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Cleaning procedure

NOTE: Make sure you use personal protection equipment at all times when handling this equipment.

NOTE: Fresh water is recommended for all cleaning operations,

Step 1 – Dry cleaning

When cleaning after dry cargo such as cement or coal, it is recommended to sweep and muck out as much residue as possible before any liquids are used.

Step 2 – Pre washing

NOTE: the ships fire suppression pump and fire nozzle should be utilize for the pre-washing, but it can be done using the kit as well, if so please follow the below procedure

  • Fill a suitable drum with water, hot water will increase the cleaning effect.

  • Insert the suction hose into the drum.

  • Assemble the kit and fit the Standard nozzle to the Lance.

  • Connect the air distributor to the ships air line.

  • Open the ball valves on the Lance, and start flushing from the tank top and move the water jet in a sweeping pattern upwards.

  • When the drum is empty refill it and continue until the whole hold has been pre-washed.

Step 3 – Cleaning with chemicals

  • Assemble the kit.

  • Attach the Foam nozzle to the Lance (recommended for foaming chemicals).

  • Mix the chemical solution in a suitable drum using the recommendation of the chemical supplier.

  • Insert the suction hose into the drum.

  • Connect the air distributor to the ships air line.

  • Gradually open the air and chemical valve on the Lance, adjust both in order to obtain optimal range and foam thickness.

  • Apply chemicals from the tank top and upwards in a sweeping pattern until a section is covered.

  • Repeat until hold is covered. Depending on chemical used, the temperature and moisture conditions, the exposure time may vary from 10 min to 2 hours.

Step 4 – Rinsing of chemical solution

  • Fill a suitable drum with water.

  • Insert the suction hose into the drum.

  • Assemble the kit and fit the Standard nozzle to the Lance.

  • Connect the air distributor to the ships air line.

  • Open the ball valves on the Lance, and start flushing from the tank top and move the water jet in a sweeping pattern upwards.

  • When the drum is empty refill it and continue until the whole hold has been rinsed.

Revision date: 04/2008

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