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WaterJet Certification; Move to Remote Hands Free Cleaning

Posted on 02. Dec, 2017 by .

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WJTA- IMCA Hydroblasting Certification At the 2017 WJTA- IMCA meeting (WaterJet Technology Assocation and Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association), Bill McClister- of Veolia North America, and Gary Noto- of Hydrochem PSC, gave an update on the WJTA- IMCA Hydroblasting Certification.  WJTA_IMCA is moving towards industrial cleaning by water jetting (hydroblasting) to be a certified Craft.  […]

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New Additions to Downloads

Posted on 02. Dec, 2017 by .

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2017-Dec-02.  I put some of the articles which are hiding in the posts into the downloads page. Most of the articles are scattered in the posts.

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BHR Group 2016 23rd International Conference on Waterjetting

Posted on 13. Nov, 2016 by .

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The WJTA-IMCA exhibition in New Orleans is over for 2016.   I missed a good exhibition and round-table of practical talks and a chance to mingle with colleagues. However, I was preparing for the BHR Group Waterjetting 2016 conference in Seattle on Nov 15-18. This BHR group conference is typically held in Europe so it […]

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WJTA-IMCA Exhibition-Demonstration Nov 2-3,2016 New Orleans LA

Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 by .

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The 2016 WJTA-IMCA  is a two day filled meeting with practical talks and demos.  The registration is $30 (one day) to $45 (2 day).  The WJTA_IMCA features a panel discussion on the Future of the Industry  which includes contractors, owners, and equipment manufacturers : Jim Ashmead, E.I. DuPont Rawlin Brown, StoneAge, Inc. Bradley Coble, PSC […]

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Comparison of Wet Abrasive Blast (WAB) and Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning

Posted on 04. Feb, 2016 by .

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There are many methods of wet abrasive blast cleaning (WAB) in surface preparation to remove coatings. Since the 1980’s, Carolina Equipment and Supply Co. (CESCO) has been supplying WAB equipment along with recycling methods. Recently CESCO sent me two youtubes to directly compare traditional dry abrasive blast cleaning and Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning using their […]

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Quality of Water to Protect High Pressure Pumps and for Surface Preparation of Coatings

Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 by .

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For 30 years, I have received questions about the quality of water that should be used for removal of coatings. How much dissolved material or minerals gets left on the surface? Just recently after an hour long webinar to 200 people, the question was “What should the quality of the water be?” Among the first […]

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Pipeline Integrity Congress – ReCap

Posted on 30. Nov, 2014 by .

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The attendees and speakers at the Pipeline Integrity Congress covered all aspects of crude pipeline transport.  There was a mix of academics, operators, and contractors- or suppliers, each of us with a different viewpoint.  As typical of a conference organized by European managers, there was time to hear a talk, discuss it, then have a […]

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The Only Pipeline Integrity Congress Focused Specifically on Crude Comes To Houston 19-20 Nov 2014

Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 by .

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  This year’s inaugural Crude Pipeline Asset Integrity Congress is the only event designed specifically for crude oil pipelines. With the continual emergence of new shale plays across the US, crude production has continued to soar and crude takeaway capacity with it. Tens of thousands of miles of crude pipelines now traverse the United States […]

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Cleaner Times Article on Dr. Frenzel by Kathy Danforth

Posted on 11. Jul, 2011 by .

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“This article is reprinted with permission from CleanerTimes/IWA, a monthly trade journal serving the pressure cleaning and waterjetting industries.  For more information please visit www.cleanertimes.com or www.waterjettingdirectory.com . Article by Kathy Danforth June 2011, p. 42, Cleaner Times Dr. Lydia Frenzel has been a significant force in the waterjetting industry since her early work in […]

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Beware the Cut

Posted on 06. Mar, 2009 by .

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Rusty Brown says: Corrosion is like the infection that attacks you when your skin is cut or damaged.

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