Tag Archives: surface preparation

Why is steel dull gray after Waterjetting? What does the profile look like under rust?

Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 by .

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This is a monograph on why steel looks dull  gray after waterjet cleaning.  What does the profile look like under rust? The simple answer is that abrasives leave debris behind which reflects back the light; abrasives plow the surface and create plateaus. Water jet cleaning (Hydroblasting) removes the debris and doesn’t form flat surfaces. Grey […]

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Waterjetting Technology Assoc. WJTA-IMCA Conference Oct – 2017 New Orleans

Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 by .

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WaterJetting Technology Association – Industrial Municipal Cleaning Association WJTA-IMCA Conference & Expo ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER October 25-27, 2017 New Orleans Eight Reasons Leading Companies are Attending the WJTA-IMCA Conference & Expo Every year, the most forward-looking and progressive contractors, facility/asset owners, and suppliers of all sizes have high level participants at the WJTA-IMCA. […]

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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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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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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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Ensuring Success of Project Through Coatings Techniques 19-20 Nov 2014 Houston

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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Lydia Frenzel will be speaking on November 20, 2014 in Houston, Texas Ensuring The Success Of A Project Through The Optimal Selection Of Coating Techniques The Only Crude Pipeline Operator-Led Congress Focused On The Entire Pipeline Asset Integrity Management Strategy: From Selection To Implementation Houston TX Nov 19-20 Website: http://www.crude-pipeline-asset-integrity-2014.com Reviewing NACE,-SSPC, ISO Surface Preparation […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems- Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation 10-2014

Posted on 14. Aug, 2014 by .

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Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation- Course Programme 21-22 October, 2014, Berlin Germany www.clarion.org DAY 1 Introduction Deterioration Mechanisms                        Causes of pipeline problems and consequences Rehabilitation Options                                What overall methods can be considered In-plant Rehabilitation                               Reconditioning pipe in a stationary facility Out of the Ditch Rehabilitation                  Case Studies of recoating a large diameter gas line in Canada and […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems- Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation 10-2014

Posted on 14. Aug, 2014 by .

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This pre event course is scheduled for 21-22 October, 2014 Featuring Sidney A Taylor- Lecturer, and Dr. Lydia M. Frenzel-Lecturer    www.clarion.org The 6th international forum on Technical Conference, Training Courses, and Exhibition 21 – 24 October, 2014 · Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany Training courses: 21-22 October Conference: 23-24 October Exhibition: 23-24 October Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation This course […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems- Conference in Berlin Germany 10-2014

Posted on 14. Aug, 2014 by .

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Dr. Lydia Frenzel will be lecturing in the “Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation”  pre event course 21-22 -October-2014 in Berlin, Germay with Sidney A Taylor as the Senior Lecturer. Visit clarion.org for full conference details.  http://clarion.org/fpp/fpp-2014/index.php Speakers and papers are scheduled from: Netherlands, Germany, USA, UK, Czech Republic, Russia, Canada, Italy, France, Abu Dhabi The 6th international […]

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