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3233 Fitzgerald Rd "B"
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(916) 635-8856
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Steve Buchan

AaquaTools - Water-Driven Cleaning Products and Solutions for the Wine and Food Processing Industries.

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At AaquaTools, our commitment has always been to our customers, our employees, and the many companies we do business with. As COVID-19 continues to be a concern, we want to assure you that we are currently operational and taking specific measures to ensure the safety of our customers, employees and vendors.


We are following recommendations by the CDC to prevent and protect against the spread of the virus by enacting the following measures:


• Frequently cleaning and disinfecting our offices and shop facilities, especially high-touch areas like desks, counters, tools, equipment, phones, keyboards, sinks, and door handles.
• Having employees practice precautionary and preventative health measures such as frequent and thorough hand washing.
• Asking employees to stay home if they are not feeling well.
• Providing the option to work from home for those employees who can.
• Practicing "social distancing" guidelines of maintaining six feet of distance from others.


Our goal always is to maintain a healthy, happy and safe work environment for our employees so that we can continue to exceed the expectations of our customers. We'll continue to monitor the situation at the federal, state, and local levels and will update our business practices and policies accordingly. As always, we're available online at AaquaTools.com and we can facilitate sales transactions over the phone as well.


We are grateful to our customers for continuing to put your trust in AaquaTools as your source for high impingement water-driven cleaning products.


Be safe and well.

Sincerely, AaquaTools Inc.


About Us 


Since 1985 AaquaTools Inc. has been a manufacturer and distributor of quality, high impingement, water-driven products and solutions. These include high pressure washers, rotatory jet-heads, steam generators, spot-free rinse systems, and flat surface cleaners. Most of our devices are water-driven and low flow, yet are high pressure enough to offer an efficient high impingement cleaning that actually saves water. We have featured the KEW line of high pressure washers for over 20 years not just because of their ability to produce flows high enough to drive our tools, but also because of their unparalleled track record of performance and reliability.


AaquaTools has grown over the years to be the wine and food industries largest single supplier of water-driven high impingement cleaning solutions. We also serve the transportation, industrial, and solid waste industries, and welcome any industry that could benefit from our over 20 years of expertise. Our success is due to our commitment not to compromise on quality and performance, and our vision to develop water-driven tools to fill your sanitation needs.


For more information, give us a call at: 916-635-2922 or email: sales@aaquatools.com 


