Shop towels blue wipers and rags keep your workplace spills in check
No matter how hard you work to prevent spills, some are just inevitable. The best thing you can do to prepare for spills is to have the proper cleanup equipment in place and ready to go in case of a problem.
Your cleanup equipment will vary based on your facility and your needs. But there’s one simple tool everyone can benefit from: industrial wipes. Be it shop towels blue or white, towel rags, or wet degreaser cleaning wipes.
These versatile tools should be an integral part of your spill cleaning kit. They’re key to keeping your facility clean and safe, day in and day out. Use industrial wipes and towels for everything from dust removal to pre-painting surface prep; from absorbing oils and chemicals to cleaning windows. Keep them around for employees to use to clean their hands and maintain or polish equipment.
Shop towel blue or white wipes
When it comes to towel rolls, forget about 1-ply or 2-ply paper products from Scott and Kimberly Clark supermarket shopping cart brands. Instead, reach for heavy duty and multi-purpose white or blue shop towels. They are a mainstay in most automotive, DIY garages, and machine shops for good reason. These tried and tested disposable shop paper towels work just like cloth, wet or dry, but without the lint!
Unlike normal paper towels or toilet paper, these ultra-strong towels feature a Double Re-Crepe (DRC) construction. That means they contain a latex binder with up to 40% recycled fiber materials for better environmental sustainability. This material won’t fall apart when wet or shed fibers and lint when wiping down equipment.
These super-absorbent towels are strong enough to withstand scrubbing, but safe for workers’ skin. For instance, you can use tough yet soft shop towels to wipe off dirt from parts and people – be it machinery, hands or face.
Blue shop towels
Blue shop towels are an excellent multipurpose product for general automotive maintenance tasks. For example, wiping up small spills and leaks from motor oil or grease. The blue color is great at disguising grime which means you may find you can use them longer than plain white towels.
For fast and easy accessibility, shop towels come in a variety of different container styles. Keep a pop-up box of shop towels blue on your rolling workstation. Store perforated jumbo roll strips on a floor mount dispenser, or, tear standard rolls off bench or wall mount towel holders. If you work in a location with overspray from fluids, a water resistant bucket-dispenser is a great way to keep your towels dry until you need them.
In addition, shop towels blue come in light, medium or heavy duty weights. You can select different absorbency strengths to suit your budget, comparable to the Scott Shop Towels Original brand.
White shop towels
Like shop towels blue, disposable white wipers are also incredibly convenient for cleaning up spills and grime. White shop towels are a popular choice for window cleaning as well as food service spills and washroom applications.
In addition to DRC construction, white shop towels are also available in airlaid wipes. In short, both materials are tougher than normal paper towels for heavy duty cleaning. However, airlaid has a coarser feel than DRC even though both types are soft and safe for use on skin. To clarify the difference between these materials’ construction, take a look at our comparison diagram:
You can buy white shop towels in standard or jumbo rolls, pop up dispenser boxes, bundles, or wall mount buckets. Likewise with blue shop towels, white towel rolls come in light, medium or heavy weight options. They feature between 25% and 40% recycled fiber materials depending on its type.
Tired of spending your money on rental towel services or disposable paper towels? Our reclaimed Shop Rags are quality checked and available in 25- and 50-pound qty dispenser boxes. These inexpensive, convenient rags are just right for cleaning up small, day-to-day spills — before they can present a hazard.
Offering eco-friendly sustainability for the workplace, shop rags come in a variety of different fabric and absorbency options. Choose between reclaimed knit polo, fleece, Turkish terrycloth towel or flannel rags. All fabric rags go through rigorous checks to ensure consistent sizing and complete removal of buttons or zippers. As well as soaking up spills, cloth rags are a go-to choice for auto-detailing shops and for polishing equipment.
Industrial Wet Wipes
Need something stronger for dealing with your messy shop spills? Our Industrial Wet Cleaning Wipes contain degreasers that cut through oil, tar, grease, and paint. These ultra-strong and versatile wipes will help clean those stubborn spills that need an extra push. That’s thanks to the scrubbing texture which really help with cleaning up grease and getting grime out.
Available in handy bucket packs, these wet wipes stay moist until you need them. Best of all they are easy on your skin yet ideal to wipe down and clean tools or machinery.
AbsorbentsOnline offer expert advice to keep your workplace clean
One of the most essential best practices to keeping your workplace safe is good housekeeping. Keep it clean and safe with the right spill cleanup materials on hand. You can trust AbsorbentsOnline to offer the best pricing and quality brands that are made right here in the United States.
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This is a revision to a blog post with an original publish date of September 18, 2015