On The Wash Front

Dryer Systems – April 2016

04/01/16

The Dryer Pros

Phoenix, Arizona

The Dryer Pros specializes in innovative, high performance dryers for most applications from in-bay automatics to express tunnels as well as truck and bus washes. All TDP dryers are available with a variety of performance enhancing options that include oscillating nozzles, dual-port “flip” nozzles to dry the backs of vehicles, and the patented energy-saving Air On-Demand system.

What’s New/Best Seller • Cyclone Dryer with Oscillating Nozzles.

Advantages/Features • Originally introduced to the car wash industry in 1992, the patented oscillating nozzle quickly gained wide recognition as a major improvement in drying performance. The technology is now utilized in The Dryer Pros new Cyclone dryer. Available in 4- or 6-nozzle models, the Cyclone provides maximum drying in minimal floor space.

Contact •
The Dryer Pros,
3425 West Osborn Road,
Phoenix, AZ 85017.
(602) 272-2940.
Fax (602) 272-2959.
E-mail: archie@dryerpros.com.
Website: www.dryerpros.com.

 

 


AVI Car Care

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

For more than 25 years, AutoVac has served the vacuum needs of the car care industry through its line of widely recognized, dependable central vacuum systems. AutoVac is known for its innovative use of technology and world-class research and development capabilities.

What’s New/Best Seller • Auto Dryer — Smart Dryers featuring DryerIQ Technology.

Advantages/Features • AutoVac’s new line of car wash dryers combines tried-and-true manufacturing principles with cutting-edge design. The blower section is cast aluminum (not plastic) and is engineered to provide superior air channeling through its tangential design. The system provides up to 20 percent more drying pressure and airflow, and incorporates Dryer IQ technology that yields tremendous energy savings. AutoVac’s Dryer IQ can cut electrical consumption by an average of 70 percent through its load balancing system and variable speed control.

Delivery/Installation • Available through AutoVac’s distributor and installation network worldwide.

Customer/Operator Support • A team of technical support experts can immediately answer any installation or operating questions.

Pricing • Available upon request.

Contact • AVI Car Care LLC,
297 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 1019,
Lake Tahoe, NV 89449.
Toll free: (888) 628-8682.
E-mail: info@autovacinc.com.
Website: www.autovacinc.com.

 

 


Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions

Roxboro, North Carolina

Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for over 48 years. Carolina Pride has grown over the years with the addition of many new services, including Mercury Global Vision Carwash Payment and Management System, Turbo Dry, Performa, and Express Series lines of self-service wash equipment as well as their Tunnel Solutions line of equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • Turbo Dry II Self-Serve Dryer.

Advantages/Features • Carolina Pride’s Turbo Dry II is more energy efficient, compact, quieter, and has a longer motor life than other driers in its category. With a super tough nozzle and the elimination of the dump valve, it is a powerful drying system that’s faster, touchless, and delivers a spot-free dry. Each unit comes complete with a wall mount dryer boom, all the necessary hoses and couplings, a Turbo Dry nozzle and nozzle holder, stainless steel dome cover, and an in-bay Turbo Dry sign.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions,
417 S. Madison Blvd.,
Roxboro, NC 27573. Toll free: (800) 421-5119. 
E-mail: sales@cpcarwash.com. 
Website: www.cpcarwash.com.

 

 


MacNeil Wash Systems

Barrie, Ontario, Canada

MacNeil Wash Systems manufactures a complete line of quality car wash equipment for the tunnel car wash industry and for the automotive dealer, fleet, and rental markets.

What’s New/Best Sellers • Tech 21 Drying System available with PowerLock Air Valve and SMART Nozzles.

Advantages/Features • The Tech 21 Drying System is fully customizable to meet the unique needs of today’s car washes, giving operators total control over the drying process. The optional PowerLock Air Valve is an easy add-on to any new or existing MacNeil drying producer, and is now available with a retrofit adaptor to connect with most other manufacturers’ drying equipment. The system reduces dryer energy consumption up to 30 percent, while at the same time decreasing dryer noise levels. The unit eliminates the danger of debris flying out of pick-up truck beds. Both the 10-hp and 15-hp models can be fitted with SMART Nozzles to create enhanced drying on hard-to-dry areas like side mirrors and vehicle backs. The Tech 21 is available in 20-, 30-, or 40-hp package systems, or can be customized as a Pro-Build system to suit a wash’s specific needs.

Customer/Operator Support • MacNeil distributes and supports its products through a network of international distributors.

Contact • MacNeil Wash Systems,
90 Welham Road,
Barrie, Ontario, Canada L4N 8Y4.
(705) 722-7649.
Toll free: (800) 361-7797.
Fax: (705) 722-7797.
E-mail: info@macneilwash.com.
Website: www.macneilwash.com.

 

 


Proto-Vest Inc.

Glendale, Arizona

As a leading manufacturer of car wash drying systems, Proto-Vest innovations have been awarded over 40 patents on various products with several more pending. Proto-Vest car wash dryers can improve the efficiency and profitability of any car wash from an in-bay automatic to high volume tunnel application. Along with an extensive line of dryers a variety of options are also available that can be added to any Proto-Vest dryer, including products for noise reduction and energy savings.

