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Girbau Industrial adds Compact 5-in-One Ironing System – a feeder/ironer/folder/stacker/accumulator

Oct. 2012 | Download Article
Girbau Industrial adds Compact 5-in-One Ironing System - a feeder/ironer/folder/stacker/accumulator

Oshkosh, Wis.— Girbau Industrial (GI) recently introduced the new Compact 5-in-One Ironing System, an industrial machine that automatically feeds, irons, folds, stacks and accumulates. This space-saving system – available in 24-, 32- and 48-inch diameters 102- and 130-inch finishing widths – delivers processing speeds of up to 82-feet-per-minute. The GI Compact 5-in-One works seamlessly with an optional feeder, stacker and small-piece accumulator to quickly accomplish feeding, ironing, folding, stacking and accumulating. Each model is available with natural gas or liquid propane (LP) heat sources.

All models offer high-volume linen handling to laundries that require quality results from a compact machine with a small footprint. The Compact 5-in-One Ironing System supports linen handling and ironing needs for facilities that can’t accommodate traditional ironing/folding systems. “When space is at a premium, the Compact offers unmatched productivity and finishing quality for an array of laundries with medium to high production needs, including casinos, resorts, hotels and hospitals,” said Joel Jorgensen, vice present of sales and customer services at Continental Girbau, Inc.

With an optional vacuum-assisted feeding table that aids linen feeding quality and production, the Compact 5-in-One Ironing System offers one, two or four working lanes, with one lane for sheets, two for table linens and four for small items, including napkins and pillow cases. Folds are performed using air jets, reversing conveyors and knife blade assistance. A simple push of a button by the operator automatically rejects stained or torn items, and a wide, inclined feeding table provides the operator a better view of items while feeding. When the optional feeder, folder and stacker are teamed with the Compact, it feeds, irons, folds and stacks while maintaining maximum production speeds.

The Compact 5-in-One offers a unique design that brings automation and high-quality ironing production to small spaces. Equipped with an intuitive control offering 20 pre-set and 20 customizable programs, the Compact provides touch-screen control over ironing parameters, faults, alarms or alterations in processing and diagnostics.

A highly efficient machine, the Compact 5-in-One Ironing System maintains three temperature zones within a modulating heat system—always ensuring roll temperature is properly regulated for consistent heat and maximized efficiency. These modulating heat zones deliver up to a 30 percent energy savings.

Other perks include a bypass option allowing goods to exit the front or rear of the machine; left or right stacker orientation; processing speeds reaching up to 82-feet-per-minute; and a self-cleaning exhaust fan.

The Girbau Industrial Compact 5-in-One Ironing System is backed by an industry-leading 7/5/3 factory warranty. To find out more about Girbau Industrial laundry products, visit their website or call 800-256-1073.

Girbau Industrial is a brand of Continental Girbau, Inc. Continental Girbau is the largest of 11 subsidiaries of the Girbau Group, based in Vic, Spain. Girbau laundry products – marketed throughout 90 countries worldwide – meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Girbau S.A. holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. Ever focused on laundry efficiency, Continental Girbau is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.