Gamajet turning tank cleaning on its side

Aug. 19, 2014

Driven by a customer request, Gamajet has created a solution for cleaning the notoriously hard-to-reach bulkheads in cargo tank: The Sidewinder.

A revolutionary device for achieving the most effective tanker, trailer, and railcar cleaning, the Sidewinder enables a Gamajet or Alfa Laval Toftejorg tank cleaning device to be placed on its side, completely changing the nature of the nozzles’ orbit, enabling it to focus on the bulkheads. In effect, tankers can be cleaned in half the time.

Instead of following an ellipse pattern across the tank wall, as is the case when spinners are inserted vertically, the Sidewinder enables the machine to form a figure-8 pattern sweeping the length of the tanker. With the implementation of a Sidewinder, the spinner will deliver 30 times more hits to the bulkheads, cleaning tankers in half the time with no shadow areas, according to Gamajet officials. The Sidewinder is self-balancing to maintain revolution control and is compatible with existing pressures and flows.

Coupled with Gamajet or Alfa Laval Toftejorg spinners, which are designed to easily handle 20-ft to 30-ft throw lengths, the Sidewinder enables wash stations to provide the most efficient and effective clean to every inch of the tanker.