Recent upgrades at DFW Tank Cleaning have included the addition of more safety showers and eyewash stations on the upper mezzanine for improved safety. This is one of three chemical cleaning bays at the wash rack running custom-built vat-style wash systems.
Customer service representatives at DFW Tank Cleaning include [from left] Emily Hernandez, Sandra Taylor, and Heath Taylor. Joe Svehlak [far right] is the facility manager.
CDFW Tank Cleaning, Waxahachie TX, cleans out some of the nastiest products transported in tank trailers. In many cases, workers have to go inside a dirty tank to dig out product residue by hand. The company makes sure workers are well equipped and trained to do the job safely.
This Peacock wash unit serves the dedicated foodgrade bay at DFW Tank Cleaning.
These Peacock units are part of the pressure washer system used to clean out some of the most difficult products. Short pressure washer wands generating 2,000 psi are used inside the tanks.
With more cleaning demand coming from the oilfield and other industry sectors, DFW Tank Cleanings has been expanding and upgrading. A sixth cleaning bay was added in 2010 as was 2.5 acres more paved parking in 2013. Last year also brought a new and more spacious driver lounge with individual locked showers and a new employee break room.
Gamajet EZ-8 spinners have cut the amount of time needed to clean chemical tank trailers.
Wash water pretreatment includes the use of a dissolved air floatation system and removal and drying of waste solids through a filter press.
Cylinders containing supplied air are readily accessible for workers involved in confined space entry.
Facility upgrades in 2013 included the construction of a secure hazardous materials storage area away from the wash rack building.
This is what some of the fracking chemicals look like after being scraped out of a tank trailer.
Q RAE sniffers have worked well for checking tank trailer atmosphere before and during tank entries.