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Hot Pressure Washers FAQs

Hot Pressure Washers

Yes, the steam option can be added to most hot pressure washers with the exception of the all-electric units 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.

Any Sioux EN Series all-electric pressure washer or steam cleaner or any electric motor driven cold water washer can be designed to be explosion-proof.

Explosion-proof units will have XP at the end of the model number.

No, because these units have an open flame in the combustion chamber from burning  fuel, these units are not suitable for this application. The EN Series units with the XP in the model number are designed for this application.

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.

No, Sioux uses properly sized immersion heating elements that provide instantaneous and continuous heat without the need for preheating.

No, Sioux uses properly sized immersion heating elements that provide for instanteous and continuous heat without the need for preheating.

No, Sioux uses properly sized immersion heating elements that provide instantaneous and continuous hot water regardless of how long the unit operates.

The operating current (amps required) 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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