Category Archives: Confined Space

Industrial Cleaning Means Always Learning Something New

Henry Ford, the founder of Ford Motor Co., knew something back in his day besides how to build cars. He knew how important it was to learn. He said . . .¬†"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. ¬†Anyone who keeps learning stays young." [caption id="attachment_2951" align="alignleft" width="300"] A filter used…
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Cleaning of Storage Tanks Requires Training, Skills, and Equipment

[caption id="attachment_2915" align="alignleft" width="225"] Interior of an ethylene glycol storage tank before cleaning[/caption] Most car manufacturers and automotive service shops recommend flushing the cooling system, i.e. radiator, of cars after a period of time to get rid of deposits that accumulated over the years. And the same recommendation can be made for the industrial cleaning…
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Cleaning a Sulfuric Acid Tank Is No Treat (but it can be quite tricky)

[caption id="attachment_2874" align="alignleft" width="169"] Depending on the job, confined space cleaning may require chemical resistant outerwear.[/caption] What may look like a Halloween costume of a character from a horror film, is actually part of the protective gear one of our associates donned before entering the confined space of an emptied sulfuric acid tank. For those…
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Staging Materials for a Job

Staging Materials for a Job Sometimes we forget about the amount of work that goes on just to get ready for a job we have contracted to do. The job could be an industrial flooring installation, concrete floor repair, or it could be a specialized industrial cleaning job. But regardless of the job, it starts…
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