Using wipes as part of your everyday clean-up process is not only good practice but essential. Wipes can be used wet or dry to soak up spills, hygienically clean, disinfect and sanitise surfaces. Wet wipes are often impregnated with additional agents in>cluding IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol) disinfectants or other cleaning substances. RS offer an extensive range of standard and speciality wipes from leading brands including Kimberley Clark, Chemtronics, 3M, Ambersil, PAL and of course RS PRO.
What are the different types of wipe?
They come in a vast array of different types to suit every eventuality. Depending on what you want to clean, disinfect or sanitise it is crucial you select the right one. Using the wrong type could damage surfaces or sensitive equipment. Our wipes are available in the following categories:
- Germ and infection control - Antibacterial wipes, disinfectant wipes, patient wipes, medical and alcohol wipes
- Equipment cleaning – Screen wipes, phone wipes, dust wipes, glass wipes and electronics wipes.
- General-purpose use – Multi-surface wipes, wet wipes, hand and face wipes
Why would you use wipes?
Wipes not only clean surfaces they can also help to kill germs after cleaning. Cleaning will remove dirt, grime, germs and impurities from a surface. Disinfecting will kill bacteria and germs on a surface after cleaning.
We supply our antibacterial, sanitising and cleaning wipes in easy to access packages such as sachets, packs, tubes, boxes, tubs and buckets.
Applications and the environment
They can be used in almost every industrial, commercial and domestic application or environment from hospitals, to schools, offices and homes. Wipes will be disposable, but it is always good to make sure they are disposed of in the proper way. Always read the packaging for advice.