Exterior of tank

Tank Cleaned Back to Bare Metal with WysperJet System

Taint of fish oil removed without the need for chemical cleaning Summary There was initial skepticism from the client, a world-leading name in major processing, when Tube Tech promised to get rid of the taint of fish oil, without the use of chemicals, from a tank interior at its Essex location. Challenge Two tanks were […]

The storage vessel was 10 meters high 2.7 meters in diameter

Vessel (Silo) – Silo Walls Cleaned Back to Bare Metal Remotely

Remote silo cleaning system avoids costly scaffolding Summary The protective coating on the inside of a steel silo was flaking off, causing particles to contaminate the stored feedstock and affect the quality of finished product being shipped to some of the UK’s leading manufacturers of household and personal cleaning products, with the attendant risk of […]

The contents of the vessel had coagulated into a thick gel

Vessel (Reactor) – Toxic Polymerised Gel Removed Safely from Vessel

Safe remote cleaning operation avoids man entry Summary A 2 metre tall, 1.5 metre wide, 4,500 litre mixing vessel at the plant had been brought to a standstill when mislabelled feedstock was introduced. The contents of the vessel set into a thick gel, clogging the heater and preventing the stirring paddles of the mixer from […]

Heater coils prior to cleaning

Vessel (Reactor) – Polymer Removed from Tank Safely and Quickly

Environmentally safe chemical clean benefits petrochemical plant Summary The UK plant of an international petrochemical company was looking for a fast and more importantly safe system to clean 4 tanks that were fouled with polymer resin. Tube Tech’s exemplary safety record and extensive tank cleaning experience meant they were ideally suited for this challenging contract. […]

Internal view of glass vessel

Vessel (Reactor) – Glass Lined Reactor Vessel Cleaned with Novel System

Novel water jetting system deflects pressure from glass lining Summary Tube Tech teams are used to cleaning a wide range of industrial equipment but some need to be approached with greater care than others. The No 1 reactor vessel an Advance Materials complex was glass lined, a scenario that presented its own particular set of […]