Water jetting glossary

Ultra high pressure water blasting

Used to remove materials (paint, concrete, scale, dirt, and debris) using ultra high pressure water. Pressures from 1,400 Bar (20,000 psi) to 6000 Bar (90,000 psi). - Examples.

High pressure water blasting

Removing materials (paint, concrete, scale, dirt, and debris) using high pressure jets of water. Pressures from 200 Bar (3,000 psi) to 1,400 Bar (20,000 psi). - Examples.

High pressure water jetting

See high pressure water blasting above. - Examples.

Hydroblasting

See high pressure water blasting above. - Examples.

Water blasting

See high pressure water blasting above. - Examples.

Aqua blasting

See high pressure water blasting above. - Examples.

Hydro jetting

See high pressure water blasting above. - Examples.

Hydro blasting

See high pressure water blasting above. - Examples.

Hydro demolition

Process used to wash concrete away from steel re-enforcement using water jets - Examples.

Hydro cutting

Uses high or ultra high pressure water and abrasives to cut materials - Examples.

Water jet cutting

See hydro cutting above. - Examples.

Cold cutting

See hydro cutting above. - Examples.

High pressure pipe cleaning

Uses high pressure water jets to un-block pipe-work that is becoming unusable because of build ups inside it. - Examples.

Pipe cleaning

See high pressure pipe cleaning above - Examples.

Pipe jetting

See high pressure pipe cleaning above - Examples.

Drain cleaning

As the name suggests this process is used to clean drains with high pressure water jets and industrial vacuum units. - Examples.