95% cost savings v/s paper towels

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Product Description

  • The average cost per unit (Kwh) of power is Rs. 10 (according to July 2015 data in Mumbai)
  • Please check the graph and download the PDF file from the ”brochure” link on this page for the complete savings and ROI calculations.

Specifications

  • A 1.4 KW Prima Series hand dryer will cost Rs.14 for 1 hour of continous operation. Considering it takes 30 seconds for a person to dry hands using askon prima series hand dryers, in 1 hour of operation 120 drying cycles.
  • Hence, it would cost Rs. 14 for 120 drying cycles which equates to 11.66 paise per drying cycle.
  • On the other hand, 120 drying cycles with paper towels will easily consume a paper towel roll which will cost at least Rs. 300 which equates to Rs. 2.5 per drying cycle.
  • This indicates over 95% reduction with askon prima series hand dryers AS 25-IR and AS 45-IR in per drying cycle costs as compared to using paper towels.
  • With the development of new askon Mach Series Jet Speed Hand Dryers like model ASH-MJ1 & ASH-MJ, there are great potential savings in using hand dryers as compared to paper towels. Hand Dryer model ASH-MJ1 & ASH-MJ2 can dry hands in 15 seconds and 12 seconds respectively. Hence people can dry hands faster using half the power.
  • A 1KW Mach Series hand dryer model ASH-MJ1 will dry hands of 240 people in 1 hour of contunous operation costing Rs. 10. Hence, it will cost 4.16 paise per drying cycle. On the other hand, 240 drying cycles with paper towels will consume two rolls costing at least Rs. 600 which equates to Rs. 2.5 per drying cycle.
  • A 0.7 KW Mach Series hand dryer model ASH-MJ2 will dry hands of 300 people in 1 hour of continous operation costing Rs. 7. Hence, it will cost 2.33 paise per drying cycle. On the other hand, 300 drying cycles with paper towels will consume at least two and half rolls costing Rs. 750 which equates to Rs. 2.5 per drying cycle.
  • This indicates over 98% reduction with askon hand dryer models ASH-MJ1 & ASH-MJ2 in per drying cycle costs as compared to using paper towels.