Power Generation

Reduce downtime and unplanned outages in power generation

Dry ice blasting ensures regular maintenance of critical path power equipment in power generation. The process is non-conductive, non-abrasive and allows for effective in-place cleaning without cooldown or disassembly.

Natural Gas

Improve efficiency and reduce the risk of equipment failure

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Benefits

Dry ice blasting enables the ability to clean in-place, which results in more frequent cleaning and improved equipment efficiency.

  • Non-abrasive No damage to delicate precision components
  • Dry cleaning process No drying time
  • Clean in-place Minimal to no disassembly
  • No secondary waste stream
  • No flash rusting
  • Reduce risk of unplanned production stoppages and costly repairs
  • Better cleaning results
  • Environmentally responsible

Specific use cases:

  • Compressors
  • Regenerators
  • Combustion chambers
  • Gas turbines
  • Alternators
  • Starting motors
  • Heat recovery steam generators (HRSG)
  • Heat exchangers
  • Failed coating, corrosion, soluble salts and chloride removal
  • Non-destructive testing
  • +More

Hydroelectric

Clean generators more effectively, resulting in more efficient operation

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Benefits

Dry ice blasting helps maintain clean hydroelectric power equipment, which reduces risk of downtime and system failure.

  • No secondary waste stream
  • Limited containment setup
  • Clean in-place Minimal to no disassembly
  • Better cleaning results
  • Access and clean tight spaces
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Non-abrasive No damage to delicate precision components
  • Environmentally responsible

Specific use cases:

  • Water turbines Impulse and reaction turbines
  • Coils
  • Windings
  • Stators
  • Rotors
  • +More

Nuclear

Safely and effectively clean nuclear power generation components

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Benefits

Dry ice cleaning produces improved cleaning results, which leads to nuclear facilities operating at peak efficiency.

  • Better cleaning results
  • Dry cleaning process No drying time
  • No secondary waste stream
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Non-abrasive No damage to delicate precision components
  • Clean in-place
  • Reduce risk of unplanned production stoppages and costly repairs
  • Environmentally responsible

Specific use cases:

  • Nuclear reactors
  • Heat exchangers
  • Steam turbines
  • Alternators
  • Boilers
  • Boiler tubes
  • Vessels
  • Non-destructive testing
  • +More

Steam Generation

Maintain high heat transfer efficiency

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Benefits

Dry ice cleaning effectively cleans operating equipment and ensures steam generating systems are running at peak efficiency.

  • Non-abrasive No damage to delicate precision components
  • Dry cleaning process No drying time
  • Clean in-place Minimal to no disassembly
  • No secondary waste stream
  • No flash rusting
  • Reduce risk of unplanned production stoppages and costly repairs
  • Better cleaning results
  • Environmentally responsible

Specific use cases:

  • Boilers
  • Super heaters
  • Economizers
  • Heat recovery steam generators (HRSG)
  • Air preheaters
  • Steam turbines
  • Alternators
  • Condensers
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Failed coating, corrosion, soluble salts and chloride removal
  • +More

Substations

Regularly maintain equipment to ensure highly efficient operation

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Benefits

Dry ice cleaning quickly cleans substation equipment, which reduces operational downtime and the risk of system failure.

  • Faster cleaning process
  • Dry cleaning process No drying time
  • Non-abrasive No damage to delicate precision components
  • No secondary waste stream
  • Corrosion removal
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Reduce risk of unplanned production stoppages and costly repairs
  • Environmentally responsible

Specific use cases:

  • Insulators
  • Arresters
  • Transformers
  • Circuit breakers
  • Isolators
  • Bushings
  • Switchgears
  • Motors
  • Gas turbines
  • +More

Benefits of Dry Ice Blasting

Maintain peak operational efficiency

Dry ice blasting safely and effectively cleans a wide range of power generation equipment, leading to optimal efficiency.

  • Reduce unplanned downtime and risk of catastrophic failure
  • Clean online Clean faster and with little to no disassembly
  • Non-abrasive No damage to delicate precision components
  • No secondary waste Reduce containment and eliminate risk of damage
  • Non-conductive
  • Increase polarization indices
  • Improve megohm readings
  • Improve thermal dissipation
  • Environmentally responsible and employee safe

With the flexibility to quickly restore and recondition various sizes and types of industrial equipment and machinery with dry ice cleaning, we minimize the costly downtime and disruption generally associated with industrial cleaning.

Derek Bland
VP | Houston-Johnson, Inc.

Case Studies

Proven technology produces definable results

Our solutions are driving real results in our customers’ organizations.

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