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10,000+ hours of ‘man entry’ tank cleaning eradicated…and counting

Re-Gen Robotics’ Managing Director Fintan Duffy discusses how years spent manually cleaning oil tanks, gave him the drive, passion and expertise to grow a robotic tank cleaning company that would take workers out of tanks for good

Up until the launch of Re-Gen Robotics in March 2019, the only tank cleaning option available to terminal operators was to send personnel inside fuel tanks with highly explosive atmospheres, using breathing apparatus and chemical suits.

Despite all the necessary safety precautions and confined space entry procedures enforced, accidents and fatalities were still commonplace due to human error and industry apathy.

Responding to the rising number of confined space deaths, Re-Gen Robotics launched Europe’s first and only
Zone 0, EX certified company, providing 100% non-person entry robotic tank cleaning service. Based on its knowledge and understanding of the industry and after years of extensive research, its R&D team designed bespoke robotic equip...

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