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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December 3, 2015

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Lydia Frenzel – A Life Devoted to Excellence

Cleaner Times writer  Adia Walker wrote an extensive feature on Lydia and Charles Frenzel upon the occasion of Lydia being presented the SSPC John D. Keane Award at their 2015 convention.  Cleaner Times has a long history of  writing for the service companies with safety and business hints as well as technical articles on pressure […]

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October 29, 2015

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Quality of Water for Use in High Pressure Pumps

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 questions was “What shoul the quality of the water be?” Among the first […]

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