The AS 88 HB is currently being used by the US Navy and Commercial Diving Companies worldwide. Hull cleaning on any size vessel. The AS 88 HB with auto vortexx™ suction holds brush against the hull and propels unit forward effortlessly, cutting diver fatigue.
Standard safety feature-Deadman On/Off switch, which exceeds US Navy and Coast Guard requirements.
The AS 88 HB uses a high torque, low speed, hydraulic motor specially designed for hull cleaning.
AS 88 HB is equipped for left and right hand diver operation.
Operates brushes 10" (254 mm), 12" (304.79 mm), or 15" (381mm) in diameter.
Also operates 6" (152.39 mm) Barnacle Cutter.
Optional Barnacle Cutter head is capable of removing Barnacles, Zebra Mussels and Tubeworms up to 6" (152.39 mm) of barnacle type growth at a rate of 3 to 6 sq. ft. per minute (0.27 to 0.54 sq meters per minute) and capability of removing up to 18" (457.2 mm) of sea growth.
Ideal for cleaning underwater surface ie. Steel, aluminum, fiberglass, wood hulls, pilings, seawalls, and bridge pilings fast TIME is MONEY!
Large trigger guard allows easy control while wearing heavy diving gloves.
Speed control allows the diver to adjust brush speed for the most demanding commercial cleaning jobs.
The AS 88 HB is equipped with a flotation foam buoyancy, thus reducing diver fatigue.
Required Hydraulic power 5 GPM (19 liters per minute) Max.