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Nilfisk (Alto/Wap) Vacuums & Accessories

 

Please contact me for pricing on items not currently on the price sheet. Stock orders are placed weekly.

On Jan 2, 2017, there will be a shipping cost surcharge on vacuums sent to customers outside the 1-day or 2-day delivery zones (see below). Customers in the 1-2 day area will still be eligible for $10 flat rate shipping on all vacuums except for the Attix 19 models. Attix 19 models ships via truck only. There is an additional 5-7% discount available on vacuums picked up at my NJ location or shipped using your Fedex acct number. See comments in the 2017 Price table below.

Free freight (excl AK/HI) on any 8 vacuums if shipped together to the same location.

 

Alto/Nilfisk Vacuums - 2017

Part # Description ShipWt (lbs) Dimensions Price

107406620

Aero 21-01 Basic (5 gallons)

17

15x15x20

$210.00

107406621

Aero 21-01 INOX (Stainless steel) (5 gallons)

19

15x16x21

256.00

900140

Aero 21 HEPA (5 gallons)

17

15x15x20

300.00

107406622

Aero 26-21 Basic with ASE (6.6 gallons)

20

15x16x21

274.00

900142

Aero 26 HEPA with ASE (6.6 gallons)

20

15x16x21

365.00

  Additional 7% discount for pickup or shipment via your Fedex acct      

302004229

Attix 30 Basic (8 gallons)

32

18x15x23

508.00

900130

Attix 30 HEPA (8 gallons)

32

18x15x23

595.00

302004230

Attix 30 AS/E (8 gallons)

34

18x15x23

578.00

  Additional 5% discount for pickup or shipment via your Fedex acct      

107412120

Attix 33-01 IC (8 gallons)

45

22x16x21

560.00

900146

Attix 33-01 IC with HEPA filter (8 gallons)

45

22x16x21

625.00

107412122

Attix 33-21 IC with AutoStart (8 gallons)

45

22x16x21

655.00

900147

Attix 33-21 IC with AutoStart & HEPA filter (8 gallons)

46

22x16x21

715.00

107412125

Attix 44-21 IC with AutoStart (11 gallons)

49

22x16x24

695.00

900148

Attix 44-21 IC with AutoStart & HEPA filter (11 gallons)

50

22x16x24

755.00

  Additional 6% discount for pickup or shipment via your Fedex acct      

302004233

Attix 50 Basic (12 gallons)

39

18x15x30

595.00

900131

Attix 50 HEPA (12 gallons)

39

18x15x30

682.00

302004234

Attix 50 AS/E (12 gallons)

39

18x15x30

674.00

  Additional 5% discount for pickup or shipment via your Fedex acct      

302001540

Attix 19 Basic (19 gallons)

78

24x33x38

1,060.00

M60004

Attix 19 AE Floodsucker (w/discharge hose)(19 gallons)

97

24x33x38

2,595.00

  Attix 19's ship via truck only - freight cost depends on "ship to" address      

 

Aero Series (21 and 26)

The Nilfisk Aero series is homeowner grade vacuum with commercial grade filtration. Pricing starts under $200 for an Aero 21 Basic and tops out around $365 for the Aero 26 HEPA. Performance and noise levels are not up to Attix series specifications and because of the low price point, a few cost cutting measures were taken on the accessories, chassis (wheels) and power cord (lighter gauge...18/2 on the Aero 21 and 16/3 or the 26 & 31 models).

Fortunately, Alto did not cut corners on the filters....the standard and HEPA filter elements are the same ones used on most of the Attix 30, 50 and 19 series. And you can always upgrade tubes and accessories as most of the items for the commercial vacs will work fine on the Aero series.

Aero lineup of consumer grade machines. With the Attix 30 and the newly announce Attix 33 (both 8 gallons), the Aero 31 is redundant in my opinion and not on the product listing above.

 

Attix 30 Series

 

Attix 30 AS/E in use

 

The Attix 30 is the most popular vacuum I sell. It has a broad appeal for home, janitorial, pet grooming, construction and auto detailing. This is due to its ergonomics, low noise level, size/capacity and standard assortment of accessories. The Basic model includes a 1 micron fleece filter, assorted floor and hand tool accessories, and has been very reliable unit due to its simplicity. The power cord is wired directly to the on/off switch and not through circuit boards that could potentially fail due to voltage or ESD issues. The HEPA model is the same as the Basic but includes an RRP compliant HEPA filter.

