Tank Cleaning in South Carolina

Storage tanks are designed to safely hold a range of substances used in industrial settings. When a tank is no longer operational, its contents will be changed out, or it needs maintenance, the first step is to empty and clean it. In these cases, tanks holding chemicals, petroleum products, or other hazardous materials require proper handling and specific cleaning equipment and methods.

3R of Charleston is a leading provider of tank cleaning services in South Carolina. We work with any type of tank contents including hazardous chemicals, acids, caustics, and fuels, sludge, and more. Our comprehensive services include removal, transportation, cleaning, and maintenance to keep tanks in top condition and substances secure.

Learn more about our tank cleaning capabilities and services.

Experienced Tank Cleaning, Comprehensive Capabilities

We have worked with many types of industrial tank contents, and are capable of handling the following substances:

  • Sewage
  • Hazardous materials
  • Acid
  • Caustic
  • Chemicals
  • Petroleum
  • Fuel oils including Number 6 fuel oil
  • Sludge
  • Industrial/chemical waste solids

Cleaning methods used by 3R of Charleston include steam, chemicals, degreasers, hand wipe down, or other solutions, depending on the material and situation. We work with specialized equipment for the safe emptying, cleaning, and transportation of tank contents, including:

  • 3,500 PSI steam pressure washers
  • PPE and confined space retrieval equipment
  • LEL and oxygen monitoring equipment for confined spaces
  • Pumps and hoses
  • Liquid ring 3,500-gallon vacuum trucks
  • 6,000-gallon stainless steel vacuum tankers

Tank Cleaning Services for South Carolina Customers

At 3R of Charleston, our goal is to simplify the tank cleaning and transfer process for our customers. We offer comprehensive services for industrial waste material removal, cleaning, inspection, repair, and transporting materials. These services extend tank service life, prepare them for new uses, or safely decommission and remove them when they are no longer needed.

Specific services available include:

  • Rail car and confined space tank cleaning: Specialized equipment including hoses, pipes, and oxygen monitoring systems for mobile or enclosed tanks
  • Gas-free and hot work cleaning and inspection: Tank cleaning and inspection for gas-free and hot work applications such as removing toxic gasses and combustible materials
  • Tank inspection: Thorough tank inspections to identify potential problems affecting structural, sealing, or inlet/outlet integrity
  • Tank painting: Painting to ensure the structural stability and optimal performance of tanks
  • Routine tank maintenance: Tank maintenance services to keep tanks clean, operational, and compliant with industry regulations
  • Decommissioning or product type change: Removal of old contents, cleaning, and preparation for new contents, with the option to have the tank decommissioned and removed if necessary
  • Tank bottom reclamation: Sludge and solid extraction from tank bottoms
  • Water jet cutter catch basins: Equipment to quickly remove deposits of garnet or other abrasives, and pressure wash remaining residue

Choose Professional Tank Cleaning Services in South Carolina

Since 1990, 3R of Charleston has been a full-service environmental company, providing customers in South Carolina with industrial tank cleaning services along with site remediation, pit and reactor cleaning, hazardous and non-hazardous waste transportation, oily water disposal, recycling, and more.

Our team of engineers, technicians, and equipment operators prioritize safe and timely service for our customers. This includes 24 hour emergency spill response, remediation, waste disposal for hazardous, non-hazardous, oil, and chemical spills.

Contact us today to learn more about tank cleaning and the many other services we offer.