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Introducing the Peinemann: The New Pipe Cleaning Solution

Pipe cleaning is a crucial process in helping to prolong the life of industrial pipes. Due to the nature of what these pipes are used for, the accumulation of materials can often occur over time. Having a build-up of these deposits consequentially reduces the...

Hydrodemolition and Where it Can Be Used

What is Hydrodemolition? As its name suggests, hydrodemolition is the controlled cutting or removal of concrete using high-pressured water jets. This increasingly popular method of concrete alteration is cost effective, environmentally friendly, accurate and...

Cleaning Pipes Full of Concrete in a Piling Rig

What are Piling Rigs? Piling rigs drill holes into the ground at diameters ranging between 300 and 1200mm. To drill these holes, piling rig machines use a large, circular auger. Once drilled, the holes left are filled with liquid cement before a wire basket cage is...

Scabbling Concrete in Industry

What is Concrete Scabbling? Concrete scabbling, otherwise known as concrete scappling, is a mechanical process which removes a thin layer from the surface of concrete. Traditionally, concrete scabbling was performed using axes, hammers and other pneumatic devices....

The Benefits of Water Jet Road Marking Removal

Road markings are laid onto roads with the intention of being permanent, and so the removal of them can be tricky. Old road markings have become a standard feature on roads, sometimes causing confusion to drivers. Because of this, it is extremely important to have a...

Industrial Tank Cleaning Service for All Requirements

Hydroblast's Unrivalled Tank Cleaning Service There are a number of reasons why businesses and industries require a tank cleaning service. Other than the regular care and maintenance of equipment that respected, professional companies carry out as standard business...

Pipe Cleaning In The Nuclear Industry

Why is Pipe Cleaning Important? Pipe cleaning is an incredibly important consideration for all industrial industries. Why? When ill-maintained, pipes can and often do become blocked with unwanted deposits. These deposits leave the pipes susceptible to a myriad of...

The Development of the Pile Cropping Process

It is becoming increasingly popular to use piles as support for modern and major building works, especially with the efficient and safe methods that are now available to use. Previously, digging foundations was the process commonly used to support new buildings....

Tank Cleaning Services: No Man Entry Tank Cleaning

Tanks have a variety of uses in industrial businesses, and the cleaning and maintaining of these tanks is very important. In doing so, it is essential to use up-to-date methods and equipment, to maximise the efficiency and safety of the cleaning process. Due to the...

Boxing for Cancer

According to statistics, a staggering 980 cases of cancer are diagnosed in the UK every day. When faced with this illness, many of us, naturally, become despondent and upset, but not our accounts manager, Janet. Forever positive, Janet fought cancer head-on with a...

What to Expect from a Water Jetting Training Course

At Hydroblast, we take safety extremely seriously. Predominantly, one of our experienced operators would perform hydrodemolition tasks. However, an increasing number of people are opting to try water jetting for themselves, hiring or purchasing water jetting equipment...

Bridge Deck Removal

Recently, Hydroblast were tasked with removing the external parapets from two flyover bridges. To accomplish this task (removing over 158m3 of concrete), we chose to forgo hand lancing, opting to use our robotic hydrodemolition equipment instead, as we knew that this...

How Using Water Jet Robots Can Help You To Save Money

More and more people are becoming aware of the value of hydrodemolition and how it can benefit businesses. Generally, how to save money is on the top of every business’ priority list. So, how can high-pressure water jet robots help you and your business save money?...

Water Jet vs Laser Cutting: What are the differences?

Water jet cutting is becoming increasingly popular as its benefits become more well known. Some may be unaware of these benefits or unsure of how it differs from laser cutting. Let’s take a look at both methods and weigh up the benefits of each. What is laser...

Water Jet Applications Around The World

Hydrodemolition is fast becoming one of the best demolition solutions on the market and this is, in part, thanks to its versatility.  High and ultra-high pressure water jets are so versatile that they can be adapted to suit a wide variety of applications.   Water...

The Siltbuster and the Environment

Hydrodemolition is one of the most eco-friendly forms of demolition, replacing unpredictable explosives and difficult to control machinery with robotic, high-pressure water jets. Hydrodemolition has become the environmentally-friendly demolition method it is today...