Rugged Excite Backpack Vacuum

Brand: Rugged Industries

Product Code: 15721200

Availability:In stock

$399.00 $390.00 390.00


The Rugged Excite is a 4L dry, commercial back pack vacuum cleaner that can be used in areas where risk of liquid may be present. It is designed for cleaners needing added comfort in extended vacuuming shifts. It is light weight, has HEPA filtration, and low operating cost.

Excite is constructed from light weight impact grade plastics, and is fitted with
endurance sweat guard tough fabric covering, resilient foam padding, loop over
frame contoured, wide, comfort shoulder pads, vertical and lateral adjustable
sternum strap, Hook and Loop zip up back pad, extra wide double stretch elastic
hook and loop waist padding with onboard tool holders. All padding is designed for
tools free replacement.

Excite is fitted with a twin turbine peripheral by-pass motor, that cools the motor at
low airflow. The peripheral motor by-pass air discharge, reduces electrical shorts when liquids are accidentally vacuumed. The motor is fitted with replaceable carbon brushes to extend motor life.

Excite is supplied with rinseable HEPA filter, auxiliary power outlet, 32mm antimicrobial “crush proof hose”, rust resistant light weight stainless rods, low profile EZ2GO floor tool, crevice tool, dusting brush, 10 paper filters, and spare antimicrobial cloth filter bag.

Applications for this vacuum cleaner are not limited to hotels, clubs, change rooms, schools, offices, lodgings and other commercial cleaning applications.

Applications are not limited to:
Shops; Offices; Hotels and Motels; Apartments; Schools 




 Size: 35 x 35 x 53 cm

 Weight: 8.6 kg


 Type: Dry

 Class: Type 2 Double Insulated

 Rated: 1400w

 Approval: RCM

 Air Flow: 33l/s

 Suction: 22 kPa

 Noise: 78 dBA at OEL

 Weight: 4.8 kg - not including cord and rod



Cloth Filter Bag

Size:  4 Litre, Antimicrobial polyester needle felt.

Paper Filter Bag

Size:  4 Litre, double gusseted, plastic lined, high burst strength.

Motor Pre-Filter

Type:  Rinseable Pleated Teflon Coated Polyester. 

Class: E10/H10  

Exhaust Filter Type: 13mm thick, 60 ppi reticulated foam



Power Supply

220 - 240V.a.c., 50 – 60 Hz

Power Outlet

2 Pin IEC


4.2A at 240V

Electrical Cord

18 m, 10 A, 3 core ordinary duty



Vacuum Motor

 Type: Rated 1200w, 2 stage By-Pass

 Output Performance: Air flow 48.5 l/s, Suction 24 8kPa, Air Watts 350

 Carbon Brush Life: 800h


2 year Body, 1 year Motor


 1 x 32mm EZ2GO Floor Tool with rubber tread

 1 x 32mm Swivel Head Dusting Brush

 1 x 32mm Crevice Tool

 10 x Paper Bag Filters

 1 x 4 Litre Antimicrobial Cloth Bag

 32mm x 1.2m “Crush Proof” Antimicrobial Hose 

 2 x 495L Corrosion Resistant Stainless-Steel Rods


Vacuum cleaners manufactured by Rugged Industries Pty Ltd are to the highest quality standards. We encourage you to care for your product and follow the instructions in this manual, and in turn you will benefit with a product that provides performance and long life.
The following statement is a requirement under Australian Consumer Law and applies to consumer sale of goods and services. In this statement “Our” means Rugged Industries and “you” means original purchaser.
“Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure”
In addition to guarantees under Australian Consumer Law, Rugged Industries warrants the Advantage vacuum cleaner and model variants against faulty material and/or workmanship for a period of one year, from the date of purchase by the consumer, when operated and maintained in accordance with the instructions in this Manual.
The following explains conditions and what to do in the event of a claim:
Rugged Industries or authorized Service Agent or person will replace parts determined as faulty, but this does not apply to normal consumable, wear, and rotating parts that require replacement under normal use, including but not limited to rubber parts, filters, hoses, power cords, floor tools, dusting brush, crevice tools, upholstery tool, tool caddy, turbine brush etc.
Warranty does not cover any machine or component that has been altered, abused, neglected, modified or used with non-genuine Rugged Industry components.
Warranty does not cover damage by transportation, freight, delivery, product return, accident, misapplication, improper service or maintenance, blockages, vacuuming water or bulk powder, moist carpet, use or other instructions not in accordance with the instructions in this Manual.
All repairs and servicing during the warranty period must be carried out by Rugged Industries Pty Ltd or authorised Rugged Industries Service Agent or person. Rugged Industries Pty Ltd or authorised Service Agent may request you to complete a Warranty Claim / Stock Return Form or other similar form before returning any goods. All reasonable expenses associated with any transportation in returning goods for a warranty claim are the consumer’s responsibility, and in all instances the product is transported at the owner’s risk.
Rugged Industries will not be responsible for cost of repairs or damages caused by unauthorised persons.
Warranty claims must be made within the warranty period and proof of purchase must be supplied with the claim.


Please choose your purchase carefully as a refund may not be provided if you simply change your mind. Repairs, refunds or exchanges will not be accepted or provided unless the goods are faulty.
Products purchased cannot be returned without prior written confirmation from Rugged Industries Pty Ltd
We endeavour to process all refunds with 7 business days of approval.


If you simply change your mind, and the product(s) are unopened and still in their original packaging, you may return them to our warehouse within 30 days of purchase at your own cost less a 10% restocking fee. You must call Rugged Industries Pty Ltd prior to returning orders for instructions on how to do this.


  • A product is damaged or faulty through no fault of your own and you can provide evidence of the damage / fault;
  • Incorrect goods were supplied.
Rugged Industries Pty Ltd will, upon return of the product, offer you a refund, repair or exchange in accordance with the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 within a reasonable time if you are able to provide a receipt or other satisfactory proof of purchase


Please consider carefully your request for product return for performance loss. Service fees and freight charges will apply if in the sole assessment of our service department, product performance loss is contributable to inadequate maintenance, lack of filter replacement, product negligence, misuse, or inappropriate application.
If in the assessment of our service department part failure is not contributable to inadequate maintenance, lack of filter replacement, product negligence, misuse, or inappropriate application, and the vacuum cleaner is returned cleaned, parts, labour and return freight will be provided free of charge. Cleaning fees apply for vacuums returned in a dirty condition.