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The Cube - Compact Tankless Hot Water Generator/High Pressure Washer
The Cube - Compact Tankless Hot Water Generator/High Pressure Washer
Indoors, outdoors you name it—hot water anywhere! Just provide the water and we’ll heat it up to 185°F with flows up to 13 gallons per minute. With our pressure washer option, you can enjoy hot water and high pressure up to 2750 psi with flows up to 5.5 gpm. The Cube was developed by AaquaTools to replace traditional hot high pressure washers that rely upon water heated through a coil that in turn makes the wash water non-potable and leaving particulates in the wash fluid. Because the Cube uses onboard tankless water heaters to generate hot water, the finished product is exactly the same as the source water, only heated. The Cube’s digital touch pad allows the operator to set a precise temperature, +/- only 1 or 2 degrees. The tankless water heaters are fired by clean burning, high quality propane or natural gas, providing more efficiency, increased reliability and makes it extremely user-friendly. No smelly diesel fumes or burner issues related to diesel, kerosene or less than high quality fuel. - Two on-demand gas water heaters - High pressure pump - Low emissions - Digital control touch pad - Quick-Connect compatible - Unit can be wall-mounted or stationary Special Features Constant Temperature Control. The Digital temperature control system allows for precise control of the water temperature. Energy Efficient. Using advanced technology allows for 80-85% efficiency in our product. AaquaTools tankless gas water heaters provide an endless supply of hot water while heating only the demand that is needed. This performance cuts water heating costs up to 50%. Low Emissions. Because of the high efficiency of our tankless heaters, the NOx emissions are minimized. In addition, because the water heaters only heat water on demand (less “on-time”) they emit less CO than other water heaters.
AaquaSteam Portable High Pressure Steam Sanitation/Sterilization System
AaquaSteam Portable High Pressure Steam Sanitation/Sterilization System
The best tools are out of your way and let you get to the work fast. That was the concept behind the design of the AaquaSteam. Its unique one switch startup means you just turn it on and it takes care of the rest. Indicator lights let the operator know when the steam is ready. Just turn the water flow regulator and you're ready to clean. The AaquaSteam's pump maintains a solid water pressure of 60-80 psi, and includes an automatic on/off solenoid valve to control water flow. Although most of the machine is automatically controlled there are still plenty of manual safety precautions, including a safety valve pressure release, safety valves for the level indicator, a water cut off valve, pressure gauge and its isolation valve, as well as the steam blow-off valve. With its stainless steel and comfortable plastic handle construction, the steam wand is a unique tool for cleaning barrels and containers with tight openings. It works well for both high pressure and temperature operation - perfect for the food industry. When finished the machine cools down and the excess steam is released using the steam blow-off valve. Get steam cleaning at its most effective with Aaquatools "AaquaSteam".
HotCart Compact Tankless Hot High Pressure Washer
HotCart Compact Tankless Hot High Pressure Washer
Indoors, outdoors, you name it... hot water anywhere! Just provide the water and we'll heat it up to 185°F with flows up to 13.2 gallons per minute. With our pressure washer option, you can enjoy hot water and high pressure up to 2750 psi with flows up to 5.5 gpm. The temperature is digitally controlled and kept at a constant level. So if you need 180 degree water for sanitary cleaning, it maintains 180 degrees. The fuel system is food industry friendly, driven by dual propane tanks. Emissions are so low that the Hot Cart can be operated in ventilation poor environments such as caves and cellars. Additionally, the on-board KEW Poseidon motor pressurizes water at up to 5.5 gal per minute, and the KEW Ergo spray gun lets you attach a vast array of container cleaners and pressure washers. Make sure you pick up a Hot Cart today and take an unlimited hot water cleaning system with you to all those hard to reach places.
Posiedon 7-67 Cold & HOT High Pressure Washer
Posiedon 7-67 Cold & HOT High Pressure Washer
We've featured the KEW line of high pressure washers for over 20 years because of their unparalleled track record of performance and reliability. The Poseidon 7 is an excellent choice to drive our products. The KEW Poseidon 7 Series by AaquaTools is a innovative premium class industrial cold & hot (up to 185°F) water pressure washer which combines the renowned service lifetime and quality of the KEW C3 pump, with the comfort of optimal ergonomics to bring an unbeatable heavy duty pressure washer for many industries including the wine and food processing industry. The high water flow of the Poseidon 7 series makes it very useful for applications where a high level of dirt has to be removed or flushed away. These very robust machines are built on metal chassis with high quality components. They are the high pressure washers for professionals who depend on a machine that can work day after day, week after week and year after year. A powerful motor produces flow rates of up to 5.5 gallons per minute and has a 2 position switch to change between commercial and industrial use. An automatic start and stop feature saves energy; only running the motor when you need it. If you supply it with hot water, the Poseidon has a high temperature inlet that can handle up to 185 degrees. Accessories include the Ergo spray gun, which features a quick coupling system and trigger lock. The gun's hose snaps onto the water outlet in the front and then acts as an adapter and trigger for other cleaning devices. The Tornado lance snaps into the Ergo for high powered pressure washing. A dial on the lance controls the amount of pressure used for cleaning ...and clean it does, with up to 2750 psi powerful spray. AaquaTools also offers a Mini Lance that snaps on to the Ergo providing the same pressure control and spray nozzle without the added length of the Tornado Lance. The universal adapter for this quick coupling system makes KEW's Poseidon the driving force behind our "AaquaBlaster" series and many other cleaning products.
AaquaBlaster LT High-pressure, Low-flow Container Cleaning System
AaquaBlaster LT High-pressure, Low-flow Container Cleaning System
