Backpack Vacuum Cleaners

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Backpack vacuums are modified canister vacuums custom designed to sit comfortably on the back of a user. Backpack vacuums are typically fitted with shoulder and waist straps to hold the vacuum securely in place enabling maximum mobility and ease of use. The motor is located in the bottom of the unit for a low center of gravity ensuring good balance and stability for the operator. As backpack vacuums are fitted closely to the body the units are equipped with sound dampening and cooling components to ensure comfort and safety.

Goodway Backpack Vacuums

The Goodway backpack vacuum (BP-100) offers superior mobility in a comfortable, easy to carry package. It is ideal for cleaning congested areas, stairs, aisles, seats, shelving and other places where using upright or canister vacuums would be cumbersome. Unlike other backpack vacuum cleaners, this unit is ergonomically designed to curve with the operator's lower back, distributing the vacuum's weight over the hips and the shoulders for a comfortable fit.

Backpack Vacuum Design and Safety

Old backpack vacuum models were widely known to create strain on an operator’s back due to poor design, weak straps and machine weight. Today’s backpack vacuums are designed with comfort in mind. Goodway’s ergonomic backpack vacuums distribute the weight evenly against the hips and shoulders. The lightweight machine is easy to carry and is designed to conform to the operator’s lower back. Using a backpack vacuum is now an optimal and safe way to clean in a variety of applications

The Goodway backpack vacuum cleaner is constructed of high impact, body-durable molded plastic for reliability and long life. Our backpack vacuum uses a two-stage or by-pass motor. By-pass motors are constructed so that the impeller housing is sealed and isolated from the motor housing. The motor housing has its own cooling fan which draws clean outside air into the motor housing, preventing the possibility of dirt getting into the motor and reducing the life of backpack vacuum. Although by-pass motors are more expensive, they are also more reliable and longer lasting.

The Goodway backpack vacuum cleaner can serve all of your different commercial vacuum cleaning applications when you need the convenience of a backpack vacuum. Additionally, Goodway provides certified HEPA filtration for its BPV-100H backpack vacuum.

Backpack Vacuum Uses

Backpack vacuums have a variety of commercial and industrial cleaning applications. Backpack vacuums can be used for everything from hard to reach areas to large scale applications that require added mobility. Below are some common backpack vacuum uses.

Theaters:
Backpack vacuums are an excellent choice for picking up food, soil and candy wrappers in theaters. The vacuums can make quick work of cleaning floors and aisles between and under seats.

Airplanes:
Airplane cabins are high traffic areas. Soil, crumbs and small pieces of trash make backpack vacuums an excellent choice for use in airplanes. The user can easily access aisles and maneuver around and under seats.

Stairs:
Stairways pose a challenge to clean. With a backpack vacuum's increased mobility, the user can focus on cleaning the surface without having to move a machine from stair to stair.

Hallways:
The mobility of a backpack vacuum also lends to cleaning hallways as the user can move quickly down the area without having a vacuum in tow.

Shelving:
Cleaning shelving with a backpack vacuum can save time. With its increased flexibility the backpack vacuum can easily reach shelving as it is not situated on the ground. With the proper wand extensions and accessories, the user can elevate with the backpack vacuum to access hard to reach storage shelving.

Classrooms:
Backpack vacuums make quick work of cleaning around and under students' desks and tables.

Buses and Railcars:
Backpack vacuums give the user the freedom of movement needed to easily clean aisles and around and under seats.

Houses of Worship:
Backpack vacuums make it possible for personnel to easily negotiate pews without having to drag a cumbersome canister vacuum behind.

Offices
Backpack vacuums allow the operator to efficiently clean around office furniture where many regular vacuums require careful maneuvering. Backpack vacuums can reach areas not accessible to regular vacuums including inside office furniture and shelving.

Ceiling Fans and Vents
Backpack vacuums can reach some of the highest points in a room. Regular vacuums cannot reach high areas where dirty ceiling fans or vent grates exist without additional assistance. Backpack vacuums can reach these areas with greater ease

Goodway Technologies Corporation
Goodway Technologies Corporation was founded in 1966 by Per K. Reichborn. Since its earliest days, the company has built a reputation for manufacturing the highest quality cleaning systems in the world. "This commitment" says Reichborn, "not only extends to our manufacturing, but to everything we do, every day, for every product and service. Achieving this high quality of performance is the shared responsibility of each employee in every department." Today, Goodway products span the globe. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Goodway equipment is used in over 125 countries and on every continent, including Antarctica.

To view a complete line of Goodway industrial vacuum cleaners or to purchase a Goodway commercial vacuum cleaner please contact Goodway Technologies Corporation at 1 800 333-7467.