Commercial Drying Cabinets FAQS

If you can’t find the answer to your question, please contact us and we will be more than happy to help.

Performance

  • Can a drying cabinet be used for all types of clothing?

    The cabinet is suitable for drying all clothing, sports, outdoor, leisure and footwear.  Many other commercial and industrial applications.

  • Can I use the cabinet for items that are labelled as not suitable for tumble drying?

    Yes. The cabinet is suitable for all fabrics even woollens and silk garments.  The level of heating inside the cabinet can be adjusted to suit the contents.

  • What is the best cabinet for my needs?

    PEKO Equipment offers a range of cabinets suitable for many different applications. The main factors to consider are temperature and drying times suitable for items to be processed.

  • Is the cabinet available with condenser / heat pump technology drying?

    Our drying cabinets with heat pump technology are currently undergoing field trials. It is hoped that these will be available in the UK sometime during 2017.  Existing cabinets can be operated in conjunction with a separate condenser box to prevent the build up moisture in the room. Condenser boxes can be purchased from independent suppliers.

Installation

  • What are the required services necessary for the installation of a drying cabinet?

    Electrical power supply Ventilation hose or ducting to take the moist air to outside of the building.

  • Is the cabinet a freestanding appliance?

    No. All cabinets must be fixed to a wall to prevent the possibility of tipping forward when loaded.  Failure to do so may invalidate the warranty.

  • Does the cabinet require ventilation to outside of the building?

    Yes.  Full details available on request and described in download section – Installation Manuals. If the room is very spacious or benefits from an existing mechanical extraction system then a dedicated ventilation ducting pipe may not be required.

  • Can I fit an external fan to assist with the extraction of moist air when the cabinet is located far from an external wall, window or roof outlet?

    Yes.  The optimum rate of air to be extracted from the cabinet will depend on the model. An external fan may be required.  The design of such a system should be carried out by a suitably qualified ventilation engineer.

  • What materials do you recommend for the extract ducting system?

    Rigid or metal is preferred although for short distances flexible hose is acceptable.

  • Is there a requirement for fresh air into the room in which the cabinet is located?

    Yes.

  • How much space is required for a drying cabinet?

    Please go the download page to check dimensions and assess the area required to open the door(s). Walkways and routes to outside emergency exits should also be taken into account.

  • How do I dispose of my old drying cabinet at end of life?

    The cabinets are designed and built to offer an expected lifetime of use. Should you wish to dispose of the cabinet this can be undertaken under the terms and conditions of the WIEE Directive.

  • Availability of service and spare parts

    We have a long term commitment to provide service and replacement parts for all cabinets sold within the PEKO range.  Our stock of spare parts includes those for cabinets that were produced over forty years ago .

  • Manufacturing approvals

    Manufactured to ISO9001standard, independently tested and accredited and  CE marked.

  • What are the warranty terms?

    12 months parts and labour (serviceable parts may be on a return to supplier basis). Full terms and conditions available on request.

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