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Vehicle Wash Terms And Jargons - B

Bar:
Unit of pressure.

1 bar = 0.9869 atmospheres
1 bar = 10000 Pa

Biodegradability:
The capability of organic matter to be decomposed by biological processes.

Boom:
In a self-service wash, the arm extension that holds a hose and nozzle for washing the vehicle. The boom can be wall-mounted for 180° movement or ceiling-mounted for 360° movement.

BTU:
British Thermal Units, a measure of energy.