Which Is The Best Type Of Hand Sanitizer Dispenser?

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When it comes to hand sanitizer dispensers, there are a few different types that you can choose from to deliver the antimicrobial solution to clean your hands and keep them free of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Each type of dispenser has its own set of pros and cons, so get to know what each one before you make a decision. In this blog post, we will discuss the three most common types of hand sanitizer dispensers: foam, gel, and liquid spray. We will talk about the benefits and drawbacks of each type so that you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you and your business!

The Most Common Types Of Hand Sanitizer Dispensers

There are several types of hand sanitizer dispensers: pump, spray, and roll-on to name a few. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Pump and Squeeze Bottle Dispensers

Pump and squeeze bottle dispensers are the most common type of hand sanitizer dispenser and are a great way to clean your hands. The type of hand sanitizer sold in these dispensers is often a gel type which is often strongly scented and can have a gloppy feel when rubbing it in. Though easy to find, this type of hand sanitizer may not be ideal as most gel hand sanitizing products are not long lasting and only actively kill germs when the product is wet, within the first 20 seconds of application.

Spray Dispensers

Spray dispensers are also easy to use and can be sprayed in any direction, providing even product coverage. Hand sanitizer delivered by a spray applicator is typically thinner than the gel in the pump or squeeze bottle applicators. Common Sense hand sanitizer spray feels light and clean when it’s applied. It can easily be rubbed in and around the skin on your hands without feeling gloppy or sticky like some gel products do.

The spray applicator does pose the risk of wasted product if sprayed from too far away or in the wrong direction. Be careful to check that the nozzle is pointed toward the hand and spray the bottle from approximately 6 inches away for greatest accuracy and the least amount of waste.

Common Sense long lasting alcohol based hand sanitizer is available in a spray bottle conveniently sized for travel and to keep with you where ever you go. Our formula keeps killing germs long after it’s dry and doesn’t wash off like most gel sanitizer products do. For this reason, consider choosing our Common Sense hand sanitizer spray.

Foaming Dispensers

Foaming hand sanitizer dispensers allow users the targeted, portion control feature of a pump, while delivering the thinner formulated product that also works in a spray. A foaming pump works as expected under any wind conditions and doesn’t waste any product during application. They dispense a good amount of sanitizer and the foam helps to get the sanitizer all over your hands.

They are also a great way to help kill germs. The foam helps to cover more surface area on your hands and it stays on your hands for longer than regular hand sanitizer would. This is because the foam will slowly evaporate, whereas regular hand sanitizer would evaporate much faster.

They are a great way to avoid contact with germs and keep your hands clean. By using a foaming pump hand sanitizer dispenser, you can place your hand directly under the spout and dispense the perfect amount of hand sanitizer every time. And because foaming pump hand sanitizer dispensers come in a variety of sizes, you can find one that’s perfect for your home, office, or travel needs.

Automatic Hand Sanitizer Dispensers

Automatic hand sanitizer dispensers are a convenient, touchless way to dispense spray on or foaming hand sanitizer without having to touch the applicator or bottle. They are also a great way to avoid cross-contamination, as you don’t have to touch the nozzle with your hands.

Automatic hand sanitizer dispensers are often found in commercial spaces and retail stores to protect staff and customers from germs and cross contamination. They can be wall mounted or free standing so that they can be made available where ever they are needed.

automatic hand sanitizer dispenser touchless operation

Most automatic hand sanitizer dispensers have a sensor near the bottom that is used to activate the sanitizer. Simply hold your hand under the sensor and the sanitizer will be released. Automatic dispensers may be filled with either gel, spray or foam hand sanitizing products but may be designed for one type specifically. Be sure to read the instructions on your particular dispenser before using it.

Deciding Which Is Right For You

Now that you know the different types of hand sanitizer dispensers, it’s time to decide which one is right for yourself and your business. There are a few factors to consider when making this decision.

The first factor is the type of environment you will be using the dispenser. If you are placing the dispenser in high-traffic areas, such as a reception desk or an entryway spread around with floor stands, then you will want to choose a durable dispenser that can withstand constant use. Do you need hand sanitizer stands? Should you set up hand sanitizer stations? If you are looking for a less expensive option, then a foaming pump dispenser might be the way to go.

The second factor to consider is the size of the dispenser. If you are looking for a portable option, then a smaller dispenser might be the right choice. However, if you are looking for a dispenser that can be placed on a countertop or mounted on a wall for the best access, then you will want to choose a larger dispenser that’s easy to located and access.

The third factor to consider is how often you will be using the hand sanitizer. If you and your customers are using it multiple times throughout the day, then you will want to choose a larger dispenser so that you don’t have to refill it as often.

And finally, you’ll want to consider your budget and the ease and availability of product refills when choosing a hand sanitizer dispenser. There are many different price points for hand sanitizer dispensers, so you’ll want to choose one that fits your budget.

Final Thoughts

Now that you know the different types of hand sanitizer dispensers and what to consider when choosing one, it’s time to make a decision. There are many factors to take into account, such as the type of environment you will be using the dispenser in, the size of the dispenser, and how often you will be using it.

Ultimately, the best type of hand sanitizer dispenser for your business depends on your individual needs. So take some time to think about what is most important to you and then choose the right dispenser for your business.

Interested in buying spray, foaming pump or automatic hand sanitizer dispensers with Common Sense Hand Sanitizer?

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why is sanitizer better than hand soap?

A: Sanitizers are often alcohol-based, and they work by killing the germs on your hands. Hand soaps, on the other hand, work by cleaning away the dirt and oils that can help bacteria to grow. Common Sense hand sanitizer forms a layer of germ fighting protection that won’t wash away with soap

Q: Do hand sanitizer dispensers have filters?

A: Hand sanitizer dispensers may have filters. The purpose of the filters is to protect the pump mechanism from being clogged by dirt and other debris. The filters also help to keep the hand sanitizer liquid clean and free of contaminants.

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    Kathy Lenox is the President of Microbe Solutions, LLC, a 100% women-owned company she established in 2017. With a diverse career, she managed offices for renowned establishments like Caesars Atlantic City and Trump Plaza Atlantic City. For over 25 years, she excelled as an Administrative Manager in the Warehouse Distribution industry, overseeing multimillion-dollar operations. Kathy's company, Microbe Solutions, specializes in manufacturing a highly effective, persistent hand sanitizer. She is committed to expanding its presence in both wholesale and retail markets. Her dedication extends to supplying the military with essential hygiene products. Kathy's vision for Microbe Solutions revolves around exceptional customer service and the continued exploration of innovative antimicrobial technology in new avenues.

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    Michael Hammer is the Vice President of Operations at Microbe Solutions, a company specializing in antimicrobial products. With an extensive background in business and management, Michael co-founded Microbe Solutions with a commitment to promoting these products and achieving operational excellence. Having honed his expertise in various roles, from automotive management to medical billing and antimicrobial distribution, Michael brings a wealth of experience in product development and promotion. His vision for Microbe Solutions centers on expanding the reach of antimicrobial products in health and beauty sectors, all while prioritizing top-notch customer service. Over a relatively short period, he has achieved significant milestones, including securing EPA labels and establishing manufacturing processes. Michael's ultimate goal is to make Microbe Solutions' products accessible in major retail outlets, emphasizing their presence in big-box stores.

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