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Re: Pressure Washer Attachment

To: "Steve Sutton" <>, <>,
Subject: Re: Pressure Washer Attachment
From: "Rex Burkheimer" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 08:58:18 -0600
I think I know what your guys are talking about, but....

Is this an attachment for a high-pressure washer, that picks up  abrasive
and delivers it with the water?
Who sells them?   Can you point me to a website?

Rex Burkheimer
 J-CON Coordinator, WM Automotive Whse      Fort Worth TX
Texas Region SCCA     FC #19    SRX7 #39

"There is pleasure sure in being mad which none but madmen know."  John
----- Original Message -----
From: Steve Sutton <>
To: <>; <>
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2000 12:00 AM
Subject: Re: Pressure Washer Attachment

> Doug,
>     I used this exact setup several years ago to completely strip a
> Triumph TR-6 frame.  It was great, no dust, no resperator, I just
> wore goggles.  I ended up with a big area covered in damp sand,
> but it was easy to cleanup after it dried.  Depending on weather
> conditions you *may* end up with 'flash rust' on the surface of the
> metal, but a quick conversion coating (zinc phosphate) will take
> care of that.
>    The unit I used was 3000psi and was probably a bit overkill, but
> that's what the rental yard had.  This type of setup is getting a bit
> more popular as the EPA cracks down on PM-10 pollution (10
> micron and finer).  In fact in my area (Ridgecrest, CA - in the
> middle of the Mojave desert) you cannot rent a regular sand blaster
> - it creates to much dust!?! - so you have to use the pressure
> washer way if the item is to big to fit in a blasting cabinet.
> Hope this helps.
> Steve Sutton
> On 27 Mar 00, at 8:31, doug armstrong wrote:
> >
> > There was a discussion about a year ago about a wand attachment for a
> > pressure washer, that would siphon abrasive media and work like a
> >
> > Do they work?
> > Would it be OK for a Formula Ford chassis, rims, etc.?
> >
> > Obviously, there is little dust and should be fairly clean.
> >
> > I have a cheap Craftsman sand blaster.  It's really messy and my small
> > compressor just won't keep up.
> >
> > Any advice?  Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Doug Armstrong
> >
> >

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