NESCO Wheel Wash 72
NESCO Wheel Wash 72 control panel

NESCO Wheel Wash 72

Automatic High Pressure Wheel Wash System

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Description

  • Dual Spray Manifolds: Two 16 ft. horizontal 1.5” galvanized steel spray bars each with 14 brass nozzles are designed to wash tires through one full rotation. Includes mounting brackets and 75 ft. of 1.5” I.D. hose.
  • Control Panel and Sensor for Auto Operation: Reflective presence detector in armored housing on adjustable swivel mount automates wheel wash operation. NEMA 4X control panel with power disconnect switch, GFI, control relay, timers, terminal blocks, fuses, one 2-position power switch, one 3-position MANUAL/OFF/AUTO switch for setting operating mode. Second NEMA 4X enclosure houses solenoid and drain valves with self-regulating heat tape.

 

WATER CONSUMPTION

 Water consumption estimated at 35 gallons per truck depending on vehicle speed through the wash zone. Higher water flows and pressure will improve performance.

 

CLEANING EFFICIENCY

 Up to 98% depending upon speed through wash. For best results, trucks should come to a full stop and proceed through the wheel wash at no more than 5 mph.

 

MINIMUM SITE REQUIREMENTS

Location: The Wheel Wash 72 should be located at the transition from unpaved to paved surface. Paved surface at exit of wash must be kept clean by flushing or sweeping. Install the Wheel Wash 72 before any scale to keep it cleaner. If possible, locate the wash 1000 ft. from plant exit to allow tires to drain and dry.

Support: Spray manifolds include brackets with clamp to mount on concrete barricade (Jersey) block. Control panel and sensor also mount directly onto barricade blocks that funnel trucks into wash zone.

Water Supply: No pump included. Customer responsible for providing a minimum of 72 gpm at 40 psi from hydrant or other local supply. Strainer or filter may be required if water is muddy or turbid.

Power Supply: 115 VAC, 60 Hz power required for control panel and sensor operation.

Drainage: Water can be drained from wheel wash to retention pond, settlement basin, dewatering bin or other containment. Customer is responsible for any and all material and labor that may be required to drain, collect and recycle wash water.