Monday, August 22, 2011

Pressure Washer Equipment for Aviation Maintenance

Pressure washer equipment is used for detailing cars, trucks, boats and RVs. These machines use nothing more than the power of pressurized water to remove various kinds of deposits, ranging from road dust to algae, bird spatter and bug stains. Pressure washer equipment can also be used to clean airplanes. This can be an extremely daunting task, as these flying machines are not only large in size, their maintenance is also crucial to ensure the craft’s safety and performance. When washing down an airplane, an experienced eye will also be able to spot cracks, leaks or corroded areas that might become a problem if it isn’t dealt with immediately.

Pressure washer equipment is well suited to the many unique cleaning challenges of airplane maintenance. Planes pick up a lot of bug spatter, dust, and different kinds of debris while flying. These can often clog crevices and even accumulate in certain areas. This can reduce the fuel efficiency of the plane, as it makes it heavier. Using conventional cleaning methods to deal with airplane cleaning can be time-consuming and may miss the debris hidden in hard-to-reach areas. A pressure washing unit can efficiently reach areas a user may not be able to reach with a mop or sponge.

Pressure washer equipment, such as Daimer®’s Super Max™ 12885 JF, is powered by either JP5 or JP8 jet fuel. To melt away substances like grime or grease, this machine reaches temperatures up to 226°F. Best of all, this cleaning can be done without relying on any kind of harsh chemical cleaning agents.