People are becoming more concerned about food safety as their living standards improve! Nothing is more important to a food manufacturer than food safety! Aside from the factory’s sanitary environment, the machines used to manufacture products are extremely important! Many buckets of barreled water on the market, as we all know, are made of PC material. This material bucket is durable that we usually use it as a recycling barrel for reusing. Barreled water manufacturers must select an appropriate bucket washing machine. Here LINHO company will outline the advantages and disadvantages of 5gallon barrel cleaning machine on the market for your reference.
5gallon water barrel cleaning machine (external washing)
Linear-type 5gallon barrel cleaning machine (single row brushes)
The structure of this machine is simple. After the water barrel enters the cleaning machine, the cylinder pushes it into the brush area and rotates the barrel and brush to clean the outside of the barrel. After finishing, the cleaning, the cylinder pushes the water barrel back to the conveying position to enter the following process.
Advantages: this machine is cheap.
Disadvantages: The water barrel is dependent on the cylinder to push in and push out, and the running speed is slow.
Linear type 5gallon barrel cleaning machine (double row brushes)
The machine is equipped with double-row brushes, as the name implies. The barrel-pulling device pulls the empty barrel into the cleaning machine. Both sides brushes of the machine clamp the water barrel and clean it. After cleaning, the water barrel will go directly to the following procedure.
Advantages: the double row brush allows for more thorough washing, the water barrel does not require the cylinder to push in and push out, and the speed is higher.
Disadvantages: The machine is a little pricey. The last barrel comes out of the cleaning machine a little slowly.
Rotary-type 5gallon barrel cleaning machine
The rotary type barrel washing machine has a different structure than the linear type. After entering the cleaning machine, the water barrel will rotate along the fixed brushes (in the middle and bottom) to complete the washing.
Advantages: large brush area, more thorough water barrel washing
Disadvantages: the machine is a little pricey. The last barrel comes out of the cleaning machine a little slowly.
5gallon water barrel cleaning machine (internal washing)
The inner brushes type 5gallon barrel cleaning machine
Whether it is the internal brush machine or the internal brush and external brush integrated machine, when the brushes are of poor quality, they can easily fall into the bucket, posing potential health risks. People have recently preferred to clean the inside of the water barrel with a high-pressure cleaning machine.
Semi-automatic 5gallon internal and external brush integrated machine
This machine is suited for low-speed production lines.
Advantages: this machine is cheap, and can add the caps remove function.
Disadvantages: low speed and low degree of automation, requiring manual cooperation
Semi-automatic 5gallon barrel internal cleaning machine
This machine uses the high pressure of the water pump to spray water into the barrel to clean it.
Advantages: machine cost is cheap, Omni-directional, no dead angle cleaning of the interior of the barrel, thorough washing
Disadvantages: low speed and low degree of automation. It is only suitable for a few dirty barrels, which must be selected separately for high-pressure cleaning.
Full-automatic 5gallon barrel internal and external cleaning integrated machine
- Internal: high-pressure cleaning
- External: brushes cleaning
This type of equipment has a high-pressure interior washing component and an external brushing part, allowing it to clean both the inside and outside of the barrel in one machine.
Low-speed type 5gallon barrel internal and external cleaning integrated machine
When an empty barrel enters the machine, the barrel loading device pushes it into the designated position and then turns it over for high-pressure internal washing. At the same time, the machine’s brush and the water barrel will rotate to realize the cleanliness of the barrel outside. After cleaning, the water barrel will return to the conveying position by the original barrel loading device and go to the following procedure.
Advantages: the internal washing and external brushing are integrated, saving places, one machine with dual-purpose, and both the interior and exterior of the barrel cleaning are thorough.
Disadvantages: after cleaning, it is necessary to return to the original barrel loading device and leave, and then the subsequent barrels can enter the barrel loading device to start a new round of cleaning, resulting in a long waiting time and slow speed.
High-speed type 5gallon barrel internal and external cleaning integrated machine
When an empty barrel enters the machine, the barrel loading device pushes it into the designated position and then turns it over for high-pressure internal washing. At the same time, the machine’s brush will approach the barrel to perform external cleaning. After cleaning, the water barrel will go to the opposite side conveyor by the barrel-down device and enter the following procedure.
Advantages: after the cleaning, the barrel does not need to return to the original barrel loading device, the subsequent barrel does not have to wait, and the speed is high.
Disadvantages: the external brushes are small, and the barrel’s external cleaning effect is poor.
5gallon barrel cleaning machine (internal deep washing and disinfection)
After rough cleaning, the following is deep cleaning and disinfection. The deep washing procedure is as follows:
1st, hot alkali rinsing, 2nd, recycling water rinsing, 3rd, sterilization liquid rinsing, 4th, recycling water rinsing, 5th, pure water/ozone water rinsing
The cleaning procedures and times can be adjusted based on the cleanliness of the barrel. After each cleaning, it needs to be dripped dry, otherwise, it is easy to cause the mixture of cleaning solution. LINHO company designs detailed washing and disinfection procedures according to customer requirements.
Here is all about the water bucket cleaning machine. You can choose the appropriate barrel cleaning machine based on your budget and the cleanliness of the water bucket. If you have any questions, welcome to contact us, we will explain more details to you.