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Karcher launches new eco!efficiency emission-free hot water pressure washers
Karcher has introduced a new range of electrically-heated hot water pressure washers, which offer emission-free hot water cleaning with dramatically reduced energy consumption and heating-up times.
The new HDS-E eco!efficiency range is available in three variants - 12, 24 and 36KW - and features all the design attributes of Karcher's HDS diesel-fuelled machines such as simple, intuitive controls, high manoeuvrability and easy servicing. This is combined with a fully insulated, energy efficient heating chamber that reduces standby power consumption by 40% compared to previous electrically-heated models.
The HDS-E's heating tank is insulated by a specially-designed boiler jacket which keeps heated water hotter for longer, and therefore reduces power consumption and shortens heating times to as little as five minutes. The 36KW model offers a class-leading continuous working temperature of 58°C and a maximum working temperature of 80°C.
Further refinements include Karcher's eco!efficiency mode, which optimises power and water consumption for daily cleaning tasks.
Karcher's Product Manager Jeff Hilton says: "Electrically-heated machines are perfect for use where emissions and naked flames are not acceptable, but usually have high electricity costs associated with them.
"Our primary aim with this new range was to make emission-free hot water cleaning more accessible by reducing these energy costs as much as possible. With our new range we have certainly achieved this and raised the standard of emission-free machines."
All three models are compatible with a wide range of Karcher accessories and detergents designed to make cleaning jobs faster and more thorough.
6th September 2012