Amthor International’s

Matador ASME / DOT Code Vacuum Tank

We set the industry standard in fully customizable tanker trucks. Each of our products can be fully customized to meet all of your business’ needs. We also have an array of tank options that can increase the safety and efficiency of your tank. Pair your next vacuum tanker with a top of the line chassis – any combination of tank options and chassis can be made to your tanker at Amthor International.


Special features of Amthor vacuum truck include the Amthor “Claw”, a rear hydraulic door system which allows the driver to safely operate the rear door and allows for a tighter seal than a human can provide manually.

All tanks are available in steel, stainless steel, or aluminum. Vacuum tanks can be made in either code or non code parameters, full head baffles, dumping tanks with or without a full opening rear door, heaviest built aluminum tanks in the industry, and heavy duty off road construction options are available.

Matador ASME/DOT Code Vacuum Tank Specs

  • Tanks available in 5/16″ aluminum, 1/4″ steel, or 1/4″ stainless steel
  • 500 – 8,500 gallon capacity
  • All tanks made to meet ASME/DOT regulations with overturn protection, top Girard vent, spill dam, and isolation valve
  • Numerous compartment options
  • Full internal head baffles with large cutouts for product flow
  • Smooth exterior finish with no external rings
  • Full-opening rear door and dumping options available
  • Hydraulic “Claw” door latching system for a tank will a full opening rear door
  • Half baffles available for dumping tanks with a full-opening rear door (external rings are required with this option)
  • LED lighting with two rear work lights. Additional lighting options are available
  • Side troughs with hose protector and outside rub rail
  • Top 2″ pressure relief valve
  • 18″ Top catwalk options are available with a railing
  • Heavy duty off-road tank construction options are available
  • Top and rear 20″ manways. Additional manways and 36″ manways are available
  • Rear hose holder
  • All inlets and discharges will have a manual valve and an air operated valve with cap
  • Ladder with grip strut steps
  • Numerous product level indicator options
  • Top 12″ primary shut-off with a stainless steel ball and cage
  • 4″ inlet with a riser pipe and stainless steel deflector plate and 6″ discharge flanges. Additional inlet and discharges available in many sizes
  • Manual and air operated valves on both the inlet and discharge line of the tank
  • Rear guardrail style bumper that exceeds DOT regulations. Open center rear bumper for dumping tanks
  • Recessed float level gauge for a tank liquid level indicator