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Spitwater Prize For Big Rig Of The Month

THERE is nothing more irresistible than standing back and admiring your freshly pressure washed, buffed and shined rig. For our Big Rig of the Month overall winner, Craig Ashford that feeling will now be a regular thing, thanks to the Spitwater Big Rig of the Month prize package which includes a Spitwater high pressure cleaner. Congratulations to both Craig and his wife Maree from Queensland who took the night shot titled 'Hard at work'. The beautiful photo which was chosen as the favourite by our previous Rig of the Month winners. The photo of the Kenworth K200 dubbed affectionately 'The Mistress' by Craig, netted a whopping 47% of the votes cast in the competition. The pair were given a choice between either the Australian made Spitwater electric driven 10-120C or the Spitwater Honda Petrol HC12-180P. It was an incredibly tough competition with some big names in the final five, including a Mack, two Western Stars and two Kenworths.
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Why We Use Interpump

For over 30 years, Spitwater has used only one make of pump in its high pressure washer range: the Interpump pump, produced by the Interpump Group. INTERPUMP – THE WORLD'S LARGEST MANUFACTURER OF HIGH PRESSURE PUMPS Based in Italy, Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world's largest manufacturer of high pressure pumps. The company was founded in 1977 as an ambitious project by the company’s founder, Mr Fulvio Montipò and was based on his vision about designing and building pumps that were more compact, quieter and easier to service. As his vision developed, Mr. Montipò, introduced substantial technical modifications to the product, including innovations such as use of full-ceramic pistons, which ensured a higher degree of overall pump reliability. This revolutionary design enabled the Interpump Group S.p.A to achieve the worldwide leadership from the early 1980's, with the company becoming the recognised reference point for the high-pressure pump industry and even for its competitors. The Interpump Group leadership has strengthened throughout the years mainly thanks to unparalleled quality standards, guaranteed by total control of the production process, starting from raw materials up to the finished product. INTERPUMP BRANDED AS GENERAL PUMP FOR THE US MARKET Interpump Group today manufactures pumps with pressure up to 500 Bar with 75% of its production destined for export all around the world including to the US, under the brand name of General Pump. In addition to this, the company has expanded its range of products through strategic acquisitions of brands such Pratissoli, the leader in the ultra-high pressure pump market. Unfortunately, like with everything these days, there are some common misspellings for Interpump, usually written in the two word forms and including: inta pump, as well as inter pump and intapump. However, the product should always be correctly referred to in singular form: Interpump. INTERPUMP – THE HEART OF ALL SPITWATER HIGH PRESSURE WASHERS Spitwater and the Interpump Group have grown together and are intrinsically linked, benefiting from each other’s experience in this highly competitive industry. As the world becomes smaller with the globalisation of markets, it is reassuring to know that Spitwater is the official distributor of the Interpump pumps and components in Australia. Spitwater exclusively chooses Interpump for the supply of high pressure pumps in it’s Australian manufacturing of high pressure cleaners. This partnership is delivering to Spitwater customers all the experience and strength of the giant Interpump Group in the heart of every Spitwater high pressure water cleaner. SPITWATER - PROUD OF ITS FIRST CLASS PARTNERS One of the areas that sets Spitwater pressure washer products in front of its competitors is its strategic alliances with industry leaders like Interpump, Honda, Kubota and PA Products. Spitwater is proud of the association with these quality brands. For more information please don’t hesitate to contact Spitwater or 1800 172 005
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Citywide

The Problem Citywide are a nationwide Facility services business, having contracts with many local government councils, and businesses. With a local Melbourne municipality, they needed a strike force vehicle to do local cleaning and graffiti clean ups. The vehicle chosen was a single cab ute, for getting down lane ways, local parks and small local business car parks and shopping centre strips. The Solution Having twin toolboxes to be installed either side of the tray – a rotomolded 220 litre tank was installed matched to a Spitwater HP251AE – 15lpm at 3650 psi key start Honda powered cold water pressure washer. This supplied water to a 20-metre hose on a retractable reel, passenger side mounted for OHS safety.  The tank was plumbed with a fast fill access at the passenger side and ultimately a shelf was installed over the tank for extra internal storage The Benefits A strike force vehicle with portable high-pressure water cleaning.  Being able to apply a graffiti removal chemical then wash off without needing to connect to a local tap – means quicker and accurate cleaning. With more efficiency has meant more sites cleaned in a day – better public presentation and less rate payer complaints. Operator safety was paramount with this build.  The key start pressure washer is located within arm’s reach of the rear, gun storage next to the angled retractable reel. User feedback has been the best design ever rolled out – operators love grabbing the keys to this ute!

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