AaquaBlaster LT is ideal for applications where the insertion opening is smaller than two inches such as wine barrels and closed head 55 gallon drums. The cleaning efficiency of the AaquaBlaster LT is achieved thanks to four stream jets at low flow rate but high pressure, thus providing high impact washing. Stream nozzles rotate around a turret to provide complete orbital cleaning coverage of all interior surfaces. The AaquaBlaster LT is driven by a hot or cold high pressure washer capable of producing 4 gpm or higher of flow or more. The higher the flow the faster the rotation of the nozzles thus producing a more rapid cleaning cycle. High pressure in-line Y filters are recommended and available to prevent particulates from interrupting the internal gears.
Bio 25 Self-Washing Hygienic Tank Cleaning System
Bio 25 Self-Washing Hygienic Tank Cleaning System
The Scanjet Bio 25 rotating jet-head from AaquaTools is a hygienic tank cleaning machine that provides 360° coverage within a given tank or process vessel that is superior to that of any other rotating jet-head in its class. The Bio 25 is self-powered by the flow of the fluid through the inlet cone of the machine. An increase in pressure and flow will correspondingly increase the length of the jet and impact upon the tank or vessel surfaces. The Bio 25 employs exclusive self-washing features that allows itself to be completely covered and has been certified in rinse validation protocols such a riboflavin rinse validation and yogurt washing trials. The Bio 25 is a 1.50 inch (38.1 mm) 4 nozzle automated tank cleaning machine constructed of 316 stainless steel and other highly corrosion resistant materials. The Bio 25 has a fixed to moving gear ratio of 47 to 49 allowing it to produce a homogeneous 360° spray pattern. Bio 25 advanced tank cleaning machine was specially developed for food and dairy, pharmaceutical, chemical processing, transportation, beverage where self-washing, low fluid consumption and hygienic design is required.
SC15TW2 Automated Tank Cleaning System with Integrated Turbine
SC15TW2 Automated Tank Cleaning System with Integrated Turbine
The Scanjet SC15TW2 rotating jet-head from AaquaTools is a 1.50" dual nozzle automated tank cleaning machine constructed of 316L stainless steel and other highly corrosion resistant materials. The SC15TW2 has a fixed to moving gear ratio of 47 to 49 allowing it to produce a homogeneous 360° pattern that is superior to that of any other rotating jet head in its class. The SC15TW2 is classed as a rotating jet-head with an integrated turbine drive and employs an adjustable turbine and flow through gearbox. The adjustable turbine allows the rotation speed of the SC15TW2 to be adjusted without the need of changing costly stators and/or gearing found in other similar cleaning devices in its class.
Noritz NC380 Indoor/Outdoor Commercial Tankless Water Heater
Noritz NC380 Indoor/Outdoor Commercial Tankless Water Heater
The Noritz NC380 by AaquaTools is one of the largest capacity tankless water heaters on the market today. Obviously since the unit is built larger, the tubing diameter is larger also, which results in faster hot water delivery than our competition. A single unit can produce over 13 gpm. Tankless water heaters provide endless on-demand hot water to your entire business without the use of hot water tanks. They are space saving, energy efficient and easy to install. With their stainless steel exterior casings and commercial grade components, the Noritz ASME certified tankless hot water heaters are specifically designed to meet the demands of commercial applications. The copper piping in these series heat exchangers are 25% thicker, providing extra durability to help prevent condensation and combat product failure.
Hydro Twister ANT4C Contractor Rotary Flat Surface Cleaner
Hydro Twister ANT4C Contractor Rotary Flat Surface Cleaner
The ANT4C 4-in-1 Contractor Hydro Twister® by AaquaTools is a flat surface cleaner that connects to a pressure washer and uses two nozzles rotating at high RPM within an inch of the ground. It will clean concrete up to ten times faster than a standard wand, with more consistency and less operator fatigue. Simply connect to your power washer and move the Hydro Twister over the surface and watch a clean path appear behind the unit. The ANT4C is the proven choice for professional surface cleaning now with four tools for your cleaning needs. The ANT4C combines a 28 inch flat rotary surface cleaner, spot/gum remover, hydro water broom for quick rinse and an edger to create an all-in-one deluxe surface cleaner. The dual trigger guns activate either the rotary spray arm or one of the other three devices. By combining four processes into one unit, you will save time and eliminate fatigue when cleaning large expanses of concrete, parking lots or other flat surfaces. The secret that makes the Contractor Hydro Twister so effective is the ideal water spray angles and nozzle heights that optimize cleaning power.
High Pressure Impingement Keg and Barrel Cleaning
High Pressure Impingement Keg and Barrel Cleaning
Combine hot water and high pressure to make fast work for keg and barrel cleaning with AaquaTools keg washer. Cleaning head can easily adapted for IBC's, Tanks 12' or smaller, plastic drums and oak wine barrels.
AaquaTools Sanitation For Wine and Food Processing
AaquaTools Sanitation For Wine and Food Processing
AaquaTools is the leading provider of sanitary solutions for the wine and food processing industry. This video feature our wine barrel and tank washing equipment, hot water solutions, floor cleaning and other useful tools for sanitation.
AaquaTools KEW Poseidon 7
AaquaTools KEW Poseidon 7
This video features the KEW Poseidon 7 portable electric high pressure washer,
AaquaTools HotCart
AaquaTools HotCart
AaquaTools HotCart Portable Hot Water Generator / Hot Pressure Washer Featuring Tankless Technology.
AaquaTools AaquaBlaster Container Cleaning Tool
AaquaTools AaquaBlaster Container Cleaning Tool
The AaquaTools AaquaBlaster wine barrel and tank cleaning tool is installed in hundred of applications throughout the world.
AaquaTools CartBlaster
AaquaTools CartBlaster
The AaquaTools CartBlaster container cleaning system is installed in hundred of applications throughout the world.
AaquaTools CartBlaster TipToo
AaquaTools CartBlaster TipToo
AaqualTools CartBlaster Tip-Too facilitates efficient cleaning for trash cans, food and beverage bins, any container designed to be used with an integrated tipping handle.
Portable High Pressure Steam Sanitation System
Portable High Pressure Steam Sanitation System
For sanitizing and sterilizing, there is nothing more reliable and effective than steam. The AaquaSteam Portable Electric Steam Generator is specially designed for the wine industry.
AaquaBlaster LT
AaquaBlaster LT
AaquaBlaster LT Barrel and Tank Cleaning Tool
AaquaTools Steam-N-Vac
AaquaTools Steam-N-Vac
Floor cleaning utilizing steam t

