Manufacturers Showcase - March 2007

Water Treatment Systems

Ecodyne Water Treatment Inc.
Naperville, Illinois

Ecodyne has been a global leader in Commercial/Industrial water treatment technology for more than 40 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • Electronic demand softening and filtration systems. The VIP Control is called the Weatherman, it knows when it rains and when the wash is slow. Regenerates as water volume dictates, saving salt and regenerant water.

Advantages/Features • Ecodyne Water Treatment offers a complete line of water treatment products including softeners, filters, spot-free rinse systems, and all components necessary to support your water treatment system and ensure peak performance of your car wash.

Customer/Operator Support • The time-tested performance of the Ecodyne Products makes them the choice of industry experts. Ease of installation and start-up to the efficient operation of the system results in satisfied operators. Knowledgeable technical support is a phone call away.

Delivery/Installation • Short lead-times on systems and components ensure minimal downtime.

Price • Competitive pricing available on request. OEM, private label and volume pricing available.

Contact • Ecodyne Water Treatment, Inc., 1270 Frontenac Road, Naperville, IL 60563. (630) 961-5043. Toll free: (800) 228-9326. Fax: (630) 961-5174. E-mail: sales@ecodyneind.com. Web site: www.ecodyneindustrial.com.

Pur-Water Recovery Systems
North Highlands, California

The Pur-Water Recovery Systems, manufactured at Pur-Clean’s corporate manufacturing facility in North Highlands, CA, are a perfect combination of function and form.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Pur-Water Succession Technology™ Self-Purging Filtration process.

Advantages/Features • The patent-pending Pur-Water Succession Technology Self-Purging Filtration process is a totally physical process that eliminates the need for and ongoing expense of bag or disposable filters, while providing the operator with a consistent production of optimum-quality output water. The Pur-Water system has also addressed the age-old issue of odor control with the same innovative thinking and fresh approach with the patent-pending chemical-free Air Sparger™. The Pur-Water Air Sparger is designed to consistently provide odor control from start-up in the morning through the busiest peak wash days of the year.

Contact • Pur-Water Recovery Systems (Gary Hirsh), 3315 Orange Grove Ave., North Highlands, CA 95660. Toll free: (800) 818-8868. Fax: 727-787-8193. E-mail: ghirsh@purclean.com. Website: www.purclean.com.

Chief’s Manufacturing & Equipment
South Euclid, Ohio

Chief’s Manufacturing has been an innovator in high-pressure arches and components and water reclamation systems since 1985.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Water Genie is a patented, self-cleaning best-selling water reclaim system.

Advantages/Features • Water Genie comes in 25, 50, 75, and 100 gallons-per-minute versions. All systems produce five-micron water. This water can be used for prep-guns, high-pressure arches and components, cloth equipment, and self-serve washes. Fresh water is required only for waxes, rinses and foamers. The key to the Water Genie is its patented self-cleaning filters. These eliminate the need for carbon or sand filters, and no back flushing is required. The product has no computers and few moving parts.

Customer/Operator Support • As both an operator and manufacturer, customer support is available seven days a week. All equipment comes with a one-year warranty. As service operators, Water Genie pumps and most parts are available at W.W. Grainger’s.

Delivery/Installation • Delivery of Water Genie reclaim systems is four to six weeks. Installation time is approximately four hours.

Contact • Chief’s Manufacturing and Equipment Co. (Bill Consolo), 4325 Monticello Blvd., South Euclid, OH 44121. Toll free: (800) 433-7758. Fax: (216) 291-4222. E-mail: bconsolo@aol.com.

SONNY’S Enterprises Inc.
Tamarac, Florida

Beginning as an operator in 1949, SONNY’S is now the largest supplier of car wash equipment, parts, and supplies to the independent conveyorized market.

What’s New/Best Seller • SONNY’S SRC200.

Advantages/Features • SONNY’S new SRC200 delivers a constant 100 gpm of reclaim water treated with advanced UV technology to eliminate odors. Absolute filtration is to 25 microns. A signal from your car wash equipment turns the filter on and off when required. The odor-free portion of the SRC200 features a 2-hp TEFC motor. The motor has a 50 gpm close-coupled pump. A 5-hp motor with a 100-gpm pump handles filtration. Everything is contained on a compact, powder-coated frame. The SRC200 Odor-Free Reclaim comes pre-plumbed for easy installation and features two stainless steel self-cleaning filters with automatic backwash for reduced maintenance.

Customer/Operator Support • SONNY’S Select Service Organization network is always on call, worldwide, for all installation, service, sales, support, and warranty needs.

Delivery/Installation • In stock and available for same-day shipping on orders placed before 4 p.m. EST.

Price • Pre-plumbed and pre-wired: $27,499.

Contact • SONNY’S Enterprises, Inc., 5605 Hiatus Road, Tamarac, FL 33321. (954) 467-1203. Toll free: (800) 327-8723. Fax: (954) 779-2484. Toll free fax: (800) 495-4049. Web site: www.sonnysdirect.com.

