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Friction Car Wash Equipment


The ProTouch® ICON is a three-brush gantry-style system that offers superior aesthetics, a larger wash envelope, next generation brush control precision, amazing illumination packages and revenue generating features synonymous with all PDQ car wash equipment... read more


PDQ has pioneered a new industry defining vehicle cleaning method with the ProTouch® Tandem. This superior wash system incorporates both touch-free and friction cleaning systems, giving operators who prefer the "clean" produced by friction systems a new choice... read more

Touchless Car Wash Equipment


The indisputable heir to the LW4000. The LaserWash® 360 focuses on revenue enhancement and total cost of ownership improvements. This machine utilizes the Smart 360™ Technology package, making it responsive to the dynamic conditions in the wash bay and allows it to "think for itself", increasing up-time and optimizing the wash process.... read more


PDQ now offers an affordable automatic car wash designed exclusively for the auto dealer market incorporating the most advanced touch-free technology. The LaserWash® AutoXpress provides you and your customers with quick, exceptional cleaning that is unsurpassed by any other touch-free wash in the auto dealer industry.... read more


Through the use of powerful technology, the LaserWash® G5 S-Series delivers outstanding wash results. It starts with a customer friendly and energy efficient design. It continues with real-time system monitoring, value-added wash options, superior wash performance and a distribution network always on hand to give you guidance and assistance. See why the G5 S-Series is the vehicle wash system of choice... read more

Entry Pay Stations


Only Access® offers a family of customer management systems that meets every operator's needs. Every model includes a user-friendly interface, POS options, credit card processing, full reporting capability, Wash Access Loyalty System (WALS) and Site Management System (SMS) compatibility, simple interface with Access® gate and loader system, and remote programmability... read more

Technology & Innovation


The LaserH2O®Reverse Osmosis (RO) Systems are complete, electronically controlled, skid-mounted units that incorporate all of the water pretreatment operations necessary to ensure high-quality product water. The low-pressure, high-efficiency design provides an industry-leading water recovery... read more


PDQ's MaxAir Stand-Alone Dryer is a breakthrough in dryer performance. MaxAir dries vehicles better than ever, yet uses less energy than conventional dryers. Through innovative design, the MaxAir Stand-Alone Dryer delivers high-velocity air to the vehicle surface – where it’s most important... read more

Retired Products


In 1989, PDQ Manufacturing introduced the LaserWash® 4000, delivering superior touch free wash results, low operating costs, and satisfied repeat customers. Retired in 2007, the LaserWash 4000 set the standard in the vehicle wash industry with over 8000 units installed. PDQ will continue to support operators world wide to keep their businesses running smoothly... read more



In 2005, PDQ Manufacturing introduced the LaserWash® M5 as a replacement to the LW4000. PDQ took the best of the LW4000 and added innovations like the Virtual Treadle®, real-time system monitoring, fewer moving parts, and automatic reset functions. Retired in 2011 due to the overwhelming response to the LaserWash 360... read more

Quick Facts

The newest LaserWash® 360 features Smart 360™ Technology, which includes the Automatic Obstacle Guidance System, avoiding obstacles around the entire vehicle - not just the back.

The LaserWash® G5 S-Series is an eco-friendly touchfree wash, using 40% less water than other touchfree car wash systems to get the job done.

The ProTouch® ICON's Gen5 Intelligent Brush Control monitor over 20 brush conditions ensuring the brushes provide optimal contact, orientation and speed allowing your customers to receive the cleanest vehicle every time.

The ProTouch® Tandem is the industry's first two bridge, two brush friction car wash system. It has the widest top brush in the industry and utilizes both friction and high pressure wash technologies.

The Access® Entry Stations are PA-DSS compliant as of March 2011. Utilizing PA-DSS compliant equipment is a requirement if your site is to become PCI compliant.

LaserH2O® RO Systems plug into a standard 115V 20A outlet and provide an industry-leading water recovery of 70%.

The Virtual Treadle® was put into production with the LaserWash G5 in 2001 where it became a standard feature for every LaserWash and Tandem. Today, every machine PDQ builds utilizes this technology. Retrofit kits are available for all LaserWash 4000 owners still using a treadle system.

MaxAir® Dryers use less energy that conventional dryers, utilize concentrated air columns, air drafting, and an optimized array of blowers to deliver high-velocity air to the vehicle surface.

The LaserWash® 4000 was officially retired in 2007. Over 8000 units have been installed worldwide.