Tube Conveyor Cleaning
Cable & Tube Conveyor Cleaning
Each facility develops their own cleaning protocols based on the sanitation regulations and the challenges of their materials. There are different methods offered to clean and sanitize a tubular drag conveyor depending on what material is being conveyed. The material’s reaction to water would indicate whether a wet or dry cleaning procedure would be more appropriate.
Cablevey offers both wet and dry tube conveyor cleaning options. Our tube conveyors are designed for food-grade applications thus seek to eliminate places for fines to accumulate including:
- Solid Discs (no screws or bolts)
- “Jacketed” Cables (nylon casings)
- Attached Discs (to cable)
- Stain less Steel Connectors
- Removable Equipment (for easy cleaning)
This internal tube conveyors cleaning option is available on our 4″, 6″ and 8″ diameter systems and involves several equipment items including:
A strategically located line insert that uses compressed air to blow accumulating fines off discs.
A line insert that mechanically brushes accumulating fines off discs.
Sponge Disc & Sanitizing Cleaner:
A disposable sponge disc that is run through the system with an applied cleaning agent.
Urethane Wiper Disc:
A disc insert that wipes away accumulating fines and particles
This option is available on our 4″, 6″ and 8″ diameter systems. It’s a 3-step internal tube conveyor cleaning process that’s fast and easy:
After the material has passed out of the system water can be introduced to rinse the inside of the tube, disc and cable.
Foam cleaning agent is introduced into the tube environment to cleanse all internal parts of the system.
A sanitizing rinse is run through the system to flush out debris and foam agent.
A second rinse of hot water flushes out sanitizing rinse rendering the tube environment production ready.
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