Automated Cleaning Keeps Process Showers Flowing

New AutoRotator on belt press and paper industry shower systems helps ensure proper shower performance, eliminates maintenance downtime cleaning clogged nozzles.

(Neenah, Wis.) - Process shower systems used for cleaning dewatering fabrics and felts become ineffective when contaminated water or dissolved minerals clog the spray nozzles.

To resolve the problem, operators have to clean the piping and nozzles. If the shower bar has an internal cleaning brush, operators have to periodically turn the brush to keep nozzles flowing freely. The AutoRotator from Appleton Manufacturing solves this problem by automatically cleaning the shower pipe and nozzles without operator intervention. The shower pipe and nozzles are scrubbed clean after each valve opening. Cleaning intervals can also be preset or adjusted as needed by the operator. A single button on the AutoRotator activates a "manual" cleaning cycle. The AutoRotator can be retrofitted onto existing Appleton Manufacturing shower systems. All Appleton shower systems are custom designed to ensure proper spray pattern and coverage.

Appleton Manufacturing: 800-531-2002

Appleton Manufacturing Division partners with firms to solve their material handling problems with the ultimate goal of making their operations safer and more productive. Appleton Manufacturing Division is a fully integrated engineering, design, sales, service and manufacturing firm, producing custom and semicustom equipment geared toward the paper and converting industries on both a proprietary and non-proprietary basis. With a history dating back to 1881, Appleton Manufacturing Division provides one-stop shopping for high quality, engineered solutions, customized to the user's specific productivity challenges.

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