There's also an Attix 30 AS/E model featuring tool triggered autostart and a 16' x 1 1/4" antistatic hose. This is a true "antistatic" vacuum with a conductive path between the pickup tool and the ground at the wall outlet. The hose and cuffs on the hose are all rated as "antistatic" components. The AS/E models (30 & 50) feature softstart. The gentle start-up of the motor reduces the starting currents to prevent tripping the circuit breaker. All AS/E models include speed control, in both manual and autostart modes, allowing optimum adjustment of suction power.

Pros..........

1. Value - with the quality European design and construction of the vacuum, hose and accessories, this is a machine that can be used on a daily basis for 10+ years with minimal maintenance.

2. Performance - 92" of lift and 135cfm air flow, same as the larger 12 gallon machines.

3. Low Noise - 62db at maximum rpm. Quieter than 99% of the vacuums on the market today.

4. Push to Clean - especially useful when working with fine dust (eg, drywall). Quickly cleans clogged filter elements to restore suction performance. With Push & Clean, all you have to do to clean the filter is block the inlet fitting or the hose, and push and release the filter cleaning button. Air pulses will blast the dirt off of the filter.

5. Capacity & Weight - good mid-size machine for jobsite cleanups. The 8 gallon canister capacity is greater than Festool's CT MINI, CT MIDI and CT26 models yet the weight is still very manageable 22.35 lbs (net weight w/o hose or accessories).

6. Good Product Support - 2 year warranty (parts & labor) on all Attix vacuums from the date of delivery. Ultimate Garage has service manuals for each of the models (in pdf format) for maintenance outside the warranty period.

 

Limitations & Compromises........having worked with Nilfisk (Alto/Wap) over the years, they continue to target the higher end homeowner and commercial customer at a reasonable price point with the latest Attix offerings. I have seen some compromises over the years to keep costs and selling price down (the old SQ10's were $750-900 machines 10 years ago). Power cords have gone from 14 gauge to 16 gauge and the tubes & extensions have been downgraded from stainless steel to chrome plated steel. My comment last year about the non-serviceable motors is no longer true. The new Attix 30/50 motor now has replaceable brushes....a nice savings in maintenance cost.

In addition, the HEPA filters tend to be considerably more expensive than those from other manufacturers. As such, I'd highly recommend using the standard fleece element for general construction debris and wet use. Nilfisk's HEPA elements meet EPA RRP standards...they can be used for asbestos cleanup. Ultimate Garage stocks and sells most Nilfisk/Alto parts at a 10-20% savings.

 

Attix 50 Series

Attix 50 in use

 

The Attix 30 and the Attix 50 share the same head assemblies in the Basic, Hepa and AS/E versions. The Pros and Limitations are the same as listed above with the Attix 30. The Attix 50's larger capacity, maneuverability and quiet operation make this an ideal vacuum for janitorial (hospitals, schools, office buildings, etc), pet grooming and auto detailing applications.

The Attix 50 XC models featured auto filter cleaning making these popular for drywall sanding and large debris cleanups (frequent filter bag replacements can become expensive and tiresome). Nilfisk is discontinuing the Attix 30XC and Attix 50XC as they've introduced 2 new models Attix 33 & 44) with significant improvements.

 

Attix 33 & 44 Series

 

The Attix 33 (8 gallon) and Attix 44 (11 gallon) InfiniClean (IC) Series could possibly be the most significant vacuums to come out of Nilfisk/Alto's "blue line" since the introduction of the Attix 8 & 12 back in 2005. That's a bit of a bold assumption, especially considering I haven't had a chance to test one yet. Initial impressions are very positive.

