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SA company invents mobile touchless hand sanitizing station

Published Jun 5, 2020

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DURBAN - The challenges of Covid-19 are being met head-on by many companies but local entrepreneur, Arnold Jardim, has come up with a truly innovative and practical first for South Africa – a touch-less, mobile hand sanitising unit that doesn’t rely on electricity.

According to Jardim, the war against the highly contagious virus will be best fought with soap and water – and should be delivered through a handwashing solution that is as touch-less as possible.

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“We realised early on in the outbreak that as a truly South African company we wanted to be part of the solution and we needed to find a way to help contain cross-contamination. We set out to find a way to minimise surface contact coupled with the most effective approach to rigorous hand sanitising.

“We believe our new mobile made-to-order handwashing units are a practical solution for safe hand sanitising on the move and will help stop the spread of deadly germs,” he said.

Each self-contained station has a built-in-basin and comes standard with a pump, plumbing, and water storage (50-litre capacity). The units are fully customisable and can be manufactured with a conventional turn on the tap or a touch-free option that’s activated with motion sensors – limiting physical contact with the unit and any possible germs.

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“Schools, boutiques, retail outlets, conferencing venues, hotels, sports venues and churches all need to prepare for the management of the outbreak in the long-term and we can manufacture them in a bespoke manner that fits in with their brand,” he said.

For further information, visit

www.dezignadoor.co.za

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