Tank cleaning technology has advanced as improvements to hygienic standards have changed. Paramount priority has been placed on cleanliness of equipment and storage tanks, which ensures quality in food products. Many organization such as 3-A developed standards across the food industry specific to cleaning of a tank.

Coupled with hygiene is the added task of reducing chemical and water usage. A common acronym that is used with tank cleaning methodologies is TACT which stands for Time, Action, Chemistry, and Temperature (see figure 1). New technology harnesses the time and action portions of the acronym and are displayed in the chart commonly referred to as the sinner circle. Some of the new technologies include:



Rotary Spray head and jet heads can provide all of the benefits of a static spray ball, but they can also decrease water usage (see figure 2 and 3).

Call us with the Following to Order: 

• Residue Type (Sticky, dry, etc) • GPM Available
• Tank Diameter • Baffles or Obstructions
• Pressure Available • Tank Opening Size


Call our technical sales department for more information on tank cleaning at 800-826-8302.