News Archive


AaquaBlaster LT: Multi-Use Container Cleaning System
22 June, 2020


Save Time, Money, Water, and Efficiently Clean your Wine Barrels, Tanks, and Totes.


The AaquaBlaster LT is ideal for applications where the insertion opening is smaller than two inches such as wine barrels, tanks, and closed head 55 gallon drums. It utilizes the same technology used in some of our other AaquaTools products. Cleaning efficiency is achieved thanks to four stream jets that operate at a low flow rate, but high pressure, providing a high impact wash. The stream nozzles rotate around a turret to provide complete orbital cleaning coverage of all interior surfaces of the barrels and tanks.


The AaquaBlaster LT is driven by a hot or cold high pressure washer capable of producing 4 gpm or higher of flow. The higher the flow, the faster the rotation of the nozzles, producing a more rapid cleaning cycle. High pressure in-line Y filters are recommended (and available) to prevent particulates from interrupting the internal gears.


Call us for more information: 916-635-2922  

or visit: AaquaTools.com  


Introducing "The Cube" from Aaquatools!!!
20 March, 2020

Introducing...


The Cube
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Compact Tankless Hot Water Generator

High Pressure Washer


 

Indoors, outdoors you name it—hot water anywhere! Just provide the water and we’ll heat it up to 185°F with flows up to 13 gallons per minute. With our pressure washer option, you can enjoy hot water and high pressure up to 2750 psi with flows up to 5.5 gpm.

The Cube was developed by AaquaTools to replace traditional hot high pressure washers that rely upon water heated through a coil that in turn makes the wash water non-potable and leaving particulates in the wash fluid. Because the Cube uses on-board tank-less water heaters to generate hot water, the finished product is exactly the same as the source water, only heated. The Cube’s digital touch pad allows the operator to set a precise temperature, +/- only 1 or 2 degrees.

The tank-less water heaters are fired by clean burning, high quality propane or natural gas, providing more efficiency, increased reliability and makes it extremely user-friendly. No smelly diesel fumes or burner issues related to diesel, kerosene or less than high quality fuel.

•   Two on-demand gas water heaters

•   High pressure pump

•   Low emissions

•   Digital control touch pad

•   Quick-Connect compatible

•   Unit can be wall-mounted or stationary


Special Features

 

Constant Temperature Control.

The Digital temperature control system allows for precise control of the water temperature.

 

Energy Efficient.

Using advanced technology allows for 80-85% efficiency in our product. AaquaTools tank-less gas water heaters provide an endless supply of hot water while heating only the demand that is needed. This performance cuts water heating costs up to 50%.

 

Low Emissions.

Because of the high efficiency of our tank-less heaters, the NOx emissions are minimized. In addition, because the water heaters only heat water on demand (less “on-time”) they emit less CO than other water heaters.

 

Call or email us for more information. 

AaquaTools.com

 


AaquaTools - The choice of the North American Wine industry.
18 February, 2020


ToteBlaster LT   

Portable IBC & Tote Cleaning System

The AaquaTools ToteBlaster LT, IBC and Tote Cleaning System is designed to wash and rinse the interior of totes and containers. Perform (in-house) intermediate bulk container (IBC) cleaning in less than half the time, with the ToteBlaster LT Station. This high impact cleaning technology ensures the entire tote interior is thoroughly cleaned in the most efficient manner, utilizing the least amount of resources, including time, labor, energy, cleaning chemicals and water.

Simplicity in design and affordability, coupled with the most durable and effective technology, makes this the ideal IBC/tote cleaning system for any industrial or sanitary application. The system comes equipped with everything needed to setup an IBC/tote cleaning station; just add your pressure washer, 4 gpm or greater (greater is preferred). The AaquaTool ToteBlaster LT can achieve extremely high labor productivity per man hour through automation and using the latest technology in water-based cleaning solvents. Thus, man-hour resources can be more efficiently utilized.


HotCart   

Compact Tankless Hot High Pressure Washer

Indoors, outdoors, you name it. The AaquaTools HotCart will give you hot water anywhere! Just provide the water and we’ll heat it up to 185°F with flows up to 13.2 gallons per minute. With our pressure washer option, you can enjoy hot water and high pressure up to 2750 psi with flows up to 5.5 gpm.

