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Nilfisk Buddy II 18

Nilfisk Buddy II 18 Vacuum Cleaner

1,200W Drum Vacuum Dry&Wet 4.9kg Jul 2014
Maximum Input Power Type Cleaning Type Weight Release Date
- The light weight makes it handy to work with.- 18 liter version with robust Polypropylene container.- 1200 watt motor will pick up any debris you want to get rid of.- The Blow function provides... More
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7 Reasons For

Quite High Vacuum Suction

Vacuums of this spec and age have vacuum suctions of between 14kPa and 210kPa. At 200 kilopascals, the Buddy II 18 has a quite high vacuum suction compared to most of the other similar spec vacuum cleaners that are a comparable age to the Buddy II 18.

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Portable

One Nilfisk Buddy II 18 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to move around.

Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Nilfisk Buddy II 18 was strong and durable. Nigel P. Buckie rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon in October “I also have a Nilfisk GS80 (late 70s early 80s) original machine which is more robust and a very good machine which they still make as the GM80!”.

Good Size

One person who reviewed this vacuum cleaner concluded that it was lightweight. Nigel P. Buckie mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight and storage for the tools onboard” in his review of the Nilfisk Buddy II 18 and rated it as very good.

Light

The Buddy II 18 is one of the lighter vacuums of this age and spec (only 4.9 kilograms) amongst comparable spec vacuums of this age. The lightest vacuum cleaner of a comparable age and spec to the Buddy II 18 is 660g heavy and the heaviest is 11kg.

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Nilfisk Vacuums Have Good Reviews

On average Nilfisk medium maximum input power vacuums have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all vacuum cleaners built by Nilfisk.

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Fairly Large Dust Capacity

With a dust capacity of 18 liters, the Nilfisk Buddy II 18 has a fairly large dust capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec vacuums that have been available for around the same time as the Buddy II 18. The dust capacities of medium maximum input power vacuums that were launched around the same time as the Buddy II 18 range from 0.5L to 32L, and the average dust capacity is 5.5L.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Brush Tool

Most vacuums of a comparable type and age to the Buddy II 18 do not have a brush tool. The Buddy II 18 is no exception to this as it too does not have a brush tool.

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Poor Filter

One Nilfisk Buddy II 18 owner who purchased it reckoned that it did not have a good filter. In October Nigel P. Buckie mentioned “Bag or no bag with good washable filter” but in spite of that he rated this vacuum cleaner 5 stars.

Quite Short Cord Length

The Nilfisk Buddy II 18 has one of the shortest cord lengths (only 4 meters) amongst medium maximum input power vacuums of this age. The cord lengths of medium maximum input power vacuums that have been around for a similar time to the Buddy II 18 range from 2.5m to 15m, and the average cord length is 7.2m.

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Not Cordless

The Nilfisk Buddy II 18 is not cordless. Most of the other comparable spec vacuum cleaners that are a similar age to the Buddy II 18 are also not cordless.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nilfisk Buddy II 18

Average Noise Level

The Nilfisk Buddy II 18 has a relatively standard noise level (74 decibels) compared to most of the other vacuum cleaners that have been available for around the same time as the Buddy II 18.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Nilfisk released the Buddy II 18.

Specification

Power
Maximum Input Power
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Design
Type
Dust Container
Cordless
Dust Capacity
Colour
Performance
Cleaning Type
Vacuum Suction
Noise Level
Intended Use
Airflow Rate
Cleaning Surface
Ergonomics
Cord Length
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 by Nigel P. Buckie
(Verified Purchase)

Very good powerful wet and dry functions and with blower as well. Lightweight and storage for the tools onboard. Bag or no bag with good washable filter. Front castors could be better heavier duty... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nilfisk 18451125
Barcodes 00000018451125, 05715492141326

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