Did you know that cooling tower basins can be cleaned without confined space entry and while facilities remain in full operation?  Typically, cooling tower basins and other industrial water tanks are cleaned during facility-wide outages and involve dangerous confined space entry and lengthy procedures.  This presentation will introduce an innovative alternative method for cooling tower basin cleaning that utilizes robotic technology to eliminate the dangers and lost productivity that is associated with traditional tank cleaning methods.  A comprehensive review of the process and its benefits will be presented.

18-12: Underwater Robotic Technology for Online Tower Basin Cleaning