Americans generate somewhere between 300 to 400 million tons of garbage every year. Out of environmental concerns for how burning affects air quality, most solid waste ends up in landfills. Chances are you live within 10-20 miles of a landfill, and if your community is anything like most in the United States, your municipal government is running into a real problem: the landfills are filling up, and better solutions are needed. [Read more…]
These days, every industry talks about how they can become more environmentally friendly. But going green isn’t just a buzzword. Implementing green practices into businesses such as industrial or precision cleaning is good for your workers, for your company image, and for the water, soil, and air that the next generation will inherit. These are all great motivators, but what is often not taken into account is that going green can also improve productivity and lower overhead. In addition to helping make a better world, it just makes good business sense.
How Do I Clean Blinds with Ultrasonic Cleaners?
Residential and commercial blind cleaning can be a difficult job, especially when dealing with the various hard window covering materials available in today’s market, such as metal, plastic and faux wood. Ultrasonic cleaning technology is recognized by the industry to be the fastest and most effective method of cleaning available. It is recommended by several blind manufacturers when it comes to their own products and styles, including vertical blinds, pleated and honeycomb shades, silhouettes, luminettes, woven woods and traditional venetian blinds.
Ultrasonic cleaners use sound waves and the cavitation effect of rapidly collapsing bubbles in a liquid bath to thoroughly clean objects placed in them. While ultrasound and the cavitation bubbles it produces will produce a cleaning effect by themselves, they are most effective when used in conjunction with a cleaning solution added to the water bath.
You may have heard about ultrasonic cleaning, a method of cleaning parts that are fouled with oils, build up, grime, debris and other deposits that uses eco-friendly detergents, and without harsh solvent chemicals that can damage the surrounding environment.
What, however, is ultrasonic cleaning? What does ultrasonic even mean? How does the process work and how is it a green-cleaning method? Explore how ultrasonic cleaning technology works, what it is, and why it can be the ideal choice for your tough parts and materials cleaning needs. [Read more…]