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24Sep92 UK: WHEEL WASH LAUNCHES DRIVE-THROUGH WATER BATH. A drive-through water bath is now being offered by Wheel Wash for cleaning the wheels of a vehicle before it leaves site.

The unit has no moving parts to jam or freeze, no mains electricity, pumps or generators and requires no mains water supply. The equipment consists of twin entry ramps, a 12.2m long bath filled with water and twin exit ramps.In the bath, some 150 mm below water level, a shaped, horizontal grip is designed to vibrate the wheels as the vehicle drives through without stopping. This grid is claimed to break up mud on the tyres, while the forward motion of the vehicle causes water turbulence ...

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