New Lint-Free Knits                                       Reclaimed Rags 
Towels &  Microfiber                                      Specialty Wipers



We carry more varieties of cloth wiping products than we could possibly list, however here is a list of the most common.  Scroll down to browse through all of them, or click the links above to be directed to the rag which best meets your needs. Each wiping product is given a rating on approximate Absorbency, Low-Lint, and Color Bleeding (1 = Poor, 5 = Average, 10 = Excellent):

 

 

 NEW 100%  COTTON & VIRTUALLY LINT-FREE


"Washed White" - New Washed Bleached Knit

Description: 100% Cotton, virtually lint-free, 95% smooth, cut from new domestic mill-end material that has been washed for extreme absorbency.  These are not as bright as the "bright whites" but they are the absolute best wiping cloth available for painting, polishing, and finishing.

Absorbency Rating: 10
Low-Lint Rating: 10
Color-Bleed Rating: 10




"The SPONGE" - New Washed Off-White Knit

Description: 100% Cotton, virtually lint-free, 99% smooth, cut from new domestic mill-end material that has been washed for extreme absorbency.  The only difference between this grade and the "White Washed" grade is color and cost.  These wiping cloths are light tan to off-white and the color is GUARANTEED not to bleed!  Better yet, they are only a fraction of the cost.  If you want the best wiping cloth available, but don't want to pay a premium price, then this is the product for you!

Absorbency Rating: 10
Low-Lint Rating: 10
Color-Bleed Rating: 10


"Washed Colored" - New Washed Colored Knit

Description: 100% Cotton, virtually lint-free, 99% smooth, cut from new domestic mill-end material that has been washed for extreme absorbency.  The only difference between this grade and the "the SPONGE" grade is color.  And, they are only a fraction of the cost.  If you want the best wiping cloth available, and don't care about color-bleeding, this is the product for you!

Absorbency Rating: 10
Low-Lint Rating: 10
Color-Bleed Rating: 3



New Colored Cotton Knit

Description: This wiper is the mixed color equivalent of the "Bright Whites".   It is also 100% Cotton, virtually lint-free, 99% smooth and cut from new domestic mill-end material, but it comes in a mixed variety of colors.  Great for general purpose cleaning, auto and manufacturing applications.  Please note that using this wiping cloth with strong chemicals will tend to cause the colors to bleed.

Absorbency Rating: 6
Low-Lint Rating: 10
Color Bleed Rating: 2





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 RECLAIMED/RECYCLED WIPERS


"Polo" - Reclaimed Colored Knit

Description: Multi-purpose colored wiping cloths cut from recycled shirts.  These wipers are mostly cotton and free from buttons, zippers, and snaps, although they will have occasional clothing tags.

Absorbency Rating: 6
Low-Lint Rating: 5
Color-Bleed Rating:  3




"White Polo" - Reclaimed White Jersey

Description: General purpose wiping cloths cut from recycled white shirts.  These wipers are mostly cotton and free from buttons, zippers, and snaps, although they will have occasional clothing tags.

Absorbency Rating: 6
Low-Lint Rating: 5
Color-Bleed Rating:  8




"Cords" - Reclaimed Colored Corduroy Wipers

Description: Heavy duty, multi-colored wipers cut from recycled corduroy material. Due to their thickness and "rough" feel, these wipers are popular for welding applications.

Absorbency Rating:  4
Low-Lint Rating: 3
Color-Bleed Rating: 3



"Soakers" - Reclaimed White Flannel

Description: Cut from recycled white cotton flannel bath blankets.  Aptly named, these wipers are super absorbent!  They are also very soft, but are not lint-free.  This is a popular wiper in the janitorial industry for cleaning as well as in some auto body shops for polishing.

Absorbency Rating: 10
Low-Lint Rating: 6
Color-Bleed Rating: 10



Colored Flannel - Recycled Shirts

Description: Cut from multi-colored (mostly plaid) recycled flannel shirts, these wipers are the softest of those cut from recycled clothing.  They are a popular general purpose wiper where "softness" is a requirement - a step above the colored polo grade in absorbency. This wiper is mostly cotton and free from buttons, zippers, and snaps, but there will be occasional clothing tags.

Absorbency Rating: 8
Low-Lint Rating: 5
Color-Bleed Rating: 3



"Sweats" Colored Sweatshirts

Description: Made from reclaimed sweatshirts, like the polo grades, this wiper is mostly cotton and free from buttons, zippers, and snaps, but there will be occasional clothing tags. The knit side can be used like polo, and the softer side can be used where a softer wiper is required.

