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Rider Scrubber provides chemical-free finish removal.
Press Release Summary:
November 15, 2012 - Available with 28 or 34 in. disk deck or 28 in. BOOST deck, Focus® II Rider delivers up to 155 minutes of continuous scrubbing without dump or refill. BOOST enables removal of floor finish while eliminating chemicals, slippery floors, and undesirable odors. Down pressure of up to 225 lb allows for 1-pass cleaning of heavy soils. Equipped with heavy-duty steel side skirts for optimal wiping and water containment, scrubber is suited for education, healthcare, hospitality, and government facilities.
Original Press Release
Clarke Focus® II Rider with Chemical-Free Finish Removal Provides Increased Productivity for Floor Cleaning Applications
Press release date: October 31, 2012
Focus® II Rider
Plymouth, MN—Clarke announces a new, cost-efficient rider scrubber, the Focus® II Rider with BOOST®, delivering simple operation while meeting green cleaning requirements. Available with a 28- or 34-inch disk deck or a 28-inch BOOST deck, the Focus II Rider satisfies diverse cleaning applications, ranging from university entryways to floor finish removal in healthcare facility hallways.
Featuring Clarke’s innovative BOOST technology, the Focus II Rider 28-inch BOOST deck delivers quality cleaning with the ultimate in green benefits. BOOST eliminates costly chemicals, slippery floors and undesirable odors with easy floor finish removal without the use of chemicals. With BOOST, the Focus II Rider uses up to 70 percent less solution, extends equipment pad life by 40 percent, provides longer battery runtime and cuts labor time in half.
“The new Focus II Rider was developed with our customers in mind,” said Brian Simmons, Product Manager at Nilfisk-Advance. “With flexible operation—including three solution flow rates and five speed settings—enhanced operator comfort and sustainable cleaning capabilities, the Focus II Rider has everything our customers need to tackle their cleaning challenges.”
The Focus II Rider provides increased productivity, while reducing cleaning costs, through the following benefits:
• Chemical-free floor finish removal eliminates costly chemicals, slippery floors and undesirable odors, while saving labor and cleaning costs
• Up to 155 minutes of continuous scrubbing without a dump or refill minimizes downtown, while enhancing productivity
• Increased down pressure of up to 225 pounds allows for one pass cleaning of heavy soils
• Best-in-class maneuverability and water pickup with a wide turning radius and heavy-duty steel side skirts provide superior wiping and water containment
With diverse performance features, the Focus II Rider is ideal for a variety of applications, ranging from education and healthcare facilities to hospitality facilities and government buildings. Larger cleaning applications, such as automotive dealerships and entertainment and sport arenas also benefit from the Focus II Rider’s highly-productive cleaning capabilities.
Clarke is a brand of Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. For more information on the Focus® II Rider, call 800-253-0367 or visit:
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Nilfisk-Advance is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of professional cleaning equipment. With global company headquarters in Denmark, the company has developed professional cleaning equipment for over 100 years. Nilfisk-Advance has production facilities in North America, South America, Europe and China, has an extensive network of sales entities in 43 countries and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world. The company currently has over 5,000 employees worldwide, with global sales of over $1 billion USD in 2010. Its Americas headquarters are based in Plymouth, Minnesota.