Wash Station FAQs

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Which size Quill Vogue Wash Station is best for me?

The Wash Station is available in 2 sizes: standard & XL.

  • The standard internal wash chamber is L320mm x W520mm x H530mm. The door opening is W170mm/270mm x H280mm
  • The XL internal wash chamber is L670mm x W660mm x H510mm. The door opening is W540mm/630mm x H360mm

Please note some designers may print smaller prototypes that would fit in the standard sized Wash Station but prefer the XL size as they can put multiple parts into the chamber for washing all in one go thereby saving time.

Shall I choose the Quill Vogue Wash Station Static or Quill Vogue Wash Station Mobile?

The Wash Station Static is an “open” system that requires plumbing into mains water and mains drains and thereafter requires very little maintenance.

The Wash Station Mobile is a “closed” system that contains 2 x 25 litre water tanks that require emptying and refilling on a daily/weekly basis depending on usage..

We recommend customers choose the Wash Station Static where possible, as it is low maintenance, has better visibility during operation and is more cost effective.

What site preparation is needed for the Quill Vogue Wash Station Mobile?

None required, just a 13amp (15amp USA) RCD protected socket is required.

What site preparation is needed for the Quill Vogue Wash Station Static?

Electrical supply: 13amp RCD protected socket/ USA 15 amp RCD protected socket

Water Supply: Mains fed, mains water flow rate minimum 15 litres per minute (25 – 30 litres per minute for best performance) 12 litres per minute is acceptable.

Plumbing fittings:  15mm copper pipe with washing machine isolating tap is recommended

Drainage: Drain to foul sewer, however please ensure you comply with your local Government legislation regarding support material concentration levels. Pipe work must be gravity fed. Use a washing machine U bend. Drainage must never go above the height of the cabinet. (Please see CAD diagram in operators manual)

What pressure does the Quill Vogue Wash Station operate at?

The Quill Vogue Wash Station operates at pressures between 0 to 50 bar (0 to 725 psi) A blue pressure control valve situated within the internal wash chamber allows operatives to increase or decrease the pressure during the wash process.

How much water does the Quill Vogue Wash Station use?

The Quill Vogue Wash Station uses between 1 and 5 litres per minute.

What filtration system does the Quill Vogue Wash Station use to prevent blockages?

A filter tray and weir system in the internal cabinet is all that is needed to trap the support material, preventing it from leaving the chamber. An extra basket filter is included with the mobile systems as the system re-circulates the water again and again, so the water needs to remain as clean and debris free as possible.

Is the Quill Vogue Wash Station high maintenance?

No, the Quill Vogue Wash Station is an extremely low maintenance system. Check the oil level weekly/monthly depending on usage and keep topped up.

Does the Quill Vogue Wash Station generate atmospheric dust?

No atmospheric dust is created with the Quill Vogue Wash Station

What warranty does the Quill Vogue Wash Station come with?

The Quill Vogue parts are warranted against manufacturing defects for 6 months excluding fair wear and tear and consumable parts such as wiper blades and gloves. The pump/motor combination is a heavy duty industrial unit designed for operation up to 8 hours continuous use per day. Replacement parts will be sent on receipt of parts deemed to be faulty by manufacturer.

What support policy does the Quill Vogue Wash Station come with?

There is very little that can go wrong with the Quill Vogue System, and as a company we have over 40 years experience in sending products and systems all over the world to some of the most extreme and remote locations, from the oil fields in Baku in Azerbaijan, to oil rigs in the South Pacific Ocean. It is therefore essential that when we build machines they are built to last. As a company we pride ourselves on our customer service, when you buy a product or system from the Quill International Group you will gain access to our superb team of engineers who will be only too happy to help and advise you over the phone or via email with any problems that you may have, so please rest assured you will not be left unsupported.

Do you offer a servicing package for the Quill Vogue Wash Station in the UK?

Yes we do! Our fee includes call out and the first hours labour plus all service items including an oil change and tip replacement, a full inspection, cleaning of filters and biocidal sanitisation of internal chamber. Anything over and above those items listed will be chargeable. Terms and conditions apply.

What consumables or spare parts do I need to order with the Quill Vogue Wash Station?

None are required unless the filters aren’t maintained. Over a period of years with extensive use the filters and non return valves may require replacing.

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