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Professional window cleaners need tools they can rely on - and when it comes to water fed poles, Unger knows that certain features are essential. Poles must be strong and sturdy, but light enough for comfort and ease of use, while also retaining the rigidity needed for cleaning windows or façades at all heights.
However, the lightest poles aren’t necessarily the best, as Matt Hodgkins, sales & marketing director for Unger UK, explains:
“Lots of focus has been spent on making poles as light as possible. Often, low pole weight is achieved through compromises in construction – mainly by decreasing the thickness of the pole tube to reduce its weight.
“This makes a pole lighter but directly affects pole rigidity and longevity, resulting in the pole being weak, harder to control and more likely to splinter or break. Although lightness is a benefit, material strength (MSI) should also be an important factor when purchasing water fed poles.”
Unger has been setting the standard in this sector for over 50 years and the latest addition to its renowned nLite range of water fed poles is a prime example of the company’s knowledge and expertise.
The Ultra HiMod Limited Edition 2014, is made from an enhanced hi modulus carbon – a new material which Unger brought to the market to offer the ultimate in stiffness, even when cleaning up to heights of 20 metres. Its features and benefits include:
· An incredible 110 MSI* – making it the most rigid water fed pole on the market
· 30% stiffer material (230GPa*) than current nLite HiMod poles, allowing professionals to clean at height while on the ground, with no loss of rigidity or control
· Incredibly light-weight – 1.5kg for the Master pole; 0.7kg for each Extension pole
NOTE: *MSI and GPa are measuring units to show the strength of the material.
Unger’s HiFlo nLite system currently features water fed poles and extensions in a choice of five different materials – aluminium, glass fibre, hybrid (a mixture of carbon fibre and glass fibre), 100% carbon fibre, or HiMod carbon (5% lighter than regular carbon fibre with greater stiffness and rigidity).
31st July 2014