What cargoes can the robot clean?
The robot is capable of cleaning almost all cargoes without the use of chemicals ie. petcoke, coal, concentrates, and bauxite. The robot is also capable of cleaning cement and clinker with a combination of dry and wet cleaning.
How much of the cargo hold can the robot reach?
Depending on the structure of the cargo hold, the robot can reach up to 90% of the surface area.
Water temperature can be regulated to be between 0 - 90 DegC. Hot water will improve the cleaning speed of greasy cargoes.
What water pressure is the robot using?
Nozzle pressure of each of the 4 nozzles is applying 190 bars with 12 ltr pr. min pr nozzle.
Impact energy per nozzle is 18 kW.
How fast can the robot clean?
The robot can clean up to 800 m2/hour but it depends on the structure being cleaned.
Can the robot clean the upper hopper/ top wing tanks?
Yes, if the angle from bulkhead to upper hopper is less than 120 deg, then the robot is capable of cleaning that area as well.
Is the robot wireless?
No, the robot and remote control are connected to the custom-designed High-Pressure System placed on the deck.
How much water is normally consumed?
Feedback from customers is from 45 tons for box shape Handy to +100 tons for Panamax.
Can we get training?
Yes, CLIIN offers training both for ground staff as well as crew training onboard. This is usually done during a discharge operation.
Does cleaning with a robot improve safety?
Yes, as cleaning can be done from the tank top without dangerous climbing. Additionally, the cleaning personnel will not be exposed to any harmful chemicals.
Does the robot reduce the environmental impact of cleaning?
Yes, as chemicals are not needed resulting in fewer chemicals released into the oceans.