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Latest Hydrodemolition and Water Jetting News

Training Course Success

In February our Managing Director, Gerald McDonald, flew over to Ireland to deliver a safety course to the employees of Structural Concrete Bonding Services after their purchase of water-jetting equipment. The course, which was hosted by Kilcullen Town Hall, covered...

Hydroblasting ‘The Sticky Mess’

Tank cleaning is just one of the services we offer at Hydroblast, and we were contacted by a company who were looking to clean their tank after it had become somewhat of a ‘sticky mess’. The work involved removing the sticky residue created by a chemical reaction gone...

Hydroblast WHEN “OLNY” THE BEST WILL DO!”

Hydroblast were contacted by a company relating to the quality of work that had been undertaken by another company.  The work involved removing wording that was of poor quality and yellow lines that had also been applied which were not up to standard.  Due to the...

A Big Tank – Means Big Arms: Storage Tank Maintenance

As industrial tank cleaning is one of the services we offer here at Hydroblast, we were recently contacted by a company who wanted to clean inside their large vertical storage tank. The storage tank had no internal paddles or mixer blades, and the product stored...

Hydrodemolition to Precast Concrete Sections

A civil engineering company needed to modify precast concrete panels and employed Hydroblast to carry out the task. Such a task requires efficiency, accuracy, and safety; something that we pride ourselves on providing to all clients. Visually, our instructions for the...

Concrete Breakout for Storage Tanks

Here at Hydroblast we are able to offer innovative solutions to breaking out concrete, a task that can often be difficult, lengthy, and dangerous. This service was required by a company that installs and refurbishes glass-fused-to-steel tanks. During their work, they...

How to Remove Corrosion with High Pressure Water Jetting

Metals that are repeatedly exposed to a substance can begin to corrode over time. Some metals are more prone to corrosion than others and some metals can even begin to rust, both of which are usually identified by a change in appearance on the surface of a metal. As...

Extensive Concrete Removal to Aid Construction Work

It's been a busy few months for our water jetting teams here at Hydroblast - even more so than usual. We've been busy working on a vast range of jobs, one of which was a large hydrodemolition job that we recently completed in Sheffield. The task at hand involved a...

How to Remove Road Markings

Road markings play an important role in defining the layout of our roads, indicating everything from the areas we can't park on to when we need to slow down. They are a vital feature on our roads, but naturally, they have to endure a lot of traffic and footfall going...

New Rotary Surface Preparation Nozzle

Formwork Cleaning with Hydroblast's New Nozzle What is formwork? Formwork is a type of mould that wet concrete is poured into to create a desired shape. This is commonly used in construction to create concrete shapes, pillars and staircases, to name but a few. Because...

3D Tank Cleaning Nozzle Saves Polymer and Resin Tank

The Problem Hydroblast was recently contacted by a large polymer and resin manufacturer who had a big problem with one of their mixing/reactor tanks. The ratio of substances wasn't quite right in one of their tanks and this had resulted in the entire mixture going...

High Pressure Water Jetting Training at Hydroblast

At Hydroblast, we provide water jetting training courses to educate operators to the highest standard of water jetting. In fact, our training is accredited by City & Guilds, and we are also a registered provide of the Water Jetting Association. As a result, we are...

Cleaning Up Emergency Oil Spill On Highway

The Problem Hydroblast was contacted when a HIAB vehicle, which was transporting building supplies, encountered a problem. One of the truck’s hydraulic pipes had burst and caused an oil leak that had spread over the road. Not only are leaks a hazard for all road...

Interview with Hydroblast’s Callum

At Hydroblast, we know that our industry-leading equipment and technology is only half the battle when it comes to providing a first-class service. A company is nothing without its team, and it's with this in mind that we sat down with one of our newer members of...