- Tube Tech first analysed the nature and composition of the deposit and its dimensions.
- They then prepared a mock-up of the blocked tubes at their premises.
- All collected data steered towards a new and highly innovative three stage process.
Over 99% of the contamination was removed including cleaning and polishing around the hairpin bends for the first time. As well as returning the hairpin heat exchangers very close to ‘as new’ condition, the treatment was completed in less than two days instead of the six usually required by standard pressure-jetting techniques.