Absorbency Rating: 8
Low-Lint Rating: 5
Color-Bleed Rating: 3





"Sheeting" White Woven & Knitted Sheets

Description: White sheeting comes woven, which feels similar to a pillowcase, and knitted, which feels closer to a t-shirt material. Sheeting leaves very little lint and the knitted version is slightly more absorbent.

Absorbency Rating:  5 (woven) / 8 (knitted)
Low-Lint Rating:  9
Color-Bleed Rating: 10




White Unhemmed Terry

Description: White unhemmed terry cloth is usually reclaimed from cut up bath towels and bathrobes. They can be somewhat lint-prone, but they are naturally highly absorbent.

Absorbency Rating:  9
Low-Lint Rating:  1
Color-Bleed Rating: 10




Reclaimed Colored Terry

Description: Often made from reclaimed patterned towels and terry bathrobes, like the white terry, reclaimed colored terry can be lint-prone, but it possesses excellent absorbency.

Absorbency Rating:  9
Low-Lint Rating:  1
Color-Bleed Rating: 2




Reclaimed White Face Cloths

Description: Made of absorbent terry cloth, these petite face cloths are small and light enough for those detailed tasks where a large wiping cloth might become unwieldy.

Absorbency Rating:  9
Low-Lint Rating: 1
Color-Bleed Rating:10





"Momie Cloth"

Description: Made from reclaimed white cotton tablecloths and napkins. Momie Cloths are more coarse than cotton knit wipers and good for heavier industrial applications.  Momie cloths are also commonly used for applying chemicals or stains.

Absorbency Rating: 4
Low-Lint Rating: 9
Color-Bleed Rating:10





Johnnies

Description: Made from reclaimed hospital gowns, johnnies are low linting wipers, and are the best economic choice for a general purpose wiper. 


Absorbency Rating: 5
Low-Lint Rating: 9
Color-Bleed Rating: 2






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 HEMMED TOWELS
White Bar Mop Towels

Description: Generally sized 14"x17", bar mop towels are highly absorbent and work well in trapping and picking up all kinds of spills. Not just for bars or kitchens - they work great almost anywhere you can think of!

Absorbency Rating: 9
Low-Lint Rating: 2
Color-Bleed Rating:10




Shop Towels

Description: Shop Towels come in red or white and these thin weave wiping rags are great for oil changes in auto shops, or wiping up spills in restaurants.  They also make great everyday kitchen and cleaning towels.

Absorbency Rating: 6
Low-Lint Rating: 8
Color-Bleed Rating: 2  (10 for white shop towels)




Blue or Green Huck Towels

Description: These towels are recycled medical/operating room towels and due to this, they are lintless and very well-constructed. Bigger than the shop towels, they serve the same function as kitchen towels, work well for all types of cleaning and are suitable for janitorial supply, window cleaning, kitchens, etc.


Absorbency Rating: 8
Low-Lint Rating: 8
Color-Bleed Rating:5



White Hand Towels

Description: Made of terry cloth, these white hand towels are highly absorbent and make a good general-purpose wiper. They are smaller than the white half-towels and easier to maneuver, but they're still big enough to help you get the job done.

Absorbency Rating:9
Low-Lint Rating: 1
Color-Bleed Rating:10





White Half Towels

Description: Large enough to handle cleanup of large areas and wipe-down of equipment such as boats and automobiles, but still sized for easy handling, these are terry cloth bath towels which have been cut in half and hemmed on the cut side so that you don't have to worry about constant fraying.  These towels can be easily re-washed for multiple use.


Absorbency Rating:9
Low-Lint Rating: 1
Color-Bleed Rating:10



Microfiber Towels

Description: Generally sized between 14x14 and 16x16, dry or barely damp, microfiber are great for dusting! They also clean glass and stainless steel streak-free with just water, and work wonders polishing dark cars. Microfiber holds 7xs their weight in water and traps everything in the fiber of the towel, including germs. *Should not be washed with fabric softener, other fabrics, or put in hot dryer.*


Absorbency Rating: 10
Low-Lint Rating: 10
Color-Bleed Rating: N/A

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 SPECIALTY WIPERS


"Rymplecloth"

Description: Rymplecloth® is a purified wiping cloth made of 100% cotton woven fabric free from dyes or chemicals. Its unique crimped finish and twisted yarns provide additional surface area for wiping and trapping dirt particles and debris. Rymplecloth® is soft but very durable and works well for cleaning and polishing. It is one of the preferred products for cleaning the exterior of aircraft.

Absorbency Rating: 4
Low-Lint Rating: 9
Color-Bleed Rating: 10




"Clean Room Wipes"

Description:  Clean room specialized wiping cloths are ideal for environments and industries where particulate control is essential. Absorbent, durable, pure, and extremely low in dust particle generation, clean room wipes have been used for many years by those in  electronics, aerospace, medical and pharmaceutical applications.







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