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Chemical free cleaning with TomCat Aqueous Ozone

* Aqeous-reader.jpgThe benefits of cleaning with ozone have been well documented, with its uses going back over the last century.

In testament to its effectiveness it's a system used globally in water treatment plants for its disinfecting and sanitising properties.

Within a scrubber dryer, ozone is a strong oxidiser that destroys pathogens which can become resistant to standard cleaning methods. TomCat's Zero3 ozone creates nano-bubbles; not only does this ensure that the ozone remains in suspension for longer, but it adds the ability to clean into the smallest of areas - providing added effectiveness.

The benefits of ozone, aside from cleaning performance, are many... No chemicals means no manual handling, no spill dangers and no allergen risks, which is safer and healthier for the operatives. No chemicals also provides an in-use cost-saving potential and with reduced packaging and transport miles it is more beneficial for the wider environment.

Typically, scrubber dryers can suffer from foul odours if they have not been fully cleaned after use and there can be cross contamination concerns too. The antimicrobial effect of ozone can help to reduce or eliminate these issues for a healthier work environment.

* Aqeous-contrast.jpgThe clever part of TomCat's Zero3 system is that is produced on the machine itself and on demand. This helps to ensure its always freshly produced and fully effective when dispensed onto the floor. There is no degradation in performance because the machine has been sat idle and no dilution problems associated with partial refills.

Further, there are no, wall mounts, no installs and no hardwiring to worry about.

For larger facilities, the technology brings added convenience as the onboard system can be refilled simply from any tap point without the operative having to return to a wall mount location, for added portability.

In keeping with the design ethos throughout the range, TomCat believes in providing added value through simplicity of operation and maintenance - the offshoot of which normally means lower running costs and reduced downtime.

The Zero3 Aqueous Ozone system is no different. It is switched on and off at the main operator control panel and the only operator maintenance required is a visual check to the air dryer. A simple colour change indicates when replacement is required and the change ca be made in seconds without the use of tools.

* Aqeous-reader-closeup.jpgThe same is true for all wear and tear items on the machines within the range, easily accessed and replaced simply without the use of tools.

The manufacturer says it still finds that many people are using traditional methods when it comes to stripping and sealing floors, using toxic stripping agents.

There are many inherent risks involved with the process from slips and trips though to manual handling and spillage concerns.

TomCat's Edge system is able to provide floor stripping without chemicals, either as a wet or dry system dependant on the site's requirements.

Not only is there a cost saving involved due no chemical usage, this can also provide labour savings of up to 70% and also provides the ability to be more cost effective when tendering for new contracts.

The best way to find out more details on this versatile system is to visit the company's newly opened TomCat School in Eastleigh or by an on-site demonstration.

T: 0800 313 4336
W: www.tomcat-edge.co.uk / www.factorycat-uk.co.uk / www.scrubberdrierhire.com

20th July 2017

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