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| IN PRACTICE | AREA MAINTENANCE All maintenance points are easily accessible by lifting the hopper out of Martin Strzedulla (left), technical operations manager with Wisag Messe the way. Replace the roller brush? Open the side flap, pull out the old Service, and Holger Stein, sales consultant with Kenter for the Rhine-Main roller, stick the new one in, close the flap. “Five minutes,” says Martin region, are both equally impressed by the Comac CS 140. Strzedulla, “tops.” Photos: rationell reinigen Holger Stein | Sales Consultant for Kenter “Per machine you can save up to 100,000 liters of water per year. That’s good for the environment.” and the larger objects simply get tossed out again. “So far we’ve had next to no downtime due to mechanical problems,” emphasizes Martin Strzedulla, who can always count on Kenter’s 24/7 emergency breakdown service if the situation warrants it. What the technical operations manager appreciates most, however, is that the machine doesn’t need water to deliver top cleaning performance. “This is a particularly attractive aspect,” says Martin Strzedulla, explaining: “It means I can also operate the machine during the winter in freezing temperatures because there’s no risk of the hoses freezing up.” A problem he admits to having had frequently before getting the new machine. Not using any water also means less sludge, if any, that needs to be treated and disposed of. And there’s the fact that Sylvester Buballa is one of seven employees who received special the swept up dirt weighs much less dry than wet. This not only training to operate the Comac CS 140. saves waste treatment costs, but also relieves the burden on the environment. Holger Stein, sales rep for Kenter in the region surrounding Frank- a role model in environmentally responsible behavior. Another furt, puts it in perspective: “Using just one of these machines saves advantage not lost on Martin Strzedulla: “Having dry dirt and litter 100,000 liters of water every year. The CS 140 is playing a major in the hopper also makes dumping at the end of a round a lot eas- role in terms of achieving Wisag’s declared goal to use mostly envi- ier and a lot less messy.” ronmentally responsible products and systems by 2010, and to be Heike Holland | heike.holland@holzmann-medien.de 58 GLOBAL CLEANING | April 2014  


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