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LOCATION: Readymix or mortar plant ARTICLE YEAR 2011
ACTIVITY: Transport / Delivery COMPANY: Hanson UK Ltd
SUB ACTIVITY: On-highway COMPANY LOCATION: Hanson Concrete
BEST PRACTICE No: BP785 COMPANY TEL: 01628 774100
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United Kingdom
TITLE
Truck mixer - plant wash system
ARTICLE
Description

Hanson has introduced a system to clean mixer trucks that eliminates the need to use acid and is both easy to manage and safe. It can also be used to clean production plants.

The truck mixer wash system comes with two lances that have 50 metre recoil hoses, one for spraying a foam chemical over the truck and the other for washing the truck down. The system is token operated.

Benefits

• Fewer injuries and reduced risk
• No more hydrochloric acid used or stored on sites
• Simple cleaning method, faster and more effective
• The chemical is not a corrosive and can be used on a range of surfaces
• Token operated system allows management to organise and monitor usage
• Cleaner trucks reflect a clean company image
• The trucks look better for longer, sustaining the life span of the trucks.
• The wash system can be used for general cleaning in the plant
• No more environmental issues from acid leakage
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