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UST Brushes & Brooms

What is Ultra Safe Technology (UST)? UST is an innovative line of brooms and brushes that utilizes enhanced bristle security units directly molded to the brush block, effectively removing any gaps or seams while offering unprecedented bristle retention...

Food-Grade Lubricant NSF Ratings

What do the NSF ratings mean for lubricants? H1 Rated: Lubricants with Incidental Food Contact (Food-Grade Lubricants) This product is acceptable as a lubricants with incidental food contact for use in and around food processing areas.  Such ...

Broom Bristle Options

Flagged vs. Unflagged Broom Bristles There are many options when looking at the bristles in your broom's material including stiffness, color, and flagged or unflagged bristles. Both flagged and unflagged brooms have applications within facilities....

Brush Sizing

Correctly sizing your brush is critical for optimal cleaning. When selecting the diameter of the brush used to clean the interior of tubing, pipes, drains, valves, etc., keep these tips in mind: The key to efficiency is maximum tip contact to...

Wet Mop Basics

Yarn Varieties Cotton: Good absorption and retention with limited shrinkage and a low initial cost. Requires a "break-in" period to remove natural oil and gain full absorbency of mop. Slow drying yarn promotes mildew and deterioration. Lints. Rayon:...

Trash Can & Liner Selection Guide

Shop Refuse Containers Shop Trash Bags Choosing the correct liner and container for your application can help you alleviate issues like a liner that is too small and falls into a can. A liner that is too large hangs over the side of the trash...

Understanding Combustible Dust

Combustible Dust is defined as a finely divided combustible particulate solid that presents a flash fire hazard or explosion hazard when suspended in air or the process-specific oxidizing medium over a range of concentrations. What exactly does that...

Hand Hygiene

According to the NSF Nonfood Compounds Registration Program "NSF is based on meeting regulatory requirements including FDA 21 CFR for appropriate use, ingredient and labeling review. Rated soaps and sanitizers are acceptable for use in and around...

Proper Care & Cleaning of Sani-Safe® Cutlery

Frequent and prompt cleaning of cutlery after each use with non-caustic solutions and prompt towel drying will ensure the performance and beauty of your Sani-Safe cutlery products. We recommend adherence to the following guidelines to maximize...

Insect & Pest Control

In food processing environments pest control is a must, staying ahead of the game is important and necessary to avoid costly shut-downs.  Below is a comprehensive three-phase system designed by Insect-O-Cuter ® to offer the best results for elimination o...

Disinfectant Mat™ Tips

Some plant managers complain that employees don't use them.  Others say that they don't get cleaned out often enough or, the sanitizing solution loses effectiveness, creating a source of contamination. Yes, these things can happen but they don't have t...

Pipe & Fitting Insulation

Why Insulate? Prevent contamination from condensation dripping off pipes. Easier to keep pipes clean. Saves energy. Avoid employee burns. Better temperature control of process or CIP lines. Reduce noise. Improve appearance....

Selecting the Right Wheel & Caster

Nelson-Jameson is your source for wheels and casters commonly found in the food industry. Not sure what you need? Call our material handling specialists, they will work with you to get you rolling...in a hurry! Selecting Wheel Material Performa...

Ice Melt Application Tips

Here are some helpful tips to remember when using ice melt to prevent icy sidewalks and driveways. Use it! Whether it is in an effort to save money or time, skipping ice melt means that you are setting yourself up for slippery sidewalks, entryways a...