Notable Design Changes and Upgrades include.......

a. New InfiniClean (IC) filter cleaning system. Engineered to work without filter bags. The InfiniClean filter system can be disabled on the autostart (33-21 and 44-21) models, important when working at lower suction levels. This prevents the machine from ramping up motor speed during the filter cleaning cycle (every 15-20 seconds).

b. Washable PTFE filter that can be changed by lifting the rear hatch door on the vacuum. No need to remove the heavy motor head assembly. The PTFE filters are non-stick and easier to clean than the previous PET fleece filters.

c. New motor has serviceable brushes (like the old Type M motors)

d. A fleece filter is available for motor cooling when used in high dust work environments. Bypass air is filtered to prevent dust from contaminating and compromising the motor or electronics

e. Exhaust air adapter available as an inexpensive option to direct air outside the work zone (through one of the stock hoses). Great for working in "clean" areas such as laboratories or auto detailing shops.

f. Improved chassis. Rugged double wall canister with larger rear wheels and new locking (steel) front casters.

g. Improved air flow compared to previous models.

h. Flat top design for improved tool storage. Optional mounting kit for Sortimo L-Boxx or Tanos Systainer storage boxes.

i. Lower center of gravity compared to previous models. Less top heavy means less chance of tipping. The new machines both measure 15.2" wide by 22.2" long. The Attix 33 models are 20.5" tall and the Attix 44 models 23.8" tall.

j. Available as a true HEPA vacuum (great value when ordered new as a HEPA model). Non HEPA models can be upgraded....more costly.

k. Available 3-stage filtration for additional safety when working with hazardous dust.....main PTFE filter, HEPA filter and fleece filter bag. Impressive for a machine at this price point.

l. Common consumables - despite the 3 gallon difference in capacity between the 33 and 44, both machines use the same filters and bags. This is a convenience if you own and have to stock parts for both machines.

 

There are 4 versions of the 8 gallon Attix 33 IC .........Basic (with and without HEPA filter), AutoStart (with and without HEPA. Plus 2 versions of the larger 11 gallon Attix 44 IC (AutoStart - with and without HEPA filter). The tool triggered AutoStart models (33-21 and 44-21) are replacing the previous Extreme Clean (XC) models in the Nilfisk lineup....the Attix 30 AS/E XC and Attix 50 AS/E XC are being discontinued.

The Attix 33 IC Basic models are not replacing anything in the in the Nilfisk "blue line" of vacuums but size and performance is very close to the Attix 30 Basic. The Attix 33 has more technology, convenience and features. The Attix 30 has a smaller footprint and costs approximately $50 less. If you're a rental shop or contractor with several other "round filter" vacuums in service, you may want to stay with the older machine (for now). The new bags and filters for the 33/44 will not fit any other Nilfisk/Alto/Wap machines.

The major downside to these machines is something out of Nilfisk's control.....UPS/Fedex dimensional shipping surcharges. This will impact other vendors and manufacturers as well. Using the new 2017 formula for calculating the surcharges, the Attix 33 models will be rated at 93 lbs (dim wt) and the Attix 44 models at 104 lbs (dim wt).

 

Attix 19

 

The Attix 19 (19 gallon stainless steel canister - this model is sold as the Attix 7 in Europe) is a robust vacuum targeted at industrial cleanup, especially jobs with wet pickup. It's great for schools, pharmaceutical, food processing, body shops, construction and other large scale maintenance and janitorial users. It is the only Alto model still using the legacy Type M motor (ultra low 59db noise levels at full speed with replaceable carbon brushes for long-term maintenance). Factory performance specs on the Attix 19 are 105" of water lift and 140 CFM making them the most powerful models on this page.

 

The Attix 19 represents a large improvement over the previous SQ17 it replaces in that the canister can now be tilted or removed for easy dumping of water and debris. The large wheels and upright handle make this an extremely agile vacuum around the shop, even when full.

Easy tilt......

....or removal from the base frame.

 

The most unique model in the Attix 19 line is their "Flood Recovery" vacuum. This model will pickup 1 gallon per second of water and discharge it up to 23' vertically (dynamic discharge head) or 300' horizontally. With the commercial squeegee supplied with this vacuum, this tool is incredibly effective at cleaning up flood soaked floors. Great for fire departments, swimming pool contractors, flood/fire restoration contractors and others faced with massive water cleanups. The Attix 19AE is a full wet dry vacuum.....the filter holder comes with a stainless steel strainer for wet use but can be fitted with a standard fleece or HEPA filter (and filter bag) for dry use (see photo). (Note - because of the large discharge pump in the unit, I'd recommend using the shallower Attix 50 wrap-around style paper bags).

