Cater-Wash CW8518 18kg Heavy Duty Washing Machine

  • 30 Day money back guarantee.
  • A+++ (old scale) D (new scale).
  • Add Steam loosens stains and lessens creases. Add Steam also helps to clean what you can not see by killing bacteria in load without having to do a boil wash preventing damage to your fabrics.
  • Tub clean cycle a clean machine means cleaner clothes and longer machine life!
  • Easy installation with a cold water feed and 13 amp plug in.
  • Sanitise wash & Pre wash cycles for those heavily soiled loads.
  • Comfortably washes a Kingsize 10.5tog duvet.
  • High performance Digital Inverter Motor ensures quiet spinning, low running costs and longer machine life.
  • Cater-Wash CW8518 18kg Heavy Duty Washing Machine
  • Cater-Wash CW8518 18kg Heavy Duty Washing Machine

Built by one of the largest, most respected manufacturers in the world this machine offers outstanding performance, efficiency and reliability. It's HUGE 18kg capacity means you can wash large bulky items in a single load, saving you both time and mo... Read more »

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With Caterkwik's competitive leasing purchases your catering equipment can work for you as you pay for it; without tying up precious working capital.

We offer a full range of finance solutions offering many advantages over outright cash purchase for all businesses; from sole traders to PLC's. We can provide lease to buy solutions for your catering equipment tailor-made to your requirements at outstanding rates.

Total Cost: 999.99
Lease Period: 2 Years 3 Years 4 Years 5 Years
Monthly Payment: 49.87 35.19 27.90 23.57
Weekly Payment: 11.51 8.12 6.44 5.44
Tax Relief: 263.31 278.70 294.62 311.12
Net Cost: 933.56 988.13 1044.57 1103.06
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Note: There is a £500 minimum spend for leasing applications

BRAND: Cater-Wash

MPN: CW8518

Built by one of the largest, most respected manufacturers in the world this machine offers outstanding performance, efficiency and reliability. It's HUGE 18kg capacity means you can wash large bulky items in a single load, saving you both time and money.

Suitable and warranted for commercial use whether you are washing equine laundry, hotel laundry or everyday house hold laundry the Cater-Wash large capacity machine caters for all your laundry needs.

● 18kg capacity.
● White exterior finish.
● The drum is manufactured from high quality stainless steel to cope with high washing temperatures and high spin speeds.
● Tried and tested drum design to move the load around for outstanding wash results on every item.
● Drain pump for simple installation.
● 800rpm spin speed - with a huge drum this machine achieves extraordinary moisture extraction to save both drying time and cost.
● Spin speed selection.
● Temperature selection.
● 12 pre-set wash cycles to suit every load.
● LED screen displays wash progress and time remaining.
● Vibration control technology - reduces vibration when spinning to protect your laundry and machine components resulting in a longer life span.
● Add Steam - The Cater-Wash add steam feature allows you to gently add heat to the load without boilingor damaging the fabric. Add steam helps to remove stains and lessen creases.
● Extra rinse - for heavily soiled loads which require additional rinsing.
● Acoustic 'end of cycle' signal.
● Speed wash - to decrease washing time - suitable for everyday loads or single items.
● Child lock.
● Pre soak - for heavily soiled items.
● My cycle - save your most used / desired wash cycle. This feature allows you to set your temperature, spin speed and soil level exactly as you require. Once saved, the user can simply press the my cycle button and start the wash offering the same results every time.
● Delay wash - allowing you to schedule the start time so that the end coincides with you returning to unload it meaning the load itnot left in the drum for long periods of time allowing creases to set and keeping the load fresh.
● Automatic load sensing.
● Front load design.

With a total of 12 pre set wash cycles, the Cater-Wash CW8518 is sure to have a cycle to suit you. You can adjust both the temperature and spin speed on the pre set cycles to getthe perfect wash.

● Cotton.
● Bulky / Sheets.
● Heavy Wash.
● Quick Wash.
● Towels.
● Sanitise.
● 20C.
● Delicates.
● Baby Care.
● ECO 40-60.
● Tub Clean.
● Rinse & Spin.

1 Year parts and labour warranty (2 Year warranty available in dropdown).

*Next day delivery available and must be ordered before 12pm.

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Product Dimensions: W686 x D864 x H1010mm
Depth with door open: 1410mm
Packed Dimensions:W760 x D920 x H1100mm

Product weight: 98kg
Packed weight: 105kg

Drain hose length: 1700mm / 1 inch diameter.
Port hole diameter: 400mm

127Ltr Drum Capacity.

Power Requirements:
13 amp plug.

