Cold Water Pressure Washers
Many dirty jobs can be effectively completed with a hydraulic, diesel, gas, or electric cold water pressure washer. Cold water pressure power washers are lighter and less expensive than heated models, but still maintain many of the heated models beneficial features.
How do Cold Water Power Washers Work?Pressure washers use pumps, powered by gas engines or electric motors, to amplify the water creating high pressure, which provides the power necessary for a variety of cleaning applications.
Cold Water Power Washer Mounting TypesOur electric powered, gas powered, diesel and hydraulic powered cold water pressure washer options will fit any cleaning application you may have. We offer cold water pressure washers in many design styles including:
Electric Powered AdvantagesElectric cold water pressure washers are extremely efficient. The cost of operation varies by the horsepower of the motor but is less expensive than the operational costs of either gas or diesel powered engines. Electrically powered cold water washers can also last 2 to 3 times longer than conventional fossil fuel powered engines, and usually require less maintenance.
Electric Powered DisadvantagesIt is important to keep in mind that electrically powered units need to always be plugged into some sort of an outlet, so that can often hinder a job, depending on the application. Also, pay close attention to the specific model’s power source rating. Adequate electrical service is necessary to handle the load of a pressure washer. Additionally, an extension cord is not recommended since it will degrade the available power and can cause motor failure.
Gas Powered AdvantagesThe greatest advantage of a gas cold water pressure washer is that you can pretty much take it anywhere you go. A gas engine will also provide a higher psi than most electrically powered unit, which is extremely beneficial for those extra greasy jobs.
Gas Powered DisadvantagesThe only glaring disadvantages of a gas powered cold water power washer is that they are louder than electrical units, and can cost a bit more to operate. However, a gas powered pressure washers increased efficiency usually makes up for that cost.
Diesel Powered AdvantagesDiesel cold water pressure washers maintain many of the same advantages as gas powered units, however, diesel washers are purchased for other significant reasons. Diesel engine applications are usually running 8 to 10 hours a day, 7 days a week, often in critical environments. Diesel engines are built to sustain that amount of use.
Diesel Powered DisadvantagesThere are also certain drawbacks that are associated with diesel powered engines. Another major consideration is noise level. Gas and diesel engines operate in decibel ranges that can cause hearing loss if hearing protection is not worn.
Hydraulic Powered AdvantagesOur hydraulic cold water power washers are extremely compact and powerful. These types of pressure washers usually function off the hydraulics of other machines. This type of exchange is extremely useful not only for the applications that are being cleaned by the power washer, but also for the machine lines that the cold water is running through.
Hydraulic Powered DisadvantagesOne glaring drawback of a hydraulic pressure washer is that you need existing hydraulic power source to connect to. A hydraulic operation can also be extremely immobile, potentially limiting the areas of use.
Contact Cam Spray TodayContact us for more information on our heavy duty cold water power washers, or if you do not see anything that fits your requirement needs then check out our custom build options to design your own custom pressure washer.
Our American made pressure washers and drain jetters are built the old-fashioned way: one at a time and tested by hand