Automated Tank Cleaning


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Previous tank cleaning procedures were performed manually by a team of workers who would enter the tank with protective clothing, breathing equipment and high pressure jet sprays. Traditional methods were laborious, time consuming, unsafe and often experienced process faults. 

The development of automatic technology has not only reduced or eliminated the workers entry into the tank making the process safer, but it has also had a number of other benefits including:


  • Faster processing
  • High quality cleaning
  • High level of oil recovery
  • Minimized waste production
  • Environmental improvements
  • De-inventorying while tank is in service
  • Less time required
  • High Level of oil recovery
  • No man entry inside the tank


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Automated Tank Cleaning Process


  • De-inventory and extract sludge through the Solid Reduction System (SRS) technology
  • Re-suspend and extract sludge banks through use of the Camera Manway Cannon
  • The Ruff Unit provides hydraulic power to Tradebe remote cleaning technology.
  • Separates solids, oil and water through centrifuge during transfer and cleaning processes
  • Skimming and high Pressure jet Cleaning

Tradebe tank management - keeping our customers in compliance

Our Services include:

  • Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) and Underground Storage Tank (UST) removal
  • Tank Maintenance and Inspection
  • Fuel Oil Tank cleaning
  • Utility Manhole and Vault Cleaning
  • Tank and Vessel Cleaning during Decommissioning and Industrial Renovations


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