M-Series tank cleaning nozzles can save manufacturers on water and operational costs, according to their maker Spray Nozzle Engineering.
The company's M-Series C.I.P spray nozzles, which can replace fixed spray balls in standard pressure applications, have been designed to provide superior tank cleaning results at low operating pressures.
The M-Series rotating action uses Flow-Step Technology which enables concentrated streams of higher impact liquid to deliver more efficient distribution and will not atomise the droplets as the pressure increases, giving greater impact and faster CIP cycles. This means less waste water and chemical treatment costs, saving time and money, according to Spray Nozzle Engineering.
“The M-Series rotating tank washer makes spray balls virtually redundant. The typical spray balls found in storage tanks are extremely inefficient and costly to operate. This is because they require large volumes of water and chemical just to reach, wet and cover the tank interior,” the company says
“With inefficient reach, the wetting, washing and rinsing performance is severely compromised, resulting in excessively long wash times. Poor impact efficiency also compounds this problem.”
Unique patented self-cleaning features of the M-Series tank washer have allowed for major improvements, and these are achieved through a special bearing system that allows typical fluctuations in water pressure to purge any obstructions away from the bearing surfaces.
Competitive washers can readily allow obstructions to jam within the bearing surfaces and impede rotation. No lubrication is required other than the cleaning fluid itself and there are no ball bearings to lock-up, corrode or break down.
The M-Series is available in three tube sizes and various materials of construction. Features include: self-cleaning, which addressing the problems of clogging and loss of impact at high pressures associated with other tank cleaners; and cleaning efficiency, leading to shorter cleaning cycles and thus reducing operational costs.
The M-Series also uses less water, can be used for portable and fixed applications, and is available in various materials. Its applications include dairy and beverage storage tanks, freezer tunnels, and wine tanks, and any storage vessel.