By combining the KEW POSEIDON 7-67 and state of the art “on demand” tankless water heater technology”, AaquaTools has developed possibly the most powerful, energy efficient and cleanest burning portable hot high pressure washer available today. Assembled on a robust, stainless steel cart with locking casters and a 50′ hose reel, the HotCart.

The choice of the North American Wine industry since its introduction in 2004. Ideal for indoor and outdoor cleaning. Often used in caves when adequate air circulation is present.


AaquaSteam   

AaquaSteam Portable High Pressure Steam Sanitation/Sterilization System

Sterilizing is a vital step in eliminating the bottling line of unwanted organisms & bacteria. AaquaTools AaquaSteam sterilization system is an efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly solution. It will reduce your energy and water usage and can reach a higher temperature than water, 212 degrees vs. water 180, and delivers that heat rapidly through condensation.

Our electric steam generators make for an ideal steam cleaning system. They are small and require no venting. High pressure, dry steam is discharged directly into a steam hose and wand for a quick, efficient operation. The saturated steam from our generators can be controlled as to pressure, which will vary the temperature and BTU transfer of the steam. We offer a variety of models from 1.5 to 500 kW to match any steam application.

The AaquaSteam’s pump maintains solid water pressure at 60-80 psi, and includes an automatic on/off solenoid valve to control water flow. Although most of the machine is automatically controlled there are still plenty of manual safety precautions, including a safety valve pressure release, safety valve for the level indicator, water cut off valve, pressure gauge and it’s isolation valve, as well as the steam blow-off valve.





Get to Know AaquaTools Water Driven Products
20 June, 2019

Sanitation Solutions


Pressure Washers

HotCart - Sanitizing with clean, potable water. Digitally-controlled temperatures. Heated with clean burning LP gas tankless water heaters. Just provide the water and we’ll heat it up to 185°F with flows up to 13.2 gpm . With our pressure washer option, you can enjoy hot water and high pressure up to 2750 psi with flows up to 5.5 gpm.

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KEW Poseidon - The KEW Poseidon 7 Series has been the standard in the wine industry across North America since 1985. Designed to receive hot water (up to 185°F) this pressure washer combines the renowned lifetime and quality of the KEW C3 pump with optimal ergonomics to bring an unbeatable heavy duty pressure washer. 

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Container Cleaning

AaquaBlaster LT - The AaquaBlaster LT is the most popular barrel washing tool available today. Fast, reliable and thorough, the AaquaBlaster LT makes fast and easy work of all small container cleaning and is easily adapted from 4 nozzles for oak to 2 nozzles for stainless or plastic containers and/or tanks.

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ToteBlaster - The ToteBlaster LT, IBC and Tote Cleaning System is an AaquaBlaster LT fitted with a splash guard and a 2 nozzle adapter. It makes the difficult task of cleaning IBC's and small tanks a breeze. Especially when driven by a AaquaTools HotCart or Nilfisk Poseidon producing 5.5 gpm.

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AaquaSteam - Sterilizing is a vital step in eliminating the bottling line of unwanted organisms & bacteria. Steam sterilization is effective and environmentally-friendly since it reduces energy and water usage and can reach a higher temperature than water, 212 °F vs. water 180 °F , and delivers heat rapidly through condensation.

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Introducing the Aaquatools ToteBlaster
19 April, 2019

An affordable and efficient cleaning solution for IBC Totes. Clean up with ease using the ToteBlaster from AaquaTools. To learn more visit https://aaquatools.com/ or contact us  at 916-635-2922 or sales@aaquatools.com.



 


Industrial Water-Driven Cleaning Products & Solutions
18 February, 2019

Since 1985 AaquaTools Incorporated has been a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality high impingement water-driven products and solutions including high pressure washers, rotatory jet-heads, steam generators, spot-free rinse systems and flat surface cleaners to a select group of industries.

AaquaTools has quickly grown over the years to be the wine and food industries largest single supplier of water-driven high impingement cleaning solutions. This success is attributed to our unwillingness to compromise on quality and performance and our vision to develop water-driven tools to fill voids in the sanitation process.

For more information visit – http://aaquatools.com/.




Portable IBC & Tote Cleaning System
03 July, 2018

The AaquaTools ToteBlaster LT IBC/Tote Cleaning System is designed to wash and rinse the interiors of totes and intermediate bulk containers (IBC). Precise cleaning motion, effectively cleans in short time. Minimum pump requirements are 4 gpm, however larger flows are optimum and achieved when partnering the LT with a AaquaTools HotCart or Poseidon which delivers 5.5 gpm. Hot water is always desirable.


AaquaTools Sanitation for Wine Processing
25 September, 2017

AaquaTools is the leading provider of sanitary solutions for the wine and food processing industry. This video feature our wine barrel and tank washing equipment, hot water solutions, floor cleaning and other useful tools for sanitation.

