Vax Commercial explains how its expanded range of scrubber dryers provides instant cleaning results on all types of hard floors in one easy move.
While a mop and bucket may be enough for spot cleaning small areas of flooring, larger areas require a more specialised approach. Vax Commercial's scrubber dryers provide a quick, hygienic way of washing and drying hard floors in one easy move, giving you instant cleaning results every time.
“All our scrubber dryers feature a V-shaped squeegee that provides suction right up to the edges, so they pick up more water and leave floors clean and dry, even when twisting around obstacles and corners,” said Vax Commercial's senior product manager, Brian Davis. “They easily remove stubborn, sticky dirt from all types of hard floor surfaces and are safe to use on sealed natural wood, marble and PVC/rubber coated floors. The user can choose between brushes or graded cleaning pads to get the best results on their own particular type of flooring, so they're really versatile machines.”
In May Vax Commercial extended its existing range of scrubber dryers with the launch of two new battery-powered models designed to provide greater cleaning coverage. The VCSD-04 covers up to 2000m2 per hour, making it suitable for cleaning leisure and healthcare premises, retail outlets and small warehouses. It has powerful suction and large clean and dirty water tanks, so you can cover more floors without stopping.
“The new VCSD-04 is designed to be extremely user-friendly with an easy to operate control panel, operator presence safety system and low noise operation,” continued Davis. “With the squeegee following the wheels, it leaves the floors dry, streak-free and without any marks.”
For quick and efficient cleaning of larger areas, the VCSD-05 ride-on scrubber dryer is manoeuvrable and compact, covering up to 3250m2 of floor per hour. It has extra large tanks and twin brushes to provide improved cleaning performance, better stability and wider coverage.
“As the VCSD-05 has variable speed, vacuum and water-flow control, you can clean into the tightest corners and park quickly and easily,” said Davis. “It's very safe and easy to operate, as it has automatic shut-offs that stop the machine and the brushes when the unit is stationary, along with a flashing light and an audible reverse warning. Both the VCSD-04 and VCSD-05 have an integrated charger, data card and LED low level and charging process indicators, so you always know exactly how much power you've got left and can monitor how the unit has been used.”
These two new models complete a range that also includes the ultra compact VCSD-01 and VCSD-02, designed to be easy to transport and store. As the VCSD-01 is mains powered, it provides continual use and avoids any down-time during charging. It has a 12 metre high visibility cable with an easy change kettle connection, for hassle free cleaning of smaller areas such as shop floors.
The VCSD-02 has a cable-free design that gives you total freedom of movement with up to one hour cleaning time per charge. A 36cm wide cleaning path and smooth, mechanical traction ensure a working capacity of up to up to 1260m2 coverage per hour. Large wheels make the VCSD-01 and VCSD-02 easy to manoeuvre, even over steps.
“Both these compact cleaners have an adjustable handle so they're suitable for anyone, short or tall,” said Davis. “They have excellent manoeuvrability when cleaning into tight corners and under tables and you don't need any tools to change the squeegee blades, making them easy to maintain. As they have very low noise operation of less than 70dB(A) they won't give you a headache either. Despite their compact size these scrubber dryers are built with high quality components and have powerful 250W commercial grade brush and suction motors. The frame is constructed from tough, synthetic materials secured with 100% stainless steel screws, so it won't rust. This design makes it quick and easy to repair too, as once the top is removed all the components are easily accessible, reducing the time and cost of servicing. The recovery tank is simple to take apart to clean and it's compact enough to be put into a hospital steriliser, for hygienic cleaning.”
The perfect solution
Vax Commercial's range of floorcare products also includes robust tub and upright vacuum cleaners, compact carpet washers, floor sweepers and detergents. Designed for use in all its scrubber dryers, Vax Commercial's Scrubber Dryer Detergent penetrates and removes stubborn grease and grime to give a streak-free finish, without leaving any dulling residue. As it's unperfumed it's suitable for use in food preparation areas too.