Patent Number: 8,719,976

Title: Equipment for use at a carwash

Abstract: The invention concerns equipment for use at a carwash. The equipment can be used to wash any vehicle, as well as boats (on trailers) and anything else that can be brought into its vicinity. The equipment comprises a wash stand incorporating a basin sized to receive a car washing sponge. The equipment has an inlet valve to fill the basin, an outlet valve to empty the basin, and a control system to perform a wash sequence as follows: closing the outlet valve; opening the inlet valve to selectively fill the basin with water or a mixture of water and cleaning agent; then, periodically opening the inlet valve to top up the basin with water or a mixture of water and cleaning agent; finally, opening the outlet valve to empty the basin. All the steps of the wash sequence are performed according to a predetermined timing schedule.

Inventors: Mirabito; John (Wheelers Hill, AU)

Assignee: Federal Oil Australia Pty Limited

International Classification: A47K 1/04 (20060101); E03C 1/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018