All Rotary Impingement Tank Cleaning Machines are NOT Created Equal

A major ethanol plant switched from a competing rotary impingement machine to a Gamajet. Below are results:

Hours of Operation: 24/7/365
Number of Fermenters: 4
Capacity of fermenters: 500,000 gallons

  Gamajet E-Z8 Other Rotary
Impingement Machine
Batches per year: 1,022 1,000
etOH Yield: 14% 12%
Cleaning time per batch: 0.75 hours 1.5 hours
Cleaning hours per year: 766 hours 1,500 hours
Gallons of Ethanol Produced: 71.5 MGPY 60.0 MGPY