Butler System Standard Features

The Butler System is outfitted with an extensive list of standard features that distinguishes it as the most thoroughly equipped, multi-use carpet, fabric and hard surface cleaning and restoration machine in the industry. Each feature is strategically located to maximize cargo area spaciousness. The thoughtful layout and the use of modular components, demonstrate the importance we place on accessability, ease of use and serviceability. The price of the Butler System is $23,995*. Factory installation included.

Equipment Shroud

Equipment Shroud
  • Molded and contoured black ABS, high-impact composite material
  • Lightweight one-piece design
  • One person removal and reinstallation with convenient grab handle
  • Flip-up cabinet lid for servicable access to most machine components
  • Daily, weekly and monthly maintenance/service chart on inside of lid for practical reference
  • Soft-sided pocket to accommodate maps, etc.
  • Molded 2 1/2 gallon detergent container holder inside shroud

Instrument Panel

Instrument Panel
  • Formed aluminum construction
  • Black, white, and silver panel is stain, detergent and scratch-resistant with each item clearly identified
  • Key activated on/off switch
  • Matching color coordinated and illuminated gauges including:
    1. Water temperature gauge
    2. Hour meter*
    3. Vacuum gauge
    4. Tachometer
    5. Water pressure gauge with quick disconnect (inside shroud)*
Buttons
  • Precision detergent flow control valve
  • Detergent flow range meter
  • Dual LED color coordinated and illuminated rocker switches including:

    1. Engage system - with 8-second restart/delay feature
    2. Engage pump - high-pressure pump
    3. Speed control - idle, normal and Mach II positions
  • Dual LED illuminated rocker switch for 12-volt auxiliary outlets located on the front panel and recovery tank for use with equipment such as the optional Pump-Out System and external lighting. (See "Optional Equipment Section" for details.)
  • Oil level sight view port to view oil level in high-pressure pump
  • Panel mounted lubricating port for conveniently servicing vacuum/blower
  • Pressure hose quick disconnects, for attaching two (2) high-pressure hoses
  • Hot water convenience outlet with stainless steel shut-off valve and extension hose to dispense variable temperature water for conveniently mixing cleaning products
  • Cold water convenience inlet with stainless steel shut-off valve and quick disconnect fitting for connecting supply (garden) hose directly to machine
  • Panel-mounted oil drain valve for ease of servicing high-pressure pump
  • Vinyl-coated drip tray with removable grate to help prevent water from dripping onto floor covering and cargo area when connecting and disconnecting hoses
  • High-intensity light located inside equipment cabinet with on/off switch to illuminate machine components
  • Color-coded items referenced to schematic

* Gauge is not designed to be illuminated

Butler Shaft-Drive System

Butler Shaft-Drive System
  • Dependability and simplicity of shaft-drive technology
  • Independant of van manufacturer's pulley drive system
  • Automatic belt tensioners for front drive and vacuum/blower belts
  • Two (2) front drive belts, two (2) vacuum/blower belts, one (1) high-pressure pump belt
  • Industrial grade belts
  • Precision ground enclosed steel shaft
  • No exposed moving parts along continuous length
  • Three (3) permanently lubricated, long-life bearings
  • Heavy-duty mounting brackets
  • Electric clutch with soft start engagement system
  • Activiating "Engage System" switch engages electric clutch and shaft
  • Satin black finish

High-Pressure Pump

High-Pressure Pump
  • High-pressure pump customized to Butler specifications
  • Electric clutch activation
  • 3-position speed control switch adjusts pump speed (water volume) for delicate upholstery cleaning, normal carpet and hard surface cleaning and for “dual-wand cleaning” (Mach II)
  • Easily adjustable unloader control valve increases or decreases pressure to desired setting (0 - 1200 PSI)
  • Stainless steel pulsation dampener
  • No hot water or detergent passes through pump except momentarily when priming detergent injection system
  • Chrome cylinders and stainless steel valves
  • Teflon® lined, braided stainless steel hoses (except unloader by-pass)
  • Components attach by threaded stainless steel swivels or brass quick  disconnects
  • Color coordinated water pressure gauge with quick disconnect
  • Easy-view oil level indicator
  • Panel-mounted oil drain valve with braided stainless steel connecting hose­–for ease of servicing
  • Complimentary pint of oil for first oil change
  • Color-coded items referenced to schematic

Note: Pump capacity is 5 gallons per minute at 500 PSI pressure. Dual use of some rotary jet scrubbers and multi-jet wand combinations could decrease hot water temperature, water pressure and water flow. Adjustments and/or modifications may be necessary.

