Downtime Reduced by 50%
A biomass power station in the South of England required a rapid response following a mechanical failure on the site. Tenacious deposits needed removing prior to asset integrity inspection.
- Mechanical failure had caused oil on shell side to mix with water on tube side.
- Fast cleaning was required to identify failure locations and maximise performance.
- Tube Tech International mobilised within 48 hours
- Innovative U-Tube MicroFlex cleaning system was used to unblock tubes.
Tube Tech Comment
Technical Sales Manager. “We appreciated the urgent nature of this clients request and responded within 48 hours. A combination of technology helped reduce our client’s downtime by seven 7 days from a previous 14 days using other contractors.
Lead Maintenance Engineer: “The cleaning of the tube nest was so successful we achieved 50% uptime as a result. Pressure testing of the tube nest identified one defective tube.