Cleaning the interior of industrial piping presents many potential challenges. Over time deposits build up, pipes become blocked, and equipment efficiency drops, resulting in lost time and money to our clients. When interior pipe cleaning is required, Rotary Hose Device (RHD) cleaning is often the best option.
RHD cleaning involves the use of Vecta’s specialized equipment, which slowly inserts and withdraws a high-pressure hose while rotating the hose and nozzle. The speed of rotation is adjusted depending on the nature of the blockage and the diameter and construction material of the pipe being cleaned. The rotation keeps the nozzle, operating at pressure up to 20,000 psi, in contact with the pipe’s interior surface, resulting in a more thorough cleaning.
Rotary Head Device (RHD) cleaning can help you with:
- Cleaning of blocked pipes or culverts.
- Removal of stubborn deposits from industrial piping.
- Cleaning of heater exchanger tubes.
Keeping hands and backs out of danger
Cleaning pipe is not only challenging, it can also be dangerous. Muscle strains and lacerations from high-pressure water are two of the most common injuries incurred during industrial cleaning. Manually pulling on hoses under pressure is physically demanding, leading to injuries and fatigue, while the slightest slip while working with high-pressure water can lead to life-altering damage. Vecta’s specialized RHD cart uses an automated hose reel for the insertion and withdrawal of the cleaning unit eliminates both of these hazards.
The use of automation also allows for Vecta to perform your pipeline cleaning in a shorter amount of time while using a smaller crew. Without the need for manual labor to wrestle with high-pressure hose, we can effectively reduce the labor costs associated with your cleaning projects by as much as 33 percent.
Our RHD technology is a perfect demonstration of our commitment to employee safety and customer satisfaction. By reducing the hazards associated with pipeline cleaning, while simultaneously reducing costs, Vecta protects our employees while meeting our clients’ high standards.