Posts Tagged ‘Pumps’

Drive Systems

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Driving The Pump

Pumps may be driven directly by an electric motor or gas engine, or Inflatable obstacle course Canada connected to a motor or engine by a gearbox or by a belt and pulley system. There is a trend in the industry toward direct drive mountings due to their economy and simplicity. (more…)

High Pressure Ball Valve

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The high pressure ball valve shown here features rugged carbon steel construction, 2-way, NPT 3/8" F x 3/8" F threads, blow-out proof stems, Delrin ball seats, Viton 0-rings and 7,350 maximum psi. (more…)

Electricity

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Introduction To Electricity
Many system controls are for incorporate electrical switches. To fully understand their action, you need to understand how electricity works and how to test circuits. It does not take a genius to understand how electricity works. The first step is understanding how electricity is measured. (more…)

Servicing Ceramic Plunger Pumps

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Servicing Ceramic Plunger Pumps
The most popular type of ceramic plunger pump today has a one-piece, forged manifold with caps or covers placed for easy check valve access. These pumps often have unitized, easily replaceable valve assemblies as well. However, removing some wearable parts may require a slide hammer or other special tools. (more…)

Pump Problems

Pump Failure
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There are several reasons for pump failure and most are generally connected with improper usage. System abuse may be the direct or indirect cause of pump problems. (more…)

How The High Pressure Pump Works

Pump Operation

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The pump is the heart of the high pressure cleaning system. Like the human heart, most pumps are built to last for a lifetime. Many different types of pumps are available but only a few of these pump configurations develop sufficient pressures at relatively low flows and are priced economically enough for widespread use in the high pressure cleaning equipment industry. (more…)

Pump Types

Introduction

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The development of high-pressure cleaners has paralleled the development of high-pressure pumps. As higher pressure, lightweight, affordable pumps became available, high-pressure cleaners evolved from steam cleaning equipment. (more…)

Pressure Pumps

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There are two basic types of pressure pumps in use on pressure washers, the piston pump and the plunger pump. The piston pump is driven with the use of a belt take-off from the drive engine. The plunger pump may be driven with a belt, or a direct drive connection to an electric motor, gas or diesel engine. (more…)

Introducing the Legacy Universal Unloader

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The Adjustable Universal Unloader

The Adjustable Universal Unloader.

The Legacy Universal Unloader is unique in that it allows for height or width adjustments making it ideal for any pump: AR, General, Comet, Udor, Giant, CAT, Legacy, and Admiral. (more…)

Pressure Washer Maintenance

Cleaning and examining your pressure washer on schedule will save you time and money.

Cleaning and examining both your pressure washer and the accessories you use with it, before and after each use, will help you avoid problems with performance, and will save you money on parts and repairs. Refer to your owner manual for special guidelines that are appropriate to your pressure washer’s make and model. O-rings keep the spray wand and hose connections tight and leak free, while screen (or high pressure) filters help prevent debris from clogging hoses and damaging the water pump. Through normal operation of the pressure washer these parts can become clogged, worn, or damaged so they should be cleaned or replaced before the unit is operated. (more…)