What’s New/Best Sellers • Proto-Vest WindShear Dryer.

Advantages/Features • The WindShear is a stand-alone, touch-free drying system that is ideal for low and moderate line speeds. This dryer features only one 30 horsepower motor along with Proto-Vest’s patented design, offering high efficiency drying while reducing energy costs compared to other similar dryers in its class. The three Proto-Duck air delivery bags maximize drying surface coverage, thoroughly drying the top and sides of the vehicle as it passes through the dryer arch. By combining the WindShear with the Silencer Package, the dryer can meet and exceed OSHA noise regulations. All Proto-Vest dryers come with the option of air bag colors, red, blue, green, or black. Custom colors are also available upon request.

Customer/Operator Support • Proto-Vest offers extensive after sales support and access to a wide range of services including custom engineering.

Contact • Proto-Vest Inc.,
7400 N. Glen Harbor Blvd.,
Glendale, AZ 85307.
(623) 872-8300.
Toll free: (800) 521-8218.
Fax: (623) 872-6150.
E-mail: sales@protovest.com.
Website: www.protovest.com.

 

 


Diskin Systems Inc.

Algonquin, Illinois

For over a decade, Diskin Systems has developed the concept of hand-held dryers for the car wash industry. Units are installed inside self-service bays and occupy their own position on the selector switch. 

What’s New/Best Seller • Air Shammee. 

 

Advantages/Features • The Air Shammee is constructed with three custom motors for maximum performance to eject 320-mph winds out of the nozzle. The unique nozzle has a trigger so customers can control the air flow. The trigger ensures that if left on the ground, it will not freely move throughout the bay striking anything.  Booms, signage, and domes are all included. Hoses and booms are available in a variety of colors.

Contact • Diskin Systems Inc.,
9550 South IL Rte. 31,
Algonquin, IL 60102.
(815) 276-7288.
Fax: (224) 678-7364.
Website: www.diskinsystems.com.

 

 


Motor City Wash Works

Wixom, Michigan

Since 2004, Motor City Wash Works has manufactured conveyor car wash equipment, parts, and supplies in Wixom, Michigan. Wash Works is well known for its innovative products like the Dry N Shine, Color Skinz, and the High Pressure Axis Arch.

What’s New/Best Seller • Dry N Shine — Mechanical Drying System for Conveyor Car Washes.

Advantages/Features • The Dry N Shine is a friction drying system that uses super absorbing drying material to wipe water droplets from the surface of vehicles. The Dry N Shine offers great customer appeal and loads of added value. It is able to effectively remove the last 5 percent of water droplets still remaining on the surface of vehicles directly following forced air dryers. It consistently produces dry cars, one after the other, all day long, while quietly using less horsepower and offering exciting new revenue opportunities.

Delivery/Installation • The Dry N Shine System is available through Wash Works’ extensive local distributor network.

Customer/Operator Support • A team of technical support experts and engineers can immediately answer any operating questions. All manuals are online.

Pricing • The Dry N Shine packages start at $18,000.

Contact • Motor City Wash Works,
48285 Frank Street,
Wixom, MI 48393.
(248) 313-0272.
Toll free: (866) 362-6377.
Fax: (248) 313-0271.
Website: www.motorcitywashworks.com.

 

 


SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

Forward thinking professional car wash investors and owner/operators partner with Sonny’s because of its leadership, reliability, and expertise. Sonny’s education and software products support profitability and their conveyorized car wash innovations, parts, and supplies keep a wash growing.

What’s New/Best Seller • Duck Bill Blower Nozzle. 

Advantages/Features • SONNY’S Duck Bill Blower Nozzle multiplies the power of two blower producers into a single concentrated stream of air that surpasses the drying capacity of two independent blowers. The nozzle solves three challenges when used in different stages of the drying process. As a wet environment nozzle, the increased power displaces water quickly. As a general drying option, the nozzle eliminates skunk stripe issues on different vehicles. The nozzle dramatically reduces residual water droplets to improve drying performance and extend the capacity of drying material.

Contact • SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
(954) 720-4100.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Fax: (954) 779-2484.
Toll free fax: (800) 495-4049.
Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.

 

 


Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems

Houston, Texas 

Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems, with 50 years of experience and installations in over 75 countries, offers a complete catalog of innovative car wash equipment including tunnels, automatics, self-serve, and support equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • High Efficiency Stainless Steel (H.E.S.S.) Air Dryers.

Advantages/Features • All new stainless steel housings in the H.E.S.S. EQ Dryers provide added durability, resistance against corrosion, and an easy to maintain appearance available with an optional stainless steel nozzle. The corrosion resistant intake cone and stainless steel inlet screen adds staying power and longevity. Improved impellers contribute to power efficiency, smooth operation, and improved motor life.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distribution and support.

Price • Call for a quote.

