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PowerStroke PS142012 - Spec Breakdown

The PowerStroke PS142012 is an electric pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2000 PSI and flow of 1.2 GPM. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

General
FuelElectric
HandlingHand Truck
WaterCold (104°F max.)
PSI2000
GPM1.2
Cleaning Units2400
Motor13 amp, induction
PumpAxial
Pump materialAluminum
Features
FrameMetal
Soap injectionYes
Soap tank1 gal
Soap dilution20:1
Nozzles15°, 25°, 40°, Soap, Turbo
Quick connect nozzlesYes
Onboard storageYes
Hose25 ft
Hose storageNone
Misc
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
Approx. 24 x 18 x 36 in
Weight45 lbs
Wheels2 wheels, ⌀10", never flat
Included accessoriesWand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 35 ft GFCI power cord, 5 nozzles
SecurityTrigger lock
Warranty2 years

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Description

Zoom on the PowerStroke PS142012

In a nutshell, the PowerStroke PS142012 is a medium duty pressure washer, which not only offers an all-around versatile cleaning experience, but that also allows:

  • thorough cleaning of hard, paint-free surfaces
  • cleaning of painted and frail surfaces
  • application of detergent and cleaning solutions
  • intense cleaning of hard surfaces

The following sections will present you in detail its power characteristics and design, its main features and all the additional features it has to offer.

Power

The PowerStroke PS142012's aluminum axial pump, powered by a 13 amp induction motor, can provide a pressure of up to 2000 PSI (approximately 33 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 1.2 GPM (values as per PW101-2010). The PowerStroke PS142012 thus has a cleaning power of 2400 Cleaning Units.

Being an electric pressure washer, the PowerStroke PS142012's motor can be easily started by a convenient ON/OFF switch. The unit is ready-to-use with peace of mind, thanks to the included 35 ft GFCI cord.

Design & Handling

Thanks to its hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D24 x W18 x H36 in, the PowerStroke PS142012 offers great mobility. Its sturdy metal frame provides longevity to the assembly. The foam-padded fixed handle adds to the PS142012 convenience of transport, while offering a comfortable grip.

With a weight of only 45 lbs, the unit is definitely easy to carry around. A set of two 10" never-flat wheels also improves the ease of transport of the device.

Main Features

The PowerStroke PS142012's package includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 5 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, with a more detailed description below.

  • Soap injection: A safe detergent storage is facilitated by a 1 gal tank. The detergent is diluted with a 20:1 ratio by the PowerStroke PS142012's automatic soap dilution mechanism. The detergent will be added automatically to the water when a soap nozzle is attached.
  • Pressure hose: This washer comes with an easy-to-connect 25 ft high-pressure hose. But, there is no proper storage solution designed for it (no reel, strap or hook).
  • Spray gun and wand: Both the classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand may be conveniently stored in a side hook.
  • Nozzles: The 5 included nozzles, and the respective surfaces they’re appropriate for, are listed in the table below.
 

15°

25°

40°

Soap

Turbo
Concrete, brick, masonrySuitableSuitableSuitableSuitableUse with caution
Siding, gutters, houseUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitableNot recommended
Fencing, deck, patioUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableSuitableNot recommended
Lawn equipment, boat, RVUse with cautionUse with cautionUse with cautionSuitableNot recommended

Note: The shape of the nozzles above is for illustration purposes only and may differ.
Red cross: Not recommended. Green check: Suitable. Orange check: Use with caution.

Other Features

Some of the accessories of the PowerStroke PS142012

Some of the included accessories

  • Total Stop System (TSS): This feature automatically shuts off the pressure washer when the trigger is not engaged, to prolong the pump's lifespan.
  • Onboard storage: The PowerStroke PS142012 features a handy storage area, which allows you to neatly store nozzles and accessories and be always prepared by having everything needed at hand.
  • Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
  • Accessories: Besides the usual owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and documentation to get you promptly started, the PowerStroke PS142012 comes with power cord, wand, spray gun and pressure hose.

The PowerStroke PS142012's performance versus other pressure washers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the PowerStroke PS142012 compare to similarly priced pressure washers.

  • With a maximum pressure output of 2000 PSI, the PowerStroke PS142012 finds itself in the expected pressure range among electric units that cost between $170 and $220. In case you are looking for a device with the highest possible power of its water stream, one of the top achievers in this price range is the Sun Joe SPX4600 with a PSI of 3000.
  • The achievable water flow of this washer, which reaches 1.2 GPM (gallons per minute) can be described as low, compared to other devices in its price range. If maximum rinsing efficiency is your top priority, one of the devices with the highest water flow in the same price range is the Sun Joe SPX2005P, with a GPM of 1.8.
  • With 2400 Cleaning Units (PSI x GPM), the PS142012 is on the low end when compared to other similarly priced electric devices. In case you are looking for the highest overall cleaning power, in this price range, one of the current champions is the Realm BY02-BIMK and its 4550 Cleaning Units.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other electric washers between 2000 and 2500 Cleaning Units, the PowerStroke PS142012 is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this pressure washer nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of cleaning power.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Induction motor
  • Good range of nozzles included
  • Automatic detergent dilution
  • Onboard storage
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent PSI for the price
WEAKNESSES:
  • No pressure hose storage
  • Low GPM for the price
  • Low CU for the price

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About PowerStroke

PowerStroke is a brand name of outdoor power equipment owned by the parent company, Techtronic Industries Company Limited, (TTi) founded in 1985 and based in Hong Kong, with subsidiary offices in Anderson, South Carolina. TTi designs, manufactures, and markets many different brands of power tools worldwide. The PowerStroke line of tools includes pressure washers, generators, corded electric/battery powered drills, sanders, and heat guns.

Warranty Information

The PowerStroke PS142012 is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the unit.
For more information about the warranty of PowerStroke pressure washers, please consult PowerStroke's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-877-617-3501.

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