One would imagine truck washing is part of auto detailing, and truck washing equipment is the same as those machines used for auto detailing. While it can be true in broad terms, there are certain differences between cleaning automobiles and cleaning trucks. The differences are mainly in the choice of machines.
Buying the best top-quality truck washing equipment takes careful consideration.
For auto detailing, almost all types of cleaning machines are used, including steam cleaners, pressure washers, and carpet cleaner systems. Steam cleaners and pressure washers are normally used to clean the hard surfaces in an automobile, such as engine components and metallic bodies.
Carpet cleaners are used to clean the soft interior surfaces of vehicles, such as seat upholstery. Trucks are harder and sturdier vehicles than other automobiles. Because trucks contain hard surfaces, commercial pressure washer machines are mainly used for cleaning them. Interior truck cleaning can be accomplished using vapor steam technology or carpet extraction machines, depending upon the materials used within the vehicles.
Not just any high pressure washers are suitable for cleaning trucks. The following are some tips to buy pressure washing machines for truck washing.
Normally, people tend to buy high pressure washers irrespective of the cleaning task. The higher the pressure level, the more efficient the machine will be. But, for cleaning trucks, pressure washers with pressure levels between 2000 and 3000 psi are ideal. Daimer® recommends the Super Max™ 12200, with pressure levels of 2000 psi and flow rates of 4 GPM.
The next important specification of mobile pressure washers is output temperature. One can find pressure washers give three kinds of output temperature. Cold water output refers to non-heated water. Hot water means the output temperature reaches up to 210°F. Steam output means the machine offers an output temperature of up to 330°F.
For cleaning trucks, it is better to use machines with steam output. An even better option would be to choose machines equipped with tri-mode technology, such as the Super Max™ 12200. Such machines can give cold water, hot water, and steam outputs.
Mobility is useful aspect for pressure washing machines, especially for cleaning trucks. Two kinds of portable pressure washers are available: wheel-attached and truck-mountable machines.
Wheel-attached machines are cost-effective but are not ideal for traveling businesses that cover large areas. For large cleaning companies that focus on cleaning a large number of trucks regularly, it is better to get truck-mountable pressure washing machines.
If an electrical outlet is conveniently available, electric pressure washer machines are the best bet. The advantages of electric pressure washer equipment include lack of noise and exhaust as well as cost effectiveness. One can also buy a generator to which the machine's electrical power cord can be attached.
Recent times have witnessed the introduction of many new technologies in pressure washers. One technology Daimer® offers is Automatic Shut-Off Technology™. This technology is a real help to cleaning workers. It allows them to control the on and off processes of the machine with a trigger gun.
If there is no output for 30 seconds, the machine will automatically switch off. The operators can switch on the machine simply by pulling the trigger.
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