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Transportation and Ground Support Applications

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Fuel Fired and All- Electric Hot Water Pressure Washers

Sioux Corporation is the world-wide leader in manufacturing a full line of application-specific fuel fired and all-electric pressure washers, steam cleaners and combination units that are ideal for use in the transportation industry.




  • Sioux's Dakota II line of fuel-fired steam cleaners, pressure washers, and combination units are available with electric motors and diesel, natural gas, or LP fired burners.
  • Efficient fuel-fired units offer portability for remote locations.
  • Fuel-fired units are ideal for maintenance shops, cleaning equipment, and general maintenance.
  • Fuel-fired units are available as self-contained units with an integrated pressure washer, water tank, and gasoline or diesel engine on a heavy-duty skid or over the road trailer- excellent for locations where there is no water, fuel, or electrical source.
  • Sioux's fuel-fired units have ratings of 1.2-8 GPM (4.5-30 LPM) Steam @ 250 PSI (17.2 BAR), 320°F (160°C) and 1.8-10 GPM (6.8-38 LPM) Hot Water @ 600-3,000 PSI (41.4-207 BAR), 200°F (93°C).    


De-Icer/Steamer for Equipment and Grounds Maintenance

Mobile De-Icer/Thawing Unit

Sioux offers mobile de-icers/steam cleaners that are widely used in the aviation industry for remote equipment cleaning and grounds maintenance. The unit will de-ice equipment, as well as melt snow and ice off surfaces and clean runway lights and signs. This unit doubles as a conventional steam cleaner and can be used year-round in the shop for ground support applications such as cleaning engines, equipment and buildings. This unit is completely self-contained. It is mounted on a heavy-duty trailer, with a stainless steel water tank, gasoline generator and hose reel. The generator provides auxiliary power, with receptacles for lighting and tools. It can be powered from its self-contained generator, or from your existing electric panel. Visit our Thawing & De-Icing page for more information.


All- Electrics   

  • All-Electric CleanerSioux’s line of all-electric pressure washers and steam cleaners heat the cleaning water with electricity, rather than from oil-fired or gas-fired burners. These machines use no fossil fuels and produce no flame or exhaust.
  • Heaters are fully-rated to the stated water flow, so storage tanks are not required, and water temperature is available instantly, and for unlimited time periods.
  • No water preheating or recovery time is needed.
  • Explosion-proof models are designed for hazardous locations. These washers are ideal for areas where air quality is a primary concern.
  • Skid, portable or trailer mounted units available.
  • Sioux offers over 45 models of all-electric steam cleaners, pressure washers and combination units with ratings of 0.6 – 5.75 GPM (2.27 - 21.76 LPM) and 100 – 3000 PSI (6.9 - 206.85 BAR).
  • All-electric pressure washers and steam cleaners are third party certified to UL-1776 and CSA C-22.2 No. 68-92. Explosion-proof models are additionally certified to UL-1203 and CSA 22.2 No. 30-92.Any All-electric unit can be built to explosion-proof standards to meet Class I, Division 1 & 2 specifications. Please consult factory if CE, ATEX, or other international markings/certifications are required.
  • Alternate electricals are available for 50 Hz and any voltage used worldwide.


      Steam-Flo® Steam Generator 

      The Sioux Steam-Flo® is a perfect source of low pressure steam for thawing, heating and degassing. This unit can be used in place of a conventional boiler. The generator produces 370-1,725 lbs. (167.8-782 kg) per hour of saturated steam in minutes.

  • Excellent for thawing and heating rail cars.
  • Ideal for degassing petroleum tank cars prior to welding and repair.
  • The Steam-Flo® provides continuous, unlimited steam.
  • Easy to maintain and built to last.
  • Mountings include portable, stationary, or over-the-road trailer.
  • The unit can be outfitted with an optional water tank and generator for completely self-contained operation.
  • The vessel is registered with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, meets requirements of CSD-1 of the ASME Code, and is built to Section IV of the ASME code.
  • Sioux’s LowNox Steam-Flo® meets California’s South Coast Air Quality standards!