Special Requirements:

Please refer to manufacturers specification

Date / Score Customer Review
16-Jun-2024 Minus SymbolMinus Symbol Whilst i have purchased 3 of these machines over the last 10 years, and the machines are brilliant, Caterkwik. have got down massively in customer service
Took over a month to be delivered, having to chase every step of the way. They made 4 delivery dates to be let down every time. Every excuse...
02-Jun-2024 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol It’s doing everything the video promised.
13-May-2024 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Lovely quick service. Delivered within 24hours.
18-Mar-2024 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Great washing machine and great service
Our Reply: Thank you
17-Mar-2024 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Really smart easy to use machime
Our Reply: Thank you
27-Jan-2024 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Product is very good and absolutely satisfied for the price.
27-Jan-2024 Plus Symbol Good machine only I can’t understand why the energy rating has dropped. Our old 16 kg machine had a better wash program other wise the machine seems to be good .
27-Jan-2024 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Nice size Drum no noise good
Our Reply: Thank you, glad you like it
12-Oct-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent
08-Sep-2023 Minus SymbolMinus Symbol Awful! Total scammers - would never use again
Our Reply: We entirely dispute this comment as we replaced your machine with a brand new one.
26-Aug-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol So far so good. It's doing its first wash.
18-Aug-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent machine and a good deal on the price as discounted
17-Aug-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Phone call was great and information given all great
22-Jun-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Bought to replace old top loader machines. Much easier to use with many more program options.
Our Reply: Thank you
23-May-2023 Plus Symbol looks good and so far works well
Our Reply: Thank you!
17-Mar-2023 Minus SymbolMinus Symbol Wasn’t working properly !!
Our Reply: Apologies; this is incredibly rare & we will refund as soon as the product arrives back.
18-Feb-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol all seems very good,very quiet to run,does what it says on the box
Our Reply: Thank you :)
02-Feb-2023 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent
Our Reply: Thank you :)
04-Dec-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Great machine, quiet and efficient
Our Reply: Thanks!
25-Nov-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent
Our Reply: Thank you!
20-Nov-2022 Plus Symbol 2nd one of these but 800 spin no good as takes twice as long to dry things
Our Reply: Thank you for your feedback
08-Nov-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol It's made life much easier to have this machine, highly recommended
Our Reply: Fab!
04-Nov-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol It does what the advert said it does and is a good quality machine.
Our Reply: Thank you so much!
02-Nov-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Best washer I've ever had. Washes bulky items very well and the filter is easy to access and empty.
Our Reply: Fantastic, thank you
08-Aug-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent
Our Reply: Thank you :)
27-Jul-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol As Above
Our Reply: Thank you :)
19-Jun-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Great service and delivery
Our Reply: Thank you for the feedback
14-Jun-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol All good, great product all round, v happy.
Our Reply: Thanks for the five stars on our 18kg washing machine!
31-May-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Good product easy to use and made a big difference.
28-May-2022 Minus SymbolMinus Symbol Bad
26-Feb-2022 Plus Symbol Bit early to say as it will depend how it performs over time but it can certainly take a large load and will fill with cold water. I do not understand the two energy ratings one says A+++ and the other says D?
Our Reply: Thank you for your valued feedback. Apologies for any confusion with the energy labels they are in the process of changing them which is why you have two this link explains the new labels:
26-Feb-2022 Minus Symbol I bought the 18kg washing machine to wash blankets and dog beds. Sadly, the wash takes hours and it seems due to maybe the vibration control. The machine is level and on a concrete floor, yet the spin cycle takes at least an hour when it's showing 15 minutes left on the clock. The machine doesn't seem...
26-Jan-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent product for the job I wanted it for with a good warranty.
26-Jan-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Very happy with it Just as described can not fault so far
26-Jan-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Does just what we need it to do
26-Jan-2022 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Brilliant machine, washed a really dirty huge horse rug and it came out like new and smelling fresh, you would never guess ait had gone in there covered in horse poo
06-Dec-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Superb machine that's easy to use and up to all the demands of a professional yard
20-Nov-2021 Plus Symbol Doesn't get the outdoor rugs fuĺy clean
19-Nov-2021 Minus SymbolMinus Symbol Bad
18-Nov-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol the washer is very quiet and you can put and the size of the drum is great
18-Nov-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent
14-Nov-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol As Above
13-Nov-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent commercial washing machine. Great capacity and fast spin.
13-Nov-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Bought this to replace a Whirlpool machine, and we're really pleased with it. Excellent load capacity, which copes really well with the laundry requirements of our B&B, and range of programme settings.
13-Nov-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Best washing Maschine I have ever purchased
02-Aug-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol I love the machine and is a perfect size for what I need. Although the flap to drain the water before you take the filter out tends to leak a little
29-Jun-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Excellent
29-Jun-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol As Above
29-Jun-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Extremely good washing machine for horse rugs. Easy to use and look after.
28-Jun-2021 Plus SymbolPlus Symbol Great machine very easy to use. Can wash large duvets no problem
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