Butler Detergent Injection System

Butler Detergent Injection System
  • Stainless steel high-pressure injection system
  • Uses liquid detergent full strength to minimize detergent waste and eliminate mixing*
  • Stainless steel panel-mounted precision flow control valve
  • Precision flow control valve, once positioned to desired setting, automatically controls detergent flow rate for carpet, upholstery, hard surface and dual-wand cleaning
  • Panel-mounted flow meter with flow range indicator for ease of viewing
  • Instant ON/OFF valve allows detergent flow to be turned ON or OFF without having to readjust flow rate
  • Priming valve for instantaneous priming
  • No detergent passes through high-pressure pump or heat exchanger except momentarily, when priming detergent injection system
  • Color-coded items referenced to schematic

* Powdered detergent may be used. Requires a Gallon Per Hour (GPH) Flow Meter and Flow Control Valve. Available at no extra charge at time of order.

Butler Standard Vacuum/Blower System

Butler Standard Vacuum/Blower System
  • Vacuum/blower customized to Butler specifications with idle, normal and Mach II speed features
  • 3-position speed control switch adjusts vacuum/blower speed (air volume) for delicate upholstery cleaning, normal carpet and hard surface cleaning and “dual-wand cleaning” (Mach II)
  • Capable of displacing over 400 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM)
  • 2 1/2" smooth-flow fittings, hose and couplers from recovery tank through entire vacuum/blower and silencer system for maximum performance
  • Automatic belt tensioner
  • Easy-view oil level indicator
  • Panel-mounted lubricating port for convenient servicing (not shown)
  • Remote oil drain valve for ease of servicing
  • Remote grease fittings with high-pressure, braided, stainless steel connecting hoses located on front of the vacuum/blower for convenient servicing
  • Couples to Ultra-Quiet Silencer System
  • Complimentary quart of vacuum/blower oil for first oil change
  • Complimentary tube of vacuum/blower grease
  • Color-coded items referenced to schematic
  • Light gray finish

Butler Standard Heat Exchange System

Butler Standard Heat Exchange System
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Seamless, high-pressure, rolled copper heating elements
  • Adjustable water temperature control
  • Heats water to 190°F plus*
  • Teflon® lined, braided stainless steel hoses
  • Hoses attach by stainless steel and chromate coated swivels
  • No detergent passes through the heat exchanger except momentarily when priming detergent injection system
  • Compact design
  • Satin black finish

* Water temperature can exceed 220°F

Butler Ultra-Quiet Silencer System

Butler Ultra-Quiet Silencer System
  • Stainless steel exterior construction
  • Located under van
  • Manufactured to fit each van design
  • Integral resonator
  • Maximum air flow capacity with 2-1/2" custom smooth flow fittings
  • Double clad and insulated for additional sound absorption
  • Stainless steel finish

Recovery Tanks

Recovery Tanks

Choice of:

110-Gallon Stainless Steel Recovery Tank: 

  • A 110-gallon stainless steel tank to accommodate the storage of recovered water for future disposal
  • Two (2) removable lids and multi-pitched bottom for ease of periodic cleaning
  • Inside bracket on lid to store the lid when changing or cleaning filter bag
  • Removable nylon filter bag collects debris as recovered water enters the tank
  • 2" drain valve for emptying recovery tank rapidly
  • Recovered water is piped to underside of van to a 2" male cam-lock receptacle fitting (fitting adapts to an extension hose used for remote disposal*)
  • Auxilliary DC outlet to power optional Automatic Pump-Out System

* See Optional Equipment for recovery tank extension hose details.

Or:

38-Gallon Recovery Tank with Integrated Automatic Pump-Out System:

  • A 38-gallon stainless steel tank to accommodate the storage of recovered water for future disposal
  • Lightweight and compact design to accommodate vans that require lighter payloads
  • Can be used either as a recovery holding tank or as an Automatic Pump-Out System
  • Accommodates storage of 38 gallons of recovered water for future disposal
  • Built-in Automatic Pump-Out System:
    1. Pumps automatically as water is recovered
    2. Can pump to a receptical using a standard garden hose (included)
    3. 3-position pump switch (automatic, off, and manual overide)
  • Automatic Pump-Out feature can be activated from front panel, simply by engaging auxiliary outlet switch
  • 1" drain valve with male cam-lock fitting and cap
  • Two (2) removable lids and multi-pitched bottom for ease of periodic cleaning
  • Removable nylon filter bag collects debris as recovered water enters the tank
  • Includes 25' of 5/8" discharge hose with fittings and 25' of 1" drain hose with fittings

