Minuteman® BPV Back Pack Vacuum -1.6 HP Flow-Thru Motor

Minuteman® BPV Back Pack Vacuum -1.6 HP Flow-Thru Motor

Item # MC-47185-00-EA

  • Minuteman's BPV Back Pack Vacuum, slips on quickly and cleans any facility with minimum effort and fatigue.
  • 22" H x 8" Diameter
  • Polyethylene, Dry Only
  • 115V
1.6 HP, Flow-Thru Motor, ea
Manufacturers Item #C47185-00
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Lightweight and portable, Minuteman's Back Pack Vacuum can go anywhere. Ideal for cleaning large carpeted areas where upright vacuums are too cumbersome and high productivity is demanded; and for small tight areas where precision cleaning is required.

The BPV features an ergonomic design that produces less operator fatigue than the lightest upright and offers wide padded shoulder and waist straps which adjust to any size user. Lightweight is important; however, the proper distribution of weight makes

To aid movement, the BPV includes a 50-foot power cord, five-foot hose, a telescoping wand and an easy-roll floor tool. The exhaust air is diffused and directed away from work areas near the base of the machine, instead of the top or bottom, thereby elim

Although its 1.25 hp motor generates 95 CFM, the vacuum only produces a 68 dba level at the operator's ear--meaning the BPV will be used more often.


  • Unique, four level filtration means that dirt enters the machine and collects in a disposable paper filter. Air passes through to the cloth filter, then the motor protection filter and finally through an exhaust filter for exceptional filtration.
  • For convenience, there's an easy-to-reach on/off switch, top fill bag design, 50-foot power cord and attached five-foot hose, telescoping wand and easy-roll floor tool. The ample hose can be positioned straight down and used with ease in either hand. Up
  • Exhaust air is diffused and directed away from cleaning areas
  • Dual, non-marking bumpers and concealed latches protect walls, furniture and doors
  • Easy-to-carry handle makes storage simple and efficient
  • Minuteman's durable BPV is made of injection molded polyethylene, the standard Back Pack Vac (BPV) features a powerful two-stage 1.25 hp flow-through vac motor
  • For extreme conditions, the BPV is available in a 1.6 hp flow-through vac motor and a 1.4 hp by-pass vac motor


  • Motor: 1.25 hp
  • CFM: 95
  • Waterlift: 91"
  • Capacity: 1.5 Gal.
  • Dba Rating: 68
  • Efficiency: 99.9 @ 3 microns
  • Power Cord: 50'
  • Construction: Injection Molded Polyethylene
  • Accessories: Telescopic Wand, 14" Floor Tool and 5' Hose
  • Options: 400 cycle motor version (aircraft)
  • Weight: 10 lbs.