What flow rate you using?

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by Oakridge, Feb 10, 2015.

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  1. Oakridge

    Oakridge Member
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    guys just a quick nose as to what you are using flow rate wise.I have mine mostly on 35-40 but seems to me like its needs more if you know what I mean...could this be a pump issue?Its a brand new system from xline...can't fault the set up really they do a proper job tbf....maybe because I'm out of touch since my last system in 2011 I could of swore the flow was faster than what I'm seeing on a 40?

    For comparison purposes it's only me operating on the system not 2 ppl
     
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  2. SPCleaning

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    My flow rate is set at 55. I calibrated it for a 35' pole but use the same rate on my 18' as well. Single operator.
     
  3. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    53 on a purefreedom flo con 2 mill pencle jets 1 man system standerd hose 100microbore
     
  4. Oakridge

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    Cheers spcleaning and tench....I guess I'm turning the ***** up tomorrow lol....I must admit I have been concerned about using too much water as have had a lot of first cleans....I'll turn the beast up to the 50's and see if I can't put a window thro lol
     
  5. Vinny

    Vinny Newcomer
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    Lol I use a variflow controller and set it on number 4 working on my own seems to be a nice amount of juice pumping out then
     
  6. Natty1972

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    I was using quite a low flow ranging from 14/20 on pure freedom trolley,, now it's up to 40 /50 using more water but its seams better for rinsing with the brush on the glass ..might even put it up to 60 ????
     
  7. Pickingpaul

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    I dont know what mine is to be honest, i dont have a flow control on my homemade trolley, it does come out quite fast but i think its good as u rinse quickly.
     
  8. Keir999

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    I just use a manual flow tap on pole hose, so i wouldnt know ...
     
  9. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    one thing i have notest is once i turnd mine up to 70/ 80 and had a few windows leak:eek: also lots of splasah bk it also depends on ur battory age i have a old trolley battory so that goes on at 53 but when i forget to charge it ill use my spair new one an then 50 is perfect with that one as it seems more powerfull
     
  10. Andy

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    variflow controller on 3 plenty of water to rinse with not so much splash
     
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