Applications

Large wine storage, fermentation, tanks, barrels, trailers, kegs, totes and bins, storage tanks, cookers, fryers, kettles, mixers, blenders, evaporators, dryers.


AaquaTools Seeking Distribution/Service Partners for Water-Driven Cleaning Products
25 September, 2017

AaquaTools is expanding and seeking distribution and service partners in all locations throughout North America and beyond. If you have an interest in promoting our top quality line of water-driven cleaning products to the wine and beverage industry please contact AaquaTools. Please remember we service what we sell so mechanical knowledge is essential.


AaquaTools High-Temperature/High-Pressure HotCart is Smart, Efficient and Cuts Costs
05 June, 2017

Sanitation is Rule No. 1

Thanks to the growing number of wine, beer and spirits facilities opening across North America, the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium is attracting a considerable number of new owners looking for the latest designs in production equipment. While I also tour the exhibit floors looking for “the new,” prior to the 2017 show I promised readers I would also walk the Unified floor looking for the time-tested, must-have equipment for any facility.

It was natural then to visit with Robert Astle and Steve Buchan, owners of AaquaTools, Inc., from Rancho Cordova, California. Included in their long list of quality cleaning equipment is their high-pressure/high-temperature washer, the self-contained and portable HotCart. Regardless of your thoughts about “new process” equipment, you will always have a need for sanitation. 

The AaquaTools HotCart washer has always incorporated three of my basic “E”s: Effectiveness, Ease of Use and Ease of Maintenance.

Effectiveness

Buchan is considered the “design and idea” man at AaquaTools and Astle is the engineer/mechanic who assembles products to bring to market. 

There are two things that immediately catch your attention. First is their choice of dual tankless, on-demand heat exchangers from Noritz America Corporation, which replace smelly, diesel-powered, steel tank-reservoir designs. Instead, Noritz exchangers use commercial grade, copper-alloy only. The exchangers have been around for a long time, and the HotCart uses the Model 1991 commercial units. Working together in parallel, they provide increased efficiency by stabilizing temperature fluctuations and boosting the flow rate. 

The compact designs are 85 percent energy efficient and use propane as fuel, capable of producing 185° F water or 380,000 BTUs in mere seconds. Concurrently, there are two 40-pound (9-gallon) propane cylinders on board the HotCart, exactly like you would see on an RV. These exchangers come with full American National Standards Institute certification. They have a built-in, digital touch-pad for easy and precise temperature control within (+/-) 2 degrees. Included are flame sensors, along with overheat and freeze protection—the latter is for those of you who live in the snow. Direct electronic ignition means no pilot light waste. They are both encased in durable stainless steel.

The next thing you see is an 8.8 horsepower on-board, high-pressure pump with a flow rate of 5.5 gallons per minute up to 2,750 psi. This is a serious amount of pressure but can easily be throttled down at either the wand handle or a dial on the pump housing. 

The pump is from Nilfisk/KEW, which is another long-time industry standard with wide representation throughout the United States. What is unique is these pumps contain special seals in their construction, which allow for both high temperature and pressure to pass through the same pump simultaneously. 

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Sump Pump Vacuum unlike any others
08 March, 2016

Nilfisk Attix 19AE Flood Sucker Sump Pump Vacuum

Known as the “ultimate sump pump vacuum,” the Nilfisk Attix 19AE Flood Sucker collects and discharges almost 1 gallon of water per second. Ideal for flood restoration, abatement contractors, and fire departments, this powerhouse shop vac is packed with high-quality features.

The Attix 19AE Flood Sucker separates solids and liquids, has 3 operating modes, includes a power regulator, and features a solid stainless steel construction. It also comes with a heavy-duty trolley for wheeling it into different locations with ease.

Unlike most flood vacuums, which leave around an inch of water after cleaning, the Nilfisk Attix 19AE leaves a dry surface behind after cleaning up the mess.

Features

  • Separates Liquids and Solids
  • Built for Flooding and Water Damage
  • Impressive Water Removal
  • Three Modes
  • Suction Power Regulator
  • On-board Power Receptacle and Tool Deposit
  • Washable Filter Screen

 

Come visit us at these upcoming Industry Trade Shows!

 

WiVi Central Coast
March 15-16, 2016
Paso Robles Event Center
Paso Robles, CA

Wines & Vines Oak Conference
April 27, 2016
Culinary Institute of America Greystone
St. Helena, CA

Craft Brewing Conference 
May 3-6, 2016
Philadelphia Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
Booth 2515




AaquaTools Steam-n-Vac
05 December, 2014

AaquaTools is introducing brand new technology to the wine industry with the new Steam-n-Vac surface cleaning tool. Designed to be driven by steam generators traditionally used for barrels, tanks or bottling lines, the Steam-n-Vac make short work of surface cleaning while utilizing as little 8 gallons per hour of water per hour. Our tradiitonal floor cleaning tools require in the neighborhood of 300 gallons per hour. That's a water saving of 292 gallons of water per hour!