Features Included with Both Models:

  • Machine automatically shuts off when tank is full
  • Sight indicator with float to easily view water level in tank
  • Stainless steel screen filter helps prevent debris from entering vacuum/blower
  • Dual-wand fittings included
  • Non-restrictive air flow design
  • Stainless steel construction with stainless steel interior frame, bracing and baffling
  • Silver texture finish

Note: A sign “Operating the Butler System Safely” is attached to each Recovery Tank, reminding operator(s) of the importance of safety. Sign location may vary depending upon vehicle and optional equipment selected.

 

Electrical System

Electrical System
  • Automotive "industry standards" wiring and connections
  • Custom modular wiring harnesses
  • Individually color-coded wires for ease of identification
  • All circuits and components protected by fuses
  • Automotive "industry standards" modular moisture resistant connectors
  • Harnesses enclosed in high-temp wire loom
  • Marine-grade contoured rocker switches with dual LED illumination
  • Provisions for plug-in installation of Butler System optional equipment
  • Color-coded items referenced to schematic

Floor Wands

Floor Wands

Choice Of:

3-Jet Double Bend:

  • 10" double bend design with a slanted head height of 3 1/4" allows wand to reach and extend easily under furniture *
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Three stainless steel jets precision mounted on a machined stainless steel manifold 1 7/8" from carpeted surface (Hot water and pressure are concentrated at optimum height and position from carpet for superior cleaning results)
  • Spray shield to maximize heat concentration and help prevent high-pressure splash back on hard surface floors
  • Stainless steel valve assembly with stainless steel plunger
  • Stainless steel formed trigger with black nylon coating
  • Stainless steel adjustable handle with black nylon coating
  • 1/8" stainless steel, contour fit, high-pressure tubing from valve to manifold
  • Padded wand tube cuff for a sure and comfortable grip
  • Remote water filter located at inlet of valve for ease of periodic cleaning
  • Brass female quick disconnect
  • Ultra Smooth Wand Glide allows wand to glide exceptionally easy over carpet, tile and all hard surface flooring

*Ultra Smooth Wand Glide increases head height by 3/8".

Or:

Floor Wand

1-Jet Single Bend:

  • 12" single bend design
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Single stainless steel jet
  • Stainless steel valve assembly with stainless steel plunger
  • Stainless steel formed trigger with black nylon coating
  • Stainless steel adjustable handle with black nylon coating
  • 1/8" stainless steel, contour fit, high-pressure tubing from valve to manifold
  • Padded wand tube cuff for a sure and comfortable grip
  • Remote water filter located at inlet of valve for ease of periodic cleaning
  • Brass female quick disconnect

Wand Holder and Stop

Wand Holder and Stop
  • Located near side door
  • Positions wand for easy access
  • Holds wand firmly in place
  • Stainless steel
  • Silver texture and black vinyl finish

Note: A second Wand Holder is provided in rear of vehicle for those who carry a second wand. Wand Holder locations may vary depending upon equipment, options and vehicle selected.

Roof Protector Panel

Roof Protector Panel
  • Located at side door
  • Helps prevent interior damage to roof of van when removing and replacing floor wand
  • 10"W x 23"D
  • High impact polystyrene material with radiused corners
  • Color white on white vans, black on other color vans

Stair Tool

Stair Tool
  • 5" wide head, angled design
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Single stainless steel jet
  • "T" handle for comfortable two-handle control
  • Stainless steel valve assembly with stainless steel plunger
  • Stainless steel formed trigger with black-vinyl coating
  • Padded wand tube cuff for a sure and comfortable grip
  • Brass female quick disconnect
  • Remote water filter located at inlet of valve for ease of periodic cleaning
  • No adjustment required to The Butler System

Stair Tool Bracket

Stair Tool Bracket
  • Located near side door opening
  • Holds stair tool handle firmly in place
  • Spring steel
  • Black vinyl coated

Note: Stair Tool Bracket and location may vary depending upon equipment, options and the vehicle selected.

