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Spray rinse delivers exceptional results

Baths are great when you just want to soak at the end of the day. But let’s be honest, are they effective for getting clean results? When it comes to clean and water efficiency, showers are just better. Therein lies the difference between a conventional bath rinse and a spray rinse.    UniMac’s OPTispray brings those same advantages to its UW washer-extractor and [...]

2020-10-13T22:19:58+00:00October 13th, 2020|

Why G-Force matters

We are used to hearing about racecar drivers and fighter jet pilots experiencing “Gs” or G-Force. So, what is it? And how does it relate to laundry?   G-Force is quite simply a multiple of the force of gravity due to acceleration. Fighter jet pilots can experience upward of nine Gs, or nine times the force of gravity. [...]

2020-10-13T22:20:55+00:00October 13th, 2020|

Not all dryers are created equal

Of everything going on in a busy on-premises laundry, drying should be straightforward, right? One tumble dryer should be pretty similar to another. That’s definitely not the case. While washer-extractors appear to have all the technology, tumblers have their fair share and can greatly impact efficiency, throughput and labor. Below are a variety of features [...]

2020-08-19T14:01:46+00:00August 18th, 2020|

UniMac dryers show results for N95 viral decontamination

N95 masks have never been more important and in shorter supply. Reusing this vital piece of PPE requires a fast and effective means to decontaminate masks. UniMac announced that specific models of its hugely popular 75-pound capacity tumble dryer can, with the correct programs, be used for viral decontamination of N95 masks and quadruple their [...]

2020-08-12T14:20:44+00:00August 12th, 2020|

How is your laundry measuring success and identifying process breakdowns that impact quality?

How is it that the laundromat business has metrics such as turns per day, revenue, peak periods and even per-machine usage and profit, yet many on-premises laundries (OPL) are measuring success by whether or not all loads were processed?  Far more goes into the degree of success a commercial laundry is achieving. As we operate through the current pandemic, managers [...]

2020-07-17T20:38:20+00:00July 17th, 2020|

Praise worth sharing from a frontline hero

UniMac prides itself on delivering the best products, services and support. We believe in what we do and surround ourselves with expert distributors, who are just as passionate about laundry and supporting customers.  During the current crisis, clean laundry has perhaps never been more important. At firehouses across the country, the need for clean laundry has increased significantly, [...]

2020-06-24T17:04:48+00:00June 24th, 2020|

FEMA Funds Support PPE for Firefighters

One of the lessons learned from the current pandemic is the need for additional PPE for first responders, medical professionals and firefighters. Many fire departments have been opting to issue two sets of turnout gear, ensuring one is ready for service, while one is being laundered. Funding such an approach, however, is not always possible for all [...]

2020-04-27T17:05:32+00:00April 27th, 2020|

2020 Changes to NFPA 1851 reflect continued learnings

The old quote about law is that it needs to be “stable but not stand still.” The same can be said for NFPA 1851 as it relates to PPE cleaning, maintenance and inspection. Standards have continued to change over the last decade plus. A fresh round of changes introduced late last year illustrate that guidelines [...]

2020-03-02T14:13:48+00:00February 11th, 2020|
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