Call AaquaTools for more information (800)777-2922 or (916)635-2922


Come visit us at the Craft Beverage Expo in Booth CBE14
07 May, 2014

We are currently exhibiting at the Craft Beverage Expo 2014, a brand new tradeshow and conference uniting artisanal producers of wine, beer, cider and spirits. Visit us today if you are attending! Come on by booth CBE14 and learn more about how AaquaTools has grown  to be wine and food processing industries largest single supplier of high impingement cleaning equipment.


Preferred system for barrel sanitation for over 10 years
07 October, 2013

The AaquaSteam portable electric steam generator is manufactured by Reimers, Inc for AaquaTools. It is the leading steam generator utilized in wine and food processing and coupled with AaquaTools proprietary devices, is unsurpassed in quality, performance and reliability.

For sanitizing and sterilizing, there is nothing more reliable and effective than steam. The AaquaSteam Portable Electric Steam Generator is specially designed for the wine industry.

  • High pressure sanitation of barrels and all winery/vineyard equipment
  • Preferred system for barrel sanitation
  • Sterilizing of bottling line
  • Humidification of barrel room
  • Cleaning of winery premises
  • Mobile and portable

Contact Steve Buchan (800-777-2922) and place your order today

 


Get Ready for Our Harvest Sale 20% Off
09 September, 2013

Everything you need to replace or upgrade your high impact cleaning equipment and/or accessories for spring is 20% off (offer does not apply to the AaquaBlaster LT and AaquaBlaster 360).

The leading provider of high quality, water-driven cleaning equipment throughout the world.

Contact Steve Buchan (800-777-2922) and place your order today


AaquaTools HotCart Compact Tankless Hot High Pressure Washer--Unlimited Portable Hot Water Anywhere!
13 June, 2013

Indoors, outdoors you name it hot water anywhere! Just provide the water and we’ll heat it up to 185°F with flows up to 13.2 gallons per minute. With our pressure washer option, you can enjoy hot water and high pressure up to 2750 psi with a flow rate up to 5.5 gpm.

The AaquaTools HotCart by AaquaTools was developed for the food and wine industries to replace traditional hot high pressure washers that rely upon water heated thru a coil that in turn makes the wash water non-potable and leaving particulates in the wash fluid. Because the HotCart uses onboard tankless water heaters to generate hot water, the finished product is exactly the same as the source water only heated. The HotCart’s digital touch pad allows the operator to set a precise temperature +/- only 1 or 2 degrees. The tankless water heaters are fired by clean burning, high quality propane creating significant reliability, increased portability and an extremely user-friendly environment. No smelly diesel fumes or burner issues related to diesel, kerosene or less than high quality fuel.  Visit our website at www.aaquatools.com for more information or watch our YouTube video for the HotCart.


BARREL, TANK AND CONTAINER CLEANING
01 September, 2012

Curbside Cart/Toter Cleaning System

When attached to an optimally matched high pressure washer, CartClean from AaquaTools is designed to clean the interior surface of trash containers. The cleaning efficiency is achieved thanks to stream jets at a low flow rate but high pressure, thus providing high impact washing. Stream nozzles rotate around a turret to provide complete orbital cleaning coverage of all interior tank surfaces. It is possible to use different chemical cleaning solutions; in this case we recommend that you contact our technical staff for specific information. By incorporating our stainless steel platform, Cart’s can be cleaned quickly and safely for just pennies per wash.

