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NorthStar Electric Wet Steam & Hot Water Pressure Washer - 2700 PSI, 2.5 GPM, 230 Volt

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NorthStar hot water pressure washers are equipped with premium features that separate us from the rest of the pack. These machines are designed to be safe, reliable and easy to service. Clean with a maximum of 250F water and really get the job done right Premium industrial triplex pump with brass manifold and ceramic plungers. Coil assembly is fully encased in a custom-molded ceramic fiber refractory combustion chamber with low thermal conductivity and resistance to thermal shock. Parker Hannifin Raycor fuel filter and water separator prevents burner ignition problems Rear hose-entry spray gun with split lance keeps the hose out of the way for easy handling. 50ft. nonmarking hose, industrial spray gun with nozzles for different cleaning needs, diesel burner, and more. Low Oil Shutdown No, Pressure PSI 2,700, Pump Oil Included Yes, Pump Oil Type Universal Tractor Transmission Oil, Orifice Size 3.0, Power Cord ft. 36 ft. w/GFCI protection, Flow GPM 2.5, Max. Inlet Water Temp F 140, Max. Output Water Temp F 250, Motor Leeson, Nozzle Type Quick-connect 0, 15, 25, 40, plus steam, soap nozzles, HP 5, Burner Type Schedule 80 heating coil, Fuel Capacity gal. 8 1/4, Hose 50 ft. gray high-pressure, Drive Direct, Adjustable Pressure Yes, Cart 10-ga. steel frame w/12 in. pneumatic tires, Chemical Injector Yes, Coupler Size in. 3/8, Dimensions L x W x H in. 38 x 26 x 43, Amps 30, Pump Triplex, Volts 230, Steam Capable Yes, Thermal Protector Yes, Fuel Type Diesel, kerosene, #1/#2 fuel oil, Gun Industrial rear entry w/ 3 ft. lance. Contact with water or oil will not damage insulation upon drying the insulation regains its original shape Uses 1/2in. schedule 80 extra-heavy pipe Forged brass manifold gives improved strength over cheaper aluminum Easy Start stops pressure build-up during start-up Adjustable pressure for job versatility Sight glass lets you quickly check pump oil 22mm quick connection makes it easy to use multiple attachments Adjustable thermostat Requires dedicated NEMA 6-30R receptacle
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Questions & Answers for NorthStar Electric Wet Steam & Hot Water Pressure Washer - 2700 PSI, 2.5 GPM, 230 Volt

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CONTINOUOS HOURS

HI CAN YOU TELL ME , HOW MANY HOURS DOES IT CAN WORK CONTINOUOS AT A DAY ?
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This NorthStar pressure washer will work continuously. The burner will need added diesel fuel, and usage maintenance will need to be done.
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steam pressure

hi, a need somthing like this.
but i want to know what is the max. pressure in the steam ?
Regards.
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This pressure washer is a wet steam, not a steam pressure washer. The water is heated up to 250 degrees F, and when it hits the air it will turn to steam. It will produce a maximum of 2700 PSI @ 250 degrees F.
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Auto shut off when not using

Does this system have an auto shut option that stops when water is not being sprayed or is the unit "on" all the time meaning the pump is continuously working and making noise all the time??
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The NorthStar Electric Wet Steam & Hot Water Pressure Washer does not have an auto shut-off option. When you release the trigger on the gun, the burner will turn off, but the pump will continue to run, making noise.
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Are these 230 Single or 3 Phase ?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
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This pressure washer is a 230 volt single phase unit.
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Can this be operated at a low enough pressure to safely clear ice dams?

What is the lowest pressure that the steam mode can be operated at?
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The unit does not work in pure steam only. It works off of the hot water and steam rolls off of that. You could drop the unloader valve to about 800-1000 PSI and would be good to use to melt ice dams.
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Is the chemical injection high pressure

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This electric pressure washer has a chemical injector that applies soap/chemical only under low pressure.
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