Manufacturers' Showcase - March 2008

Water Treatment

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.

Advantages/Features • The systems feature the VIP control called the Weatherman, that knows when it rains and when the sash is slow. It regenerates as water volume dictates, saving salt and regenerant water. The company 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 wash performance.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available via phone.

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

Price • Competitive pricing available upon request. OEM, private label, and volume pricing is also 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: Website:

Rowafil USA Biological Reclaims
Lakehills, Texas

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

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

Advantages/Features • The system boasts 100 percent water reclaim with or without a sewer. Patented nutrient process allows for high-volume reclaim. The biotank design guarantees water quality and no odor. Installed by factory personnel, with no major maintenance needed. The system uses no ozone or filters. The unit is user and environmentally friendly.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide network of sales, technical support, engineers, and chemists.

Contact • Rowafil USA Biological Reclaims, P.O. Box 570, 9657 FM 1283, Lakehills, TX 78063. (830) 751-3211. Fax: (830) 796-9228. E-mail: Website:

DuPage Water Conditioning
West Chicago, Illinois

DuPage Water Conditioning is an internationally recognized supplier of the highest quality, innovative water treatment products available today specifically designed to meet the car wash industry’s needs. The company has been engineering/assembling commercial car wash pre-treatment systems for 50 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • 9500 Series 1-1/2 inch Twin Alternating Commercial Water Softeners.

Advantages/Features • The twin-alternating design provides a 24-hour uninterrupted soft water supply. One control valve operates both tanks. Top-mounted five-cycle solid lead-free brass control valve contains motor-driven pistons. Only three moving parts (the pistons and brine control) mean smooth, quiet operation. Brine tank and fiberglass mineral tanks are corrosion resistant.

Customer/Operator Support • Supplies directly to the car wash industry nationwide.

Contact • DuPage Water Conditioning, 27 W 250 North Avenue, West Chicago, IL 60185. (630) 293-7500. Fax: (630) 293-7518. E-mail: Website:

R.O. UltraTec USA Inc.
Fallbrook, California

R.O. UltraTec USA Inc. has over 20 years of experience manufacturing commercial reverse osmosis systems, membranes, and membrane housings.

What’s New/Best Seller • Titian Car Wash Solution.

Advantages/Features • R.O. UltraTec offers commercial reverse osmosis systems with outputs up to 40,000 gallons per day. The systems feature state-of-the-art computer controllers, corrosion resistant frames, low-energy membranes, built-in pre-filtration, Goulds® pumps, and come with high quality PVC, stainless steel, or fiberglass membrane housings. The company offers a complete line of water treatment products including spot free rinse systems, water softeners, membranes, water filters, components and replacement parts.

Customer/Operator Support • Knowledgeable sales staff and technicians help design complete water treatment solutions.

Delivery/Installation • Quick turnaround time and short lead times on systems and other components. Products are designed with the dealer/service person in mind; installations and start-ups are quick and easy.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • R.O. UltraTec USA, Inc., 541 Industrial Way Suite #1, Fallbrook, CA 92028. (760) 723-5417. Toll free: (800) 320-4074. Fax: (760) 728-5062. E-mail: Website:

CATEC Water Recovery and Ozone Systems
Sarasota, Florida

CATEC designs and manufactures a complete line of water recovery and ozone generation systems. For 20 years, quality, performance, and service have been CATEC’s keys to success.

What’s New/Best Seller • The latest 200 GPM system.

Advantages/Features • The latest 200 GPM system offers improved performance and reliability. It can tackle the big jobs such as truck, bus, and train washes. Self-cleaning filters minimize maintenance. The exclusive auto bypass system automatically switches to fresh water in the event of a system fault.

Customer/Operator Support • A five-year warranty comes standard will all systems.

Delivery/Installation • CATEC provides comprehensive installation and support services including site-specific installation drawings.

Contact • CATEC Water Recovery and Ozone Systems, 2361 Whitfield Park Ave., Sarasota, FL 34243. (941) 751-5656. Toll free: (888) 536-7100. Fax: (941) 758-0815. E-mail: Website:

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.

Advantages/Features • The Water Genie comes in 25-, 50-, 75, and 100-gallons-per-minute versions. All systems produce 5-micron water. The 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 system’s patented self-cleaning filters 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 • Customer support is available seven days a week. All equipment comes with a one-year warranty.

Delivery/Installation • Delivery takes four to six weeks. Installation time is approximately four hours.

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

NS Wash Systems
Inglewood, California?

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

What’s New/Best Seller • NS’s GO GREEN! Products — including LRC 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 and factory-trained service support.

Delivery/Installation • Normally takes four to six weeks.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • NS Wash Systems, 235 W. Florence Ave., Inglewood, CA 90301. (310) 412-7074. Toll free: (800) 782-1582. Fax: (310) 673-0276. E-mail: Website:

Hydro Management Systems
Norcross, Georgia

Hydro Management Systems (HMS) manufactures the AquaMizer® Car Wash Water Recycling Systems for all commercial vehicle washing applications. Each AquaMizer System automatically produces less than 5-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 demanding applications. 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: or Website:

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.

Advantages/Features • The system 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. The unit comes with a TDS monitor and display, TDS alarm and horn with cutout switch, control panel function lights, filter inlet pressure gauge, and hour meter. 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 backwash systems 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: Website:

SONNY’S Enterprises Inc.
Tamarac, Florida


Beginning as an operator in 1949, SONNY’S is now the largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies in the world.

What’s New/Best Seller • The 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 the car wash equipment turns the filter on and off when required. The odor-free portion of the system 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 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 3 p.m. EST.

Price • Pre-plumbed and pre-wired: $29,995.

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

A-OK Equipment & Supply Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota

A-OK Equipment & Supply Company 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, 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 percent of dissolved solids. The 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 and factory-direct service support.

Contact • A-OK Equipment & Supply Company Inc., 6031 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419. (612) 866-2555. Toll free: (800) 328-3783. Fax: (612) 866-2562. E-mail: Website:

North Highlands, California

The PurWater system is a perfect combination of function and form, incorporating the versatility of variable frequency drive technology operated by a programmable logic controller.

What’s New/Best Seller • The PurWater Recovery System.

Advantages/Features • The systems can reduce water/sewer costs by upwards of 85 percent. The systems incorporate the versatility of variable frequency drive technology, programmable logic controller, and succession technology, a patent pending totally physical process that delivers certified 5-micron quality, odor-free wash water while eliminating the need and ongoing expense of antiquated bag or disposable filters. The units are manufactured for all wash applications including tunnel, in-bay friction and touch-free, as well as large vehicle and self-serve locations.

Customer/Operator Support • New Wave Industries, the manufacturer of the PurWater Recovery systems, has an extensive nationwide network of factory trained/authorized distributors and service providers. The company will assist the operator in selecting the most appropriate system for their wash location and provides professional installation and service.

Delivery/Installation • Professional installation is available nationwide, with minimal lead times required.

Price • Competitive pricing available upon request.

Contact • New Wave Industries, 3315 Orange Grove Avenue North Highlands, CA 95660. Toll free: (800) 818-8868. E-mail: Website:


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