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Saturday, 14 December

Washing Hands of Paper Towels

Mitsubishi has estimated that a typical office worker may wash his or her hands three to six times in a day or 750–1,500 times a year.

It argues that the running costs of a hot air hand dryer are about 10% of paper towels with no disposal costs and much reduced janitorial duties.

Its Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel uses a high-speed laminar airflow instead of hot air which is the usual conventional method, drying hands in 9 seconds as opposed to the usual 30 seconds.

Another claimed for advantage is that the water from users’ hands is blown straight into a drain, preventing bacteria airborne in the environment. It also has an antimicrobial finish on all of its major surfaces and a clean-lined design for easy wipe down.

Picture: The Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel is claimed to have many advantages over the conventional competitors.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis

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