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  • New ARM Lets Water Jet Operators Keep Their Distance

    The new Automated Remote Manipulator (ARM) from NLB Corp. is a semi-automated water jet system that increases operator protection while reducing downtime.  It lets an operator manipulate a variety of accessories from the safety and comfort of a climate-controlled cab, using convenient joystick controls to position them and to ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB Roto-Reel® automates pipe cleaning

    NLB Corp. has introduced two Roto-Reel® units that automatically feed high-pressure water jet hose for industrial pipe and sewer cleaning, relieving operators of the strain of manual hose feeding. They also improve efficiency by rotating the hose as it feeds, helping it get through tight bends and maximizing cleaning coverage and water jet force.Two models are available. The Roto-Reel 200 has a ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • 40,000 psi lance offers 60-second cartriddge change

    A new 40,000 psi (2,800 bar) water jet lance from NLB Corp. makes the company's popular 60-second cartridge change and other operator-friendly features available for UHP applications.The NCG40-286 lance is lightweight and ergonomic, weighing just 13.5 lbs. (16 kg). Its patented trigger design (U.S. patent no. 5,636,789) requires just a light squeeze to initiate the water jet action, and the ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Rotating Line Moles expand pipe cleaning options

    A new family of Rotating Line Moles (RLM) from NLB gives users more than 40 choices to clean pipes and tubes with high-pressure water.  Designed for tubes with diameters from 0.5 inches to 1.5 inches (1.27 cm to 3.81 cm), they feature operating pressures of 10,000 psi or 20,000 psi (700 bar or 1,400 bar).  A variety of flows and nozzle patterns lets users create the most effective ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • StarJet™ system preps runway used for space shuttle landing

    When the space shuttle Endeavour made its final landing Sept. 21 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), it arrived on a runway maintained by a StarJet™ pavement marking removal system from NLB Corp. The StarJet, operated by Sterndahl Enterprises, Inc. of Sun Valley, Calif. removes old runway markings and rubber build-up with high-pressure water jets (up to 40,000 ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB introduces two new self-rotating tube cleaning nozzles

    NLB has introduced two new Typhoon™ 10 selfrotating nozzles that clean pipes and tubes as small as 1/2” in diameter. The RPN1506 operates at pressures up to 15,000 psi and the RPN2006 at up to 20,000 psi. Both rotate at 7,000 rpm with a maximum flow of 6 gpm. Like other Typhoon nozzles, these new nozzles are precision-machined and coated with titanium nitride for long life. You can ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB introduces 400 hp convertible water jet unit

    NLB Corp. has introduced the NLB 325 Series convertible water jet units, which operate at up to 400 hp at any of six pressures up to 24,000 psi. The new models — the first NLB convertible quintuplex pumps — have many features and parts in common with the popular NLB 225 Series. This simplifies operation, maintenance and inventory for water jetters who use NLB 225 units.Two diesel-powered models ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Typhoon™ 10 nozzles clean small pipes with less leakage

    Two new Typhoon™ 10 rotating water jet nozzles from NLB Corp. clean pipes as small as 5/8-inch (1.6 cm) in diameter and use water more efficiently than other rotating nozzles. The Typhoon™ 24-10 is for applications requiring water pressure of up to 24,000 psi (1,680 bar), while the Typhoon™ 15-10 is for pressures up to 15,000 psi (1,035 bar). These self-propelling nozzles rotate at up to 7,000 ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB 125 water jet units now convertible to 40,000 psi

    NLB has expanded the operating range of its 125 Series convertible water jet pump units to include ultra-high pressures.  All models can be converted in about 20 minutes to any of eight operating pressures, from 6,000 psi to 40,000 psi (414 bar to 2,800 bar), using NLB’s simple conversion kit. Fast ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB Corp water jet unit can operate at 8,000 psi to 40,000 psi

    A new generation of the NLB 225 Series convertible water jet units expands its range of operating pressures to 40,000 psi and improves ultra-high pressure reliability and accessibility for maintenance. The NLB 225 Series now offers the widest pressure range in the industry: 8,000 psi, 10,000 psi, 12,000 psi, 15,000 psi, 20,000 psi, 24,000 psi, or 40,000 psi. Conversions require a simple kit and ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB introduces 24,000 psi multi-gun valve

