Nortech Air-Power Vacuum Head N551B

Convert 55-Gallon Drum into an Industrial Vacuum Cleaner

Nortech N551B converts a 55-Gal drum into a high-flow industrial vacuum cleaner with suction to clean anything that fits through the 2″ hose. Runs on compressed air.

NORTECH Vacuum Generating Head

Model N551B

The NORTECH Model N551B Vacuum Generating Head With 2″ Hose Adapter is ready to mount on any standard 55-Gallon Drum (22 Gauge Minimum). The head & drum are instantly transformed into a high-volume industrial vacuum cleaner.


Unit includes internal filter and exhaust silencer. Can be used for wet or dry clean-ups.

NORTECH Model N551B "B" Series Vacuum Generating Head For 55-Gallon Drum | AIRPLUS Industrial
NORTECH N551B Vacuum Generating Head For 55-Gallon Drum

Can Handle the Toughest Cleaning Jobs

This unit will handle your toughest clean-up problems with speed and ease. The suction power can pick up virtually anything that will pass through the hose whether it be dirt, sand, chips, water, oil, nuts, bolts or other items.

Powered by compressed Air

Powered by compressed air, always dependable & trouble free with no motors or moving parts to wear out, nortech vacuum generating heads produce exceptional vacuum lift & vacuum flow while operating quietly & efficiently.  Options include: liquid shutoff assembly, HEPA filtration, & extra silent exhaust.


  • Mounts To A 55-Gallon Drum (22 Gauge Minimum)
  • High-Volume Flow
  • Vacuum Hose Fitting: 2″ (Adapter Included)
  • Air Consumption: 68 CFM Minimum @ 100 PSI (15 Horsepower)
  • Use Mininum 3/4″ ID Air Hose To Vacuum Head
  • Maximum Suction: 17.0″ Hg
  • Maximum Volume: 89 CFM
  • Vacuum Lift (In H2O): 185
  • Sound Level dBA: 102 dBA
  • Product Dimensions: 23″ x 23″ x 14
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Choosing the Right Vacuum System for Your Facility

Choosing the proper vacuum system for your application is dependent upon many factors. AIRPLUS Industrial has 30+ years of experience in designing, sourcing, installing and maintaining vacuum systems, we can help you choose the right system for your facility.