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Portable System simplifies tube bundle cleaning.

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May 2, 2014 - Saflex™ 2001 lets operator simultaneously clean 2 tubes without being exposed to water jets, which blast out hard deposits at up to 20,000 psi. Dual flex lances can be positioned by operator at tube openings manually or with hands-free options. Latter includes X-Y positioner that indexes lances in and out of tubes and wireless remote controls to let operator stand clear. Also, optional Saflex-HR hose reel reduces potential for tripping by managing high-pressure water hoses.

NLB Corp.

29830 Beck Rd., Wixom, MI, 48393 2824, USA

Original Press Release

New Saflex(TM) 2001 Simplifies Tube Bundle Cleaning

Press release date: April 24, 2014

WIXOM, MICH... The new Saflex™ 2001 tube bundle cleaning system from NLB Corp. is a lightweight, portable accessory that is more productive than manual water jetting and has options to enhance operator safety.

The Saflex 2001 lets an operator clean two tubes at the same time without exposure to the water jets, which blast out hard deposits at up to 20,000 psi (1,400 bar).  After the simple set-up, the operator positions the two flex lances at the tube openings — manually, or with hands-free options — and watches them go to work.

The hands-free options are an X-Y positioner that indexes the lances in and out of the tubes and wireless remote controls to let the operator stand well clear.  NLB can also provide an optional hose reel, Saflex-HR, that reduces the potential for tripping by managing the hoses that feed high-pressure water to the flex lances.

The Saflex 2001 is the latest tube bundle cleaning system from NLB, joining the semi-automated Saflex 3000, which cleans three tubes at once, and the fully-automated ATL-5000, which cleans five tubes at once.

NLB Corp. (www.nlbcorp.com), a global leader in high-pressure and ultra-high pressure water jet systems, manufactures a full line of quality water jetting pump units and accessories for contractor and industrial uses.  Applications include tube bundle cleaning, tank cleaning, tube and pipe cleaning, product removal, surface preparation, drill pipe cleaning, pavement marking and rubber removal, concrete hydrodemolition, concrete and pipe cutting, and more.

Saflex™ 2001 tube lancing system with optional hose reel

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