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Robotic Tank Cleaning in ATEX Zone 0 environment

100% No Man Entry

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Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 19:00

Re-Gen Robotics is the only remotely controlled, 100% no man entry, robotic tank cleaning company in Europe. Our award winning, state of the art, explosion proof, Ex Zone rated robots are the most ergonomically and technologically advanced, in operation today.

Pro/con

Fully compliant, Ex Zone 0 rated, 100 % no-man entry, ATEX tank cleaning robotics
Safety Technology Award, 2020 Global Tank Storage Awards
Increase operational efficiency and minimise tank shutdown time by 45%
Onsite workforce reduced to 2 operators, tank clean recorded on CCTV from the ATEX cameras
Speedy deployment of fully submersible robotic equipment to tank
No capital investment required - Operate fully contained system including truck, tanker, caranage, robotics and vacuum jetting
No requirement to spade the valves on tanks
No requirement for a standby CSE rescue team
Low profile tools to navigate hard to access areas, decrease tank cleaning time by 10-12%
Auger system breaks down heavy sludge without the requirement to use water
Less local employment due to automation | Employment moves from low skilled local labour to highly skilled manufacturing jobs

Specification

Areas of Application Suitable for all tank sizes, including overground, underground, horizontal and vertical tanks | Fixed and Floating Roof | Heavy Fuel Oil | Coned Floor Tanks
Certification / Licenses ATEX Certified, Robots for Zone 0, TVC cabin for ATEX Zone 1 | Tankers ADR certified | ISO 45001 certification
Compliance Fully compliant, Ex Zone 0 rated, 100% no-man entry, ATEX tank cleaning robotics
Capabilities First and only Zone 0 Ex certified, remote controlled, ‘No Man Entry’ robotic tank cleaning | Eliminates confined space entry, cleans safely, with precision and efficiency | suitable for all sizes including overground, underground, horizontal and vertical
No Man Entry At no time during the cleaning process is there a requirement for human presence in the confined storage container.
Safety Technical operator remains a safe distance away in the Zone 1 control unit, where they can monitor activity and progress, through a series of ATEX cameras fixed to the robot | Workers are not exposed to hazardous confined space environments
Automation Two different sized machines | Above ground storage tanks | Smaller sites and underground storage tanks and containers
Reporting The entire tank cleaning operation is recorded on CCTV from the ATEX cameras, available upon completion of the works | All files are date and time stamped to ensure the process is traceable for auditing purposes
Environment Auger system breaks down heavy sludge without the requirement to use water | Generated waste material is transported from the site using an ADR tanker and is safely treated in an authorised, licensed facility

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Technology Readiness Level

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Development Technology demonstration Mature / Proven

About Re-Gen Robotics

Re-Gen Robotics is the first and only Zone 0 EX certified, remote controlled, ‘No Man Entry’ robotic tank cleaning company, in the UK and Ireland.

We place a high premium on workplace safety and with our Ex-zone rated, state of the art equipment, our workers are not exposed to hazardous confined space environments, including refineries, pharmaceutical plants, industrial and agricultural sectors.

Revolutionising industry safety, we have developed a game changing solution which is unparalleled in terms of safety and delivery.

 

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