The following is a presentation covering electricity basics for car wash operators, including the physics behind electricity, current, motor operation, electrical components in the car wash, and vital safety procedures. LINKS: Electricity Basics (PDF) Electricity Basics (P..
The support call program allows a representative to dial in directly to your wash controller to help diagnose and correct onsite wa..
The DR Motor uses a new connection designation. Instead of using DTxx as used with DT/DV motors, the DR motor uses Rxx. The numbers represented by “xx” are usually the same for the new DR as the old DT/DV. For example, the DT13 standard connection previously used for a Δ/Y motor (230/400-50Hz) is now an ..
1 Remove all Previous Versions of WEB GATE from your computer 2Download the control by clicking the following link: Web Gate Installer 3Click Run when you see the dialog, “Do you want to run or save this file?” 4Click Run if you see the dialog, “The publisher could not be verified. Are you sure you ..
Pricing, Costs, and Gross Margins in the Express Car Wash Environment Price points are one of the number one questions we get here at Tommy’s. What’s the right price for a wash and what should my cost per car be? The first advice of course is to price your wash for your market. I have ..
Variable Speed Drives – Helping Build a Greener Car Wash “Variable frequency drives, or variable speed drives (VSDs), can greatly increase motor efficiency in a variety of applications. VFDs are electrical devices which adjust the rotational speed of fan and pump motors in response to varying heating and cooling loads, and thus are much more ..
Summary: Tommy/A.V.W. is standardizing a single viscosity grade for use in all equipment: ISO/AW 100 hydraulic fluid. If this is not available, SAE30 motor oil may be substituted. Parker recommends use of 46 weight “AW46″ Hydraulic fluid, or 10W40 oil for conveyors and hydraulic power units. ISO/AW 100 is within the viscosity range of SAE ..