Frequently Asked Questions
This will depend on the quality of water you are using. The more sediment the more abrasive it will be on the orifice. You should get 12 to 18 months.
No it doesn’t the DrumBlaster uses approximately 700 lts or 167 gallons per 5 minute clean or 400 lts or 95 gallons for a 3 minute clean so the jets can still penetrate the ID of the drum.
In the operation manual is a list of the regular maintenance that should take place. Follow these simple easy steps to keep your machine in tip top performance.
3 to 5 minutes depending on the length of the drum and the type of concrete to be removed. The speed of the nozzle is fully adjustable to increase or decrease the time to clean.
130 lts or 31 gallons per minute.
You can use either, the system was designed to use reclaimed/recycled water.
Depending on individual plant costs, with a fleet of 10 trucks the system will pay itself in under 2 years.
Yes with its adjustable boom and tilt function and boom length it will accommodate all types of drums.
Between the bottom of the hooper and the second blade, if this is not big enough alternatives include, either a small notch in the bottom of the hopper or a In Liner placed in the loading hopper, see photos on website.
If you are using reclaim/recycled water a Y Line Strainer with a 30 to 50 stainless steel mesh is advisable. Place before header tank or in-between header tank and pump.
DrumBlaster comes with a additional Fleet Management System (FMS) This records the time of all trucks using DrumBlaster, you could use this information to charge contractors.
Yes you can have the stairs directly behind the DrumBlaster or at a right angle along one side of the DrumBlaster.
The boom is about 4 inches so approximately 6 inches of clearance is required.
4ft x 8 ft with the option for a 26 ft or 32 ft boom.
Yes it is as simple as turning the switch from auto to manual.
Yes it can via the control panel key switch.
Yes via plugging a modem into the PLC and talking to DrumBlaster.
Yes by speeding up or slowing down the boom travel via the hydraulics valve.