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High-pressure water cleaning (HPWC) for strip surfaces

ANDRITZ high-pressure water cleaning devices are designed for pre-cleaning and pre-degreasing steel strip surfaces from previous process steps.

Product description

ANDRITZ Sundwig has introduced a solution for efficient strip cleaning using high-pressure water impingement and a vacuum drying system in a compact design. Fully automatic vacuum strip cleaning devices have been incorporated into several installations for the stainless and carbon steel industries.

Technical highlights

  • No chemical requirements
  • Rotating nozzles for increased performance
  • Suction channel with automated height adjustment for varying strip gauges
  • Implementation in processing lines for aluminum, carbon steel, and stainless steel

Strengths and benefits

  • Compact arrangement, minimum space requirements
  • Suitable for revamp projects
  • Easy to retrofit in existing lines
  • Low equipment cost
  • Low operational cost
  • High-pressure water spray impact
  • Circulating water preparation possible
  • No chemical requirements
  • Environmentally friendly
View below cleaning hood: water rotors and suction profile rail

View below cleaning hood: water rotors and suction profile rail

Model of cleaning hood with suction unit

Model of cleaning hood with suction unit

Installation of cleaning hoods on deflector rolls, hood position below deflector roll

Installation of cleaning hoods on deflector rolls, hood position below deflector roll

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