What Materials We Clean / Do Not Clean

Materials We Clean

The vehicle washing system carries out tank cleaning of substances outlined below and of related groups:

 

  • Food

Raw food

Refined food

 

 

  • Chemical substances

            Chemical substances belonging to ADR classes: Class 3, Class 8, Class 9 (except for the exceptions stated in “Materials We Do not Clean”)

            Chemical substances not belonging to ADR classes

 

In terms of organization (from the process and commercial viewpoints of the vehicle washing system), chemical substances are divided into these substance groups:

 

Acrylates

Paints

Latices

Naphthalene

Adhesives

Acids

Lye

Thin oils

Thick oils

Paraffin

Urea

Plasters, cements, lime, bentonite, and the like

PVC granulation products and the like

 

(Chemical substance groups not mentioned above must be consulted about with vehicle washing system workers before cleaning)

 

 

 

Materials We Do Not Clean!!!

For process and safety reasons, the vehicle washing system does not carry out tank cleaning of materials:

 

- the cleaning of which requires using solvents such as acetone, toluene, and the like;

- which require higher cleaning temperatures than 100 (°C);

- which smell strongly (e.g. ammonia);

- which belong to the ADR classes:

Class 1;

Class 2;

Class 4.2;

Class 4.3;

Class 5.1;

Class 5.2;

Class 6.1;

Class 6.2;

Class 7;

- which belong to the ADR substance classes we clean, but where the hazard identification number includes figure “3” indicated in its second place or in both the second place and the third place, i.e.: “x3” or “x33” (highly flammable substances)

- which belong to the ADR substance classes we clean, but where the hazard identification number includes figure “6” indicated in its second place or in both the second place and the third place, i.e.: “x6” or “x66” (toxic substances)