VarioPower – cleaner glasses and dishes, fewer breakages, lower costs

Winterhalter feature on UC undercounter warewashers minimises water and energy consumption while maximising cleaning effectiveness

VarioPower adjusts the UC's water pressure

VarioPower is the latest clever warewasher technology from Winterhalter.  It not only saves energy and water, but also protects delicate dishes and glasses and gives better results. 

 As its name suggests, VarioPower varies the water pressure, regulating it to match the products being washed.  It is fitted as standard on all Winterhalter’s UC Series of undercounter dish, glass and utensil washers. 

For fine china or delicate glasses, or where soiling is minimal, VarioPower lowers the water pressure.  This in turn reduces energy and water consumption, minimising costs.  It also lengthens the life of fragile table and glassware.  For heavier soiling, or when cleaning more robust dishes and glasses, the pressure is increased, avoiding the need to rewash dirtier items and thus, again, saving resources. 

VarioPower also automatically adjusts all the other variables – such as detergent and rinse aid – to ensure that results are always perfect, whatever the setting.  “The technology ensures that champagne flutes get sparkling clean under low pressure, just as heavy-duty beer mugs do on high pressure,” says Paul Crowley, marketing manager of Winterhalter. 

Choosing the appropriate VarioPower setting is simply a matter of tapping the appropriate graphic on the warewasher’s touchscreen panel. 

UC machines are available in four different sizes, small, medium, large and extra large, and four different configurations, one each for dishes, glasses and cutlery or utensils, plus the multi-purpose bistro version, which can wash glasses and dishes at the same time.  The glasswashers can process up to 48 racks per hour, with racks ranging in size from 400x400mm in the small model to 500x540mm in the extra large.  The dishwashers and Bistro machines handle up to 40 racks per hour, the cutlery or utensils washers up to 11. 

The UC Series is part of Winterhalter’s IRT (Intelligent Resource Technology) project, aimed at reducing the consumption of water, power and chemicals in warewashing.  The range is available through authorised dealers. 

Winterhalter provides a total solution for warewashing, from pre-sales advice to after-sales service, training and maintenance.  Alongside its market-leading dish and glasswashers, the company’s range includes utensil washers, advanced water treatment machines, cleaning chemicals and detergents.  For further details, call Winterhalter on 01908 359000, see, or or email

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