Hydroelectric power generation is a vital source of clean and efficient energy production. Harnessing the force of flowing water to generate electricity is key to reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. However, to keep hydroelectric generators operating at peak efficiency, regular maintenance is essential. Among the various methods available, one technology has been making waves […]
In the world of petroleum storage, steel tanks have long been the preferred choice for their durability and reliability. Over time, these tanks may require maintenance or upgrades, and one common task is removing the liners. Liners in steel petroleum tanks help protect against corrosion and contamination, but when it’s time for removal or replacement, […]
Stubborn stain? Spilled asphalt? Failed fiberglass? Bubbling epoxy? Coatings are an essential part of equipment’s longevity. They are built to last and difficult to remove. What do you do when a coating fails and needs to come off? Coldsweep offers a variety of services for difficult coating removal situations. Dry Ice Blasting Dry ice blasting […]
Coldsweep has been busy! We have been using induction stripping, dry ice blasting, and wet abrasive blasting to solve myriad cleaning problems over the past year. After a busy year, we’ll cover a few projects that have us excited for the future. Induction stripping is one of our most thrilling processes. Imagine being able to […]
Coldsweep was named a sweepstakes winner in the “Tyvek 2012 Dirty Work Photo Contest” Coldsweep performs dry ice blasting for some of the most respected names in business. This photo shows us cleaning the inside of a rotor for a large hydro-electric generator with dry ice that disappears on impact leaving no secondary waste. Tyvek […]
Induction Stripping -Removes epoxies, fiberglass, rubber and more with no noise or secondary waste. This magnetic process is five to ten times faster than sandblasting! Epoxy is an excellent coating. Because of this, it is understandably difficult to remove. For example, sandblasting epoxy can take hours. It is dirty, loud, and unsafe. In contrast, induction […]
Coldsweep specializes in cleaning hydroelectric generators of all sizes. Hydroelectric generator maintenance is crucial. This helps ensure longevity and smooth functioning. Our customers include: PacifiCorp, PG&E, GE, The Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation and many other respected names in the power generation industry. We would love to include you in the list. […]
Removing lead-based paint from galvanized letters for a church restoration project.