Rotary Jet Heads
What is the optimum inlet pressure for Rotary Jet Heads
4 – 6 bar pressure
What is the effective cleaning radius of jet head technology?
5m to 33m radius depending on head configuration and nozzle size
Do I need to use a filter in the line for a rotary jet head?
Yes it is always best practice to use an inline filter to protect the head, depending potential particulate size and head configuration (specific heads are designed to operate in very aggressive environments where recirculated media is common. Typical mesh sizes 0.5mm to 5mm depending on configuration
When would a rotary jet head be used in place of other spray head technology?
When the product is hard to remove
When there are lots of internal fittings inside the tank and the product is viscous
If a repeatable cleaning standard needs to be guaranteed
If the CIP process needs validation/verification that the whole CIP process has run through successfully from beginning to end ( using the Rotacheck System in conjunction with the rotary jet head )
To achieve the most cost effective CIP process, guaranteeing first class repeatable cleaning standards will generate 50% less effluent volumes that for instance fixed spray balls cleaning the same size tank
What Information Is Required To Size And Recommend A Specific Cleaning Head?
Rotary Jet Heads
Is the application a simple or difficult to clean?
What process industry and application
Product type to be removed
What spray pattern is required, 3600, 1800 up or down etc?
Is a Riboflavin rinse test to be carried out during commissioning?
What material certification is required with the heads?
What internal and external surfaces finish is required?
Material of construction, 316L stainless steel or Hastelloy etc
Required Tank/Application Information
What is the diameter, the height of the straight side, top dish and bottom cone of the tank?
Where is the existing or potential positions for the cleaning head to be installed?
How many and in what positions are the inlet connections in the top dish of the tank
What are the inlet connection sizes in the top dish of the tank?
Are there any internal Baffles, Agitators, Fill Pipes, Ladders or any other obstructions in the tank to potentially cause shadowing?
What is the product to be removed from the internal surfaces of the tank, is it water soluble or will a solvent required
What flow and pressure is available locally to operate the cleaning head technology
What type of CIP recipe is proposed, just a cold or hot rinse or a full CIP cycle involving a pre rinse, caustic recirculation and final rinse etc?
If it is an existing application requiring improved CIP performance, what is the existing pre rinse, caustic recirculation and final rinse cycle times