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Pressure Washer Pump used to pressurize pressure vessel?

  1. Nov 2, 2012 #1
    Hi, I am working on a project that requires me to pressurize water in a small pressure vessel up to a pressure of 1500 psi. I am searching for a pump to do this. Do you guys think a pressure washer pump such as this one:
    http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/4/Auto/CarWashingCleaning/PressureWashersElectric/PRD~0398557P/Simoniz+2000+PSI+Electric+Pressure+Washer.jsp?locale=en [Broken]

    or this one:

    will be able to accomplish the task and hold pressure constant at 1500 psi for 5 or 10 minutes?

    Thoughts anyone?

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  3. Nov 3, 2012 #2
    If you only need to ho;d pressure for a short time and don't have to repeat the operation too often have you thought about a gas (nitrogen) cylinder and a pressure regulator?
  4. Nov 5, 2012 #3
    Hi thanks for your response. It has to be pressurized water in the tank (ideally with no air trapped inside)
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