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22 THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL DRYCLEANER & LAUNDERER JANUARY FEBRUARY 2017 NEW WAYS TO USE ROPE TIES In 1989, at the Clean Show in Dallas (remember the snow? And the 18 degrees?!), I stumbled upon a product called No-Knot cords, an early incarnation of today’s Rope Tie. Years later, I learned that the product was originally invented to wash roll tow- els. You don’t see these much anymore, but if there were already 50 US states when you were born, you probably need a short intro- duction to roll towels. Instead of a paper towel dispenser in a restroom, there was a towel dis- penser. This dispenser had a real cotton fabric towel hanging out of the bottom of it. It didn’t have a visible end. The towel disappeared back into the dispenser. What you saw was a hanging loop of fabric with the clean part in front of you and the soiled part of the towel would roll back into the dispenser. When you pulled of the clean part of the towel, the front roller Don Desrosiers ... Here, the Yellow Rope Tie indicates NO STARCH and the Red one is for sequencing: Red = RUSH!
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