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Children learn through play, and play is inherently interactive. Without clean hands the risk of kids making one another sick is incredibly high. It's important to provide an easy and effective handwashing method so you can be confident in their health and safety, and kids can be kids.
CleanTech® ensures your kids have the perfect hand wash, every time. Clinically validated to remove more than 99.9% of harmful germs, you can be confident that germs are stopped in their tracks.
By implementing CleanTech® you are making a statement that hygiene is a priority. Parents can rest easy knowing their child's health and safety is of the utmost importance.
CleanTech® stations are easy to use for people of all ages, languages, and skill levels. Removes more than 99.9% of harmful germs in just 12 seconds, providing the perfect hand wash for all!
Provide parents with peace of mind knowing their children and peers are safe and clean. Also, using CleanTech® is a fun way to wash up that the kids will love to use!
By investing in hand hygiene technology you are making a strong statement that you are committed to health and safety. Show that you are a leader in creating a more hygienic future with CleanTech®.
With a standardized and validated handwashing method you greatly reduce the possibility of infection spread. By providing the perfect hand wash you can keep your kids healthy, safe, and in the classroom.
Our hand hygiene solution is designed specifically for CleanTech® to remove more than 99.9% of harmful germs while promoting healthy skin! Kids hands will be left feeling clean and hydrated after every wash.
CleanTech® uses 75% less water and produces 75% less waste than manual sinks. CleanTech® uses the perfect amount of water and solution, 100% of which comes in contact with your hands.
Compact in both size and design, this system features and aesthetic design and has options for colorful and fun skins to match the look and feel of your facility.
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Designed for counter installation where space is limited, the ELF-C features a low-profile top and can be mounted directly into any counter surface.
Featuring a stainless steel cabinet that is designed for wall mount for locations where durability is important and space is a factor.
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Designed for counter installation to match the look and feel of your decor, the 500-C features a low-profile ABS Plastic top and can be mounted directly into any counter surface.
CleanTech® shines in three key areas:
Standardization: The wash method and solutions delivery provided by the CleanTech® system is efficient, precise, and extremely consistent across all users.
Efficacy: We have conducted extensive efficacy studies in FDA-certified laboratories to prove that CleanTech® handwashing systems consistently remove more than 99.9% of harmful pathogens with each wash cycle. These studies were conducted on CleanTech® equipment using Meritech Hygiene Solutions.
Compliance: Children and staff are motivated to wash hands more often because the CleanTech® handwashing experience is so incredibly easy and satisfying! Plus, Meritech's UltraPure Hand Hygiene Solution includes natural conditioners so that hands feel silky soft after each wash. Each CleanTech® model includes an automatic wash cycle counter which makes compliance monitoring and documentation effortless.
When comparing manual to automated handwashing the biggest difference is human behavior, every time someone washes their hands they do it differently. Most people really don’t rub their hands together and work up a lather, getting all the parts of their hands efficiently. Some people use too much soap, others not enough. Many handwashing sinks on the market have water flow too low to effectively flush the pathogens off the skin. Automation removes human behavior issues and allows both science and engineering to take over. The quantity of water, hand solution, & time, all the same, each cycle. The system has 40 nozzles (20 per hand) that are placed in such a way that 100% of the hand is covered. There are 8 nozzles at the wrist that direct all the water downward and block splashout. The next group of nozzles is designed in a helical pattern with both pitch and roll to force everything downward. The last 4 nozzles are directed at the fingertips. The cylinder turns around your hand 23 times in 12 seconds allowing the spraying nozzles to get into all the cracks and crevasses of the skin with both the soapy water (6 seconds) and then a potable water rinse (6 seconds) pulling all the pathogens off the hand like a tornado. The nozzle sprays the wash the hand like a nozzle cleans your car at the carwash. This spray pattern in combination with hand solution chemistry that is specially designed to work with the correct volume of water. Each hand wash event is identical thus removing the human variable. 100% of the water used in CleanTech® Fully Automated Handwashing Stations is used to wash the hands, thus zero waste. Even though the time is shorter it was done by allowing engineering, science, & chemistry to work in conjunction to create the best and fastest hand wash. Check out these clinical studies looking at the efficacy of CleanTech®.
Meritech Hygiene Solutions are uniquely formulated for use in CleanTech® Handwashing Stations to maintain the appropriate chemical concentration (PPM) required to effectively remove pathogens and exceed regulatory recommendations while also improving skin health over time. Hands washed in a CleanTech® system with UltraPure Hand Hygiene Solution are left feeling fresher and softer with each wash, thus encouraging repeated use and great-feeling skin. These benefits are critical in creating a consistent efficacy result while encouraging frequent handwashing without the negative side effects commonly experienced with repeated traditional handwashing, like dry skin or chapped hands. We have conducted extensive efficacy studies in FDA-certified laboratories to prove that CleanTech® handwashing systems consistently remove more than 99.9% of harmful pathogens with each wash cycle. These studies were conducted on CleanTech® equipment using Meritech Hygiene Solutions, so 99.9% pathogen removal can only be guaranteed when using Meritech Hygiene Solutions in accordance with our recommended operating instructions. The use of other chemical solutions will negatively impact the efficacy of the hand wash process, can damage the equipment, and will void the equipment warranty.
Product fit can vary depending on your specific needs, but the ELF, and/or ELF-C models are typically the most recommended systems for childcare facilities due to their more compact size and more affordable price point. In just a few minutes, our team of hygiene experts can advise you on the appropriate system for your childcare facility. Give us a call at 720-323-6242 to get started now.
Handwashing in childcare areas is heavily regulated as to when hygiene events should occur such as after using the bathroom, before and after eating, after being outside on the playground, before and after preparing food, and so forth. CleanTech® handwashing stations should be located in areas where it is accessible and convenient to conduct a handwash with those events. The standard configuration of CleanTech® systems allows placement anywhere a conventional sink might otherwise go— where there is both water and drainage access. Our team of hygiene experts can assist you in determining the best location to place CleanTech® in your childcare facility, and can even consult on the design and layout of new use areas.
CleanTech® units require the same service hookups as a clothes washer: hot and cold 3/4 inch garden hose connections, a 1-1/2 inch drain, and 110 – 230 VAC power. They are not meant to be used in a “portable” situation.
CleanTech® units require the same service hookups as a clothes washer: hot and cold 3/4 inch garden hose connections, a 1-1/2 inch drain, and 110 – 230 VAC power. CleanTech® systems may be set up with a sump pump system to drain to a remote location. The potable water hot and cold supply lines should be 3/8″ diameter minimum with a flow capacity of 5 GPM at 40 PSI each. These lines are common and inexpensive to install. Please contact us at (800) 932-7707 and a Meritech hygiene expert would be happy to assist you.
We have an experienced team of trained Technical Support Specialists located throughout the U.S. to provide on-site cleaning, calibration, and repair service. Service visits may be purchased a la carte as needed or covered under a Service Agreement. Contact us for service requests and technical assistance at (800) 932-7707.
Meritech does not provide installation. However, we are able to provide assistance in the facilities required and steps for a successful installation. Please contact us at (800) 932-7707 and a Meritech hygiene expert would be happy to assist you.