Category Archives: Specialized Industrial Cleaning

Emergency Cleaning

Emergencies can happen anytime. And when they do, a quick response is critical. Blackwell's Inc. received a 5:05 PM call yesterday to respond to an immediate need at a large industrial site . The facility had accidently filled the oil fire suppression and effluent tank to capacity with runoff water, leaving no room for any…
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Vacuum Truck Removes Contaminated Flour From Silo

Using a Vacuum Truck to Clean Silos How do you dry 80,000 lbs. of wheat flour, contained in a silo and wet from rain from a hurricane ? You don't. You use a vacuum truck to remove it from the silo and then you dump it. [caption id="attachment_3992" align="alignright" width="225"] Blackwell's GapVax truck dumping a…
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Industrial Cleaning of Ductwork to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Industrial Cleaning of Aspiration System Ductwork [caption id="attachment_3758" align="alignright" width="300"] Flour dust clogged the aspiration system ductwork where it made a 90 degree turn.[/caption] It's well known that indoor air is often more contaminated than outdoor air. This can be especially true in an industry that creates a lot of dust in the process of…
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Dry Ice Blasting to Clean Electric Motors

[caption id="attachment_3179" align="alignleft" width="300"] An electric motor with an accumulation of insulation debris blocking the cooling fins.[/caption] Electric motors are an essential part of industries around the world. Most have a long service life and are trouble free. But let an industrial electric motor fail somewhere in a production line or a piece of equipment…
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