Paper Towels

Paper towels, also known as paper hand towels, are a disposable alternative to standard cloth hand towels and are important in maintaining high hygiene standards in all washrooms and industrial environments. Paper towels are available in a range of formats, including rolls and individual sheets, sizes, ply and lengths. Our paper towels include major brands such as Kimberly Clark and Tork, recognised for the quality of their paper towel ranges.

How do they work?

Paper towels/paper hand towels are absorbent, soaking up liquid to dry hands or clean spillages and excess. The towels are loosely woven, which allows fluid to travel between the fibres and is absorbed into the towel without damaging its integrity and preventing them from breaking up.

What are paper towels used for?

  • Drying hands
  • Cleaning up spills
  • Dusting
  • Surface/glass cleaning

Paper towels can be used with or without a paper towel dispenser. However, it is more economical and environmentally-friendly when hand towels are used with a dispenser as there is more control over the number of hand towels dispensed. This reduces waste and prevents paper towels being used excessively. It is also more hygienic, as unused towels will remain dry until they are dispensed.

What does "ply" mean?

Ply is the thickness of the paper towel and refers to the number of paper layers, per sheet, that make up the towel.

Is there a difference between folded and rolled paper towels?

Folded/interleaved towels are individual towels supplied in a pack. Each paper hand towel is individually folded. Folded towels are used in suitable paper hand towel dispensers and are considered economical as they are typically dispensed only one hand towel at a time.

Rolled Towels/paper towel roll is a roll of paper which can be perforated for easy separation from the roll. Paper towels supplied in a roll can also be used with suitable dispensers.

Various colours of paper towels are available. Standard paper hand towel colours produced are blue, green and white.

Paper towels are available in various pack sizes, from the number of sheets, sheet size, sheet length and width per pack or per paper roll. It is important to ensure the paper towels fit your existing dispensers.

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Description Price Form Factor Number of Sheets Sheet Size Number of Ply Colour Range Product Format Trade Name Wiper Size Repeat/Single Use Wipe Type Package Type Wet/Dry Number of Wipes per Pack
RS Stock No. 136-9578
Mfr. Part No.471069
1 Box of 12
Folded 250 81 x 213 (Folded) mm, 241 x 213 (Unfolded)mm 1 Blue TORK XPRESS Folded Xpress Blue Multi-fold Hand Towel Universal Zfold - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 136-9577
Mfr. Part No.290190
1 Box of 15
Folded 250 115 x 230 (Folded) mm, 230 x 230 (Unfolded) mm 2 White TORK FLUSHABLE Folded Flushable Singlefold Hand Towel Advanced - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 181-0427
Mfr. Part No.6688
Roll 1 (Roll) 354 x 198mm 1 Blue SCOTT Rolled Scott® XL Hand Towels - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 136-9570
Mfr. Part No.290016
1 Box of 6
Roll 1 (Roll) 190 x 190mm 2 White TORK MATIC Rolled Matic Soft Hand Towel Roll Premium - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 136-9562
Mfr. Part No.100278
1 Box of 15
Folded 200 115 x 226 (Folded) mm, 230 x 226 (Unfolded)mm 2 White TORK EXTRA SOFT Folded Tork QuickDry™ Extra Soft Premium - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 197-4068
Mfr. Part No.6220
Each (In a Pack of 6)
Roll 1680 380 x 183mm 1 Blue WYPALL Rolled WypAll® Reach™ Service & Retail - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 217-6251
Mfr. Part No.6832
1 Box of 12
Folded 1908 372 x 216mm 1 Natural - - Hostess NATURA Hand Towels - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 213-8234
Mfr. Part No.6622
Each (In a Pack of 6)
Roll 7200 300000 x 198mm 1 White - - Scott CONTROL™ Hand Towels - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-9569
Mfr. Part No.6689
1 Box of 15
Folded 4110 215 x 212mm 1 White SCOTT PERFORMANCE Folded Scott® Performance Hand Towels - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 202-8530
Mfr. Part No.476418
1 Box of 36
Folded 3600 104 x 107mm 2 White TORK HYGIENE Folded Tork Clinical Face Tissue - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 217-6254
Mfr. Part No.8266
1 Box of 10
Folded 1260 426 x 212mm 1 White - - WypAll X60 Cloths - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-9568
Mfr. Part No.6617
1 Box of 15
Folded 5100 212 x 200mm 1 White SCOTT ESSENTIAL Folded Scott® Essential™ Hand Towels - - - - - -