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Food Grade Tank Car Cleaning

Food Grade Tank Car Cleaning

At Drumm, Inc. we specialize in the cleaning of food grade tank cars. By using high-heat, high-powered cleaning processes.  Our rigorous employee training and excellent attention to detail allows Drumm’s knowledgeable experts to thoroughly clean your food grade tank car to your exact specifications.

Our quality control program includes a food safety plan that integrates HACCP principles into our quality standards. FSMA HACCP concepts are recognized for ways in which they identify, reduce, and eliminate potential food safety hazards. Our thorough food safety education includes training regarding food safety topics such as allergen management, sanitation, and traceability. For added reassurance and safety measures, we also keep all records for compliance with food safety programs.

Contact us for more information regarding our food grade tank car cleaning services. We are your one-stop-shop for food grade tank car cleaning and maintenance services.

Fogger Wash Food Grade Washing Method

A fogger wash is an advanced food grade washing method that shoots high-pressure water at temperatures over 180 degrees that combines the cleaning power of steam. The fogger wash also uses 3-D orbiting dual-nozzle spinner that thoroughly cleans and sanitizes a tank car’s interior surface.

Special attention is paid to carefully cleaning the lid, unloading valves, man way rim, cap, gaskets, as well as inspection and securement of all tank access points. These cleaning processes may be integrated to the approach that is right for you:

  • Detergent wash
  • Caustic
  • Kosher
  • Location specific chemical sanitization
  • Microbial swab
  • Temperature charting

Food Grade Tank Car Cleaning Capabilities

At Drumm, we clean a wide range of food grade materials from rail tank cars. Some food grade materials that we commonly remove include:

  • Corn sweeteners
  • Edible oils
  • Glycerin
  • Fatty acids
  • Lecithin
  • Flour
  • Beverages and alcohols
  • Fats and greases

Food Grade Tank Car Maintenance & Repair

For food grade tank cleanings that require a comprehensive breakdown, we offer repair and maintenance services that can address your car’s specific needs. We can perform food grade tank car and maintenance repair services while simultaneously addressing your tank car cleaning needs.

Get Started on Your Food Grade Tank Car Cleaning Today

As a key member of the railcar industry, Drumm has over 50 years of food grade tank car cleaning and maintenance experience. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff can help you determine which cleaning approach will be best suited for your railcar tank cleaning needs.

Contact us for more information regarding our food grade tank car cleaning service options and maintenance capabilities or request a quote for further pricing details today.