What is a barrier washer?
The threat of microbiological contamination is ever-present in hospitals and other healthcare environments. JLA’s commercial barrier washer range is designed to combat that threat, while achieving premium wash quality across high volumes of uniforms, PPE, bedding and linen.
Using a special ‘dual-door’ system to process laundry capacities between 16kg and 180kg, the ‘passthrough’ system separates the dirty and clean stages of the process and protects staff while reducing the risk of cross-contamination and Healthcare-acquired infections. The barrier approach is also popular where particle suppression is important, such as in the food or pharmaceutical industries.
When used with JLA’s ground-breaking OTEX ozone technology, the machines will also eradicate 99.999% of bacteria, viruses and micro-organisms including MRSA and C.difficile for the ultimate infection control.
How do barrier washers work?
Although its size might make it seem complex, a barrier washer is simple in its design. A physical wall separates your loading and unloading rooms, with staff loading dirty laundry in the ‘entry’ side and then (ideally a separate team) the load is removed from the ‘exit’ side when the wash cycle ends.