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  • 1) Cleans interiors of boilers, storage tanks, industrial processing tanks, kilns, and tank and refrigerator railroad cars to remove emulsion and incrustations, using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water, and solvents: Drains tank, connects hose to water or steam lines, and sprays walls, roof, and bottom of tank to flush residue, such as oil, acid, grease, and sludge through tank openings.

  • 2) Scrapes and scrubs walls, using detergents, solvents, scrapers, and brushes to remove incrustations, scale, or deposits of coke or catalyst.

  • 3) Sweeps up debris and shovels sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes.

  • 4) Removes chemical residues and other liquids from tank bottoms with squeegees or pump and suction hoses.

  • 5) May dry tanks with wood shavings or portable air-drying equipment.

  • 6) May test gas content of tanks.

  • 7) May add specified chemicals to industrial tanks to maintain and replenish tank processing solutions.

  • 8) May be designated according to type of tank cleaned as Acid-Tank Cleaner; Boiler Cleaner; Plating-Tank Cleaner; Tank-Car Cleaner.




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Job Number: 10961