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Products & Services
NexSys® batteries from EnerSys® are perfect for operations with quick-charging needs. Fast-charge these batteries in just over an hour, or partially charge them on your schedule without fear of causing damage. Featuring advanced Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, NexSys® batteries provide predictable, cost-effective power for floor care applications. Virtually maintenance-free, NexSys® batteries never require watering, eliminating the risk of spills on floors and carpets.
U.S. Battery’s US 305 XC2, six-volt deep cycle batteries provide 310 amp hours at a 20-hour discharge rate, to keep floor sweeper/scrubbers working longer. The US 305 XC2 is made in the United States and features the company’s exclusive XC2™ formulation that allows batteries to reach peak capacity in fewer cycles.
Avmor’s TF700 Instant Traction Floor Conditioner provides one-step cleaning and slip resistance. It’s suitable for all flooring types, from vinyl and ceramic tile to concrete, granite, and sealed wood. Apply TF700 with a mop or automatic scrubber to provide traction around indoor pools as well as in high-traffic areas such as food courts, restrooms, cafeterias, and walkways.
4-PROTM filters for Dri-Eaz® dehumidifiers from Legend Brands are designed for restoration and remediation jobs. The electrostatically charged polypropylene filters capture small dust and debris particles, protecting internal components. Activated carbon absorbs odors and fumes, and the filters’ rigid aluminum frame ensures proper filtration throughout the loading cycle. Antimicrobial-treated layers help prevent bacterial growth.
Lumina insect light traps from Rentokil Steritech use LED high-output lamps to attract and catch flies while reducing energy consumption. They are available in three sizes: the Lumina compact for homes, the Lumina standard for businesses, and the Lumina ultimate for facilities that must meet strict food safety and compliance standards. Each can be set to a specific mode based on insect activity level.
Filmop’s Jobby Dust Pan with Swivel Floor Squeegee gives users a touch-free method to collect wet and dry debris from hard flooring. The easy-to-clean dust pan features a replaceable rubber edge that lays flat to the floor and a replaceable squeegee blade that bends to eliminate gaps between the pan and the surface it’s resting on. The squeegee’s swivel head reaches into low, tight places.
A new line of aerosol air fresheners from Vectaire feature the AiradicateTM odor neutralizer, which counteracts malodors and neutralizes bad smells. The Vectair Airoma® range provides 3,000 or 9,000 sprays in a 7-oz. can, and the Vectair Micro Airoma® range provides 3,000 micro sprays in a 2.6-oz can. The air fresheners are available in several new fragrances.
Tolco’s Pro-Blend dispenser offers an alternative to wall-mounted dispensing systems. Designed for quart and gallon bottles, the dispensers allow users to properly proportion and dispense liquids almost anywhere with a twist-squeeze-pour operation. The dispensers offer measurements from 0.25 oz to 3 oz., and feature variable adjustments allowing for different concentrations with every use.
PrecisionCare powered by Clorox® Total 360® is a sanitizing system created especially for the interior of automobiles. The system uses patented electrostatic technology paired with Clorox products to kill 19 of the most common germs. When sprayed, the charged sanitizing solution uniformly coats car surfaces, including hard-to-reach areas. It will sanitize an average-sized vehicle in just a few minutes.
Eliminate odors in restrooms, basements, or manufacturing areas with the AirWorks® 3.0 passive air care dispensing system from HOSPECO®. The system dispenses fragranced liquid through a specially bonded wick, and will not drip, spill, or leak. Bottom-loading dispensers are available in white or black. Each VOC-compliant refill comes in a recyclable container, lasts up to 60 days, and covers 5,000 cubic feet.
Scotch-BriteTM Kitchen Cleaner & Degreaser Wipes with ScotchgardTM Protector from 3M remove grease from nonfood and stainless-steel surfaces in commercial kitchens. These premoistened, disposable wipes feature a noncaustic formula that is safe for surfaces and do not require workers to wear gloves or other personal protective equipment. There is no need to rinse after use, as the wipes leave behind a protective layer that can cut future cleaning time.
The RIGID® FlexShaft Drain Cleaning Machine from Emerson quickly and efficiently cleans 1¼- to 4-inch residential and commercial pipes up to 70 feet. The machine clears grease, sludge, small tree roots, and soft blockages using powerhouse chain knockers that expand to the size of the pipe to clear the entire circumference. Its lightweight, compact design allows for easy transport with minimal strain to the body.
Prevent basement flooding with the Flood-GuardTM from General Pipe Cleaners. Available for 2-, 3-, or 4-inch floor drains, the Flood-Guard only requires a screwdriver for installation. This product prevents water backup caused by overloaded sewers as it rises to seal off the drain opening until the water recedes. It is also available in a stand-pipe model for extreme, extended water pressure.
Easily navigate through tight workplaces with the Push-Around Series of Hy-Brid Lifts from Custom Equipment, a safe alternative to ladders and scaffolding. The lifts feature a large work platform with ample room for the operator, tools, and materials. Auto-lock brakes and total-lock rear casters prevent unintended movement; the robust scissor stack and oversized pins provide improved stability and reduced platform movement.