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Goodway Tech

About Company

Goodway Technologies is a leading manufacturer and marketer of maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation products for the confectionary, food and beverage industry, HVAC, Energy, Maritime, Manufacturing, and more. Incorporated in 1966, with headquarters in Stamford, CT, and regional offices in Germany and Dubai.

Professional cleaning, sanitation, and maintenance personnel rely on our innovative products to clean and maintain production facilities, HVAC systems, plant machinery, hazardous material cleanup, surface cleaning and sanitation, and other critical industrial needs.

Our products are designed to help our customers overcome the cleaning, sanitation, and maintenance challenges they handle every day and deliver the benefits of immediate time and labour savings. We manufacture and ship from a 5,574 square-meter plant in Stamford, CT, USA, with additional regional support as needed.

Our solutions include ultra-low moisture dry steam cleaning systems and PureBelt® conveyor belt cleaners for food and beverage cleaning and sanitation professionals. These products remove soils, bacteria, allergens, and more in seconds for conveyor belt cleaning, production and packaging equipment, and more. Additionally, our speciality industrial vacuums are designed to pick up various materials from liquids to fine powders, and our BIOSPRAY® alcohol delivers system solutions deliver D2 rates sanitation liquids faster and safer than ever before.

For maintenance professionals, our products include tube cleaning systems, speciality industrial vacuums, cooling tower maintenance systems, descaling systems, coil cleaning products, hose & pipe cleaning systems, and more.


Company News

Manufacturing Process

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Waste to Energy Plant uses Scalebreak-Mp on Dump Condenses - Get Sparkling Clean Results

Within these facilities, preventive maintenance equipment is imperative to efficient operation. We are sharing a story from one of our customers that utilized Goodway's ScaleBreak to perform a chemical tube cleaning in a waste-to-energy plant on the East Coast. In this plant, a loss of efficiency in the dump condenser was detected, initiating a cleaning work order for a scheduled shutdown. The dump condenser is one of the many pieces of equipment found in these facilities where preventative maintenance is imperative to efficient operation. These condensers recover excess heat generated by steam before it is uselessly put into the atmosphere.  During fluctuating steam loads, turbine start-up, turbine trip off, or bypass, the excess steam that would ordinarily be vented can be diverted to a dump condenser for recovery as they act as a standby and/or emergency heat sink for the mainstream
flow to the Turbine. However, when steam formed deposits accumulate on condenser tube surfaces, it creates an insulating barrier, which minimizes efficient heat transfer of the condenser.  The solution used was Goodway Technologies ScaleBreak-MP (Multi-Purpose), a citric based biodegradable descaling solution which dissolves 2.5 pounds of scale per gallon. Since the condenser tubes were stainless steel, the cleaning required a compatible descaling solution to ensure the stainless steel would not be damaged. The condenser had a total volume of 3,854 gallons including waterboxes and piping. The scale thickness ranged between 1/16' of scale throughout the tubesheet. The decision was made to utilize 660 gallons of ScaleBreak-MP (a 17% mixture) and circulated for 8 hours. The results were perfect as shown in the tube pictures, ScaleBreak-MP completely removed all the scale accumulations. Contact the experts at Goodway Technologies to ask how we can help your facility restore efficient equipment operation and reduce energy consumption. By Goodway Technologies Source : All Pet Food

Manufacturing Process

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Understanding Explosion-Proof Vacuums: What Sets Them Apart?

