• Customer: Distribution and logistics service

  • Item to Clean: Plastic dunnage, trays, pallets

  • Contamination: Miscellaneous manufacturing soils

  • Process Parameters: Wash, blowoff, rinse, blowoff, heated blowoff

  • Cleanliness Required: Visually clean

  • Dryness Required: As dry as possible

  • Production Rate: Not specified

  • Machine Type: Aquamaster CB-4800 (Conveyorized Belt)

Customer Background

Customer specializes in distribution and logistics for a variety of end users.  They manage the storage, tracking and cleaning of returnable dunnage, including totes, trays, plastic skids, and other containers.


Customer was looking for a large, versatile system for cleaning a wide variety of returnable totes.  The cleaning system needed to be able to process both box style containers as well as skid and pallet style dunnage without the need for equipment changeover.  Customer required that the machine be easily accessible for maintenance and inspection.

cleaning trays and totes


An Aquamaster CB-4800 dual-lane conveyorized dunnage cleaning system with wash, intermediate blowoff, rinse, intermediate blowoff and heated blowoff modules was provided.  The system included two product lanes allowing the customer to run both plastic totes and trays simultaneously.  The Alliance patented “Full-Access” canopy design was included for maximum interior access for maintenance and inspection. A custom paint scheme was used.