Getting water from tank

Discussion in 'Pressure Washing' started by Neil, Mar 8, 2016.

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  1. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    I'm wondering how I get the water from my tank in the van to my wheelie bin so I can have the pressure washer with me whilst filling the bin? Might be having a blonde moment here


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  2. super mck

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    Hose pipe?
     
  3. Neil

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    How will it fill? Will the shurflo pump be quick on enough to fill whilst I'm working @Evie Stevie


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  4. Eviestevie

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    Hi Neil do you mean having the Shurflo pump on your van system pumping water into the bin whilst cleaning ?
    I'm having a blonde moment as well
    Not sure what litre machine you have but there's no way that pump will keep up with the amount of water your sucking from the bin!
    Also your tank in van will empty quickly
    Is there no access to outside tap?
    Even if there is make sure it has a little water pressure
    Hope this helps
     
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    I have hozelock fittings on the van tank tap. So, I can just attach a PW to the tank directly.
     
  6. Neil

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    There's no outside tap which is the worst thing


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  7. Neil

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    15lpm mate


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  8. Eviestevie

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    Not sure but a think a Shurflo pump is about 5lpm max
    So wouldn't supply water fast enough to your buffer tank to keep up with machine
    Is there no access to water anywhere?
     
  9. mark

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    try a bilge pump,i use it to fill the backpacks.we drop them in the tank and leave them until needed
     
  10. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Even with a bulge pump I think unless it's a really small job you will soon run out off water
    What tank is it?
     
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