Contact • Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems, 
5842 W. 34th Street, 
Houston, TX 77092.
(713) 683-9878. 
Toll free: (800) 999-9878. 
Website: www.colemanhanna.com.

 

 


Oasis Car Wash Systems

Galena, Kansas

Oasis Car Wash Systems manufactures dependable, high-speed, and efficient car wash equipment with the investor in mind.

What’s New/Best Seller • ADAPT Drying System.

Advantages/Features • Car wash owners looking for an onboard drying system that is compatible with their existing equipment now have an option. With the ADAPT Drying System, operators are no longer limited to just a freestanding dryer — the system will interface with any in-bay automatic car wash on the market.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide service and distribution network.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Oasis Car Wash Systems,
1909 E. 12th Street,
Galena, KS 66739.
Toll free: (800) 892-3537.
Website: www.oasiscarwashsystems.com.

 

 


Aerodry Systems LLC

Broomfield, Colorado

With nearly three decades of experience in the industry, Aerodry has built a reputation for product excellence.

What’s New/Best Seller • Custom and Standard Designs with Sound Reduction.

Advantage Features • Aerodry understands the importance of quality and strives to develop top systems for the car wash industry. While focusing on low sound levels, Aerodry systems also achieve maximum uptime. Systems configure for car/truck/train/bus washes in all market sectors.

Contact • Aerodry Systems LLC,
P.O. Box 907,
Broomfield, CO 80038.
(303) 438-0120.
Website: www.aerodrysystems.com.

 

 


International Drying Corporation

Prairie Grove, Illinois

International Drying Corporation is a customer-focused company with over 34 years of experience in the car wash business. The company has comprehensive knowledge in car wash management and maintenance as well as dryer product engineering, manufacturing, consultation, and customer service.

What’s News/Best Sellers • Quiet Whisper Drying System and Spyder Dryers.

Advantages/Features • Systems can be customized and sized to match an operator’s needs. Quiet and energy efficient axial fan systems will provide decades of service while keeping its clean stainless steel appeal. The company also manufactures inexpensive, yet efficient centrifugal producer style dryers for the cost conscious.

Contact • International Drying Corporation,
2510 IL Route 176, Suite G,
Prairie Grove, IL 60012. (815) 477-4911.
Toll free: (800) 736-6412.
E-mail: Art@internationaldrying.com.
Website: www.Internationaldrying.com.

 

 

 

 


NS Corporation

Inglewood, California

NS Corporation has been designing and building rugged, dependable vehicle wash systems since 1961. Located in Inglewood, California, NS Corporation is the largest vehicle wash manufacturer on the West Coast.

What’s New/Best Seller • AirWipers.

Advantages/Features • The system is engineered to efficiently blow water off a vehicle with less than half the power of conventional systems. The air is applied only where it is needed with no wasted power, resulting in lower ambient noise and huge energy savings. The wiper design uses the same polyurethane material professional detailers use to squeegee dry vehicles.

Contact • NS Corporation,
235 W. Florence Ave,
Inglewood, CA 90301.
(310) 330-1246.
Toll free: (800) 782-1582.
Website: www.nswash.com.

 

 


Belanger Inc.

Northville, Michigan 

Founded in 1969, Belanger Inc. has long been respected as a leader in quality car wash equipment manufacturing.

What’s New/Best Seller • DryLite Dryers.

Advantages/Features • LED-illuminated, color-changing DryLite dryers turn the exit into a highly visible 24/7 beacon that actively markets the car wash. When used with illuminated wash systems like SpinLite tunnels and Kondor and Saber touchless automatics, DryLite dryers deliver an end-to-end light show, with clean, shiny, dry cars.

Customer/Operator Support • Global distributor network can advise on the best configuration for your needs.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Belanger Inc.,
1001 Doheny Court,
Northville, MI 48167.
(248) 349-7010.
Toll free: (866) 488-6635.
Fax: (248) 349-2309.
E-mail: info@belangerinc.com. Website: www.belangerinc.com.

 

 


PECO Car Wash Systems

Auburn Hills, Michigan

PECO Car Wash Systems designs and manufactures premium hybrid soft cloth and touch-free tunnel car wash systems. PECO systems range from small drive-thru packages for gas companies and dealerships to large conveyorized tunnels to fit individual car wash needs. 

What’s New/Best Seller • PECO Touch-Free Dryers. 

Advantages/Features • PECO Touch-Free Dryers offer exclusive directional nozzles providing an efficient drying system. Mechanical advantages include:  galvanized impellers, cast-iron TEFC motors, exposed stainless steel hardware, and injection molded housing and intake cones for quiet operation. Available with StarGates to reduce energy consumption and Dryer Wings to improve drying performance. 

Customer/Operator Support • A worldwide dealer network provides support. 

Contact • PECO Car Wash Systems,
244 Rex Blvd.,
Auburn Hills, MI 48326.
(248) 299-5800.
Toll free: (800) 448-3946.
Fax: (248) 299-9001.
E-mail: sales@pecocarwash.com.
Website: www.pecocarwash.com.



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