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Car Wash Terms And Jargons - O-P

Opaque:
Not letting light pass through; not transparent or translucent

Over-and-Under Conveyor:
Type of conveyor that has hidden pushers continuously traveling on a level under the surface. Only when a pusher is needed to push a car is one lifted into the working position.

Ozonation:
Process of injecting ozone into water to inhibit bacterial growth.

Palletized:
Self-contained in a single unit, mounted on a skid.

pH:
A measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution, numerically equal to 7 for neutral solutions, increasing with increasing alkalinity and decreasing with increasing acidity. The pH scale commonly in use ranges from 0 to 14. [p(otential of) H(ydrogen).]

PLC:
Programmable Logic Controller.

Polish Wax:
Foam applicator which applies a colored chemical to the vehicle as it passes through the wash bay. Provides extra service that generates additional revenue and is eye pleasing to the motorist.

POS:
Point of Sale.

Psi:
Per square inch of air pressure.