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The Best Alternatives to The Dyson Airblade

The Best Alternatives to The Dyson Airblade

It’s perhaps one of the most well-established hand dryers on the market, but we delve into the machines that could be better suited to your needs…

Few hand dryers have been as celebrated as the Dyson Airblade, a sensor activated, high-performance machine that carries a reliable trusted name. However, there are a number of similar alternatives that might be better suited to your washrooms needs. 

In this day and age, we are all as familiar with the Dyson Airblade, as we are iPhones. Omnipresent throughout the commercial washroom environment, it’s a tried and tested machine that has almost become the go-to. But some budgets won't stretch to the Airblade, but that doesn't mean you need to compromise on performance.    

Franke Hands-in Hand Dryer

Franke Hands-in Hand Dryer

Following a similar design to the Dyson AB14 where hands are lowered into the drying space, this sleek machine from Franke offers market leading drying time. It’s also IPX4 class rated, which means it’s protected from splashing water in all directions. The unit also offers a considerable saving against the Airblade AB14, and still offers you a trusted and reliable brand name. 



Jet Mitsubishi Towel Hand Dryer

Mitsubishi Jet Towel Hand Dryer  
This is actually the original blade hand dryer Mitsubishi brought to market in 1993 – ahead of the Dyson Airblade. This current model is the result of over 20 years of refinement and is an elegant, energy-efficient hand dryer ideal for executive environments. 



Biodrier Executive High-Speed Hands-in Dryer
With its beautiful curves and open ergonomic design, this Biodrier model blows filtered hot air over your hands, drying them in under 10 seconds. At almost half the price of the Airblade AB14, it’s a serious choice for all commercial washroom environments. 



Thrii Anti-Vandal Dryer Unit

Thrii Anti-vandal Recessed Wash & Dryer Unit
If vandalism is a threat to the life of your washroom, then this Thrii unit is likely going to be best suited. With both hand wash and hand drying being facilitated in this single unit, it’s protected with some of the very strongest materials and is most often used in high traffic, un-monitored public wash spaces such as in train stations, bus stations and shopping precincts. 

Biodrier High Speed Energy Efficient DryerBiodrier Bio-Lite High-Speed Energy Efficient Dryer
Of course, you can always move away from the ‘hand-in’ design and opt for a more traditional dryer. This unit from Biodrier uses 90% less energy than a conventional hand dryer, yet still delivers high hand drying performance. If you’re looking for a decent hand dryer for your commercial wash space, but at a much more approachable price point, then this could be a strong contender. 

If you’d like further advice on what hand dryer might be best suited for your washroom project, please get in touch with one of the team on 01202 650900.

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