Industrial cleaning technology

This book contains a comprehensive review of current industrial cleaning techniques including those using low, medium and high pressure water, solvents, chemical compounds and foam, wet and soluble abrasives and the latest computerised in-line automatic techniques. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of designing, manufacturing and operating cleaning equipment and systems. Industrial cleaning applications include municipal drains and sewers, road tanker and container depots, chemical plants, offshore oil and gas platforms and other manufacturing processes. The book contains a selection of case studies relating to typical industrial cleaning problems and injuries associated with high pressure water jetting activities. It also examines the increasing effect of international health, safety, training and environmental legislation on cleaning activities, with particular reference to European Directives, the US and regulations controlling cleaning standards, procedures and plant design in the pharmaceutical and food processing industries. Useful information sources are listed throughout the book.

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