Hot Tanks

Cleanaway’s hot tanks clean small to large equipment – from exhaust ports, marine engine components, to locomotive components.

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Hot tanks cleaning equipment

Our agitating hot tanks are proven effective in removing heavy build-up of carbon, grease, oil and rust from internal and external surfaces. Our heavy-duty hot tanks have a loading range starting from 200 litres to 22,000 litres.

Hot tank key features include:

  • Average centrifugal filter cleaning time of 15 minutes per week
  • Automatic pneumatic lid lift with a platform lift or independent of the platform for servicing
  • Installation, operations and maintenance handbook
  • On site chemical testing and top-ups
  • Collection of waste solids from centrifugal filter

Cleanaway’s hot tanks cleaning equipment are fully automated, increasing productivity while reducing manual handling risks and labour costs. We also include a full parts washer service, maintenance cleaning and waste product removal, ensuring a hassle free, safe and cost-effective solution. Cleanaway can also provide additional motor repair workshop waste disposal services to complement this service.

Hot tank services

Cleanaway’s new generation hot tank chemical cleaning systems have a centrifugal filter and optional rinse bay. Chemical cleaning in an agitated tank is a proven and effective method for removing heavy build-up of grease, oil and carbon from internal and external surfaces. Using our hot tank parts cleaner provides the following benefits:

  • Fast and simple, one-step cleaning method
  • Reduces cleaning cycles to between 60 and 120 minutes
  • Extends chemical life and reduces chemical top-up by up to 75%
  • Absence of a sludge settlement area reduces tank volume by 30%, which also reduces the initial chemical fill by 30%

Cleanaway’s hot tanks are the perfect solution for cleaning hard to reach areas in equipment such as oil galleries and exhaust ports.

Hot tanks service and maintenance

Cleanaway’s inclusions for this service:

  • Installation and machine set up
  • Full parts washer service, maintenance, cleaning and waste product removal by Cleanaway
    service representatives
  • On site staff training and risk assessment
  • Supply of specially formulated cleaning powder and removal of used washwater

Machines are available for sale or rent on a standard service and maintenance plan.

Hot tanks in action

Dirty equipment is easily loaded into hot tanks. The hot tanks clean greasy and grimy mechanical parts with ease and efficiency.

Installation and set up
On site cleaning
Waste removal

Key customers

Automotive industry

Automotive workshops and manufacturers deal with greasy and oily mechanical parts. Having a hot tank on site allows for efficient cleaning.


Manufacturing companies need to optimise their mechanical equipment to save time and resources. 

Why choose Cleanaway

Customised to your needs

Our hot tanks have a wide loading range that fits your business requirements.

Makes cleaning easy

Our agitating hot tanks effectively and efficiently clean parts with less effort.

Maximised resource recovery

We collect your wastewater, remove contaminants and recover it for reuse.

Total waste management solutions

We provide a suite of equipment services and solutions that help improve the quality of site operations.

More solutions for Cleanaway Equipment Services

Our specialised industrial equipment cleaning services provide high quality cleaning for workshops of all sizes.
Interested in a Cleanaway service?

Contact us directly on 13 13 39 or fill up one of these short forms. We will get back to you as soon as possible with your request or booking.

Find your nearest Cleanaway team

We are in every major city and region in Australia. Chances are you will find us not too far away from where you are. We’re in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth, as well as Karratha, Rockhampton, Newcastle, Geelong, Port Augusta, Albury, and more.