Hydro Management Systems
Norcross, Georgia

Hydro Management Systems (HMS) manufacturers the AquaMizer® Car Wash Water Recycling Systems for all commercial vehicle washing applications. Each AquaMizer System automatically produces less than five-micron, odor-free water without chemicals, filters, cartridges, or bags to replace or change using permanent NSF/ANSI listed filtration media.

What’s New/Best Seller • AquaMizer

Advantages/Features • AquaMizer models are available with filtration rates ranging from 40 gallons per minute to 250+ gallons per minute. Each system is industrial grade and totally automatic, designed to provide decades of recycled water for your demanding application. Steady-state operation ensures consistent and highly reliable 5-micron water supply. There are no filters, cartridges, or bags to change or replace — ever — and no additional parts to purchase. Severe-duty rated pumps come with Viton/Silicon/Carbide seals with valved priming lines; Nema 4 X control panel with main power disconnect; liquid-filled stainless-steel vacuum and pressure gauges on all pumps; heavy-duty, high-pressure, steel-reinforced, industrial-grade interconnecting hose. All major components are cam-lever fitted for easy service or component replacement. All media vessels are high-pressure FRP construction with 5-year warranty. Twin alternating dual ozone generators reliably produce high ozone outputs. All systems ship pre-plumbed and pre-wired, ready for field installation

Customer/Operator Support • Comprehensive operation and maintenance manuals and engineering support.

Contact • Hydro Management Systems, 5730 Oakbrook Parkway, Suite 150, Norcross, GA 30093. (770) 662-5610. E-mail: sales@aquamizer.com or engineering@aquamizer.com. Website: www.aquamizer.com.

A-OK Equipment & Supply Co. Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

A-OK Equipment & Supply Co., Inc. manufactures a complete line of high-quality self-service and automatic touch-free car wash equipment. A-OK equipped car washes are operating in all 50 states in the US, as well as on virtually every continent in the world.

What’s New/Best Seller • AKRO Reverse Osmosis System.

Advantages/Features • The AKRO Reverse Osmosis System is designed to treat softened water and remove 99% of dissolved solids. These systems range in production from 450 gallons per day to 10,000 gallons per day of ultra-pure water for use as a final rinse in both automatic and self-service car washes. All stainless steel membrane housings and shroud resist corrosion and breakage. Systems include: automatic flush, flow meters, recycle valve, glycerin gauges and much more.

Customer/Operator Support • National distributor and service network in addition to factory-direct service support.

Contact • A-OK Equipment & Supply Co., Inc., 6031 Pillsbury Avenue South,
Minneapolis, MN 55419. (612) 866-2555. Toll free: (800) 328-3783. Fax: (612) 866-2562. E-mail: carwash@aokequipment.com. Web site: www.aokequipment.com.

D & S Carwash Systems
High Ridge, Missouri

D & S manufactures a full line of reverse osmosis and repressurization systems, which produce up to 5,000 gallons per day of spot-free rinse water for self-service and automatic car washes.

What’s New/Best Seller • 2SFR2500D, 2,500 gpd RO System with TDS monitor and display, TDS alarm and horn with cutout switch, control panel function lights, filter inlet pressure gauge and hour meter.

Advantages/Features • Simplistic design, stainless-steel construction, 1-hp Sta-Rite pump, 12-inch 5-micron filter with housing flow meters, automatic membrane fast-flush, low-pressure cutoff switch, reusable membranes, flow valves and monitor gauges. Repressurization systems for up to six bays feature stainless-steel construction, 1-1/2-hp Sta-rite pump, high-volume 3/8” solenoid valves, push-lock fittings, swivels and tubing for bay installation. Automatic backwashsystems for self-service bays and automatic flush are also available.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide, factory-authorized distributor network and toll-free customer assistance hotline.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • D & S Car Wash Equipment Co., 4200 Brandi Lane, High Ridge, MO 63049. (636) 677-3442. Toll free: (800) 844-3442. Fax: (636) 677-4105. E-mail: sales@dscarwash.com. Website: www.dscarwash.com.

Pur-Clean Spot Free Rinse Systems
North Highlands, California

Since 1984, Pur-Clean Spot Free Rinse Systems has supplied car wash operators nationwide with quality, spot-free water to assure their customers of a perfectly clean, spot-free vehicle every wash.

What’s New/Best Seller • Pur-Clean Spot Free Rinse Systems

Advantages/Features • Whether you operate a full-service car wash, exterior tunnel, self-serve car wash, or a touch-free automatic, the addition of a Pur-Clean system will have an immediate positive impact with your clientele. The Pur-Clean system delivers a final spot-free rinse to the vehicle at the conclusion of the wash process or as the vehicle exits the wash. The Pur-Clean system and its effective use and delivery of spot-free water will displace all residual city and chemical- and/or mineral-laden water, (including reclaim water) and allow the entire vehicle, including all glass, chrome, and painted areas, to dry perfectly spot free. All Pur-Clean systems are ETL tested and approved and are manufactured with only the very finest components, which include the state of the art WaterStabilizer pretreatment system. The Pur-Clean WaterStabilizer effectively addresses water hardness without the use and ongoing expense of a water softener. The WaterStabilizer is a passive technology, environmentally friendly and never requires replacement or ongoing chemicals to operate.

