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August 12, 2017 18:08

How to choose a high pressure washer and how to buy


  • 1 Applications Pressure Washers
  • 2 Factors influencing the choice of cleaning you need to know before buying
  • 3 How to choose a high-pressure washer?

How to choose a high-pressure washer


high pressure to the care of a private area in our time, you can use a high-pressure washer, hard enough for easy cleaning.However, such a device can be applied not only to care for the site, but for the washing of certain technical facilities, such as a garage.It is also widely used for washing such washing machines.

the device in question was invented several decades ago.In 1935 in Germany Alfred Kärcher created the company, manufacturer of such devices.To this day, this company produces cleaning equipment, including high-pressure washing.It is called the inventor has developed the popular name of the device - Karcher.As usual, we started a unit issued only in the 1950s.pressure washers now produced by most major equipment manufacturers, for example, Annovi-Reverberi, Craftsman, Bosch and Stihl.

Applications washing

high pressure Nowadays, pressure washers can often be seen in the service station.For example, automated services are always used these devices.Car wash automatic car wash, but the space is used - high pressure washing.

Clean dirt Such devices are used on a construction site, they are especially needed on urban construction sites, because according to the rules of construction machines should be cleaned before leaving a construction site.Also, devices are necessary for rinsing concrete mixers, pipes and other various mechanisms.

In agriculture pressure washers are used for cleaning of stables and also for washing the agricultural machinery, in which the radiators are often clogged with dust, hay or straw, which may lead to overheating of the internal combustion engine, are often used in such machines.

in fisheries are also used high-pressure washers, because after a successful fishing entire deck is covered with scales, which is not so easy to wash by hand.The ships often appear growths of clams, that must be washed off.

the production of food such devices are used for purification of technical premises.

There are special nozzles designed to spray the means to cleanse a particular area.

for household tasks well suited compact high pressure washer.they are usually sold together with a certain set of nozzles designed to perform basic tasks.Our site is about repairing the apartment and tell tell me how and what to choose a high-pressure washer, some companies and you need to pay attention in the first place.

Factors influencing the choice of cleaning you need to know before buying

It is worth to warn of potential wash owner - in any case it is impossible to wash the animals and people, as the water pressure in the hose is too high.This pressure for each wash characteristics indicated in bars.Household cleaning can not heat the water, but in most of the models have the ability to connect to hot water, the temperature of which should not exceed 60 degrees.However, some devices can not use the hot water.

price range for the high-pressure washing is quite wide.For example, Black & amp; Decker PW 1700 WB is 5000 rubles, and Black & amp; Decker PW 1800 XR - 7000, although they are almost identical in characteristics.

Sinks BLACK & amp; DECKER PW 1800 XR and BLACK & amp; DECKER PW 1700 WB photo

The device consists of a set of hoses, handles with attachments, housing, container for special tools, electric motor and pump.The cost of the apparatus depends mainly on the type of pump, namely, on its resource.The cheapest models of the pump has a resource of 30 - 60 hours.This period seems to be small enough, but let's face it.For example, the car owner bought the sink with a resource of 50 hours and is going to use it for the car wash.Due to the cold weather can not be used outdoors in winter apparatus thus washing year will be used 4 - 6 months.In the car wash takes 10 - 15 minutes, with one will not carry out this procedure every day.During rain also can not use the device, because you can get an electric shock or break the device.Therefore, washing is used an average of 3 times per week for a year, and it will take 15 hours.It turns out that cheap washing for 4000 rubles will last 3.5 years, which is not bad, especially since such a device warranty is only 2 years old.

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more expensive pumps are made from other materials and using a different type of drive, so their life above.Especially good pumps with housing made of brass or another alloy pistons and cermet.The cost of such cleaning may reach 20,000 rubles.

It should also look at the set of supplied adapters and select the optimal set.Very useful for milling of dirt, grit and suction ejection nozzle, and a variety of brushes and angled nozzle.

for sale can be seen washing, operating at low inlet pressure water, there are also devices that use trunk water.To increase the cleaning service on it is necessary to install a water filter, and hoses should be protected and not to injure them.Convenient model with hose reel.It is also important for the completion of work to drain all the water from the machine and release pressure.

How to choose a high-pressure washer?

Sink of high pressure Karcher K 5.55 JUBILEE

Consider the example of the choice of cleaning for the suburban area.It will be used for the washing machines, the site itself, cleaning the pool and the house, covered with siding.Let us examine the model of Karcher K 5.55 JUBILEE (same Karcher).Power - 1600 W, capacity - 460 liters per hour, pressure - 140 bar.This pressure is sufficient to perform all the necessary tasks to us.Among the set of nozzles and has a cutter for dirt.It is necessary to clean the tracks.

High Pressure Washer Karcher K 5.55 JUBILEE photos

pump housing is made of aluminum alloy.As mentioned earlier, it's good enough.The temperature of the water used can be up to 60 degrees - a normal rate.Hose length is 9 meters.The device is equipped with a container for the detergent.Also includes a special filter for the purification of water, which, as mentioned earlier, can increase the life of the product.This model costs about 9,600 rubles.

Pressure washer Makita HW130

You can also consider a model Makita HW130.Engine power washer Makita is 1800 W, capacity - 480 liters per hour, pressure - 130 bar.The pump is used trёhporshnevoy design with alloy housing.Hose length is 7.2 meters, and for the convenience of special coil attached to his wound.Also useful are special containers for storage of nozzles built into the cleaner itself.Such a device costs about 10,300 rubles.

Pressure washer Makita HW 130 photo

Wash BOSCH Aquatak Clic 125

More should consider the recently released model Aquatak Clic 125 from Bosch.Bosch Engine power - 1800 W, capacity - 410 liters per hour, pressure - 125 bar.The maximum possible temperature of the water is 60 degrees.It is worth paying attention to the fact that this unit has been created taking into account the needs of customers and is very convenient.There is a gun having a rotating sleeve.The included nozzle provides four modes: fan spray, spot spiral jet, low-pressure jet and a pencil jet.This set will perform a variety of tasks.

High-pressure washers BOSCH Aquatak Clic 125 photo

But that's not all that can boast this model.For the buyer, of course, the availability of attractive automatic hose winder.This technique is called «Easy Roll».It is worth noting the high wear resistance of the included «Torsion-Flex» hose kit.Such a hose is not afraid of any excesses, any entanglement.Also useful feature is the automatic device is disconnected from the network - as soon as the user releases the button on the gun, the device is switched off.This allows us to work with the sink safer.

also available in a special container for detergents.Conveniently enough the location of the switch - the ability to turn off the unit leg will be useful for many potential owners sinks.Not only for the hose, but also for network cable there is a function of its automatic winding.It is indispensable function suction the water, by means of which the lack of running water is not a problem when using the device, as this may wash herself from any source to pump water.The cost of such a model, Bosch is not much different from the others in this price segment and is 10,800 rubles.It is evident that she is the most convenient and good among all our models considered.See how to choose the right tools.