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Fruit & Vegetable

QUOTATIONS
01. Strip - Brush Straight
02. Spiral Wound - Coil
03. Spiral Wound - Core
04. Strip Brush Cup
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FRUIT AND VEGETABLE BRUSHES RECOMMENDATIONS
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FRUIT & VEGETABLE BRUSHES
RECOMMENDATIONS
Pex = X Shaped     PSE = Triangular Shaped     Polypropylene = Oval Shaped     Nylon = Round Shaped     WPF = Wraps per Foot
Bold–type recommendations indicate most popular filament used for that application.
Note:  Pex sometimes causes soap to foam at higher RPM.
Fruits
Apples
Wash Brush
Fill Materials
Density
Comments
Tufted – Spiral Wound
.015 HX Pex
24 row – 32 WPF
Softest and least abrasive.  For tender fruit.
Hi–Low trim improves
.016 PSE
tumbling and effectiveness.
.018 PSE
24 row – 30 WPF
Soft with good durability.
.018 HX Pex
24 row – 30 WPF
Slightly stiffer than Pex with good durability.
.020 PSE
24 row – 30 WPF
More aggressive washing with good durability.
.022 Pex
24 row – 30 WPF
More aggressive washing with good durability.
Drying Brush
Fill Materials
Density
Comments
Tufted – Spiral Wound
.015 HX Pex
24 row – 32 WPF
Softest with excellent water retention.
Use with flipper bars.
.018 HX Pex
24 row – 30 WPF
Slightly stiffer and longer life than .015 Pex
.022 HX Pex
24 row – 30 WPF
Stiffer than .018 Pex.  Consider operation at
slower RPM.  May alternate with brushes of .018
Pex to increase tumbling.  RPM of .018 brushes
should be faster than .022 brushes.
Waxing Brush
Fill Materials
Density
Comments
Tufted – Spiral Wound
Waxlon
24 row – 30 WPF
Small diameter, round, synthetic filament
Hi–Low trim improves
specifically designed for waxing.  Resistant to
tumbling and effectiveness.
most chemicals.  Will not rot or fracture.
50/50 Mixture
24 row – 30 WPF
Highly absorbent horsehair combined with
Horsehair and PSE
PSE carries and distributes wax well without
matting.
Grapefruit
Wash Brush
Fill Materials
Density
Comments
Tufted – Spiral Wound
.018 PSE
24 row – 32 WPF
Gentle washing with good durability.
Hi–Low trim improves
tumbling and effectiveness.
.022 HX Pex
24 row – 32 WPF
More aggressive than .018 PSE.  Longer life.
.015 PSO
20 row – 24 WPF
Used in Florida for more aggressive washing.
Drying Brush
Fill Materials
Density
Comments
Tufted – Spiral Wound
.022 HX Pex
24 row – 27 WPF
Good drying.  Long life.
Use with flipper bars.
Waxing Brush
Fill Materials
Density
Comments
Tufted – Spiral Wound
Waxlon
24 row – 30 WPF
Small diameter, round, synthetic filament
Hi–Low trim improves
specifically designed for waxing.  Resistant to
tumbling and effectiveness.
most chemicals.  Will not rot or fracture.
50/50 Mixture
24 row – 30 WPF
Highly absorbent horsehair combined with
Horsehair and PSE
PSE carries and distributes wax well without
matting.