Vacuum Hose

Vacuum Hose
  • 150' of vacuum hose
    • 25' of 1 1/2" hose with end cuff
    • 125' of 2" hose with connectors
    • 1 1/2" to 2" smooth-flow aluminum reducer connects hoses together
  • Heavy-duty extrusion adds life, flexibility and durability to hose
  • Designed for severe hot and cold climates
  • Smooth inside bore
  • Color light gray

Vacuum Hose End Holder

Vacuum Hose End Holder
  • Located at side door
  • Holds end of vacuum hose firmly in place
  • Helps prevent any remaining water in vacuum hose from dripping onto cargo area flooring
  • Accommodates 1 1/2" or 2" vacuum hose
  • Stainless steel
  • Silver texture finish

Note: Vacuum hose end holder is incorporated onto the tank when equipped with optional fresh water holding tank.

High-Pressure Hose

High-Pressure Hose
  • 150' of 1/4" heavy-duty, high-pressure hose (Choice of 150' or continuous 100' or 50' lengths).
  • Insulated for extreme hot and cold climates
  • Flexible, durable, synthetic rubber compound
  • Braided steel wire reinforced
  • Non-scuff, non-marring
  • Abrasion and detergent resistant
  • Brass quick disconnects (Stainless steel male quick disconnect on one (1) section)
  • Brass shut-off valve allows cleaning tools to be interchanged quickly and easily
  • Working pressure rating of 3,000 psi
  • Burst pressure rating of 12,000 psi
  • Operating temperature rating 250°F continuous
  • Heat sleeve for more comfortable handling
  • Color light gray

Supply (Garden) Hose

Supply (Garden) Hose
  • 50' of heavy-duty commercial rubber hose
  • 5/8" diameter
  • Heavy-duty brass fittings
  • Heavy-duty shut-off valve
  • Heavy-duty brass quick disconnect (set not shown)
  • Color light gray

Hose Storage Brackets (2)

Hose Storage Brackets (2)
  • Located on side wall(s) of van
  • Accommodates storage of vacuum, pressure, and supply hoses
  • Rubber end bumpers
  • Steel construction
  • Silver texture finish

Note: Side wall brackets will be replaced with two (2) fold-away brackets at no additional charge when fresh water holding tank is purchased at the time of order. Brackets are attached to fresh water holding tank and fold back when not in use.

Hose Guide and Security Door

Hose Guide and Security Door

Located at side or rear door of vehicle

  • Close and lock vehicle while machine is in operation*
  • Secure valuables in vehicle
  • Protect machine and vehicle from inclement weather
  • Operate in extreme heat or sub zero temperatures
  • Reduce noise levels in residential areas and/or during night time hours
Hose Guide and Security Door
  • Reduce liability by preventing unauthorized personn­­el, children or pets from entering vehicle or accessing machine 
  • Align hose for ease of removal and rewinding on both vacuum and pressure hose reels
  • 3 1/2" diameter aluminum sleeve with smooth bore will allow hoses to glide easily through opening
  • Door molded of white ABS high-impact plastic
  • Door hinge constructed of anodized aluminum
  • Door edge guide protects vehicle’s door edge mouldings and paint finish

* An optional second Hose Guide/Security Door may be added at the side or rear door to accommodate a second set of hoses. See “Optional Equipment Section” for second Hose Guide/Security Door details.

Side Door Stops

Side Door Stops
  • Positions van's sliding door to align hose guide with vacuum and pressure reels (when equipped)
  • Positioning allows hoses to glide through hose guide for ease of removal and recoiling on hose reels
  • Easy removal allows sliding side door to return to factory position when full access to side opening is required
  • Storage holder provided when not in use (not shown)
  • Stainless steel with contoured black ABS knob

Note: Not installed in vans with swing-out doors.

Braided Stainless Steel Hoses

Braided Stainless Steel Hoses
  • Teflon® lined, braided stainless steel hoses (except unloader by-pass)
  • Hoses include stainless steel, chromate and brass ends 
  • Hoses attach to components with stainless steel JIC swivel ends or brass quick disconnects

Simulator Nozzle

Simulator Nozzle
  • Simulates the water volume of a standard 3-jet or 1-jet wand.
  • Provides a convenient way to check or adjust pressure setting, detergent flow rate, or water temperature without atttaching wand.
  • #8005 brass tee jet.
  • Brass quick disconnect.

