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HAE Series All-Electric Belt Drive Pressure Washer

The all-electric HAE Series offers a fast and effective cleaning method without the emission of fuel and exhaust fumes. A patented heat exchange cartridge design provides consistent on-demand hot water, perfect for cleaning winery and brewery production floors and equipment. Visit www.ushydrotech.com or visit our showroom located at 5500 Commerce Blvd. Suite A in Rohnert Park, CA 94928 today for hands on education!

Some highlights of the system include –

Pump: Factory preset unloader, stainless-steel and brass unloader valve, forged brass manifold, thermal relief valve

Motor: Open drip-proof electric motor, on/off power switch

Frame: Stainless-steel base and frame with rubber isolators

Component: Time delay shutdown

Heat Exchange: Used for consistent and efficient on-demand hot water, 120 degrees F to 130 degrees F temp rise above in-take, obtained within 3 – 5 minutes. Adjustable thermostat, on/off power switch, powder coated steel frame, revolutionary cartridge design, low maintenance, stainless-steel coils in aluminum casings for max efficiencies, eliminates constant cleaning, eliminates heat loss

Unit Includes: Quick connect nozzles, external downstream detergent injector, 50 foot of 3/8 inch wire braided high pressure black hose with quick connects, professional grade insulated trigger gun with safety lock-off, adjustable pressure insulated dual lance

Using a Pressure Washer Correctly

Pressure washers can reduce water use 4 times, 8 times and even 10 times the normal rate by pressurizing it, then discharging it through specifically designed wants and tips that produce different types of spray that fit in line with whatever the job may be.

Things to focus on in 2022:

Reducing water usage, increasing washing efficiency, reducing liability.

A standard garden hose discharges water at an average rate of 10 gallons per minute. If a business uses the hose water for 5 mins per application, five times a day, that comes out to 250 gallons per day of water use. Using a simple calculation, one can determine that a business can easily use over 65,000 gallons of water per year. Lets now compare it to a pressure washer. A standard pressure washer uses about 3.5 gallons per minute. The pressure washer cuts the work time from 5 mins to 3 mins but still washing the same amount, times five. That’s 52.5 gallons of water per day. Using the same calculation, we come to a total water usage of 13,650 gallons per year.

Using a pressure washer on every day chores will dramatically reduce the water consumption and increase efficiency. For more information on pressure washers, visit www.ushydrotech.com

Electric Hand Carry Portable Cold Water Pressure Washers

This powerful electric pressure washer series is ideal for removing dirt, mud, mold and mildew from almost any surface. Contractors love the lightweight portable model because it is easy to move from one job to the next. This series also offers convenient hand carry and stationary models.

Pump:
Direct drive triplex piston General pump with ceramic plungers x
External bypass system allows more water into the system to protect from
heat build-up x Stainless-steel and brass trapping unloader

Motor:
Low speed 1750 RPM

Frame (Portable models):
Lightweight, corrosion-resistant aluminum frame and base plate with 11
⁄4-inch tube handles x 13-inch flat-free tires (10-inch on DC-1502-A0E1G)

Unit Includes:
Quick connect nozzles – 0°, 15°, 25° and 40° x External downstream
detergent injector with detergent nozzle x 50-foot x 3
⁄8-inch non-marking high pressure hose (25-foot on DC-1502 models) x 36-inch lance with rubber grip (48-inch on DC-3005-A0E2G) x Professional-grade insulated “easy pull” trigger gun with safety lock-off

Cold Water Pressure Washers for Breweries

Designed as a wall mount, this series can be used in a wide range
of locations. Featuring non-corrosive aluminum construction, it is perfect for high volume cleaning and sanitizing jobs and is especially effective in factories, wash bays and food processing plants since there are no exhaust fumes.

Pump:
Direct drive triplex piston General pump with ceramic plungers x
Stainless-steel and brass trapping unloader x Forged brass manifold x
Thermal relief valve x External quick connect low pressure detergent
injector x Pump accepts incoming water up to 165°F (175°F on
CAW-4004-0ME1)

Motor:
Industrial-duty totally enclosed fan-cooled electric motor with manual thermal overload protection x Low speed 1750 RPM x 4-foot power cord

Frame:
Aluminum baes plate and frame x Aluminum wall mounting brackets x
Aluminum hose and gun/wand holder

Components:
Time delay shutdown x Remote mounted electrical box included, must
be mounted within 3 and 1⁄2-feet of unit

Unit Includes:
Quick connect nozzles – 0°, 15°, 25° and 40° x 50-foot x 3⁄8-inch non-marking
high pressure hose x Professional-grade insulated trigger gun with safety
lock-off x Adjustable pressure insulated dual lance

Benefits of Using a Pressure Washer

Pressure washers can reduce water use 4 times, 8 times, even 10 times the normal rate.  By pressurizing it, then applying it through wands/tips producing spray patterns specific to the task, reduces water consumption and greatly reduces the time the job requires.

Some things to focus on this summer are:

Reducing water usage.

Reducing chemical usage.

Increasing washing efficiency and less equipment down time washing/cleaning.

Reducing liability. Less water used, less chemical used, less chance water escaping contained wash area.

A standard garden hose with city water pressure discharges water at an average rate of 10 gallons per minute. Let’s say that a business uses the water hose with nozzle with ball valve for 15 minutes per piece of equipment, five times a day. That is 750 gallons per day of water used. Using simple math, one can determine a business can easily use 180,000 gallons of water per year. Now using the same basic equation as a starting point, compare that to using a pressure washer, the results are dramatically different. A standard commercial/industrial pressure washer uses about 3.5 gallons of water per minute. The use of pressurized water cuts the work time from 15 minutes to 10 minutes (conservatively) but still, using equal washing times for both methods. That is 262.5 gallons of water per day. Using the same calculations, no consideration taken for time saved with pressurized water verse hose, we come to a total water use of 63,000 gallons of water used per year. That’s a 177,000 gallons of water saved per site.  In other words, 177,000 gallons that could be saved or if on a limited water supply applied to another task, retained for emergency situations or eliminate many water truck deliveries.

