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A clean solution What to use, how to use it, when to use it

A clean solution What to use, how to use it, when to use it A clean solution What to use , how to use it, whe n to use it There is in reality very little mystery very high mechanical energy (the about the mechanics of the cleaning action of energetic pounding on the operation, and an understanding of rocks). The results while effective what is involved in the removal of soil­ were bound to cause damage to the articles involved. ing will enable management and staff to apply correct techniques in every These methods can be compared Experience from other countries type of situation. Soiling is simply a with the use of a typical front loading can be valuable in bringing new solu­ question of matter that is out of place washing machine, combined with a tions to the solving of old problems. and cleaning involves the removal of carefully developed washing powder We have often called upon our dirt from a surface in the most effi­ and the availability of copious hot cient and cost effective way, having experiences in Scandinavia to help water. In this situation we observe due regard to the type of dirt and solve a problem in the UK just as we medium chemical energy (fully built nature of the surface involved. have sent experts to Brazil to help powder), high thermal energy (hot water) and low mechanical energy in The application of energy is an with problems there. Of course, all the gentle action of the front loader. essential element in the cleaning task, this is well and good as long as the The result is a change in the balance of and there are basically three forms of contract cleaner is capable of produc­ energy which nonetheless results in energy which together make up the ing these benefits. So how do you cleaner clothes, with little or no dam­ 'cleaning equation'. They are: ther­ make sure you choose a good contrac­ age to fabrics. mal energy, chemical energy and tor? mechanical energy, and by obtaining the correct balance we can arrive at An easy way out is to make sure the the most effective cleaning system. proposed contractor is a member of the Contract Cleaning and Mainte­ Furthe r constituents are time Expertise involved and the application of water. nance Association. In order to The third reason for using a contrac­ In today's world the time element is become a member a contractor has to tor rather than going it alone is important, closely related as it is to pass some simple tests, relating to his because of the contractor's greater manpower costs, so that methods of financial soundness and agree to con­ expertise. Obviously if you do some­ cleaning must be assessed within the thing for a living you put a lot of hard form to the Associations code of prac­ constraints of time available. Water work into learning how to do it better. tice. Whilst in no way guaranteeing itself is a vehicle for carrying the This can be due to a number of that your man will do a good job it is a energy but can bring its own prob­ reasons. In our own case much is due start and means you have some lems, including that of hardness. to our investment in specialist recourse through the Association if resources. Our own supply house Mechanical energy is applied with anything goes wrong. produces the chemicals and solutions due regard to the matter to be which we know will do the jo b and will cleaned . Historical methods of Better than that is to carry out the not damage surfaces. The Industrial clothes washing used to involve run­ checks yourself. Make sure he's repu­ relations department ensures that we ning water provided by a river or table by checking his financial stand­ don't sour workforce/management stream and some rocks on which to ing and by talking to some of his other relations in any company we work for pound the articles. Here we have a customers. Make sure you get a writ­ and our Health and Safety adviser formula comprising low chemical ten specification of the job to be done keeps us all abreast of the mountain of energy (a bar of soap), low thermal - and when comparing contractors - legislation in this area. energy (river water) combined with compare like with like. Enquiry 70. 16 INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Industrial Management Emerald Publishing

A clean solution What to use, how to use it, when to use it

Industrial Management , Volume 80 (3): 1 – Mar 1, 1980

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A clean solution What to use , how to use it, whe n to use it There is in reality very little mystery very high mechanical energy (the about the mechanics of the cleaning action of energetic pounding on the operation, and an understanding of rocks). The results while effective what is involved in the removal of soil­ were bound to cause damage to the articles involved. ing will enable management and staff to apply correct techniques in every These methods can be compared Experience from other countries type of situation. Soiling is simply a with the use of a typical front loading can be valuable in bringing new solu­ question of matter that is out of place washing machine, combined with a tions to the solving of old problems. and cleaning involves the removal of carefully developed washing powder We have often called upon our dirt from a surface in the most effi­ and the availability of copious hot cient and cost effective way, having experiences in Scandinavia to help water. In this situation we observe due regard to the type of dirt and solve a problem in the UK just as we medium chemical energy (fully built nature of the surface involved. have sent experts to Brazil to help powder), high thermal energy (hot water) and low mechanical energy in The application of energy is an with problems there. Of course, all the gentle action of the front loader. essential element in the cleaning task, this is well and good as long as the The result is a change in the balance of and there are basically three forms of contract cleaner is capable of produc­ energy which nonetheless results in energy which together make up the ing these benefits. So how do you cleaner clothes, with little or no dam­ 'cleaning equation'. They are: ther­ make sure you choose a good contrac­ age to fabrics. mal energy, chemical energy and tor? mechanical energy, and by obtaining the correct balance we can arrive at An easy way out is to make sure the the most effective cleaning system. proposed contractor is a member of the Contract Cleaning and Mainte­ Furthe r constituents are time Expertise involved and the application of water. nance Association. In order to The third reason for using a contrac­ In today's world the time element is become a member a contractor has to tor rather than going it alone is important, closely related as it is to pass some simple tests, relating to his because of the contractor's greater manpower costs, so that methods of financial soundness and agree to con­ expertise. Obviously if you do some­ cleaning must be assessed within the thing for a living you put a lot of hard form to the Associations code of prac­ constraints of time available. Water work into learning how to do it better. tice. Whilst in no way guaranteeing itself is a vehicle for carrying the This can be due to a number of that your man will do a good job it is a energy but can bring its own prob­ reasons. In our own case much is due start and means you have some lems, including that of hardness. to our investment in specialist recourse through the Association if resources. Our own supply house Mechanical energy is applied with anything goes wrong. produces the chemicals and solutions due regard to the matter to be which we know will do the jo b and will cleaned . Historical methods of Better than that is to carry out the not damage surfaces. The Industrial clothes washing used to involve run­ checks yourself. Make sure he's repu­ relations department ensures that we ning water provided by a river or table by checking his financial stand­ don't sour workforce/management stream and some rocks on which to ing and by talking to some of his other relations in any company we work for pound the articles. Here we have a customers. Make sure you get a writ­ and our Health and Safety adviser formula comprising low chemical ten specification of the job to be done keeps us all abreast of the mountain of energy (a bar of soap), low thermal - and when comparing contractors - legislation in this area. energy (river water) combined with compare like with like. Enquiry 70. 16 INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

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Industrial ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1980

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