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Why Dry Cleaning Companies Rely on Air Vacuums

Air vacuums are an essential part of any equipment line up in the fabricare industry. By working together with the steam machine, air vacuums allow for a quicker drop in steam consumption, resulting in a garment that is freshly pressed to perfection. Some of the most popular benefits of air vacuums include:


·      Lower Expenses – A single standalone air vacuum can be partnered with multiple steam machines, making it the preferred alternative to purchasing steam machines that have an air vacuum built in. With the air vacuum housed independently, the upfront costs are lower, since most dry cleaners only need one air vacuum to work with all of their steam machines. That also means there is only one air vacuum to maintain. Additionally, with the more efficient steam consumption, energy expenses will be reduced.

·      Small Footprint – Air vacuums are generally very small and can be stored underneath a pressing machine, so they do not require any additional floor space. For most dry cleaning companies, every inch of floor space is utilized, so there is none to waste. There are also overhead air vacuums available for even more versatility.

·      Dependable Construction – Top-quality air vacuums are crafted out of heavy-duty materials, such as stainless steel or 12-gauge steel, to ensure they can withstand years of continuous use at a dry cleaning facility. They are often fully welded, rustproof, and precision balanced to make sure their performance is reliable year after year. Additionally, they have rubber mounts that are strategically placed to prevent vibration.


If a dry cleaning company wants to reduce energy expenses and improve the finished appearance of pressed garments without having to take up valuable floor space, then an air vacuum is a must.

This item was contributed by Rema Dri-Vac Corporation.

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/20/2017 11:36:06 AM