Water Jetting Association News

Water Jetting Applications:

This section of the website aims to show (by using animation) how different applications are undertaken using the latest techniques – as time goes on it will also show methods of operation of individual items which form part of the water jetting process.

This forms part of the WJA’s continuing safety / training / education process.

STONEAGE INC (WJA MEMBER) – ANNOUNCING LIGHTWEIGHT STRIKER.

June 23, 2017

StoneAge is pleased to announce the Lightweight Striker automated remote shotgun cleaning system.  The Lightweight Striker is designed for automated shotgunning in hard to access locations. The system can be quickly disassembled into modular components that fit through standard manway openings and meet plant requirements for single man lift and hands-free safety compliance. Key Advantages …

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JETTING SYSTEMS (WJA MEMBER) / TST PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

June 8, 2017

RELEASE: 1   HI-VIS PROTECTION FOR WATER JET CLEANING FROM JETTING SYSTEMS Now available a High Visibility Vest, which is certified not only for High Pressure Cleaning but also for High Visibility! It is within the ProOperator range of protective clothing. (Protects up to 500 bar pressure.) The new sleeveless HI-VIS Vest arises from the increasing demands …

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CITB – SKILLS & TRAINING FUND

May 31, 2017

Further to the WJA Conference 2017 when the CITB Guest Speaker – James Thomas (james.thomas@citb.co.uk) gave a presentation regarding CITB Skills & Training Fund – any member interested in applying for funding can see the new video (https://www.citb.co.uk/funding/how-to-apply-for-funding/quick-guide-skills-and-training-application/) which makes it simple and easy to complete the application to the Skills & Training Fund. Contact: James Thomas …

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FLOWLINE LTD (WJA Member) – Expanding Portfolio

May 30, 2017

Flowline’s highway drainage portfolio expanding with Kier Flowline has been awarded two significant contracts by Kier to deliver highway drainage maintenance and repairs in the counties of Surrey and Northamptonshire. The contracts are for terms of 4 and 3 years respectively. These wins assert Flowline’s continuing expansion in the highway drainage services market. Both contracts …

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WJA 37th AGM, CONFERENCE, GOLF / CLAY SHOOTING DAY & GALA DINNER 2017

May 2, 2017

  This is the Formal Notice and Invitation for Members to attend the WJA 37th Annual General Meeting which will take place prior to the Conference on Friday 19th May 2017 commencing at 9.30am.   The venue this year is the Crown Plaza Resort, Colchester – Five Lakes, Essex CM9 8HX (www.cpcolchester.co.uk) offering exceptional facilities …

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ROBOTIC CONCRETE HYDRODEMOLITION – RGL SERVICES LTD (WJA MEMBER)

March 22, 2017

RGL have been working on the corrosion protection and concrete repairs project at Coronation Arches, Folkestone for several months. Using Ultra High Pressure water jetting via robotic and hand held methods we have removed over 100 cubic metres of concrete. To illustrate the versatility of the equipment being used, and how the challenges of working …

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FLOWLINE LTD (WJA MEMBER) – SECURES CONTRACT WITH KIER

March 13, 2017

Flowline secures contract with Kier to maintain Suffolk’s highway drainage Flowline has been selected by Suffolk Highways, a collaboration between Kier and Suffolk County Council, to maintain the highways drainage systems across the county. The initial contract term is for 18 months although there is scope for it to be extended by up to 5 …

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STONEAGE INC (WJA Member) ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF AQUAPOWER LTD (WJA Member)

March 7, 2017

StoneAge Inc. announces acquisition of AquaPower Ltd, expands capacity to provide world-class water blasting products and technical support to industrial cleaning contractors across the European Economic Area.   “We are committed to providing our growing customer base with fast and accurate access to localised stock, training, repair, and support.” StoneAge, Inc. is pleased to announce that …

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RE-ENDING JETTING HOSES ON HIGH PRESSURE JETTING UNITS – THE LAW!

March 3, 2017

By Alistair Hiscock: Sales Director – Flowplant Group Ltd (A WJA Member Company)   At Flowplant Group, we are always being asked if it is ‘legal’ to cut the fitting off the end of a worn high pressure drain cleaning hose and have a new end swaged back on. The simple answer is that there …

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EXPORT SUCCESS FOR A WJA MEMBER

March 2, 2017

Hughes Pumps Ltd has supplied a specialist high-pressure pumping system to clean gas-Gas heaters and air preheaters at a thermal power generation station in Morocco, North Africa. The cleaning of gas-gas heaters and air preheaters in power stations is a common application within the water jetting industry, as it increases the thermal efficiency of the …

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