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Few of us notice the matting system when entering a public building, but underfoot there is likely to be a smart solution that may be fulfilling several functions at once. Ann Laffeaty asks matting manufacturers what they consider to be the main purpose of a mat.
When arriving home on a wet or snowy day, it is second nature for most of us to wipe
What are the most important trends currently in mopping equipment? How are manufacturers of mopping systems responding to user requirements for higher productivity, better hygiene standards and lower costs? TTS writes exclusively for ECJ.
In the professional mopping equipment world one of the main trend is the ongoing gradual substitution of the
Sprimsol has developed the automatic Fregomatic wringer, a compact machine that wrings
out mops, cloths, towels and other cleaning tools at the touch of a button.
The Fregomatic, which works on a rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 700 wringing cycles, is said to offer a robust design and long life span and can be adapted to work in
Perfex says the small loop microfibre construction of its TruCLEAN Microfibre Mop offers high performance in the removal of liquids, soil, residue and other contaminants. Designed for mop-to-dry performance on wet surfaces, it can be repeatedly laundered and autoclaved.
In the TruCLEAN Anti-Microbial Mop an added antimicrobial agent is
New from Vivelle is the dry disposable antibacterial dust mop Ultimop. This, the company says, can reduce bacteria levels by over 99.99 per cent. And bacteria such as MRSA and E.coli cannot survive once picked up in the mop fibres.
The antibacterial action lasts throughout the life of the mop, which makes it suitable for use in hygiene-critical
Unger says its SmartColor MicroMops reduce bacteria by up to 96 per cent and reach into the grout lines between tiles. These microfibre mops are colour-coded, and depending on how much water needs to be applied to the floor or how much dirt has to be picked up, there are three fibre lengths for wet, medium wet and damp cleaning.
The mops are