The trial was were carried out in three stages.
Heat eat was quenched by a constantly-monitored injection of water with steam being safely contained and vented.
The furnace tubes were navigated by means of a modified high-pressure jetting lance, modified to withstand the severe temperatures and high torque which it would encounter within the furnace tubes. Buoyancy pockets would assist the drill in reaching the “coal face.”
Mike and his team practiced the procedure many times with military precision at over 430 degrees C.
When on site the client had reduced the temperature to 120 degrees due to other site conditions. As a result the blockage was cleared in 1 day instead of the anticipated 3.