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Are There Special Requirements for Correctional Facility Laundry Machines?

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Correctional facilities have unique laundry needs, and their laundry machines must meet specific requirements to ensure safety, security, and efficiency. We have a long-standing commitment to providing commercial laundry solutions that not only meet these specialized needs but also offer efficiency and reliability. In this article, we will explore the special requirements for correctional facility laundry machines and how our solutions address them.

Ensuring Safety and Security

Tamper Proof Screws and Microprocessor Protection

One of the primary concerns for correctional facilities is ensuring the safety and security of laundry machines. As mentioned in a recent discussion on laundry machine requirements, safety and security are paramount. This involves preventing inmates from tampering with the equipment, which can lead to disruptions in the laundry process.

To address this concern, our laundry machines are equipped with tamper proof screws, securing the panels and preventing unauthorized access. Additionally, our microprocessors are designed to be tamper-resistant. Inmates often get bored and may attempt to change settings or disrupt the machine’s functioning. Our microprocessors can only be programmed through a computer, ensuring that they remain locked down and resistant to manipulation.

Energy Efficiency

While safety and security are crucial, correctional facilities are also keen on optimizing energy efficiency. Efficiency not only saves costs but also reduces the environmental footprint. As highlighted in the discussion, many facilities are interested in being as energy-efficient as possible.

At RJ Kool, we understand the importance of energy efficiency. Our laundry machines, such as the Unimac washers, are designed to maximize efficiency. For instance, we have incorporated a spray rinse feature that minimizes water consumption. Instead of filling the machine to rinse and drain it, we use a low extract spray, akin to a shower, to rinse efficiently in just a few minutes. This approach significantly reduces water consumption, speeds up the laundry cycle, and conserves resources.

Meeting Correctional Facility Needs

High G-Force Washers

High G-Force washers, like our Unimac models, are a perfect fit for correctional facilities. These washers offer exceptional cleaning power while minimizing water usage and energy consumption. As mentioned earlier, the ability to perform a quick and efficient spray rinse reduces water consumption, and the high G-Force ensures that clothes come out drier, reducing drying time.

Stress-Free Equipment Management

Our commitment to efficiency and reliability extends beyond the performance of our laundry machines. We understand the importance of stress-free equipment management in correctional facilities. Facility managers have a lot on their plates, and dealing with laundry machine issues should not be an added burden.

With RJ Kool, you can count on reliable machines that require minimal maintenance. Our tamperproof design and microprocessor protection mean fewer disruptions and less downtime. Plus, our machines are built to withstand heavy use and are backed by our dependable customer support team, ensuring that any issues are addressed promptly.


In conclusion, correctional facility laundry machines have special requirements, focusing on safety, security, and energy efficiency. At RJ Kool, we are dedicated to meeting these unique needs by providing laundry solutions that are tamperproof, energy-efficient, and reliable.

If you’re looking to equip your correctional facility with laundry machines that offer the perfect balance of security and efficiency, look no further. Contact us today to learn more about our specialized solutions and how they can benefit your facility. We are here to ensure that your laundry operations “run clean” and hassle-free, just the way you need them to.

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