HydroClaw Nozzles

Clog-Resistant Tank Washing Nozzles

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HydroClaw clog-resistant stationary spray nozzle for quick, efficient tank cleaning

The unique, patent-pending, clog-resistant design quickly cleans tanks and eliminates maintenance downtime associated with clogged spray balls.

Who needs the HydroClaw?

Ideal for tanks up to 10 ft. (3 m) in diameter often found in the food, beverage, chemical, and personal care industries where superior cleaning with reduced cycle times and low water, energy, and chemical consumption are important considerations. Do you have issues with your spray balls clogging? We have the solution.

What causes spray balls to clog?

  • Wineries: stems, skins, and seeds
  • Breweries: grains, obstinate hops, and fruits
  • Food and beverage producers: skins and fruit pulp

Design Features of the HydroClaw Tank Washing Nozzles

  • Unique, patent-pending, clog-resistant design with no moving parts
  • Allows passage of particles over 1/4” (7 mm) in diameter, three times the free passage of a comparable spray ball
  • Made from FDA compliant 316L stainless steel for use in food-grade and sanitary Clean-In-Place (CIP) applications
  • Low pressure/high flow operation quickly cleans tank walls to reduce overall water consumption compared to a static spray ball
  • Self-draining and self-flushing
  • Laser-welded for durability
  • Available connections: 1” female NPT or G threads, 1 1/2” or DN40 tube clip-on, 1” pipe clip-on
  • Clip-on nozzles include low-profile retaining pin for secure connection
  • Fits through 3” (76 mm) diameter opening
  • Optimal cleaning performance achieved at 30 psi (2 bar)

Spray Characteristics of HydroClaw Tank Washing Nozzles

  • Vigorous rinsing action quickly flushes solids and contamination from vessels
  • Complete 360° omnidirectional coverage
For HydroClaw washing diameters please refer to the PDFs on the right.

HydroClaw Case Study: clogging issues solved at premier Napa winery
 
Common Materials:
316L

Tank Washing

Select a nozzle number below for performance graph, drawings, and to request a quote.
Nozzle Number Connection Sizes Spray Angles gpm @ psi     (density: 1 SG)
20 psi 25 psi 30 psi 35 psi 40 psi
HC 100 THREAD 1″ 360° 70.6 79.0 86.5 93.5 100
HC 100 CLIP-ON 1″,
1 1/2″ tube,
DN40 tube
360° 79.0 88.4 96.9 105 112