What Makes a Good Pressure Cleaner? Part 2/2

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A good pressure cleaner needs to have a few key features in order to be effective. Firstly, it needs to have enough power to remove stubborn dirt and grime. This means that the motor needs to be strong enough to generate a high level of water pressure and flow. Secondly, the pressure cleaner should have a durable design that can withstand regular use. 

This means that it should be made from high-quality materials that are built to last. Finally, a good pressure cleaner should be easy to use. This means that it should have clear instructions and controls that are easy to understand and use.

In part two of our series on what makes a good pressure cleaner, we look at three important components to consider when purchasing a pressure cleaner – whether it be for your home or industrial applications. The final three components to consider include:

Reduction Gearbox

A pressure washer is a powerful tool that can be used for a variety of cleaning applications. However, when choosing a pressure washer for commercial use, it is important to select a model with a reduction gearbox. 

A reduction gearbox is a type of gearbox that helps to reduce the speed of the pump compared to the engine while keeping torque levels high. This can be useful for a variety of applications, but it is particularly well-suited for use with pressure cleaners. 

By reducing the pump rotation speed, a reduction gearbox greatly extends the life of the pump. In addition, having a slightly reduced motor speed compared with that running a high-speed pump, a reduction gearbox can help to reduce noise levels. As a result, a reduction gearbox can be an essential addition to any pressure cleaner.

Water Tank

If you’re thinking of investing in a commercial pressure cleaner, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is what size and type of water tank to choose. The right water tank will ensure that your machine has a consistent supply of water, even when cleaning for extended periods of time despite poor mains water supply.

First, consider the capacity you’ll need. This will depend on the size of your machine and your cleaning jobs – for example, if you’re regularly cleaning large areas such as parking lots or warehouses, you’ll need a bigger tank than if you’re mostly cleaning smaller areas like decks or patios. Naturally this relates to the machine’s output, as a 30-litre machine requires a larger tank than a 20-litre machine.

Next, think about the material you want your tank to be made from. Polyethylene is a popular choice for its durability and corrosion resistance, while stainless steel tanks are a good option for their strength and longevity. Finally, decide whether you want a stationary or portable tank. Stationary tanks are typically larger and require more set-up time, but they’re less likely to tip over or be damaged during transportation. 

Portable tanks are more convenient to move around, but they may not be able to hold as much water. Ultimately, the best water tank for your commercial pressure cleaner will depend on your specific needs and preferences, including vehicle space. By taking the time to choose wisely, you can be sure that your machine will have the consistent supply of water it needs to get the job done right.

Sturdy Frame/Mounting

A commercial pressure washer is a powerful tool that can make quick work of even the most stubborn dirt and grime. However, if the pressure washer is not properly mounted or supported, it can be difficult to control and may cause damage to the surrounding area. 

A sturdy frame or mounting helps to ensure that the pressure washer stays in place during operation, making it easier to control and preventing accidental damage. In addition, a well-built frame or mounting can help to protect the pressure washer from vibration and shock, extending its lifespan and ensuring that it continues to operate at peak performance. 

For these reasons, it is essential to choose a pressure washer with a strong and stable frame or mounting.

At Pressure Pumps NQ, we understand the importance of having a quality pressure cleaner. That’s why we only stock the best products from the leading brands in the industry including Jetwave and Thoroughclean. We know that not everyone has the same needs, so we offer a range of different models to suit every budget and requirement. 

Whether you’re looking for a portable unit for occasional cleaning or a powerful commercial model for heavy-duty use, we have a pressure cleaner to suit your needs. We also offer a range of accessories and spare parts, so you can be sure you’re always prepared for any eventuality. 

If you’re not sure which model is right for you, our team of experts are always on hand to give advice and recommend the best solution for your needs. So come and speak to us today, and let us help you find the perfect pressure cleaner for you.

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