C.DOCTRIRE Sturtevant  are leaders in the design and manufacture of specialized industrial vacuum cleaning equipments and systems.  The Lynx is a standard unit single operator vacuum cleaner of high performance, generous capacity and a wet  and dry capability especially suitable for floor sweeping and drying, sump emptying and similar


High performance from 1 hp 900 watt bypass cooled vacuum power unit.

Wet or dry materials are collected into a bin, not a bag, thanks to tangential cyclonic action.
Width of only 46 cms [61 cms with floor nozzle fitted] passes easily between narrow gaps.
Capable of handling both wet and dry materials, can negotiate stairs and steps even when full. Available without without handle, trolley, front floor nozzle.
Real industrial quality, fabricated in 20 gage steel to withstand the hardest working life.


Lynx vacuum cleaners offer high suction performance with the flexibility which allows them to be plugged into any single phase electric power point [220/240 volt or 100/115 volt]. The Lynx can be used for basic vacuum cleaning of factories, warehouse, offices, computer installations, cars, buses and trains as well as for vacuum chimney sweeping and boiler cleaning.  

Fitted with a pushing handle and adjustable floor nozzle, the Lynx is ideal for floor sweeping and the replacement of the dry filter by a mesh screen and effective vacuum  for liquid including detergents and oils, which can e emptied via a drain plug. Lynx vacuum cleaners are fitted with a standard tapered hose inlet of 50 mm bore, requiring and adaptor when used with smaller diameter hoses.


Lynx machines can be used with hoses of  50 mm, 40 mm and 30 mm bore and nearly 100 different tools are available.  However, the standard set detailed here is specified for most general cleaning duties.

  • 50 mm [nominal] x 40 mm [nominal] reducing bush
  • 355 mm floor brush tool
  • 380 mm squeegee floor nozzle on wheels
  • 115 mm hand tool
  • 305 mm crevice tool
  • 100 mm dia round dusting brush
  • curved floor handle. 


It includes a 900 watt bypass type of vacuum motor comprising twin fan impellers with direct drive from standard series wound brush/commentator motor, controlled by a 2 pole on/off switch.  The vacuum motor  is fitted to the lid of the mild steel separator bin, mounted on a trolley with twin wheels and swiveling front castor. In its most basic form, in the dry version only the vacuum motor is protected by a fabric filter sleeve and cage.  Complete assembly includes pushing handle and 10 meters 3 core electric cable.


It can be supplied in a number of variants designed to satisfy individual requirements. For WET MATERIALS - The dry textile filter bag is removed and a nylon filter screen takes its place, with a float type suction cut-off valve to prevent over filling. For FLOOR SWEEPING, DRYING - An adjustable front floor nozzle 61 cms wide, complete with short connection hose, is available as an alternative to the conventional wander house.  For CHIMNEY SWEEPING - Specialists in this field frequently prefer to purchase the Lynx vacuum motor and canister without pushing handle or trolley. For DUST /SWARF EXTRACTION - The Lynx unit without handle or trolley, provides an excellent free standing unit for LVHV dust extraction from drills and other tool applications.


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