Pressure Cleaning Articles

  • What are IP ratings and why do they matter?

    IP Ratings (formally called Ingress Protection Rating) are an international standard that determines the level of sealing an electrical enclosure has. The environment your electrical enclosure will be in determines which IP rating you need. The harsher the conditions the higher rating you need. The rating has two numbers. Great. So what do they mean? The first number is the protection ...


    By PT Limited

  • Clarifier rehabilitation in Clermont, Canada - Case study

    CANADIAN PULP MILL CLARIFIER Rehabilitation & Protection From Chemical Attack When Resolute Forest Products was determining a solution for rehabilitation and protection of their 50,000 square foot concrete clarifier damaged from mild chemical attack and abrasion from their pulping process they contacted MBI Corexcel, a local corrosion-resistant specialized contractor, for ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • 5 Reasons to Use Eductor Systems for Complex Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation of dams and levees present complex geotechnical conditions. Contractors require dry, safe and stable working environments in order to carry out an effective rehabilitation project. As our national dam and levee infrastructure ages, the pressure to stabilize construction sites and lower costs will rise. Eductor systems provide a safe, cost-effective dewatering solution for these ...

  • Manufacturing Automation Magazine - Article on Coulson Ice Blast

    Read Coulson Ice Blast's feature article in Manufacturing Automation. Coulson Ice Blast is an award winning, enviromentally friendly industrial cleaning technology.  Water is one of the most essential human needs. Yet, for something so key to life, hundreds of millions of gallons of H2O are wasted each year on industrial cleaning applications. The ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • High Pressure Water Pumps

    Did you know? That BBA Pumps is more than wellpointing, dewatering and sewer bypassing. The pictured BA-C100H1 high head unit can be used for the following applications Mining and quarrying Dredging and underwater excavation Fire fighting and emergencies ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Case study - Ice Blast technology for steam generator decontamination

    Background At Point Lepreau NGS the Health Physics Department looked for alternative decontamination methods that could be applied to reduce the dose expenditure as a result of maintenance on the primary side of our steam generators. Due to the characteristics of the CANDU design (i.e., primary circuit being high purity D2O) introduction of foreign contaminants was also a concern. ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Power Station Slag Recycling - Case Study

    The problem: Coal fired power stations operating tap slag boilers release most of the ashes resulting from the combustion as slag at the boiler bottom. There is a number of such power stations in Europe operative. These boilers are also known as wet bottom boilers. There are two types of wet-bottom boilers: the slag-tap boiler and the cyclone boiler. The slag-tap boiler burns ...


    By Dirk European Holdings LTD

  • With its High Pressure Pipeline Environment, Rand Water Provided A Perfect Opportunity to Test New Smartball Insertion And Extraction Equipment

    Rand Water is the largest bulk water utility in Africa and one of the largest in the world, providing bulk potable water to more than 23 million people in Gauteng, parts of Mpumalanga, the Free State and North West - an area that stretches over 31,000 square kilometres. Rand Water’s distribution network includes over 3,300 kilometres of large-diameter pipelines. In 2015 ...

  • Fast-Set Polyurea HT 100F: Concrete Waterproofing for Foundations and Walls

    POLYSHIELD HT 100F is a fast-set, high performance, spray-applied, plural component, pure polyurea elastomer. This system is based on amine-terminated polyether resins, amine chain extenders, and prepolymers. It provides a cost effective flexible, tough, resilient monolithic membrane with water and chemical resistance. For more information about POLYSHIELD HT 100F, ...

  • Case Study: 48 Hour Tank Lining Repair

    GUEST BLOG: 48-hour tank lining corrosion repair, thanks to SPI’s fast curing Polyshield HT-100F UB In this post, we focus on a tank lining corrosion repair that’s recently been completed by our 2015 Global Distributor of the Year, SPI Performance Coatings Ltd, of Wiltshire UK. This particular project involved a ...

  • Dredging Technology – Underwater Excavation and Construction

    The presence of water is ussualy considered a nuisance in construction, particularly when excavating removing water is common practice. In some cases however, water can be a very useful tool that may simplify things greatly. With the “flooded excavation principle”, the construction site is flooded after the retaining walls have been installed (e.g. sheet pile). When the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Dredging Technology - Underwater Excavation and Construction

    The presence of water is usually considered a nuisance in construction, particularly when excavating removing water is common practice. In some cases however, water can be a very useful tool that may simplify things greatly.  With the “flooded excavation principle”, the construction site is flooded after the retaining walls have been installed (e.g. sheet pile). When the ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Check out IceTech new video case study!

    We are very pleased to share our latest video case study. Westmoreland Plastics Company from Latrobe, Pennsylvania in the US is a manufacturer of quality thermoset and thermoplastic molded components. Before find out about dry ice technology, Westmoreland was cleaning their injection molds manually, which was time consuming. By using their IceTech dry ice blasting machine Westmoreland reduced ...

  • Rotary batch blenders help DIP get pre-mixes to market fast

    Mixers are more efficient than double-cone units Ductil Iron Powder (DIP), Buzau, Romania, was established in 2000 as a spin-off of Ductil Steel. Its products are iron and alloyed powders for use in powder metallurgy and welding applications. The plant for making the iron powders began operation in 1995, and by 2000 it reached its current capacity ...

  • Economy in car-making - powder metallurgy

    Powder metallurgy (PM) has made a major contribution to the technology of automotive manufacture over the past 70 years. It has been and is still the fastest-growing metalworking technology. Today, on average, it provides about 10kg of the total components of a car — more in the US, where cars are larger and use automatic transmissions in nearly all units sold and less in Europe and Japan, ...

  • FS Karton GmbH (MM Karton group) Neuss (Rheinland) Germany – case study

    OVERVIEW MM Karton Group / FS Karton is no. 2 in Europe in the package processing industry. WATER SYSTEM CHALLENGES The plant had suffered general scale problem at all technical facilities because of the high water hardness. The management‘s main concerns were the large vacuum pumps and the high pressure water nozzles. ...

  • A glue manufacturing plant in Malaysia case study

    Minimizing water consumption and health problems at the same time!! A glue manufacturing plant in Malaysia had a belt press, but they had always faced clogging problems because of the sticky characteristics of sludge dewatered. For its operation and maintenance, they needed to use a great amount of water, as much as 36 m3/day. Furthermore, high-pressure water cleaning generated loud ...


    By AMCON Inc.

  • Smart Textiles is a cluster where college, research and business are coordinated

    For TST Sweden, Smart Textiles has repeatedly made projects possible, sais Jörgen Lillieroth, CEO of TST Sweden. Smart Textiles has for example been involved in the development of our latest clothing for protection against ultra-high pressure waterjetting. (Up to 3000 bar!) Smart Textiles is a creative environment with great curiosity and optimism. Very valuable for everybody involved! A ...


    By TST Sweden AB

  • Case Study of EC at Dakota Creek Marin

    Customer Profile Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, WA, pressure washes boat and ship hulls and does paint stripping using high pressure cleaning equipment. Wastewater is reused in the pressure washing system.   Results Water Quality Spec for reuse: no solids> 1 micron Other treated water parameters Oil & Grease - ND ...

  • Geraldton Western Australia add another Scarab Mistral to their fleet

    Geraldton is the capital of Western Australia's mid West region located 424kms from Perth, on the coast. Their new Scarab Mistral is fitted to a Hino FG1628 Euro 5 chassis and will maintain their residential areas, alongside enhancing the foreshore area which is prone to sand drifts, especially during the winter months. The unit was a welcome addition to the existing Scarab Mistral, also on a ...

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