On The Wash Front

Dryer Systems – April 2021

04/01/21

PECO Car Wash Systems

Auburn Hills, Michigan

PECO Car Wash Systems is a leading manufacturer of the world’s smartest car wash solutions. With more than 50 years of experience as a manufacturer, distributor, and owner/operator of conveyorized car wash systems, it provides quality products, continual innovation, comprehensive industry expertise, and exceptional service.

What’s New/Best Seller • PECO Shammy Dry Combo Series. 

Advantages/Features • The PECO Shammy Dry Combo Series is designed for “detail” drying at the exit end of the tunnel. The extra soft, absorbent shammy material is superior at drying and polishing which reduces streaking and spotting on the vehicle surface. Systems are built with stainless steel because it’s strong, long lasting, and easy to maintain. 

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide dealer network. 

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

 

 


Motor City Wash Works

Wixom, Michigan

Since 2004, Motor City Wash Works has manufactured conveyor car wash equipment, parts, and supplies. Wash Works is 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 • Dry N’ Shine is a friction drying system that uses super absorbing drying material to wipe water droplets from a vehicle’s surface. It can effectively remove the last 5 percent of water droplets still remaining on the vehicle’s surface directly following forced air dryers. It consistently produces dry cars, while quietly using less horsepower and offering 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 $22,000.

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.

 

 


Tommy Car Wash Systems

Holland, Michigan

Tommy Car Wash Systems is a team of passionate car wash professionals working to create opportunities for its partners. Tommy offers modular building designs, robust stainless steel car wash equipment, an advanced Wash Club license plate reader system, the Tommy Transporter belt, high-performance wash detergents, and a franchise opportunity.

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

Advantages/Features • The Tommy Drying system is customizable to fit the needs of any wash. The drying system is equipped with centrifugal blower producers, heated blowers, and a set of reverse drying huggers that allow for faster, more thorough drying in a shorter space as cars exit the tunnel.

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems,
581 Ottawa Ave,
Holland, MI 49423.
(616) 494-0771.
E-mail: sales@tommycarwash.com.

 

 


Washworld Inc.

DePere, Wisconsin

In addition to its High Velocity Drying System, Washworld manufactures Razor, Razor XR-7, and Razor EDGE touch-free wash systems as well as Profile ST and Profile MAX soft touch wash systems.

What’s New/Best Seller • High Velocity Drying System.

Advantages/Features • The Washworld High Velocity Stand Alone and On-Board Drying Systems incorporate proven energy efficient air producer designs. The standard features include: touch free drying, all aluminum welded impellers, stainless steel and composite construction, adjustable producer housings for enhanced drying coverage, and stainless steel mounting hardware. TEFC motors are available in 7.5-, 10-, and 15-HP and can be configured to meet individual needs. The drying experience can be enhanced with optional elephant trunks and high velocity oscillating nozzle.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distribution and technical support is available 24/7.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Washworld Inc.,
2222 American Blvd,
De Pere, WI 54115.
(920) 338-9278.
Toll free: (888) 315-7253.
E-mail: randreas@washworldinc.com.
Website: www.washworldinc.com.

 

 


Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions

Timberlake, North Carolina

Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for more than 50 years. Carolina Pride offers many services, including car wash payment and management systems, Turbo Dry, Performa, Express, and the newest OPTIMAX Series of self-service wash equipment. The company’s Tunnel Solutions line includes the popular Solution Control Center and Motor Control Centers, spot-free rinse systems, vacuum stanchions, and an online car wash academy.

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

Advantages/Features • Carolina Pride’s Turbo Dry III is energy efficient, compact, quiet, and has a long motor life with low maintenance. With a super tough nozzle and elimination of the dump valve, it is a powerful drying system that is fast, touchless, and delivers a spot-free dry every time.  Each Turbo Dry system comes complete with a 3-HP motor, dryer boom, all necessary hoses and couplings, nozzle and nozzle holder, and in-bay Turbo Dry signage and meter decal. Optional boom extension, banner, and strip decal for wash instruction signage are available.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions,
225 Crown Blvd.,
Timberlake, NC 27583. 
Toll free: (800) 421-5119.
E-mail: sales@cpcarwash.com.
Website: www.cpcarwash.com.

 

 


Aerodry Systems LLC

Broomfield, Colorado

With more than three decades of experience in the car wash industry, Aerodry has built a reputation for product excellence, integrity, honesty, and no gimmicks.

What’s New/Best Seller • Advantage and Excel Models.

Advantages/Features • Innovative designs increase performance and include internal sound reduction. Units are freestanding and maintenance free. All components are guaranteed new and proven suitable for harsh car wash conditions. The system has been successfully installed in all types of washes including auto plants; vehicle processing locations; truck, train, and bus facilities; and more.

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

 

 


Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems

Houston, Texas

Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems, with more than 50 years of experience and installations in more than 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.

 

 


Sonny’s The CarWash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

Sonny’s offers a complete suite of car wash business solutions.  It’s everything you need to succeed, all from one partner. 

What’s New/Best Seller • V-Nozzles.

Advantages/Features • Sonny’s retrofittable V-Nozzles are designed to enhance drying performance by maximizing the flow of water away from the car, reaching the hard-to-dry areas of a vehicle. The nozzles move water from the center out and towards the back of the car and target side mirrors and rockers areas. Units can be combined in split configurations to address specific needs for maximum coverage. Units are available in red, blue, and black.

Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.

 

 


Proto-Vest Inc.

Glendale, Arizona

Proto-Vest is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a manufacturer of car and truck wash drying systems. Its innovations have been awarded more than 40 patents on various products with several more pending. 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 • Elite 460 Dryer.

Advantages/Features • The Elite 460 is a standalone, touch-free drying system that is ideal for low and moderate line speeds. It has four bags and only two 30-HP motors, and comes silenced at no additional cost. The solution is very energy efficient, with an annual saving of $22,000, compared to traditional systems. The Elite 460 has no moving parts or sensors and has low maintenance costs. Setups can be customized to individual wash needs.

Customer/Operator Support • Proto-Vest offers extensive after sales and product 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. 
E-mail: sales@protovest.com. 
Website: www.protovest.com 

 

 


International Drying Corporation

Prairie Grove, Illinois

International Drying Corporation manufactures a full line of professional grade drying systems distributed around the world for car wash, bus wash, train wash, truck wash, and custom applications. 

What’s News/Best Seller • Stealth Quiet Drying System/Back Blasters. 

Advantages/Features • The patented drying system has been tested and certified “Quiet” in an independent certified AMCA Reverberant sound room. Featuring smooth air technology (SAT) and extreme high efficiency axial technology, it generates 10,130 cubic feet a minute of air from each 10-HP motor and more than 14,000 cubic feet per minute per 15-HP motor while maintaining low OSHA compliant sound levels. Typical express washes can anticipate up to a 40 percent energy savings along with sound levels below 65dB at 50’. Systems come with a lifetime fan and housing warranty, and 3-year motor warranty. 

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distribution and support.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • International Drying Corporation,
2510 IL Rt 176, Suite G,
Prairie Grove, IL 60014.
(815) 477-4911.
E-mail: Info@internationaldrying.com. 
Website: www.Internationaldrying.com.

 

 


AVW Equipment Co.

Chicago, Illinois

AVW Equipment Co. is a leading developer of car wash equipment installed in many of the most successful systems around the globe. Nearly 50 years of experience goes into every piece of equipment it produces. All systems incorporate innovative technology, high-quality components constructed of stainless steel, and provide reliable operation with minimal maintenance and downtime.

What’s New/Best Seller • W.A.M. (Windows and Mirror) Dryer.

Advantages/Features • Custom fabric absorbs water droplets better and is better and faster than hand drying. Units are computer controlled to only come in contact with side mirrors and side windows. Cars come out of the wash “ready-to-go,” providing instant gratification for the customer.

Customer/Operator Support • AVW global distribution network can assist with installation, sales, service, and support. 

Price • Call or e-mail for a quote.

Contact • AVW Equipment Co. Inc.,
105 S. 9th Ave.,
Maywood, IL 60153.
(708) 343-7738.
E-mail: info@avwequipment.com.
Website: www.avwequipment.com.

 

 


AutoVac Inc.

Stateline, Nevada

For nearly three decades, AutoVac has served the car care industry and is widely recognized for its high quality products and innovative use of technology.

What’s New/Best Seller • AutoDryer — Smart Dryers featuring Dryer IQ Technology.

Advantages/Features • The AutoDryer 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 the AutoVac 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 • AutoVac Inc., 
297 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 1019, 
Stateline, NV 89449. 
Toll free: (888) 628-8682. 
E-mail: sales@autovacinc.com
Website: www.autovacinc.com.

 

 


OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions

Northville, Michigan

OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions delivers innovative, reliable, premium-quality vehicle wash solutions supported by an exceptional service and support network, helping wash businesses thrive.

What’s New/Best Seller • DryLite Dryers.

Advantages/Features • DryLite Dryers connect with passing drivers by lighting up the exit area of a car wash. It attracts attention from the street 24/7 to actively market the business and capture new customers. For in-bay operators, once drivers pull up to the wash entrance, LED-illuminated DryLite dryers assist with driver navigation to get them into position quickly with prompts to pull forward, stop, or back up. This helps increase vehicle processing and throughput, which means more cars washed per day. Clean, dry cars and an end-to-end light show improve car wash visibly and improved visibly improves the business.

Customer/Operator Support • Local distributor support can advise each operator on the best dryer configuration for their needs.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions,
1001 Doheny Court,
Northville, MI 48167.
(248) 349-7010.
Toll free: (866) 488-6635.
E-mail: aluce@belangerinc.com.
Website: www.belangerinc.com.

 

 


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.

 

 


Diskin Systems Inc.

Algonquin, Illinois

Diskin Systems Inc. developed the concept of self-service in-bay drying. These dryers are put inside of a self-service bay and wired to the selector switch to make drying easy for the customer.

What’s New/Best Seller • Super Air Shammee II.

Advantages/Features • The new model is a regenerative style blower. It uses three-phase power and is 5-HP. When mounted in the bay it is much quieter and more energy efficient. The additional horsepower adds a 20 percent performance increase in drying effectiveness. This kind of drying power requires a safety mechanical trigger to prevent the nozzle from blowing around inside the bay if the customer drops the nozzle accidently. A boom and any color dome are available.

Contact • Diskin Systems Inc.,
9550 South IL Rte. 31, 
Algonquin, IL  60102. 

(815) 276-7288. 
Fax: (224) 678-7364. 
Website: www.diskinsystems.com.



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