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Tank washing nozzle selection table

The table below summarises much of the information in the tank washing nozzle section of the SNP website. It is intended to be a  handy reference guide to aid nozzle selection.  Full data on each of the nozzles listed can be accessed by clicking on the boxes in the left hand column of the table below.  The PDFs will open in a separate browser tab to allow easy comparison of products.

 

 

Nozzle type

 

 

 

Cleaning Impact

 

 

 

Max scrub diameter (m)

 

 

 

Max rinse diameter (m)

 

 

 

Water efficiency

 

 

 

Design Type

 

 

 

Notes

 

 

 

hydrowhirl orbitor high pressure tank washing nozzle

 

 

 

Very high

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

High

 

 

 

Rotating solid stream

 

 

 

Highest cleaning power.

 

 

 

Water-efficient cleaning.

 

 

 

HydroWhirl Orbitor - high pressure tank washing nozzle

 

 

 

Medium - high

 

 

 

5.2

 

 

 

7.8

 

 

 

Medium-high

 

 

 

Rotating flat fan

 

 

 

Complete 360 coverage.

 

 

 

Water and time efficient cleaning.

 

 

 

Hydro Whirl Tank Cleaning Nozzle

 

 

 

Medium - high

 

 

 

5.2

 

 

 

7.8

 

 

 

Medium-high

 

 

 

Rotating flat fan

 

 

 

Complete 360 coverage.

 

 

 

Water and time-efficient cleaning.

 

 

 

Gives robust cleaning for small vessels.

 

 

 

Spray ball nozzles

 

 

 

Low

 

 

 

NA

 

 

 

4.9

 

 

 

Low

 

 

 

Multi- directional solid stream

 

 

 

Precision laser bored holes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

omnidirectional spiral nozzle

 

 

 

Low-medium

 

 

 

2.4

 

 

 

6.1

 

 

 

Medium

 

 

 

Ultra wide angle full cone.

 

 

 

270 degree pattern

Clog- resistant

 

 

 

Easy to maintain

 

 

 

Energy efficient

 

 

 

Fits through smallest openings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low- Medium

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4.9

 

 

 

Medium

 

 

 

Multi- directional full cone

 

 

 

Complete spherical coverage

 

 

 

Multi nozzle array LEM

 

 

 

Low -Medium

 

 

 

2.4

 

 

 

4.9

 

 

 

Medium

 

 

 

Multi-directional full cone

 

 

 

Complete spherical coverage

 

 

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Tank Wash Nozzle Selection Table