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1

What are the advantages of linen rental?

1. Requires smallest investment
2. Minimal storage
3. Commercial laundry maintains inventory

2

What are the disadvantages of linen rental?

1. Least quality control
2. Problems covering emergencies
3. Delays in delivery

3

What are the advantages of commercial laundry?

1. Requires smaller capital investment than on premise
2. More control over quality than linen rental

4

What are the disadvantages of commercial laundry?

1. Must maintain the highest inventory of linen
2. Delays in delivery

5

What are the advantages of on premise laundry?

1. Greatest control over quality of linen
2. Can respond quickly to emergencies

6

What are the disadvantages of on premise laundry?

1. Highest capital investment
2. Requires additional staffing
3. Requires space to house laundry

7

What is the maximum water hardness before softeners must be added with detergent?

5-10 grains

8

What is the maximum water hardness before complete softening must be use?

> 10 grains

9

What are the (9) steps for planning an on-premise laundry?

1. Determination of need
2. System definition and space requirements
3. Equipment layout
4. Equipment type selection and specification
5. Detailed drawing and utility specification
6. Equipment procurement
7. Installation
8. Start-up
9. Operator training