Sponge-Jet/ Applications

Where can you use Sponge-Jet?

SURFACE PREPARATION AND COATING REMOVAL

  • Dow Chemical film polymer ducts are now prepared with Sponge Media, saving complete start-up batches of product that were formerly considered waste from coal slag contamination.

OIL, GAS & CHEMICAL PROCESSING

  • Specified by PETROBRAS, ExxonMobil, PEMEX, PETRONAS.
  • At PDVSA’s Amuay Refinery (the world’s largest) shutdown time was reduced by 60%, cancelling two, two-month overhauls worth $960M.
  • PEMEX has specified to use Sponge-Jet on more than four million square meters (43 million square feet) of steel.

MARINE

  • US NAVSEA Naval Sea Standard 009-32 released that the “Sponge-Jet media and process may be used as an alternative to [abrasive blasting and power tool cleaning to] obtain SSPC-SP-10 or SSPC-SP-11 cleanliness”
  • Used by Rosyth (UK), Toulon (FR), Puget Sound (US), Talcahuano (CH), Yokosuka (JP), Esquimalt (CA) and other Naval Bases
  • Chosen to blast hull insides of the Chile-to-Southpole icebreaker
  • Ballast tank and weld seam-approved on the world’s largest tanker; Four-year follow-up inspection revealed like-new coating

Used in:

  • Bridge Maintenance
  • Fire Restoration
  • General
  • Historic Restoration
  • Lead Abatement
  • Marine and Offshore
  • Mold Remediation
  • Nuclear Remediation
  • Oil and Gas
  • Petrochemical
  • Power Generation
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Water Treatment
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