 

Attix 19AE - "Floodsucker" model - Homeowners can use this vacuum to empty and clean their pond or swimming pool. This unit comes with a 1 1/2" x 13' oil resistant hose, curved wand and extension tubes, and a 16" wide commercial squeegee.

 

The main drawback to these 19 gallon models is the high shipping cost ($150-200) as they are too large to ship via Fedex and UPS. Local customers in the NY/NJ area can pick these vacuums up at my warehouse and save the freight cost.

 

Bags for Wap/Alto/Nilfisk Vacuums

(Also for Stihl SE-100 & SE-61/62)(Updated 1/1/17)

Part Number Description Turbo

SQ 10/15/17

Aero 5/7

Aero 21/26/31

Attix 8/12/19 Attix 30/50 Attix 33/44 Other   Price
                       

14895

Filter Bags-SQ15, Turbo 1001 & Turbo 13 models (SQ5) (5-pack)

x

x

         

x

 

$66.00

46321

Filter Bags - ST20/ST25/ST35E & Turbo GT (5-pack)

             

x

 

$40.00

47233

Filter Bags-SQ14 (SQ550-11 & SQ550-21) (5-pack)

             

x

 

$77.00

47429

Filter Bags- SQ17 (SQ600)(SQ6) (5-pack)

 

x

             

$70.00

60910

Filter Bags-Wap Aero 640/800A/840A (7 gallon)(62313) (5-pack)

   

x

           

$41.00

60910-10pk

Filter Bags-Wap Aero 640/800A/840A (7 gallon) (62313) (10-pack)

   

x

           

$78.00

61156

Filter Bags-Wap Aero 400/440 (5 gallon)(62253) (5-pack)

   

x

           

$41.00

61156-10pk

Filter Bags-Wap Aero 400/440 (5 gallon) (62253) (10-pack)

   

x

           

$78.00

107413547

Fleece Filter Bags for Attix 33 and 44 (5-pack)

           

x

   

$36.00

107417821

Plastic Disposal Bags-Attix 33/44-IC (5-pack)

           

x

   

$25.00

302000728

Plastic Disposal Bags-Attix 12-XC (5-pack)

       

x

       

$46.00

302001492

Filter Bags-Turbo 10 & 15, Stihl SE100 (14896)(5-pack)

x

x

         

x

 

$67.00

302001492-10pk

Filter Bags-Turbo 10 & 15, Stihl SE100 (14896)(10-pack)

x

x

         

x

 

$126.00

302001493

Filter Bags-for SQ10 (29739) (5-pack)

 

x

             

$67.00

302001493-10pk

Filter Bags-for SQ10 (29739) (10-pack)

 

x

             

$126.00

302002404

Filter Bags-Aero 20/21/25/26/31 & Stihl SE-61/62 (4-pack)

     

x

     

x

 

$19.00

302002404-8pk

Filter Bags-Aero 20/21/25/26/31 & Stihl SE-61/62 (8-pack)

     

x

     

x

 

$36.00

302002892

Filter Bags-Attix 19 (fleece) (5-pack)

       

x

       

$66.00

302004000

Filter Bags-Attix 8 & Attix 30/30XC (8 gallon)(fleece)(5-pack)

       

x

x

     

$35.00

302004000-10pk

Filter Bags-Attix 8 & Attix 30/30XC (8 gallon)(fleece)(10-pack)

       

x

x

     

$68.00

302004004

Filter Bags-Attix 12 & Attix 50/50XC (12 gallon)(fleece)(5-pack)

       

x

x

     

$40.00

302004004-10pk

Filter Bags-Attix 12 & Attix 50/50XC (12 gallon)(fleece)(10-pack)

       

x

x

     

$74.00

                       

 

Wap Aero 400/440/640/800A/840A used paper bags (left). Later Alto Aero 21/26/31 use PET-fleece bags (right)

 

 

 

Air Filters for Wap/Alto/Nilfisk Vacuums

(Also for Stihl SE-100 & SE-61/62)(Updated for 2017 on 1/1/17)

Part Number Description Turbo SQ10/15/17 Aero 5/7 Aero 21/26/31 Attix 8/12/19 Attix 30/50 Attix 33/44 Other Size   Price
                         

