Knowing about Laundry Vending Machine
What is laundry vending machine?
Laundry Vending Machines are those vending machines which are used to
vend laundry accessories like soaps, detergents, softeners, laundry bags
etc. These machines are extensively used in apartments, hostels and other
places which have common laundry areas.
Technical Specifications of laundry vending machine
These machines come with an in-built processor that can be programmed
to accept or reject coins – for example, they can be programmed
to accept dollar coins and reject dimes. It comes with other standard
features like three point locking system and locked cash box to provide
enhanced security to the machine, its products and cash. As these are
most popular targets for theft, most of these machines now have heavy
duty all metal construction. Some of the machines come in 8 columns and
can hold few hundreds of laundry boxes. A display panel is provided to
let the customers know about the products it is holding. The machines
can either be mounted on the wall or can be placed on a stand.
Advantages of laundry vending machine
The major advantages of this vending machine are as following –
1. Various Payment Options: These machines can accept most of the coins
– dollar coins, nickels and dimes.
2. Automatic Accounting: These machines can be programmed to account daily
sales. Based on the accounting reports, one can easily decide on number
of refills required.
3. Individual Pricing: As these machines hold various laundry accessories,
it is important from them to have individual pricing system. Having this
feature allows the machine to diversify its portfolio.
4. First In First Out: Some of these machines use the first in first out
mechanism to ensure that older stock is vended out first and then the
newer one. This helps in preventing the products from crossing their expiry
5. Durability: These machines hold soaps and detergents which might cause
rust to the machine in case of a leak. Also the area around the machine
is expected to be wet as the machine caters to the laundry needs. Consequently,
most of these machines are baked on powder coat finish to prevent corrosion
and provide longevity to the machine.