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Brand: Centaur
SKU: 1W12020
Availability: In Stock



If you are looking for a commercial/industrial canister vacuum, ideal for any dry commercial application. The Canadian made Centaur SL-5 Commercial Vacuum cleaner is a dry vacuum cleaner ideal for vacuuming hard floors and low pile carpets. This unit is best for tough jobs at cleaning and janitorial companies, schools, government buildings, hotels and hospitals. Its capacity is 20 litre (5 gallon) which is the right size to clean large offices. The SL-5 Vacuum cleaner body is 1/4″ thick polyethylene while the top is chrome plated steel.
SL-5 Vacuum cleaner is build to withstand the most rigorous use. Machines made in 1970 are still in use. The long life expectancy is due to the fact that they are using metal parts instead of plastic. Case in point, the motor housing, casters, intake nozzle and latches. All of these are made from metal which will last many times longer than plastic.
The Centaur SL-5 Vacuum cleaner is portable. It rolls easy on the carpet. It has four steel base, double ball bearing casters. Yes, that’s right, double ball-bearing casters with expensive and durable urethane balls. We challenge you to find another vacuum cleaner that has these type of casters. These metal casters will take the daily abuse, while the plastic casters won’t. They will last and last for a long time – 20 years from now it will still roll easily. The HEPA filter that comes with the vacuum traps 99.97% of dirt and allergens.


  • High performance motor 
  • 20 liter (5 gal) capacity
  • 30' power cord
  • Mostly metal parts (motor housing, casters, intake nozzle, latches)
  • Portable 
  • HEPA Filter
  • Double ball bearing
  • Built in plug outlet for a power brush
  • Made in Canada since 1962

What's In The Box?

  • Centaur SL5 Vacuum
  • 1.5" Diameter Hose
  • ½” 3-piece friction-fit steel wand
  • 12″ Combination floor and carpet tool


    Brand Centaur
    Vacuum Style Canister/Dry
    Vacuum Type Bagless
    Suitable for Hard Floors Yes
    Commercial Carpets Yes
    Combination Floor Tool Yes
    Dedicated Bare Floor Tool No
    Dedicated Carpet Tool No
    Air Driven Carpet Tool No
    Air Flow 150 CFM
    Water Lift 90 Inch
    Hose Diameter 1.5 In
    Cord Length 33 ft
    Integrated Accessories Storage No
    Weight 20.6 Lbs
    Motor Power 1030 W
    Bagless Yes
    Dirt Capacity 20 L
    Powerhead Adaptability Yes
    Hose Length 10 ft
    HEPA Filter Yes
    Hi/Low Suction No


    Free 2 Year
    Part & Labour Warranty
    Warranty on all parts and labor.
    Free 10 Years
    Tank & Motor Housing Warranty
    Warranty for vacuum tanks and motor housing against cracks.
    Warranty Center
    We are a Centaur service and warranty center. When you purchase your new Centaur vacuum from us, and a part needs to be changed under warranty, you can contact us, and we will ship you the part free of charge.


    To all Canadian provinces for the orders over $99. We require a signature upon delivery of our packages. Please see our shipping policy here.
    To all Canadian provinces for the orders over $99
    30 Days Free Returns. Please see our full return policy here.

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