Contact • Pur-Clean Spot Free Rinse Systems (Gary Hirsh), 3315 Orange Grove Ave., North Highlands, CA 95660. Toll free: (800) 818-8868. Fax: (727) 787-8193. E-mail: ghirsh@purclean.com. Website: www.purclean.com.

NS Wash Systems
Inglewood, California

Since 1961, NS Wash Systems has been a leading manufacturer of car wash systems, equipment, and supplies.

What’s New/Best Seller • The LRC (Liquid Recovery Corporation) division of NS focuses exclusively on developing water reclamation systems.

Advantages/Features • LRC water recovery systems are designed to recover, clean, and condition used wash water, reducing oil and other contaminants down to 40 microns. All systems are environmentally safe and user-friendly.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distributor network. Factory-trained service support.

Delivery/Installation • Normally takes four to six weeks.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • NS Wash Systems (Thomas G. Ennis, VP Marketing), 235 W. Florence Ave., Inglewood, CA 90301. (310) 412-7074. Toll free: (800) 782-1582, ext. 245. Fax: (310) 673-0276. E-mail: mail@nswash.com. Web site: www.nswash.com.

Con-Serv Manufacturing Inc.
Lakeland, Florida

Con-Serve is a leading manufacturer with 30 years experience in water reclaim equipment for the vehicle washing industry.

What’s New/Best Seller • “Basic Flow Series,” a new product line of spot-free equipment.

Advantages/Features • Ideal for low-volume locations or to add to existing R.O. Systems that have trouble keeping up on busy days! The new low-price models can produce from 1,500 to 3,500 gallons per day to your existing equipment. The space-saver design (17”x23”) can sit on the floor or mount on a wall. Built to last, the “Mighty Mini” features a stainless steel frame and stainless fittings and hoses. Visit Con-Serv at Booth #2826, Car Care World Expo 2007, Las Vegas, March 26-28.

Customer/Operator Support • System performance is backed by Con-Serv’s continuous high-quality customer service support, available throughout the life of your equipment.

Contact • Con-Serv Manufacturing Inc. (Jim Keller), 605 West Brannen Rd., Lakeland, FL 33813, (863) 644-6925. Toll free: (800) 868-9888. Fax: (863) 644-2304. E-mail: info@con-servwater.com. Website: www.con-servwater.com.

Rowafil USA Biological Reclaims
Lakehills, Texas

Rowafil is the world leader in biological car wash reclaim. Rowafil has offices in the Netherlands, France, and Israel, as well as in the USA with functioning systems in 25 countries worldwide.

What’s New/Best Seller • Biological Car Wash Reclaim Systems.

Advantages/Features • 100% water reclaim with or without a sewer! Patented nutrient process allows for high-volume reclaim. Patented biotank design guarantees water quality and no odor! Installation by factory personnel, with no major maintenance. No ozone or filters. User friendly and totally environmentally friendly.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide sales and technical support. Factory personnel for every installation. On-staff engineers and chemists.

Contact • Rowafil USA Biological Reclaims, PO Box 570, 9657 FM 1283, Lakehills, TX 78063. (830) 751-3211. Fax: (830) 796-9228. E-mail: usa@rowafil.com. Web site: www.rowafil.com.

SoBrite Technologies Inc.
Eureka, Illinois

SoBrite offers a simple and proven way in providing filtered odor-free reclaim water for your car washing needs.

What’s New/Best Seller • Filtermatic2 Dual Skid Unit, including the patented odor-control system, AquaPrep.

Advantages/Features • Odor-free reclaim water, filtered to 5-micron particle size or less. With cleaner filtered reclaim water, you will use fewer chemicals and deliver a better vehicle. The system is operated by a PLC to ensure proper operation 24-7. No fresh water connection required to the system. Save 70% or more in water usage. Proven closed-loop systems available.

Customer/Operator Support • Distributor network helps you before and after the sale. Contact us on our toll-free number or e-mail anytime. Access to support 24-7.

Delivery/Installation • F.O.B. Eureka, IL. Four to six weeks.

Price • Systems start at $15,000 and up.

Contact • SoBrite Technologies, Inc. (Bryant Ruder), 809 W. Center St., Eureka IL, 61530-9501. (309) 467-2335. Toll free (800) 762-7482 or (888) 762-7483. Fax (309) 467-2539. E-mail: sobrite@sobrite.com. Website: www.sobrite.com.

AUTO LAUNDRY NEWS is published by EW Williams Publications Company
2125 Center Avenue, Suite 305, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-5898, USA Phone: 1-201- 592-7007 Fax: 1-201-592-7171