Too much pressure

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Neil, Apr 22, 2015.

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  1. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    Can anyone tell my why there's so much pressure it's ridiculous I get soaked every time I pull the hose reel off the bumper ports




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    Because the pressure is building up maybe as you have turned the tap off on yer wfp/hose reel then turned the pump off?
     
  3. spruce

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    You need to recalibrate each controller. It seemed to me that the pump/s were running too long after the taps were turned off building up pressure. It only needs enough pressure to push the water through to the jets of your brush at your preferred flow rate.

    The other issue could be that there is either air in the system (DI vessel) or that the supply hose is expanding with the pressure.
     
  4. Neil

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    I've got 6mm hosing what cal should I have it in spruce? When I disconnect the hose reel from the outport (bumper of van) it makes a bang and water goes everywhere lol


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  5. Jake

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    It's just back pressure mate
     
  6. Neil

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    I don't like back pressure lol


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  7. Gav

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    Ha that's a fair amount of pressure. When I was cleaning I would have a little bit but no where near that!
     
  8. Jake

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    #8 Jake, Apr 22, 2015
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    Yeah it look like a bit of pain!

    What happens is when the back pressure builds it turns the pump off, but by that point you've got a huge amount of pressure backed up. So when you release the tap on those van ports it flies out like a rocket...

    To solve it id get a one shot radio mate, then you can turn off the pump as and when with a click of a button
     
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    or just recalibrate both controllers as you dead end detection is set too high so the pumps are not cutting out when they should as spruce has already mentioned.

    I'm also surprised that you have not blown your hose connectors in the van yet too with that amount of pressure being allowed to build up.:rolleyes:
     
  10. Neil

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    What setting should I have it on smurf?


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