Simulator Nozzle Holder

Simulator Nozzle Holder
  • Located at side door
  • Holds simulator nozzle firmly in place
  • Spring Steel
  • Black vinyl coated

Floor Covering

Floor Covering
  • Marine grade carpet covering
  • Water and chemical resistant
  • Non-absorbent
  • Fast drying
  • Custom fitted to complete cargo area
  • Color-coordinated gray/black

Note: The existing cargo area floor material supplied with the vehicle is removed and re-fitted with a water and chemical-resistant floor covering. The manufacturer’s original matting or some replacement type floor materials (i.e. underpadding) may cause moisture to be trapped beneath the floor covering and accelerate rust and/or corrosion. Cube vans and trucks are equipped with aluminum diamond plate flooring.

Schematic

  • Two (2) multi-colored, numbered schematics provided:
    1. Folded and included in Owner's Manual
    2. Laminated on a pull-down, retractable holder located at side door of van
  • Each component pictorialized, color-coded, sequentially numbered and indexed
  • Provides easy-to-understand, written description and visual reference for each machine component

Comprehensive Owners Manual with Holder

Comprehensive Owners Manual with Holder

Every Butler System is provided with a comprehensive Owner’s Manual. This manual has been prepared to better acquaint you with the operation and servicing of your Butler System.

Helpful guides and pictures that are conveniently referenced will assist you in answering many of your questions regarding: design features, system operations, maintenance, diagnostic checks, winterizing, warranty and other administrative information.

Your Butler System, with proper care, will provide you with many years of exceptional service.

Maintenance Records Booklets with Holder

Maintenance Records Booklets with Holder

The maintenance of the Butler System is a key factor in its continued dependability, longevity and ongoing value.

Every new Butler System is provided with ten (10) Maintenance Record Booklets, one for each year of the extended 10-year warranty period and a hard cover three-ring binder to keep the booklets in. The binder has a vinyl sleeve that can accommodate receipts.

The maintenance booklets provide a convenient and organized method for recording the completion of recommended checks, maintenance and services to the Butler System, as well as, a simple format to log maintenance and services performed to the vehicle

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Binder and Holder

Material Safety Data Sheets

All cleaning products transported are required to be accompanied by a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). A Material Safety Data Sheet will provide a variety of information related to the cleaning formula. It will allow the user and others to recognize the safe and proper procedures for handling and working with the product.

A bright yellow, three-ring binder is supplied with every new Butler System to conveniently accommodate these sheets.

Note: MSDS are available for every cleaning product sold by The Butler Corporation

Maintenance Service Chart

Maintenance Service Chart

Lubricants for First Service

Butler Ultra-Quiet Silencer System
  • 21 oz. bottle of premium hydraulic oil for High-Pressure Pump
  • Quart of vacuum/blower oil (specifically blended synthetic) for the Butler Standard or Maximum Vacuum/Blower System
  • 14 oz. tube of recommended vacuum/blower grease*
  • 3' of clear tubing for ease of draining oil from vacuum/blower to side step of vehicle

*Grease may also be used for Vacuum Hose Reel, if so equipped.

10-Year Warranty

Ten-Year Warranty

Our commitment to quality is emphasized with “The Butler Extended 10-Year Warranty.” This comprehensive warranty helps to protect your investment and ensures your pride and satisfaction as a Butler System owner.

Everyone who purchases a new Butler System, regardless of the vehicle in which it is installed and regardless of the options, receives “The Butler Extended 10-Year Warranty.” The extended warranty applies to a new Butler System originally purchased from The Butler Corporation and provides coverage to specified components of the Butler System for Limited, Basic andExtended Periods.

*Specific warranty information, terms, exclusions and conditions can be found in the “Warranty for New Butler System” booklet, available upon request.

Buy-Back Guarantee

Buy-Back Guarantee

The Butler Corporation offers an exclusive program to provide customers with the opportunity to trade-in or cash-in their 15 year old or newer Butler System and van at anytime during ownership. The trade-in/cash-in value for a used Butler System/van could be as much as 75% (or more) of the original purchase price.

A Butler System/van may be traded-in or cashed-in prior to the termination of a finance or lease agreement. The Butler Corporation will guarantee to pay off the remaining loan balance for customers who have financed their Butler System/van, or the residual (buy-out) amount of a lease, up to the trade-in/cash-in value. Customers can use all or part of the buy-back value to purchase a new or pre-owned Butler System/van, OR, they can choose to receive all of the buy-back value in cash. Click on "Guaranteed Buy-Back Program" for complete details.

* Standard, Optional and Preferred Equipment Package items may be reconfigured and priced accordingly, when installed into cube vans and trucks. Details and pricing available upon request.