    NLB Corp. has introduced the MGV24-1200, a new multi-gun valve that allows two or more high-pressure water jet lances (or other accessories) to be operated from the same 24,000 psi pump unit and can be rebuilt in the field in just five minutes. The MGV24-1200 can be used with any ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB 605 water jet unit combines UHP with high-horsepower

    WIXOM, MICH... APRIL 5, 2011…The NLB 605 series of water jet pump units now gives users a powerful combination of ultra-high pressure and high horsepower in a rugged unit they can convert to a variety of operating pressures. The range of the NLB 605 Series has been expanded to include eight operating pressures from 4,000 psi to 40,000 psi  (275 bar to 2,800 bar), with engines of up to ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB branch serves Chicago and upper midwest

    NLB Corp. has opened a regional branch facility in Crown Point, Ind. to provide customers in the Chicago area and the upper midwest with water jet pump units, accessories, training, and service. The Crown Point branch, about 15 miles south of Gary off I-65, has NLB pump units and accessories for rent, sale and lease. It also offers genuine NLB replacement parts, ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New NLB water jet nozzle cleans tubes at up to 40,000 psi

    The new RPN4009, a self-rotating water jet nozzle from NLB Corp., cleans pipes and tubes at pressures up to 40,000 psi (2,760 bar).  Designed for a minimum pipe diameter of 0.75 inches (1.91 cm), it is the first nozzle in the Typhoon 10 series to operate at ultra-high pressure. Like other Typhoon nozzles, the RPN4009 is precision ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB introduces 20,000 psi and 15,000 psi self-rotating nozzles

    NLB has introduced two new Typhoon™10 series self-rotating tube cleaning nozzles for tubes with diameters of at least 0.75 inches.  The RPN 2020 is rated for a maximum operating pressure of 20,000 psi and the RPN 1520 for up to 15,000 psi. Both new models rotate at 7,000 rpm, with maximum flow of 20 gpm.  Both ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB 325 water jet now convertible to 40,000 psi

    NLB Corp. has extended the operating pressure range of its convertible NLB 325 Series water jet pump units to 40,000 psi (2,800 bar), making the industry's widest operating pressure range available with up to 400 hp. These units can easily be converted in just 30 minutes to operate at 8,000 psi, 10,000 psi, 12,000 psi, 15,000 psi, 20,000 psi, 24,000 psi, or 40,000 psi (552, 690, 828, 1,035, ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • NLB introduces 1,000 HP convertible water jet unit

    NLB’s latest convertible units, the NLB 1005 Series, are the first in the water jet industry to combine the power of 1,000 hp (746 kW) with 4,000 psi-to-20,000 psi convertibility (275 bar to 1,400 bar) for really big jobs. These rugged units offer the same reliability, easy maintenance and low operating cost as other NLB convertible ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Powerful 3-D head fits through 6-inch tank or reactor opening

    The new Torrent™ 50 tank cleaning head from NLB Corp. delivers 3-D water jet action with the force of 600 hp water, and fits through a tank or reactor opening as small as 6 inches (15 cm). The Torrent 50, rated for pressures up to 20,000 psi (1,400 bar) and flows to 50 gpm (183 lm),has two high-velocity water jets that ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Latest NLB catalog introduces new water jet accessories

    WIXOM, MICH... MARCH 2, 2011…NLB Corp. has released the 2011 edition of its popular water jet accessory catalog, the biggest edition ever.  The 106-page catalog can be requested at no charge from NLB, or downloaded from the company's website, www.nlbcorp.com. The 2011 ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • New Saflex™ 2001 simplifies tube bundle cleaning

    The new Saflex™ 2001 tube bundle cleaning system from NLB Corp. is a lightweight, portable accessory that is more productive than manual water jetting and has options to enhance operator safety. The Saflex 2001 lets an operator clean two tubes at the same time without exposure to the water jets, ...


    By NLB Corp.

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