Cross Contamination In Laundry

Nursing homes, hospitals, clean rooms and healthcare environments currently face ever-increasing risks of exposure to microbiological contamination. The threat of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) - or "nosocomial infection" in medical jargon - can also have direct effects on laundry processing. Patients have more contact with linens (sheets, blankets and gowns) than anything else while...

Posted on June 12, 2017 - Read more...

EDRO C-SERIES Tumbler Dryers

The EDRO Corporation's efficient and fast-drying C80 and C110 C-SERIES tumbler dryers are assembled using high-quality and robust components to ensure a long and useful machine life for the laundry operator. Available in gas, steam (C80, C110) and electric (C80 only) versions, EDRO's commercial series dryer range is designed to meet...

Posted on June 5, 2017 - Read more...

EDRO Introduces Industry-Leading Warranty Program

For more than 70 years, the EDRO Corporation has designed and produced some of the world's most advanced high-capacity washer-extractors, tumbler dryers and laundry ozone systems. The company has today announced the introduction of an industry leading warranty program for all new EDRO washer-extractors and tumbler dryers...

Posted on May 31, 2017 - Read more...

EDRO Introduces Side Loader Washer-Extractor

EDRO's new side loader washer-extractor is available in a split two-pocket configuration with model loading capacities of up to 230lb (105kg) and 450lb (205 kg). Taking advantage of the large door opening, the inner cylinder doors can be positioned at a variety of angles for gravity-assisted loading and unloading...

Posted on March 28, 2017 - Read more...

Exclusive Design of DynaWash® Washer-Extractors

EDRO's DynaWash® washer-extractor range is based upon its patented "3-D" wash basket design. The "D" describes the shape of each of the three compartments (pockets): a flat perforated floor for easy loading and unloading; top and bottom angled baffles for load separation and balancing stability...

Posted on March 20, 2017 - Read more...

Controlling Factors of The Washing Process

To achieve the best possible laundering results, four controlling factors play an essential role in processing - Mechanical Action, Chemistry, Temperature and Time. Variance in any of the above factors impacts the effectiveness of the laundering process...

Posted on June 8, 2016 - Read more...

How To Properly Load A Washer-Extractor For Best Laundry Processing

The science and effectiveness of the washing process has four controlling factors. These are - Mechanical Action, Chemical Type and Concentration, Temperature and Time. Mechanical action is one of the most important variables affecting wash results...

Posted on May 12, 2016 - Read more...

Washer-Extractors For Hospitality

EDRO DynaWash® three pocket end loader washer-extractors are based on the patented "3-D" basket design. The basket physically separates the load, leading to reduced tangling of sheets and linens in hotel, motel and resort washrooms...

Posted on November 11, 2015 - Read more...

Moisture Retention and Extraction

Extraction is the moisture-lowering step used in the laundering process. The process begins with saturation of the textiles. Free water will not accumulate in the washer-extractor cylinder until the textiles have absorbed enough water to become saturated...

Posted on August 3, 2015 - Read more...

Ozone – How Can It Benefit Your Laundry Operation?

There are numerous benefits to be gained from using ozone in laundry operations. With the proper wash programs, ozone can save substantial money on operating efficiencies. Total cycle time, hot water usage, and overall water usage can be reduced and still produce quality results...

Posted on June 19, 2015 - Read more...

2015 - 2016 Product Catalog Showcases Cutting Edge Laundry Machinery

The EDRO Corporation has announced the release of its 2015-2016 product catalog featuring the company's state-of-the-art washer-extractor technology. Highlighted is the release of the new EDRO side loader washer-extractor range....

Posted on February 1, 2015 - Read more...

Better Manufacturing With Technology

Want to improve your laundry operations? Here at EDRO, we have a modern fabrication and assembly facility that's equipped with state-of-the-art design and production machinery. This allows us to design and build some of the world's leading washer-extractors, tumbler dryers and ozone systems...

Posted on December 1, 2014 - Read more...

Water Hardness

Water is an essential element in any laundry and the quality of water used in the laundry process can have a direct effect on the appearance and wear life of clothing and textiles. Many industrial laundries are concerned about the hardness of the water used and because of this problem, more soap...

Posted on November 4, 2014 - Read more...

Water Extraction and Moisture Retention

The extract function reduces moisture retention in the laundering process. The process begins with textile saturation. Free water will not accumulate in the cylinder until the textiles have absorbed enough water to become saturated...

Posted on September 26, 2014 - Read more...

Clean Room Washer-Extractors

Nowadays, hospitals, nursing homes, clean rooms and healthcare environments are faced with ever-increasing exposure to microbiological contamination. The threat of hospital-acquired infection (HAI) - "nosocomial infection" in medical terminology - can also affect the laundry process...

Posted on July 1, 2014 - Read more...

Mounting A Washer-Extractor

There are two types of washer-extractor mounting systems: suspended or soft mount and rigid or hard mount. They both have their own advantages and disadvantages, and should be carefully considered when choosing a machine mounting design for a laundry wash aisle...

Posted on June 3, 2014 - Read more...

Sunshine Laundry & Linens Adapting To Changing Times

There was a time, 50 or so years ago, when almost every family sent its laundry out to a commercial laundry service. A truck picked it up and brought it back, cleaned and neatly pressed, the following week. Thanks to the advent of the home washer and dryer, those days are long gone...

Posted on March 14, 2014 - Read more...

EDRO DynaCop

Introduced in 2012, EDRO DynaCop is built around a standalone Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) that supervises the extract process and timing of multiple EDRO washer/extractors. Configured for the requirements of the site, DynaCop is designed to only allow a set number...

Posted on January 17, 2014 - Read more...

Halawa Correctional Installation

Located at Aiea, in the city and county of Honolulu, on the island of Oahu, Halawa Correctional is the largest prison facility in the state of Hawaii's prison system. Operated by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety, Halawa Correctional houses approximately 1,500 inmates in two separate facilities...

Posted on November 29, 2013 - Read more...

DynOzone Ozone Systems

EDRO's DynOzone - DynaWash® Ozone system saves you money the moment you start using it. Anything that can be processed in a regular washer-extractor can be washed in the DynOzone system. The system uses UV radiation to create two types of activated oxygen gas...

Posted on November 5, 2013 - Read more...

Inverter With Single Motor Drive

Inverter with single motor drive technology is a tremendous advance in machine speed control. This motor design has significantly fewer parts than a conventional multiple-motor set-up with single-speed motors, clutches and gearboxes, while delivering more speed selections and greater energy efficiency...

Posted on April 8, 2013 - Read more...

Ship's Laundry Going Green

"Providing hygienically safe laundry on board ship has been a concern for decades. With hundreds of sailors' clothing and linen being processed together in the industrial environment of a ship's laundry, ensuring bacteria and micro organisms are removed is a priority..."

Posted on February 7, 2012 - Read more...