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Why is steel gray after Waterjetting (hydroblasting)

July 31, 2017

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

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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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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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Quality of Water for Use in High Pressure Pumps

October 29, 2015

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

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