The capacity and consumption of fuel to feed the burner. Most hot water pressure washers have a boiler which is normally heated by a burner using kerosene. The fuel tank capacity and consumption shows how long the machine can run before refilling. On diesel powered machines the fuel tank will normally power the pump and the burner.
On industrial machines it is normal to use a slower revving motor with a larger pump which means it can be used for longer periods without overheating. Pressure washers can be powered in various ways and each has its advantages. Electric power is the most common source with smaller motors using a 240 volt single phase supply from a conventional plug socket and larger commercial machines using a 3 phase 420 volt supply.
Floor Buffers and Polishers Floor buffers are typically used for cleaning hard floors such as hardwood marble tile or linoleum. The rotary brushes move over flat surfaces to dislodge dirt and dust. Floor buffers are also known as a floor polishers burnishers or buffing machines and are available in a range of sizes with different brush speeds to cater for a variety of flooring types and cleaning needs.