Subsea cleaning, cavitation
The system is based on the principles of cavitation, when collapsing bubbles generated by a proprietary system quickly and safely removes fouling materials.
The advantages of this system over conventional high pressure blasting, grit blasters, barnacle blasters or brush cleaning are many:
The systems are safe to use. The water stream will not inflict damage to a diver who may come in contact accidentally.
The lance grip nozzle system is compact, enabling cleaning of geometrically complex surfaces.
All types of marine growth, from seaweed to hard well-attached barnacles, are easily removed, with only one pass, saving operators time and money.
Surfaces with paint, varnish or anti-fouling coatings are not disturbed when cleaned, and heavy metals or other contaminants are not released into the water.
The systems use either fresh water or seawater.
The cavitation system leaves a smooth surface that retards biological growth and decreases cleaning frequency.
The systems range from small, compact and lightweight, to larger units that fit comfortable in the bed of a pickup truck or workboat.
Equipment available for rental
Please click here for a presentation of the technology
The CaviDome is developed to be able to clean larger areas in one sweep. See datasheet on the right.