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Why is steel matte gray after Waterjetting (hydroblasting)

July 31, 2017

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Why is Steel dark Gray after hydroblasting?  What does the profile under corrosion look like? A short monograph. dark grey steel  

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WJTA-IMCA Conference Exhibition 2017-Oct New Orleans

July 31, 2017

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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

November 13, 2016

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

September 30, 2016

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

September 19, 2016

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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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Microscopic Analysis of Steel after Waterjet Cleaning

February 25, 2016

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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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