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Hot Pressure Washers FAQs

Hot Pressure Washers

Yes, the steam function is standard on most Sioux hot pressure washers with the exception of the all-electric EN models containing the nomenclature "H" in the model number.

5000 psi. If more pressure is required for an application, please contact your Sioux sales representative for more information.

Only all-electric pressure washers or steam cleaners with an electric motor drive that are designed to be explosion-proof can be used in hazardous locations.  Models are signified with an XP at the end of the model number.

Explosion-proof units will have XP at the end of the model number (i.e. C5.0E3000-60XP).

No, these units have a burner with an open flame in the combustion chamber, these units are not suitable for this application. Sioux EN Series units with the XP in the model number are designed for this application.

No, because the all-electric units are using electric heating elements to heat the water and this method requires more power than a unit using fossil fuel, 3 phase power is required for these units.

Sioux models use properly sized immersion heating elements that provide instantaneous and continuous heat without the need for preheating.

Sioux uses properly sized immersion heating elements that provide for instantaneous and continuous heat without the need for preheating a large storage tank.

Sioux models use properly sized immersion heating elements to provide instantaneous and continuous hot water regardless of how long the unit operates.

The operating current amps would be twice as much on a unit operating on 240 volt versus 480 volt.

Yes, each product line offers both 50 or 60 Hz models. Model numbers will be different depending upon which version is selected.

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