FIRST KAISER-WHALE SURFACES IN IRELAND

Posted by Tim Pile - May 10th, 2009

Whale Tankers – the Solihull-based manufacturer of high quality vacuum tankers and jetting equipment – has supplied its first ever Kaiser-Whale sewer cleaning Jet-Vac with continuous dirty water recycling into Ireland.

Ordered for the end user by Manvik – Ireland’s market leader in the municipal waste management and contract hire sector – the new Kaiser-Whale was recently showcased at the inaugural Recycling and Waste Handling show in Punchestown. And having attracted what both Whale and Manvik reported was ‘significant interest’ from some of Ireland’s key industry players, the Kaiser-Whale is now set to be put through its paces with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in Dublin.

Comments Manvik Ireland’s Managing Director, Declan Murray: “As Ireland’s foremost waste handling solutions provider, it is fitting that we have deployed the first Kaiser-Whale through our established and growing relationship with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council. Everyone has high expectations for a product that in terms of its specification and operating criteria is the best money can buy. We see tremendous potential for the Kaiser-Whale within Ireland and aim to help spearhead its uptake amongst our growing customer base.”

Representing an effective approach to heavy-duty jetting machine applications using recycled water, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council will deploy the Kaiser-Whale – specified following consultations, tailored to meet the Council’s specification – to clean culverts and large diameter sewers across the region. Supplied on a MAN TGA 6 x 2 chassis, the 26 tonne GVW Jet-Vac tipping tanker unit – serving as a fleet replacement vehicle – features the Kaiser KDU High Pressure Water pump assembly and KWP High Performance Liquid ring pump as a means of delivering an effect jetting capability.

Also featured is a ‘spiral cassette’ loading boom with 12m, 6” suction pipe that provides 300° rotation and a tanker loading depth of up to eight metres below ground without the need for additional hoses. Also featured is a 120m x 1” high pressure jetting hose and hydraulically operated secondary hose reel. As standard, the Kaiser-Whale is equipped with Whale’s PLC with SmartWhale logic, and all valves are controlled pneumatically from a single point, thereby eliminating the need for manual intervention.

MANVIK GROUP

Manvik Ireland is part of the Manvik Group – a market leader in the municipal waste management sector and a multi-agency distributor providing a comprehensive range of mobile and static plant solutions. Today, the Manvik Group operates a fleet of vehicles in excess of 600 that covers complete refuse vehicles, Hook Loaders, semi-trailers, lifting equipment, weighing systems, as well as complete MRF systems, fully and semiautomatic baling presses, compactors and shredding systems.

All products are tailored to meet the customers’ specific needs and to suit their individual applications. With this approach, Manvik provides a unique and cost effective solution for its customers. They pride themselves on the quality control standards and superior service and after-sales support. They also provide a broad range of competitive finance solutions including leasing, contract hire or short-term hire.

10th May 2009

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