Pre-2005 Models

                       

11753

Filter (paper) -Turbo, Aero 5/7, SQ550, SE-100 & ST10/20/35

x

 

x

       

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$45.00

100054

Filter (HD-K&N) -Turbo, Aero 5/7, SQ550, SE-100 & ST10/25/35

x

 

x

       

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$95.00

302000490

Filter (fleece) -Turbo, Aero 5/7, SQ550, SE-100 & ST10/20/35,

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$69.00

302001095

Filter (HEPA) -Turbo, Aero 5/7, SQ550, SE-100 & ST10/20/35

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$132.00

11801

Cloth Filter Cover - for 7x5.25 & 7x4.5 round filters

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

   

$30.00

11762

Filter Holder (Shallow) -Turbo XL & SQ10/Hepa

x

x

               

$25.00

60611

Diffuser (foam exhaust filter)- Aero 440/640/840

   

x

             

$6.00

63575

Float Cage (filter holder)-Aero 5 & 7

   

x

             

$14.00

                         

29747

Fleece Filter for SQ10/SQ15

 

x

           

7 x 4 1/2

 

$76.00

11801

Cloth Filter Cover - for 7x5.25 & 7x4.5 round filters

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

   

$30.00

17068

Filter Liner -SQ10 & SQ15 (green)

 

x

               

$112.00

11762

Filter Holder (Shallow) -Turbo XL & SQ10/HEPA

x

x

               

$25.00

29753

Filter Holder (Deep) -for SQ10, SQ17 std filter

 

x

               

$27.00

46418

Filter Frame - SQ10/SQ15

 

x

               

$26.00

                         

30063

Long Filter Element-Turbo 13

             

x

7 x 9

 

$45.00

100055

Air Filter-K&N (Long-9") - Turbo 13 (heavy duty)

               

7 x 9

 

$115.00

34641

Filter element - Turbo GT

             

x

7 1/4 x 7 1/2

 

$68.00

                         
Attix 8/12/30/50                        

302000490

Filter (fleece) - Attix 8/12/30/50 (excl XC)

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$69.00

302001095

Filter (HEPA) - Attix 8/12/30/50 (excl XC)

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$132.00

11801

Cloth Filter Cover - for 7x5.25 & 7x4.5 round filters

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

   

$30.00

107402646

Filter Holder (Support Cage)- Attix 8/12/19 & Attix 30/50

       

x

x

       

$21.00

302000525

Filter Liner (plastic coated) - Attix 12 & Attix 19

       

x

         

$162.00

302000606

Filter Liner (plastic coated) - Attix 8, 30 & 50

       

x

x

       

$125.00

                         
Attix XC Models                        

107400562

Filter Element (Fleece) - Attix 12/19 XC

       

x

     

10.8 x 7.4

 

$190.00

107400564

Filter Element (Hepa H-class) - Attix 12/19 XC

       

x

     

10.8 x 7.4

 

$190.00

                         

302002842

Filter Element Set (Std) - Attix 30XC/50XC (2pc)

         

x

       

$100.00

107400449

Filter Element Set (Hepa H-class) - Attix 30XC/50XC

         

x

       

$135.00

302003721

Motor Cooling Filter Kit - Attix 30 & 50

         

x

       

$88.00

                         
Aero 21/26/31                        

302000490

Filter (fleece) - Aero 21/26/31, Stihl SE-61/62

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$69.00

302001095

Filter (HEPA) - Aero 21/26/31, Stihl SE-61/62

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

7 x 5 1/4

 

$132.00

11801

Cloth Filter Cover - for 7x5.25 & 7x4.5 round filters

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

   

$30.00

                         

Attix 33/44

                       

107413540

Main Filter-Attix 33/44 (PTFE-Std)

           

x

     

$68.00

107413555

Main Filter (Hepa) - Attix 33/44

           

x

     

$135.00

107413542

HEPA filter cover kit for Attix 33/44

           

x

     

$20.00

107413541

Motor Cooling Air Filter - Attix 33/44

           

x

     

$38.00

 

Popular Round Filter fit most Wap & Alto vacuums from the early 90's through to the current Attix 30/50/19