Storage Tank Breathers

Storage Tank Breathers work effectively in applications where storage tanks are being filled and emptied often as they do not have blowers or fans. These systems literally "breathe" filtered and UV treated air into the tank head space when the product is filled or emptied. This movement propels pathogens towards the ultraviolet lamps, where they are destroyed keeping the head space in the tank purified.

Storage Tank Breathers do not treat tank headspace condensation and do not have a secondary release vent on the opposing side of the tank. In the event of CIP or clean-out, these fixtures must be disconnected from their power source and completely covered.

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Standard system components

  • Application: Indoor Use
  • Construction: 304 - 24G Stainless Steel
  • Connections: Slip Fit Ferrule
  • Electrical Service: 120 V. 60 Hz.
  • Filter: Bulk Poly Filter
  • Mounting: Heavy Gauge Z Bar Channel
  • Sealant: Compliant Silicone Rubber

CUSTOMIZABLE SYSTEM UPGRADES

  • Application: Exterior with Outdoor Intake Hood
  • Construction: 316 - 24G Stainless Steel for Corrosive Applications
  • Connections: Stainless Steel Couplers, Tri-Clamps, or Flanges; PVC Flanges or Nuts 
  • Electrical Service: Other Voltages Available
  • Pre-Filter: Carbon Filter
  • Filter: HEPA, Electrostatic, or Pleated Filter
  • Lamp Protection: Protective Lamp Jackets
  • System Monitoring: Lamp Monitoring System and Operational Hour Meter

Storage Tank Air Circulators

Air stagnation in non-functioning, closed empty storage vessels can bring about foul odors and surface moisture buildup, resulting in costly cleaning cycles prior to re-introduction of product. Storage Tank Air Circulators provide a constant flow of air into empty storage tanks, keeping condensation controlled. Circulators can also be effective in liquid storage tanks containing product, such as water and milk.

Tanks that use these systems do not require pathogen destruction or small scale particulate arrest, rather just a general recirculation of air to control condensation. Circulators are rated to present four air changes per hour on an empty tank.

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STANDARD SYSTEM COMPONENTS

  • Application: Indoor Use
  • Construction: 304 - 24G Stainless Steel
  • Connections: Slip Fit Ferrule
  • Electrical Service: 120 V. 60 Hz.
  • Filter: Bulk Poly Filter
  • Mounting: Heavy Gauge Z Bar Channel
  • Sealant: Compliant Silicone Rubber

CUSTOMIZABLE SYSTEM UPGRADES

  • Application: Exterior with Outdoor Intake Hood
  • Construction: 316 - 24G Stainless Steel for Corrosive Applications
  • Connections: Stainless Steel Couplers, Tri-Clamps, or Flanges; PVC Flanges or Nuts 
  • Electrical Service: Other Voltages Available
  • Pre-Filter: Carbon Filter
  • Filter: HEPA, Electrostatic, or Pleated Filter
  • System Monitoring: Lamp Monitoring System and Operational Hour Meter