Many surfaces can be cleaned effectively using cold water at high pressures. But some tasks require a little extra help in the form of heat, detergent or some other agent – and manufacturers have plenty of resources up their sleeves for tackling these more challenging tasks, as Ann Laffeaty finds out.
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IPC’s latest generation of high pressure cleaners is the PW-H35 which has been designed for use in heavy duty applications on any kind of soil. It is available in three and four wheel versions, both equipped with parking brake.
Pressures range from 130 to 190 bar, with flow rates from 560 to 900 litres per hour and maximum water temperature
New for 2014 from Annovi Reverberi is the compact range of high pressure cleaners called AR Blue Clean. Compact and ergonomic design have been the top priorities in developing the new line.
There is a wide selection of tailor-made accessories to make each machine versatile enough to tackle many cleaning challenges.
The WX series of high pressure cleaners from Mazzoni are robust in construction with their metal structure and stainless steel cover. Designed for heavy duty industrial tasks they are claimed to combine low running costs, user-friendliness, low noise and cleaning performance.
The four large wheels make the machine easy to move and transport,
For thorough cleaning of solar panels Kärcher developed the iSolar, an accessory for high pressure cleaners. Featuring rotary brushes and a telescopic lance, it can clean up to 1,500 square metres of panel, depending on the model.
The two disk brushes have non-scratch nylon bristles and water from the high pressure cleaner in low pressure
From R+M/Suttner the new ST-164 is a new foam and disinfectant unit in the Easyfoam365+ range, for use in areas that need to be frequently cleaned and disinfected to a high standard.
Suitable for lathering, rinsing and disinfection it has an operating pressure of between three and 350 bar and there is a lever to change from cleaning and rinsing