Much like a ceiling fan in design, a vacuum motor is comprised of one part electrical intake (rated with wattage) and one part rotating fan blade (rated by diameter). A Multi-Stage Motor, is one that has multiple blades mounted to a the same electric motor. Most Portable Extractors will feature either 2, 3, or 4 vacuum motors within a single machine, (each motor being either single, dual, or triple stage motors) Air flow is rated as both pressure, and volume, and HOW each motor is connected affect either whether you would experience higher Water Lift, or higher CFM.
December 6th, 2016
Diaphragm pumps cover pressure ranges from 45 - 200psi, (at 1-2 gpm) and Piston style electric pumps span a pressure range of 200 - 1500psi (1-2gpm). Followed by belt driven pumps covering up to 3000psi (at 1-4gpm), and ending with direct-engine-bolted pressure washers which max out around 10K psi.
September 25th, 2015
Electric water heaters span a wattage range of 900-2400 watts for portable extractors (beyond this wattage would require a 230V connection, or access to more than 20amps) And net a temperature increase between 8-30 degrees of "instant temperature". (Note: instant temperature does not factor for time the water has spent motionless through the assembly. When not in motion, a thermostat controls maximum temperature, commonly set to 190F)
June 28th, 2016
Carpet Glides aim to allow carpet wands to more smoothly glide over hard surfaces, and also selectively restrict airflow to net a small performance boost at the head of the wand, directly where it meets the fiber.
August 14th, 2014