Saving is possible and necessary:
to reduce the global pollution;
for a healthier environment;
to reduce energy costs, which will get higher and higher, wiping out our profits.
You have probably thought about these issues a lot of times, but they have rarely been faced seriously or concretely.
In laundry or dry-cleaning plants, the highest energy consumption comes from the finishing department. In fact:
Whilst the energy consumption of a washing machine is easy to calculate, is always negligible in relation with the washed garments, and is totally absent when the machine is idle, the real consumption is due to finishing operations, and this is hard to calculate.
We often switch on the steam generator at the beginning of the day, even if we start finishing one hour later.
We keep all the machines always operational with power and steam.
We do not switch off the machines during lunch breaks.
We leave the machines on when we do not use them.
The quantity of garments to be finished often drops by the middle of the week, but the machines are constantly kept in operation.
This means that the electric meter keeps running fast, the kW consumption increases and the electricity bill becomes more and more expensive.
In order to really reverse this situation, we have designed a new touch-screen computer that, besides endless possibilities, options and statistics for the machine control, is equipped with a stand-by function that, when selected, switches off the machine after the previously set time in case of non-use, cutting the power and steam supply, to totally eliminate any energy consumption.
To use the machine again, you simply need to press a key, and a patented device will control the gradual restoration of all functions, which will be available again a few minutes later.
The new control panel also allows you to control production, productivity, idle times, statistics and non-compliance with production rate even from your personal computer.