Not all industrial vacuums are explosion-proof. Only an industrial vacuum certified as explosion-proof is designed to prevent and contain explosions in potentially hazardous environments. It is vital to know how explosion-proof vacuums differ from other industrial vacuum designs. Knowing these things will help you select the right vacuum for your application, whether the vacuum will be used in a chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing, or manufacturing plant.   How Do Explosion-Proof Vacuums Differ From Other Industrial Vacuums? Both industrial vacuums and explosion-proof vacuums can be used for industrial purposes. But only explosion-proof vacuums can be used for potentially hazardous environments. Industrial vacuums have unique features and components to operate in industrial environments safely. But explosion-proof vacuums have the following features besides those found on most industrial vacuums:   Explosion-proof motors are sealed to prevent sparks and constructed out of materials that can withstand high temperatures and pressures. Grounding and bonding systems prevent the buildup of static electricity, which can cause sparks and trigger an explosion. Hoses and accessories are made of conductive materials that prevent static electricity buildup. Explosion-proof filters are designed to contain combustible materials and prevent sparks.   Explosion-proof vacuums are also certified to specific safety standards through Underwriters Laboratories (UL), CSA Group, and ATEX. A vacuum with these certifications meets exacting safety standards for safe use in potentially hazardous environments.   What are Explosion-Proof Vacuums Used For? Prevention of fire and dust explosions is a serious concern in various facilities. Industrial environments are often at risk for combustible dust explosions, especially in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing or manufacturing industries. Dust explosions can kill workers and destroy facilities. The Imperial Sugar Company had a dust explosion in 2008 that resulted in 14 deaths and dozens of injuries. The tragedy drew attention to the destruction possible when combustible dust builds up. Most industrial dusts are dangerous, whether it is flour or sugar dust generated in food processing or chemical dust produced during manufacturing. It's vital for maintenance technicians and building operations managers to inspect for dust buildup regularly, clean equipment at regular intervals, move dust collections outside, and use only vacuum cleaners approved for dust collection in hazardous environments. Explosion-proof vacuum systems clean up explosive or flammable materials safely without causing hazardous materials or dust to ignite or explode. They are commonly used in industrial settings with chemicals, combustible dust, or other hazardous materials present. Keeping things clean, controlling ignition sources, and performing regular preventive maintenance are important steps to reduce the risk of dust explosions. But it is equally vital to inform and train all employees working in the area about the safety risks of combustible dust, hazardous chemicals, and other flammable materials. All personnel have a role to play in mitigating explosion risks. Maintenance personnel need training in the proper use and maintenance of equipment. Managers must be ready to enforce safety policies and procedures. Safety personnel must understand the potential dangers of crafting sound safety policies and procedures. Keeping a plant safe from these hazards is everyone's responsibility.   What Facilities Need an Explosion-Proof Vacuum? Many facilities need an explosion-proof vacuum. Some common applications include: Food processing plants where dust and other combustible materials are present. Chemical and pharmaceutical plants that handle hazardous materials. Manufacturing plants that use chemicals and substances in the manufacturing process. Refineries and oil rigs which deal with flammable gases, liquids, and other hazardous substances. Laboratories that use chemicals, solvents, or other flammable substances.   Different Uses and Applications for Explosion-Proof Vacuums The applications for explosion-proof vacuums are as diverse as the industries that use them. In a food processing facility, these vacuums may clean accumulated dust from food processing equipment, such as mixers, grinders and conveyors. These vacuum systems also can clean plant floors and surfaces, as well as storage and packaging areas. At a pharmaceutical or chemical plant, an explosion-proof vacuum can remove powder and dust from production areas and equipment and clean lab areas where hazardous materials generate dust and debris. In chemical plants, these vacuums can safely remove dust and debris from reactors and vessels used to mix and store chemicals. Manufacturing plants and classified environments alike can use explosion-proof vacuums to clean production equipment, such as lathes, mills and grinders, which accumulate dust and debris during production, even in hidden areas. They also can clean plant floors and surfaces, storage locations, and shipping and receiving areas. In oil refineries and on oil rigs, explosion-proof vacuums can remove dust and debris from heavy machinery and equipment. The vacuum systems can also clean facility floors and surfaces. Laboratories use explosion-proof vacuums to remove hazardous materials, chemicals, and powders. This includes cleaning lab equipment such as fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, and cleanrooms which can accumulate hazardous materials or dust during experiments or testing. The vacuums can also clean lab floors and surfaces, as well as chemical storage and hazardous waste areas.   Next Steps Goodway Technologies offers a complete line of explosion-proof industrial vacuums to pick up hazardous dust and other materials with various chamber and tank sizes. These vacuums are certified by various organizations and are available in wet capacity and dry capacity explosion-proof configurations. Both electric and air-powered models are available. Vacuums with HEPA filtration are available. Vacuums designed for heavy-duty applications are available. Goodway's in-house experts can visit your facility to assess your equipment and determine which explosion-proof vacuum will deliver the best results for the application.   By: Goodway Tech

Manufacturing Process

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Is Dry Vapour Steam Good For My Cleaning Needs?

Consider these questions before purchasing or considering a speciality dry steam cleaner: Will you use the steam cleaner in a commercial or industrial environment? What equipment and soils will you be cleaning? What is Vapour Steam Cleaning Used For?   Vapour steam cleaners have been used primarily for general cleaning and sanitising hard surfaces without chemicals. Applications include kitchen and bathroom grout cleaning, restaurants, supermarkets, schools, hotels, apartment buildings, and private homes. In addition, property owners and municipalities frequently use vapour steam cleaners for gum removal. Using a vapour steam cleaner is environmentally friendly and highly effective, and it leaves behind an oil and grease-free surface. The technology has recently found its way into industrial applications. It is likely that a vapour steam cleaner purchased with the intent of using it for one application will soon be used for general cleaning all around the shop as they are great for cleaning up production machinery and many other applications. Food and Beverage Production Dry Baking Production Meat Production and Packing Pharmaceutical production lines Product Packaging lines   Dry Vapour Steam Cleaning vs. Other Cleaning Solutions When cleaning or sanitising a facility or equipment where water needs to be minimised or avoided, and chemical cleaning is not preferred, steam is the perfect solution. Steam cleaning with a vapour steam cleaner is environmentally friendly, extremely effective, leaves no residue, and leaves a surface free of oil and grease. With vapour steam cleaners, surfaces without chemicals can be cleaned and sanitised, while other cleaning solutions that involve chemicals may be harmful to the environment.   How to Choose a Dry Vapour Steam Cleaner High steam temperature: the higher the temperature at the boiler, the higher the discharge temperature. All Vapour steam cleaners lose some temperature between the boiler and the nozzle. Hotter steam significantly increases cleaning effectiveness. See our Dry Steam Cleaning Buying Guide. Stainless steel boiler – stainless steel resists corrosion and limits heat transfer to its environment. Safety devices such as water level sensor, boiler thermostat, pressure switch, safety pressure valve, and dae-aeration valve. The ability to refill the vapour steam cleaner with water without waiting for the unit to cool down first. This feature can save up to 20 minutes on every refill. Large water reservoir. Steam volume control – uses only the amount of steam needed to do the job. Less steam enhances the vapour steam cleaner's ability to maintain temperature. Handling features such as wheels are large enough to make it easy to roll the vapour steam cleaner over rough surfaces or up and downstairs. A good sturdy handle helps here, too. Accessories – does the manufacturer offer the accessories needed for all applications? Warranty – look for a one-year warranty on the machine and a three-year warranty on the boiler.   Next Steps: See our full line of dry vapour steam cleaning products.   By: Goodway Tech



Michael Ketema

European Sales Manager – Sanitation Division