Tank Cleaning Articles

  • Reference: German know-how – always in demand in China

    Beer brewed in China is consumed in the USA – and to clean the tanks, disinfection technology from Germany comes into play. DULCO®Lyt 400 replaces peracetic acid, significantly reducing operating costs and offering protection against corrosion. More information at ...

  • Ivey-sol tank decontamination and vessel cleaning - Case Study

    The refining and hydrocarbon processing industry is ready for the new wave of vessel cleaning technology. Ivey-sol is a new patented product that greatly reduces downtime and improves overall safety while providing immediate cost savings for any tank cleaning process. Ivey-sol8 is non-toxic: non-corrosive, non-hazardous, 100% biodegradable and also non-skin sensitizing. Ivey-sol is simply mixed ...


    By Ivey International Inc.

  • Pulp & Paper Sludge Dewatering - Stora Enso, Niagara Mill, Wisconsin - Case Study

    The Stora Enso, Niagara Mill, was established in 1889. Niagara Mill uses 7,500,000 gallons per day of water from the river to make pulp & paper. The removal of the solids is accomplished by treating it with alum, then a flocculent, allowing the solids to settle out in a 2,000,000 gallon setting tank system. This tank requires yearly cleaning to ensure quality water for the paper making ...

  • Bulk tank cleaning case study

    We were contacted by a West Midlands based chemical manufacturer that required a large number of their tanks to be cleaned and decommissioned prior to demolition. The cleaning required a combination of non-man entry and man entry tank cleaning techniques an area that Progressive excel in. After several site visits and an audit of Progressive’s Health, Safety & Environmental procedures ...

  • Four vital features of best carpet washers

    Carpet washers are, perhaps, the simplest machines among the cleaning industry equipment. These machines do not offer high output power like some of the other machines. However, what people planning to buy carpet cleaning machines must remember is that the simplicity or the lack of power does not make the buying of these machines any easier. Some of the simple features of carpet washers are vital ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Fatigue initiated overload failure of a 4130 alloy steel pump shaft

    This paper describes the failure investigation of a vertically mounted tank cleaning pump system from an off–shore oil platform. The incident involved the catastrophic failure of an intermediate shaft, connecting pump shaft and surrounding components. Corrosion to the shaft ball bearings on the pump shaft generated excessive vibrations which transferred via a universal joint to the connecting ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • All about Heated Portable Carpet Cleaners

    Portable carpet cleaners can be divided into two types: heated and non-heated machines. The distinction is easy to understand. Heated machines contain heating elements that can raise the temperature of the output. Non-heated machines, on the other hand, do not have any heating elements. These machines can provide only non-heated output. Portable carpet cleaners rely mainly on two things for ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Soakaway and Septic Tank Cleaning Problems

    CBIO's Biogest has proven to alleviate persistent problems with blocked and odorous soak-aways and septic tanks reducing your septic tank cleaning requirement. Biogest the septic tank activator is a broad range bacterial organic degrader, principally for use in septic tank treatment, soak away improvements and mix waste effluent streams. Features: Available in liquid or powder form ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Surface active solutions tank cleaning & crude oil sludge removal

    For over ten years Surface Active Solutions has led the way in developing integrated microemulsion solutions for tank cleaning operations, crude oil sludge treatment and slops treatment. The company, with offices in Houston and Grangemouth (Scotland) aims to create real synergy in its approach to tank cleaning by combining its microemulsion chemistries with automated tank cleaning systems. The ...

  • Two models for tank cleaning

    Fluid treatment specialist Algae- X International, Fort Myers, Fla., has expanded its Mobile Tank Cleaning (MTC) series with two new models. The MTC 500-AFR is an adjustable flow rate system for use with a wide range of tank sizes and fluid types such as diesel, biodiesel and hydraulic fluid. The MTC 1000-LX is the next generation of Algae-X’s MTC 1000 unit, now with stainlesssteel plumbing and ...


    By AXI International

  • Maintaining fuel quality in a stored environment

    What do all of these true stories have in common? Poor fuel quality. In all of these cases, poor fuel quality shutdown emergency standby power generators exactly when they were being counted on in the middle of adisaster. And the number of hurricanes, wildfires, blackouts, floods, earthquakes and the like in recent yearshas added significantly to the lore, though most are closely guarded stories ...


    By AXI International

  • High-Capacity Mobile Tank Cleaning System

    Algae-X International has expanded its tank cleaning equipment with the MTC-HC50 high capacity tank cleaning and fuel restoration ...


    By AXI International

  • Why the mud won`t stick anymore

    Certainly, the Increased demand on resources within the oil and gas Industry has led to significantly higher costs In many areas of operation, not least having the means to clean equipment, such as mud tank*, pffertivply. And in the process of cleaning the mud pits on the rigs and the cleaning ot Thp mud Tanks on platform supply vessels and barges, there is the added complication of tightened ...

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