November 13, 2016

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BHR Group 2016 23rd International Conference on Waterjetting

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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September 30, 2016

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

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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September 19, 2016

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Newsletter Advisory Council NACE Meeting 2016-03 WJ IN Vancouver BC

New Build-Brazil; ISO Meeting Trip Report NACE Corrosion 2016 March Vancouver BC By: Lydia Frenzel I, Lydia Frenzel, scrutinized the program to see if the UHP WJ/ paint maintenance community might find a niche for applications as this conference has paint/coatings, railcar, marine, and pipeline sections but focuses on corrosion, cathodic protection, alloys-and metals. Prior […]

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February 25, 2016

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Microscopic Analysis of Steel after Waterjet Cleaning

In the late 1990’s,  I received a report from Materials Evaluation Laboratory.  The report is copyrighted.  The pump company had cleaned UHP WJ on panels supplied by a major oil company.  Materials Evaluation Laboratory analyzed the substrate with microscopy and metallurgy compared to abrasive blasting.  This was at the time that UHP WJ was scarce and […]

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February 4, 2016

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

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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December 15, 2015

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Downloads Section

The upper left Downloads icon leads to the page where papers can be downloaded. If you need to know, click on Downloads page.

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