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Concrete Scabbling using UHP New Sewer Tunnel

Concrete Scabbling using UHP New Sewer Tunnel

Civil Engineers working on the new 25km London Super Sewer, required a section of the precast concrete tunnel scabbling last week by UHP water Jetting. The tunnel was over 120m in length and had an internal diameter of 2.2m,10 metres underground. The surface needed to...

Converted UHP Powerpack proves to be a success

Converted UHP Powerpack proves to be a success

UHP Powerpack Our converted UHP Powerpack from High pressure to Ultra High Pressure was announced in March this year taking it from a 1000 BAR, 262 litres per minute Powerpack, into a UHP 2200 BAR 122 litres per minute Powerpack, for Hydrodemolition use. (If you...

French Hydrodemolition company Purchases 50 Hose reels

French Hydrodemolition company Purchases 50 Hose reels

Order of 50 High pressure Hose Reals into France Hydrodemolition Equipment, key to efficiency. THP (A french Hydrodemolition* company, based in the region of Saint-Denis-de-Pile) were part of the Hydroblast’s Sardinian Hydrodemolition project when they first saw...

Hydroblast Sources PPE for NHS & Latest Update

Hydroblast Sources PPE for NHS & Latest Update

Not one of our usual Water Jetting related posts, but Hydroblast has sourced PPE for the NHS to support them during COVID-19, by sending another box full of specialised PPE that marks our third shipment. We also provide an update on our Latest Operations. Over...

Hydroblast helps Veteran Stone

Hydroblast helps Veteran Stone

Earlier this year our Managing Director, Gerald McDonald, was approached with an enquiry from Veteran Stone for our training services. discussing training Gerald was touched by Lee Ellerkers company’s mission. Veteran Stone’s story began when Lee, being a veteran...

Ultra High Pressure Powerpack Conversion to 2200 Bar

Ultra High Pressure Powerpack Conversion to 2200 Bar

Over the past 2 years we have massively invested in our equipment which included 2 new purpose built Hammlemann ultra high pressure pumps which we hoped would; reduce our impact on the environment, increase our efficiency and improve our operations. We are pleased to...

A message from Hydroblast “Stay Safe”.

A message from Hydroblast “Stay Safe”.

In light of the ongoing and unprecedented impact of COVID-19, Hydroblast is keeping a close eye on the situation and are taking its threat very seriously. We'd like to make a couple of points regarding operations going forward: Business goes on We will be maintaining...

Hydrodemolition Training days at Hydroblast HQ

Hydrodemolition Training days at Hydroblast HQ

Education is an incredibly important factor in our business that's why we pride ourselves on having our staff undertake hydrodemolition training courses regularly to maintain our incredibly high standards. As part of our Staff's continual professional development,...

International Refractory Hydrodemolition

International Refractory Hydrodemolition

Energy from Waste plants are becoming more and more popular for disposing of our waste. Their construction have seen a huge growth over the last decade and the best way to maintain them? Hydrodemolition. Refractory walls in Italy that required Hydrodemolition In 2006,...

Expert Refractory Removal Service

Expert Refractory Removal Service

Energy-from-waste plants (EfW) produce intense heat through combustion and overtime this heat damages the refractory lining of the incinerator. Why is refractory removal necessary? As a result of extreme heat inside the fire chamber, the cement starts to break and...

Tank Cleaning Services: No Man Entry Tank Cleaning

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...

WJA Training

WJA Training

Recently, Gerald got the opportunity to visit Yorkshire Water and observe some of their students taking the Drains & Sewers test paper.   Afterwards, the team travelled to Yorkshire Water’s outdoors training area, to observe the students putting the theory into...

Refractory Removal at Hydroblast

Refractory Removal at Hydroblast

In the construction of vessels exposed to high temperatures, such as furnaces, boilers and incinerators, refractory lining in installed. Typically made from alumina and silica, the refractory acts as insulation and protects the outer steel structure from damage. As a...

Top Secret Tank Cleaning

Top Secret Tank Cleaning

18 months ago, a customer called and asked Hydroblast to go and deliver Water Jetting Safety Awareness training to his staff. Then, this spring we were invited to go back to his country and deliver further training to more of their staff. However, when we arrived in...

Why Choose Hydroblast for Tank Cleaning

Why Choose Hydroblast for Tank Cleaning

Benefits of Tank Cleaning Tank Cleaning is necessary to keep your operations running efficiently. It ensures that the equipment works to its optimal level as it allows you to identify and rectify any maintenance issues. To offer the best standards of cleanliness and...

What to Expect from a Water Jetting Training Course

What to Expect from a Water Jetting Training Course

At Hydroblast, we take safety extremely seriously. Usually, 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 from...

Front of Airport Line Removal

Front of Airport Line Removal

Airport Thermoplastic Line Removal This busy UK airport required our line removal services outside the front of their terminal. The airport welcomes thousands of daily passengers, so the operation needed to be low key to ensure no delays or safety issues between the...

Hydrodemolition: Why do we have Robots?

Hydrodemolition: Why do we have Robots?

Since the introduction of hydrodemolition robots in 1984, the practice of hydrodemolition has been revolutionised, making the sector more versatile, efficient, accurate and safer. Increased Versatility At Hydroblast, our Aqua Jet robots are equipped with numerous...