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Why The Stripehog


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Why The Stripehog

  1. 1. Stripe Hog – NLB Comparison Fall 2009
  2. 2. Overall length - Maneuverability 45’ Long, 58,000 lbs empty 36’ Long, 43,000 lbs empty
  3. 3. Tractor blasting attachment Head cannot move beyond the sides 14 Feet / 3,500 Lbs 8.5 Feet / 1,500 Lbs, 0 turn radius
  4. 4. Optional tractor attachment 45’ Long with no space for tractor. 63’ w/ trailer 36’ Long with optional tractor
  5. 5. Engines In Use – Maintenance 3 different engine manufacturers, warranties, parts, maintenance One engine efficiency – less maintenance, exhaust
  6. 6. Engines In Use – Fuel 10 gallons per hour of fuel consumption 16 gallons per hour of fuel consumption
  7. 7. Chassis – Typical Cost Difference $85,000 $130,000
  8. 8. Chassis Option Always used GMC Built on chassis of your choice
  9. 9. Dual Steering NLB Starjet - NO Stripe Hog – YES (Standard feature)
  10. 10. Complexity – Pump Maintenance 40 bolts to torque to between 300 – 400 ft lbs in 50 ft lbs increments Only 8 Bolts and no torquing at all
  11. 11. Allen wrench & 2 lb hammer, 1 person required. Two persons are required to operate the torque wrench for NLB. Complexity – Pump Maintenance
  12. 12. 2 Persons, up to 6 hours 1 Person, 15 minutes Complexity – Pump Maintenance
  13. 13. Quality Manufacturing NLB uses painted steel tank. All Stainless steel wet components, water/debris tank – maintenance free
  14. 14. Last two NLB customers said the debris separation was non-existent. Water & Debris Separation System Water & Debris Separation
  15. 15. Waterblasting Heads NLB head uses belts, pulleys and external bearings Patented hydraulic thru-shafts – no belts, pulleys, external bearings or side load on ultra-high pressure shafts
  16. 16. Waterblasting Heads NLB heads use 4 swivel shafts Hog heads use 2 swivel shafts
  17. 17. Checking Sharpness of Jets Must exit the cab to see the jets Easily and safely from the drivers seat
  18. 18. Spray Bars / Nozzles From 6” – 28”, less expensive, more durable, change in under 5 minutes, no nozzle extenders, high cohesive nozzles, balanced for zero vibration More expensive, less durable, nozzle extenders
  19. 19. Spray Bar Protectors Expensive, hard to replace Inexpensive, easy to replace, durable
  20. 20. Spare Parts / Inventory System Actual picture of NLB “system” Comprehensive inventory system
  21. 21. Customer Support Online training videos, online parts ordering system, training & service bulletins, access upgrades available.
  22. 22. <ul><li>Compact – 36’ long with tractor </li></ul><ul><li>Single-tandem axle design, 43,000 lbs empty </li></ul><ul><li>One engine efficiency – Less fuel, maintenance & exhaust (10 gal/hr for fuel </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Steering </li></ul><ul><li>Chassis - $130,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Pump Maintenance - Very simple, no torque wrench or technical tools needed </li></ul><ul><li>Same spare parts at cheaper prices – verified by several previous NLB customers </li></ul><ul><li>Stainless steel for the wet components of water tanks </li></ul><ul><li>Proven water & debris separation system </li></ul><ul><li>Heads - Patented hydraulic thru-shafts – no belts, pulleys, external bearings or side load on ultra-high pressure shafts. Uses 2 swivel shafts. </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor built & proven – built in test lab with contracting business of over 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>1 Stripe Hog customer has purchased 4 units, 3 customers have purchased 3 and 6 customers have purchased 2. Zero NLB customers have converted from Stripe Hog. </li></ul><ul><li>24/7 Phone Support – 1-772-223-7393 </li></ul><ul><li>Easy online ordering of spare parts 24/7 with high quality photos for quick visual clarification – </li></ul><ul><li>Large and Bulky – 63’ long with tractor </li></ul><ul><li>58,000 lbs empty </li></ul><ul><li>Tri-axle combination truck & trailer design </li></ul><ul><li>3 engine Inefficiency (16 gal/hr for fuel) </li></ul><ul><li>Single steering </li></ul><ul><li>Chassis - $83,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Pump Maintenance – Complex, 40 bolts and time consuming and meticulous torquing sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive Spare Parts </li></ul><ul><li>Steel with paint for water tanks </li></ul><ul><li>Non-existent water & debris separation – statement from the last two NLB customers </li></ul><ul><li>Heads - uses belts, pulleys and external bearings, side load on ultra-high pressure shafts. Uses 4 swivel shafts. </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacture only – test lab is their customers </li></ul><ul><li>6 NLB customers have converted to Stripe Hog </li></ul>Stripe Hog SH8000 NLB Starjet Plus
  23. 23. In the past 4 1/2 years more Stripe Hogs have been purchased worldwide than our top two competitors have sold in a collective 30 years! Waterblasting Technologies - Sole source provider for the premier marking and rubber removal system worldwide. Phone: 1-772-223-7393 Web: