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What happened to Bock?
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Post# 1083823   8/4/2020 at 07:24 (966 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        

Not sure if this goes here but does anybody know what happened to the manufacture of bock hydro extractors?

Post# 1083843 , Reply# 1   8/4/2020 at 10:06 (966 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Do a Google Search for Bock Extractor.

Post# 1083849 , Reply# 2   8/4/2020 at 11:03 (966 days old) by pro104 (brooksville florida)        

Turned into Northstar Engineered Products. Mostly they make food processing equipment now.

Post# 1083859 , Reply# 3   8/4/2020 at 13:04 (966 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        

I asked this after having a look around on Google as I couldn’t find anything

Post# 1083860 , Reply# 4   8/4/2020 at 13:05 (966 days old) by Adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        

Is there any company that still manufactures hydro extractors?

Post# 1083870 , Reply# 5   8/4/2020 at 13:43 (966 days old) by RP2813 (Sannazay)        

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Just shows where my mind is at.  I thought this was a thread about beer.

Post# 1083877 , Reply# 6   8/4/2020 at 16:06 (965 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        
Centrifugal Extractors

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Are still made by a few industrial/commercial laundry equipment companies. Truth to tell their use began declining once Braun invented first washer/extractor, then others joined in.

Some places kept and still do keep using separate washers and extractors, but modern plants shy away from the latter for a host of issues primary being safety.




Otherwise it is same thing as with domestic H-axis washers, increase in final spin speeds meant many in theory didn't need separate extractors.

Post# 1083882 , Reply# 7   8/4/2020 at 16:46 (965 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

I typed in Bock extractor and got 10 pages of hits.

Post# 1083884 , Reply# 8   8/4/2020 at 17:09 (965 days old) by thomasortega (El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles de Porciúncula)        

In Brazil there are several companies that make them, way cheaper than famous corporations like Electrolux

Suzuki is one of them. (nothing to do with the Suzuki cars) It's a family owned company that, coincidently, the founder is Mr. Suzuki.

CLICK HERE TO GO TO thomasortega's LINK

Post# 1083890 , Reply# 9   8/4/2020 at 17:53 (965 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        

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There are also pages of "hit" for Bock Laundry Machine Company being dragged through the courts.

Post# 1083892 , Reply# 10   8/4/2020 at 18:11 (965 days old) by Launderess (Quiet Please, There´s a Lady on Stage)        

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Post# 1083941 , Reply# 11   8/5/2020 at 06:11 (965 days old) by adam-aussie-vac (Canberra ACT)        
Thank you

Everyone, ill read these on the train as I'm on my way to pick up a Bock exractor

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