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with the folder. Increased reliability and ease of maintenance is another important factor for the launderer. Peter said remote feeding and buffer storage increases operator throughput and helps the laundry achieve a uniformly higher level of performance because fast operators are no longer held back by slower workers. Another significant factor is the adaptability of the system. Sheets, duvet covers, draw sheets and table linen can be processed in one- or two-lane operations. Energy It is in this area that we are seeing the most development and change. In this time of rising energy prices, energy efficiency is the first requirement when buying an ironer. This was evident at Texcare 2008 and Clean 2009 where the emphasis was on the energy savings that gas heated ironers can bring. Of course, savings cannot be achieved by using gas alone, energy should be controlled and used in combination with the most accurate temperature-control systems, the proper insulation, strict control of the exhaust and a modern burner which provides perfect combustion and the best heat distribution across the ironing surface. The market’s perception of flexible chest ironers has changed. While they were initially received with some scepticism, these machines have now been sold for over 10 years and many laundry owners are well aware of the energy and production benefits which accrue. We are seeing a major increase in demand for these ironers. As we see it, dollar for dollar, production 40 THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL DRYCLEANER & LAUNDERER, VOLUME 59, #2 2009 PPhh:: ((0022)) 99666677 44226622 FFaaxx:: ((0022)) 99666699 22444400 MOBILE 0414 339 306 BJ&CCHOLMES Laundry & Drycleaning Service Engineers & Machinery Sales PRE-LOVED MACHINERY PRE-LOVED MACHINERY WANT SOMETHING PARTICULAR? JUST ASK! WANT SOMETHING PARTICULAR? JUST ASK! ALSO ALSO WIDE RANGE OF SPARE PARTS & REPAIRS! WIDE RANGE OF SPARE PARTS & REPAIRS! LLOOOOKKIINNGG FFOORR SSOOMMEETTHHIINNGG PPAARRTTIICCUULLAARR?? AASSKK UUSS!! WASHER EXTRACTORS HIGH SPIN Girbau 22 kg M/P Control Wascator17,22&35&40kgM/P Control IPSO 22 kg M/P Control UNIMAC M/P Control 30 & 50lb WASHER EXTRACTORS NORMAL SPIN UNIMAC M/P Control 30lb UNIMAC Card Control 30lb & 50lb Wascator 12, 20 & 32 kg Girbau 15, 20 7 32 kg Milnor System 4 20 kg Ipso 65lb PRIMUS 12kg MP controller 240volt TUMBLER DRIERS - GAS PRIMUS 70lb reversing 240V Touch Pad operation PRIMUS 30lb Double Deck - new timers & bearings Cissell30&50lb,70&110lb ADC 30lb coin operated SPEED QUEEN 30lb TUMB/DRYERS - ELECTRIC Cissell 30 - 50 lb TUMB/DRYERS - STEAM HEAT Burton 70 lb drier Cissell 50 lb drier IRONERS – GAS Primus 1.6m late model Simplex 1.6 mt x 20cm dia.x 240v IRONERS – ELECTRIC Electrolux 1.6 mt AS NEW! Cordes 1.7 mt x 20cm dia. BOILERS SIMONS 6HP electric DRYCLEANING EQUIPMENT DONINI Solar 35 d/c machine FALCON utility press HORSCROFT topper press JACKSON ironing table with vacuum FORENTA fast back automatic utility press CISSELL automatic pants topper AJAX hot head press small oval buck vacuum unit “Oh yum! Dessert! I’ve died and gone to heaven” Janine Williams, Kerry King and Lynda Kingsley show delegates how to dessert with style.
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