 The water savings in this article are linier.  In reality, they can be much higher when you factor real application values.  Such examples are higher volume leaks and inefficiencies using a hose, or going the other way,  water reuse technologies, time reducing attachments speeding up the task specific to a application, or like as many of our clients having multiple locations-wash sites, much higher volumes of washing or much larger more complex washing/de-mudding applications, or jobsite washing which is a completely different set of water balancing issues Ag, Emergency Services, General Eng-Construction, Government agencies & Utilities struggle with.  No matter the application a properly configured-maintained piece equipment, Best Management Practices (BMP’s) and good communication about the value/liabilities of water savings with team members who use the water will save you a lot of waste across the board.

As we have shown using a maintained pressure washer will dramatically reduce water consumption, reduce time, and keep your equipment in service longer. For more information on pressure washers, specialty attachments for; water reuse options or, or alternatives to water please visit www.ushydrotech.com for information on Mi-T-M equipment manufactured for over 50-Years in the US, sold all over the world, specializing in cost effective water savings equipment.

COVID-19 clean up: Pressure Washer Mister Combo Unit

US Hydrotech is proud to offer one of the best pressure washer and mister combination units on the market today. Made by M-T-M, this commercial grade pressure washer mister system puts disinfectant right where you need it. It is perfect for disinfecting large or small areas such as gyms, school desks/locker areas, bus and train seats, airline seats, etc. The list goes on and this little but powerful unit will get the job done quickly and economically. The combination electric 1400-PSI cold water pressure washer and 350-PSI low pressure dispensing mister is extremely easy to use and more efficient than manual misting. Simply adjust the valve to convert the unit from a pressure washer to a mister. Powered by a high quality electric motor it’s ideal for indoor and outdoor cleaning and disinfecting.

Each combination unit includes a two-piece 36-inch lance and trigger gun with quick connect nozzles for pressure washing and an additional trigger gun with a misting nozzle. A 75-foot x 14-inch high pressure hose with quick connects allows for convenient use of both the pressure washer and mister.

US Hydrotech offers the unit in either a hand-carry or wheeled option. Please visit us at our storeroom location at 5500 Commerce Blvd. Suite A, Rohnert Park CA 94928. One of our knowledgeable sales associates can help you get the right mister for the job. This mister will save you time and money!

Pressure Washers and You

Pressure washers can reduce water use 4 times, 8 times, even 10 times the normal rate.by pressurizing it, then discharging it through specially designed wands and tips that produce different types of spray that fit in line with whatever the job may be.

Some things to focus on this summer are:

reducing water usage
increasing washing efficiency
reducing liability

A standard garden hose discharges water at an average rate of 10 gallons per minute. Lets say that a business uses the hose water for 5 minutes per application, five times a day. That’s 250 gallons per day of water use. Using simple math, one can determine that a business can use easily 65,000 gallons of water per year. Now using the same starting point, compared with a pressure washer, the results are dramatically different. A standard pressure washer uses about 3.5 gallons of water per minute. The pressured water cuts the work time from 5 minutes to 3 minutes (conservatively) but still washing the same amount of times, five. That’s 52.5 gallons of water per day. Using the same calculations we come to a total water use of 13,650 gallons of water used per year.

Using a pressure washer on every day chores will dramatically reduce water consumption and increase efficiency. For more information on pressure washers, visit www.ushydrotech.com

Car Wash Bays

Car washing is one of the leading causes of heavy metals, oils and greases and other contaminants getting into our rivers and streams since most storm drains go directly to those waterways.

There are a few simple things to add to a regiment that can drastically reduce the impact on the environment.

One thing we would like to focus on in today’s blog are the importance of vacuums and using them correctly.

Vacuums are great for cleaning up fine debris, but can be counter-productive if the dust is not contained inside the vacuum. Time and time again we have witnessed workers who will vacuum up dirt and debris, but then simply open up the vacuum container to dispose of the contents and it goes everywhere and eventually back on the ground. It is important to dispose of vacuum waste in an environment where wind and other elements cannot disturb the dust while emptying it into a trash container. Simply doing this indoors will greatly reduce the risk.

The fine particles of what a vacuum picks up are one of the most highly concentrated form of contaminant. We need to be more conscious about how we work with vacuums to make sure to protect our environment.

Fire Clean-Up: Erosion Control

As the rain gets underway, Sonoma County will have a new threat after the fires that decimated the area. The charcoal covered ground is susceptible to erosion due to the lack of vegetation holding it together.

Erosion is dangerous because it loosens the underlying layer of soil and can result in landslides. Erosion prevents vegetation from growing back and reestablishing a hold on hillsides.

There are a few solutions out there that can help with erosion control and the one that comes to mind usually first for anyone are straw wattles. Straw wattles are not the best solution because they will become heavy with water, produce odors from not being able to breath and eventually have weeds and grass grow into them and result in a labor intensive clean-up.

US Hydrotech provides a solution to this old way of doing business with erosion control. Ertec reusable wattles are sturdy, lightweight, efficient and economical. They can be installed with ease and allow water to filter through them as to not create backup which can produce odors.

There are many different variations of Ertec that can be custom made to the application as to provide the best possible solution.

Visit US Hydrotech.com for more information.