

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Multi-Vac Inc. $$$

Plymouth, MN  |  877-205-9015

Delfin Industrial Vacuums is an innovative leader in the vacuum cleaners industry. We focus on continually improving our products and our services, so you are only ever getting the best from us. Our team is dedicated to finding the right industrial vacuum system for your company’s specific needs. Delfin is an ISO 9001 certified company. We offer our customers unrivaled customer service and high-quality products to ensure their needs are met.

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Delfin Industrial Vacuums $$$

Union Grove, WI  |  800-558-2280

We aim to achieve measurable cost savings for you while producing a cleaner and safer work environment in your workplace. We meet your needs for cleaning or maintaining, recycling, non-destructively excavating, or improving air quality.

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Fast-Vac™ $$$

Burnsville, MN  |  800-486-2775

Innovative manufacturer of one of the most complete cleaning product lines available! Everything from walk-behind & rider vacuum sweepers to scrubbers/dryers, extractors, floor machines & burnishers and wet/dry vacuums. Total customer service. Local technical support. Parts shipped fast.

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IPC Eagle Corporation $$$

Pingree Grove, IL  |  800-323-9420

Minuteman® International is a leading manufacturer of high-quality industrial/commercial vacuum cleaner systems including wet/dry, portable backpack vacuums and HEPA vacuum cleaners. We provide a wide variety of industries with high-quality, cost-effective vacuum cleaners and vacuum systems.

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Minuteman® International, Inc. $$$
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Portable Vacuum Cleaner

How Portable Vacuum Cleaners Work

A vacuum operates on the same fundamental principle, no matter how it is used. Every vacuum cleaner uses a fan to generate negative air pressure inside a container. The air outside the enclosure, which is more highly compressed, rushes into the enclosure due to this pressure imbalance, bringing the material being cleaned up with it.

Reliable cleanup tools are needed for activities like woodworking and metal fabrication that generate large amounts of fine powders, litter, non-free flowing media, metalworking chips, and other debris. Different standards are used in the design of portable vacuum cleaners. An intake port, an exhaust port, a motor powered by electricity, gas, or air, a fan, a filtration system, and housing make up the majority of portable vacuums.

Different varieties of vacuum cleaners can be distinguished from one another by differences in the size and quantity of the fans, the collection enclosure's size and makeup, and a variety of other configurational oddities. However, the fundamental method of vacuum generation and portability are shared by all portable vacuums. Otherwise, various configurations are available, even within the category of upright vacuums, to meet the various cleaning requirements of manufacturers and other commercial and industrial users.

When it comes to extracting moisture from a space, portable vacuums can be equipped with unhindered hollow hoses or agitators that help remove dirt from carpet. Their collection enclosures can be constructed of fabric or plastic and have multiple filters or simply one filter separating them from the intake and exhaust lines.

Types of Portable Vacuums

Handheld vacuums make it simple to remove dirt from beneath automobile seats or crumbs from in between couch cushions, wherever larger vacuums cannot be used.

The 20V Max Lithium Pivot Black+Decker BDH2000PL has the strongest suction of any cordless handheld vacuum tested. In the tests, it swiftly and easily removed cereal, dust, sand, and other typical problems, and it is powerful enough to remove pet hair without using additional instruments. Moreover, the Pivot's below-average 10 minutes of no-fade runtime is made up for by its powerful suction; with the additional cleaning power, that run time should be just adequate to clean the interior of a three-row minivan or SUV.

The Black+Decker 16V Max Lithium Dustbuster Hand Vacuum CHV1410L is a more straightforward, marginally less expensive substitute for a top selection. It costs far less and still manages to pick up most ordinary garbage, but it can't reach as many tricky locations or remove hair from upholstery. Nevertheless, the 12-minute run duration with no fading is adequate, and the charging time is quicker than that of many identical models.

Applications of Portable Vacuum Cleaners

  • Pick up extra pet hair: Hardwood floor cleaning is best done with large vacuums. However, utilizing hefty vacuum cleaners to remove extra pet hair is challenging. This is where a home-use portable vacuum cleaner comes in very handy. The convenient device can effortlessly access awkward and difficult-to-reach locations, lowering stress to asthma and allergies.
    Portable Vacuum Cleaner for Pet Hair
  • Clean carpets, pillows, and upholstery: Allergens and dust mites cannot be removed from carpet and upholstery using conventional cleaning techniques. A portable vacuum cleaner can remove allergens, pet hair, and dust mites from pillows, carpets, and furniture. The bed and upholstery gleam after vacuuming, and the odor is eliminated.
  • Clean cars: These convenient vacuum cleaners can be used to clean cars. Vacuuming a car cabin is essential since it contains a lot of bacteria, dust mites, and viruses that can cause various health issues. The seats and carpets of a car cabin can be easily cleaned using a portable vacuum cleaner for the home and car.
    Cleaning Car with Portable Vacuum Cleaner
  • Indoor allergen reduction: Numerous allergens gather in the crevices of window panes, windowsills, and outside screens. Regular vacuuming aids in getting rid of allergens from these hard-to-reach areas. Allergens can be removed from hard-to-reach areas using a handheld vacuum cleaner.

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