In the recent past, most chemical plants relied on employees to enter confined spaces like storage tanks. They had to use sprayers to clean chemical residue from the sides of the tank and sludge accumulated at the bottom.
Those sprayers used water and other chemicals to remove what was left inside the tank. They often used around 6,000 gallons of water to clean just one tank.
Taking the other steps of tank cleaning into consideration, the conventional method of cleaning chemical tanks is not eco-friendly. [Read more…] about How robotic tank cleaning is ecofriendly