RTS Contractors adds 500hp 8x4 rigid tanker to its Volvo fleet

George Barrow
August 16, 2018


Uttoxeter-based waste and drainage firm RTS Contractors has added a 500hp FH13 8x4 rigid tanker to its all-Volvo fleet.

The FH, supplied by Hartshorne Motor Services, is fitted with a RTN Clayton Vallely high-performance combi vacuum tanker.

A Samson vacuum pump and a Speck jetting pump are also included in the specification.

The I-Shift automated manual transmission system includes PTO functions, and its powertrain assembly comprises single-reduction drive-axles with diff and cross locks.The latter bogie provides a 21-tonne design capacity.

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George Barrow

George has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years and is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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