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How to choose a high-pressure minimoyku + analysis of homemade options

How to choose a high-pressure minimoyku + analysis of homemade options

Our roads are far from perfect. Even in large cities, storm water drain poorly cope with streams of water after rain and mud flowing from the side of the roadway, spoils all the cars. What to say about town trips? However, with the appearance of the car, each driver must follow. If you are constantly splashed with mud machine side just negatively characterize its owner, the unreadable numbers can lead to a fine. But the car wash car wash on the city ruinous for the family budget. Requirement for Minisink car, which will help to choose the article.


The main advantages of this deviceThey are its portability and mobility. You can forget about the visit to the stationary car wash, if you buy the right minimoyku for your car. It can be kept in the trunk of a car and used when there arises a need.

Portable sink

Compact and convenient mobile car wash and during storage and transportation: it will be always at hand when it can be useful

Arranged car minimoyki quite simple. Pressurized water is supplied through a hose at the end of which there is a nozzle-divider. Pressure pump pumps powered by an electric motor. Water passing through a small (about 0.7 mm in diameter) under a high pressure hole, forms a powerful jet. With this stream and removes impurities from the surface of the car.

What to look for when buying the unit?

If it is easier to buy the device for you thanmaster of his own, it is advisable to navigate the operating parameters minimoyki and other circumstances of its operation. Such, for example, the presence of your local service centers that can provide warranty service device.

Output devices

Productivity - the measure of theWater consumption per unit time (minute and hour). The higher the performance of the device, the greater the pressure created by them. Mean performance of 7-12 liters per minute or 420-720 liters per hour.

The water pressure - the main parameter

The water pressure value depends on howqualitatively and quickly be washed your car. Low-cost version of the device provides a pressure of 70-100 bar. Note that this figure could easily turn into a 50-80 bar if the car wash will be carried out using the water inlet, and no running water. It is clear that while the process may be delayed.

Control devices of high pressure (150-180 bar) aremore expensive, but wash and they can be faster, and the result will be better. Therefore, on one scale put the money, but on the other - the quality and time. The choice is yours.

Control devices of different classes

Control devices come in different forms, but they should be chosen according to their own needs and possibilities we need not always exactly picobello

We draw attention to the filter

Modern minimoyki equipped with filters. But the quality of our water is so low that an extra filter in the device is not exactly hurt. If a small abrasive particles fall into the pump device, this will lead to breakage. Try to avoid the replacement cartridges. reusable filters work effectively and they can be easily washed.

Different types of pumps

Pumps in Minisink are made of metal orplastic. Recent divided into collapsible and non-collapsible. pump price is about 70% of the total price of the device, so the purchase of a new pump when not folding it possible damage would be too expensive. The model with a collapsible pump is more expensive at purchase, but as a result of its operation you will be the winner.

However, the plastic pump less metal. They spoil from overheating and very hot water. This circumstance can not be forgotten.

We have a resource minimoyki

The lack of information about the resource device does not give us a complete picture of the product. But also we need to understand clearly how we plan to operate the device, and for what purpose we buy it.

For example, if some models minimoekcan withstand up to half an hour of continuous operation, the other for 20 minutes and is a full load. Karcher series of devices 2 and 3 may be for only one day wash machine, and a series of 7 - to seven cars a day.

What is the "Total Stop"?

A system in which when the handle is released the gun automatically stops water flow, called "Total Stop". Its presence extends the life of any car wash model.

Control devices can have a broader scope

Control devices can have a broad scope, especially in the presence of different nozzles and the possibility of connecting the device to the water supply

water extraction technology

Immediately provide pressure in the systemIt helps to connect the device to the water when the water intake occurs spontaneously. But every time there is a possibility of such a connection. In this case, Minisink should work with a fence of water from the tank. Sometimes it is on this kind of work prohibited and instructions written that the internal parts may get extra wear. Operate the product only as provided in the instructions.

Bits and Supplies

Various additional nozzles extendthe possibility of applying minimoek. Karcher Company with 1-2 nozzles included as standard, offering to purchase up to an additional 20 different accessories. Other producers less choice.

The possibility of using chemical goods

Some models include the additionchemical goods in tank, in other cases, chemicals may enter through a special device, or need a special foaming agent, which is put on the tank. In the last two embodiments, wash the engine with the addition of corrosive chemicals will be difficult.

Warranties and maintenance

Ready Minisink collected so that it can be opened only in the service centers. Warranty terms and availability of centers definitely need to find out in advance.

A few words on how to choose the purchase minimoyku, you will hear from a specialist in this video:

If there is no money - do yourself minimoyku

Make your own hands not only MinisinkIt saves the family budget, but also bring additional pleasure motorist: accessibility used in its manufacture of parts simply inspiring. Operating voltage is 12 V devices: you can operate it by inserting the plug into the "lighter" or home network via a rectifier.

Necessary in the details:

  • operating a motor washer "Volga", "Nine" or other machine;
  • brush for washing machines, put on the hose;
  • cigarette lighter plug;
  • Two three-meter hose 6 and 10 mm in diameter;
  • segment gofroshlanga 25mm in diameter;
  • Switch button;
  • two-wire electrically 5-6m in length;
  • M8 bolt made of brass with a washer and nut;
  • Two 10-liter plastic canisters;
  • 6 galvanized screw, screw diameter 4h12mm;
  • little sealant.

So, the order of execution of the work. Thin hose and placed in a larger diameter hose. Then it is passed through the hole, which must first be done in the canister, and the sleeve is fixed. For a motor mounted washer receiving tube. On brush set button switch. If desired, decorate its segment of corrugated hose 25mm in diameter. Accession well bottom wire shown.

One of the two canisters to be cut tomake it a second bottom with hook sink, which is wound the power cord and turning the cover. To supply water to the brush you have to press the button switch. Suffice tapping to 50s with intervals of 15-20 seconds.

Driving homemade minimoyki

Homemade Minisink very easy to make and is wonderful to use: rode to the place where there are no people, and wash the car without any problems and costs

Minisink based cans

As it is necessary to cut the canister, it can be clearly seen in the photographs. The right photo shows the bottom of the canister with a motor attached to it a washer

Ticker washer needs to be fixed clamp,which is cut from the remnants of the second canister. For its fastening bolt M8 is used, planted on the sealant. The hoses are placed on the plastic sleeve in which quality fit perfectly body from simple markers or ballpoint pens.

After soldering the wires attached screws second bottom, then turning the lid. Do not forget to use the sealant wherever it is needed.

Homemade Minisink assembly

All you need to do to minimoyku, shown in this and previous photos and diagrams: remaining stock details and patience

After the car wash:

  • hiding inside the hose;
  • the wire is wound on the shuttle, rotary lid is closed;
  • in winter you need to drain the remaining water.

This allows Minisink not depend on the source of water, wash the car frequently and with pleasure.

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