Tank Type: 4 Ribbon Blenders
Tank Residue: Processed Meats
PROBLEM: Tanks are filled with water and agitated, followed by manual cleaning, totaling 4 hours per tank, per day.
Tank Cleaning Downtime: 5,840 hours per year
Water Usage: 26,280,000 gallons per year
SOLUTION: Gamajet steam operated pump powering 5 directional GJ 5 tank cleaning machines operating at 15 gpm (per machine). Cleaning includes a 5 minute pre-rinse,10 minute wash and a final 5 minute rinse, totaling 20 minutes per tank.
Tank Cleaning Downtime: 486 hours per year
Water Usage: 2,190,000 gallons per year
Savings in Water Per Year 24,090,000 gallons: $112,000 ($.00469 per Gal)
RESULTS from using Alfa Laval Gamajet tank cleaning machines:
- 92% Less water & cleaning chemical usage for tank cleaning
- 88% Less time spent tank cleaning
- $112,000 USD saved on water per year