There are four basic types of car washing equipment
Each has its own market segment and can be presented separately or combined in one facility.
Car washing of all types uses a range of pressure water systems combined with a wide range of car wash chemicals applied in a processes dependant on the type of equipment being used.
To maximise water efficiency, automatic equipment is normally linked to a recycling system which enables the car wash water to be reclaimed, cleaned and re-used.
Car wash sites have often become more than a simple wash service and are frequently morphing into broader car wash-based retail destinations.
The modern car wash site will often have vacuums, dog washes, laundry facilities, vending islands, shampooers as well as coffee shop and café dining facilities.