“Are these wipers lint free?” It’s a question that often comes up, regardless of industry, but before selecting a wiper, it’s important to understand how much (or little) lint is okay for the job you’re doing. Glass Cleaning While glass needs to be clear, it’s a relatively forgiving surface. Paper wipers are pros at getting… Continue reading The Lowdown on Lint
Wiper Strength In a side-by-side comparison of strength, there’s no doubt that woven rags would come out ahead of non-woven wipers. But before championing rags as the winner of the strength-competition, we should ask the question: is strength is all it’s cracked up to be? Cloths used in a “dirty job” application – one that… Continue reading How strong is strong enough?
Wipers are great tools for reducing waste, but, to get the most out of your wipers, it’s important to get the right kind of dispensing system for your facility’s needs. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular systems. Dispenser Boxes Wipers can be delivered in boxes that become their own built-in dispensers.… Continue reading The right dispenser for the right wiper
One of the most important aspects of any cloth or disposable wiper is its safety when used around people and products. How dangerous could a rag really be? One of the hidden dangers of rental shop towels is that, despite being laundered, they tend to be full of chemical contaminants, metal shavings, cutting oil, acetone,… Continue reading A Closer Look: Wiper Safety
Disposable wipers – especially compared to rental shop towels – are uniquely suited to help a facility cut down on waste and support lean manufacturing goals. Delivery Using disposable wipers instead of rental shop towels can help save money, resources, and environmental costs. Most laundry contracts guarantee a certain inventory level, meaning you get that… Continue reading Wipers & Waste
When you’ve got a mess to clean, you need a wiper that’s going to perform. One of the many wiper attributes, absorption power can significantly impact the performance of a wiper. A new rental towel can absorb oil and water (and a lot of it), but each time they’re laundered and processed, these rags lose… Continue reading A Closer Look: Wiper Performance
Different wipers for different jobs Making the switch to disposable wipers can seem like a headache with so many different types to choose from, but there’s one key to success that can make it feel like a breeze: understanding how to pick the right wiper. Light Duty Wipers Cloths are bulky, and they can make… Continue reading Light, medium, or heavy?