Marine Applications

Surface Preparation Solutions for Salt Water Environments

Superior chloride removal, extended coating life and ability to work near sensitive equipment are just a few of the features that make Sponge-Jet technology indispensable to the US NAVY and many of the largest ship owners and builders worldwide.

  • Erection welds and fit-out welds during new construction
  • Bilges, ballast tanks and engineering spaces
  • Mechanical rooms, accommodations and topside
  • Tanks (lube oil, sumps, grey-water and potable-water)
  • Submarines, yachts, Naval vessels, cruise ships and super-yachts
  • Offshore platforms, drill ships and FPSOs
  • Ship-builders, shipyards, dry docks, ship owners and marine contractors

Sponge Blasting with composite abrasive removes chlorides and tough marine coatings, leaving the surface cleaner, more consistent (higher quality) than other surface preparation methods.

Features & Benefits

  • Cost savings
  • Protect integrity and reliability of equipment
  • Improve worker health and safety
  • Blast on operating equipment
  • Improve community relations and compliance
  • Increase asset life and coating performance

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