Heat exchanger hydro jetting is a widely-used technique for cleaning heat exchangers and removing deposits that can hinder heat exchanger performance.

One major concern with hydro jetting is the use of high-pressure water jets. While these jets can be incredibly powerful and effective in removing debris and deposits, if they are not precisely controlled, they can inadvertently cause damage to the surfaces of the heat exchanger.

This risk is particularly high when dealing with delicate or corroded materials, as the force of the water can exacerbate existing issues or create new ones.

Moreover, hydro jetting can also lead to incomplete cleaning. It may not reach part of the heat exchanger, leaving behind some deposits that could affect its efficiency.

Additionally, the process consumes a significant amount of water, making it less environmentally friendly and potentially costly in areas with water scarcity or high water costs.

Furthermore, another downside of hydro jetting is the generation of hazardous streams. The dislodged deposits and contaminants can end up in the wastewater, posing environmental and regulatory concerns.

Safety is also a critical factor to consider when using hydro jetting. High-pressure water jets can be dangerous if not handled properly, potentially leading to injuries or accidents in the workplace.

Lastly, hydro jetting can incur high regular costs and maintenance expenses, especially when it comes to repairing any damage caused during the process or dealing with safety incidents.

At Taprogge, we believe in preventive solutions! The KLAREN self-cleaning fluidized bed heat exchanger, designed to prevent fouling in its early stage and achieve up to zero fouling operations in your heat exchanger(s), maintaining a clean system and running your plant without operational constraints.

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Article by:
Amol Palve
Sales Manager – Klaren Technology
Taprogge GmbH

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