" I love your “HotCart”, and it has made my life so much easier. From barrel cleaning, to general cleanup around the tasting room and processing center. The team at AaquaTools has been great at answering my questions on service and operations. Love it and don’t know how I operated without it. Thank you for such a great product. "
- Steven Gaiser - Owner and Winemaker, Distant Cellars - Fiddletown, Ca.
" We used many competitor products for years at our winery, and since we’ve started using and incorporating AaquaTools products we couldn’t be happier. The products which we have many now, work as they are stated to work and do so reliably for us. We are not gentle on equipment at the winery and find that they are built with than in mind. We also find that when we do have issues or repairs the response time is great and the equipment gets back up and running quickly. We are extremely happy with using AaquaTools as a supplier. "
- Bruce Devlin, Ballentine Vineyards - St Helena, CA
" We have been customers of AaquaTools for over 10 years. The HotCart that we own, our second, is an indispensable tool for our small winery, giving us continuous hot water for cleaning and sanitizing equipment, tanks, barrels and floors. It is used daily along with a barrel blaster, we own two, one for tanks and one for barrels. When needed we have received responsive advice and service. "
- Terry Brandborg, Brandborg Vineyard & Winery - Elkton, Oregon
" We have been working with AaquaTools since 2008. We are a small winery and therefore a low dollar client. Nonetheless, we have consistently received high dollar service and sales attention from this company. In 2008 we purchased a new Poseidon hot pressure washer which we used to hot pressure wash our barrels, floors and tanks for the last 12 seasons. This machine finally suffered serious mechanical failure after that time which probably amounted to <12000 barrel washing cycles or 1000 hours of service under load. Buying a new Poseidon to replace our old machine was an easy decision to make. AaquaTools shipped the machine quickly and provided excellent technical support after the purchase. "
- Aaron Lieberman, Iris Vineyards - Eugene, Oregon
" The 30 kW steamer that we use from Aaquatools is an awesome machine. I have researched/used various steamers and been told by other suppliers you cannot reach 200+ degrees using two steaming wands (for wine barrels). This is not the case with the 30 kW Reimers Steamer provided by Aaquatools. Moving to a new company in which I inherited this steamer, I rented wands that read temperature within the barrel to test the machine. It easily reached 200+ degrees inside the barrel within 4.5-5 minutes. The prior product I used could not do so using even a single wand. I highly recommend this steamer for wineries looking to steam barrels both efficiently and correctly. "
- Lucas Martens, De Loach Vineyards - Santa Rosa, CA
" We really went back and forth regarding our decision to purchase the AaquaTools Hot Cart. Buying the Hot Cart was the best decision we made. It already has paid for itself in 2 weeks. The combo of power and heat generated has been invaluable in our startup winery. I honestly cannot envision running a winery without one. "
- Thomas Nye, Blind Horse Winery - Kohler, WI
" We've been using the AaquaBlaster for a couple of years now and it's been just the ticket for our small winery operation. It's fast and easy to hook up to our KEW and delivers enough blasting power out of the four heads to REALLY clean barrels. Not "wash" them but CLEAN them! The flashlight doesn't lie.... I can't imagine NOT using it as a regular part of our barrel program. "
- Squire Fridell, GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery - Glen Ellen, Ca
" At Chateau Potelle, we have been using Aaquablaster for about 1 year to clean our barrels. We have been very happy with the performance and reliability of the Aaquablaster. It is a sturdy barrel washer and the most important for us is that it does a very good and consistent cleaning of our barrels. "
- Yannick Rousseau, Associate Winemaker, Chateau Potelle - Napa, Ca
" Our HotCart3 has been flawless since we purchased it. I\'m especially impressed with the efficiency of the tankless water heater, also how quiet it is when we utilize the hot water generator without the pressure washer. One suggestion; the piping coming down out of the water heater could use a bracket for support. My fear is that while moving the HotCart if the water supply hose were pulled on, it could potentially cause damage up into the tankless water heater itself. "
- David Baker, Hook and Ladder Winery - Santa Rosa, Ca
" The AaquaBlaster we purchased from AaquaTools works great. We use it on all our barrels, tanks and kegs. I no longer have to crawl into tanks for cleaning. I just hook up the AaquaBlaster to our KEW 5003V and set the temperature to 185° and walk away. "
- Michael Roser, Winemaker, Cooper Vineyards - Plymouth, Ca
" We have been using the Aaquatool pressure washer with the ICS Blst-N-Vac barrel washer for about a year and a half. The high temperature and pressure water combines with rotating spray jets keeps our barrels tartrate free for more effective cleaning and sanitizing with ozone or SO2. The vacuum empties 99% of the liquid from the barrel for easier handling and less mess. We have washer over 2000 barrels and the unit has been mostly maintenance free during this time. The few replacement parts we needed were available within a couple of days. I recommend this unit for those who want truly clean barrels. "
- Pete Hedges, Winemaker, Hedges Family Estate Winery
" Outstanding customer service. It gives us confidence knowing that we are killing bacteria with our HotCart and AaquaBlaster. Our work environment is cleaner. Clean up is quicker. "
- Clyde Vaughn, Owner, Stony Ridge Vineyard, Livermore, Ca
" I purchased and did my best to destroy an Aaquatool 360 (or prior incarnations) at Abacela Winery in Oregon and again at Agate Ridge Vineyard, also in Oregon. Despite my best efforts those units are still going strong. I have no doubt Aaquatool is the premier device for this application. Thanks. "
- B. Kiley Evans, Winemaker, Agate Ridge Vineyard
Title Name Email Phone
Steve Buchan steve@AaquaTools.com 916-635-2922