Water Jetting Association News

Water Jetting Applications:

This section of the website aims to show (by using animation) how different applications are undertaken using the latest techniques – as time goes on it will also show methods of operation of individual items which form part of the water jetting process.

This forms part of the WJA’s continuing safety / training / education process.

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EUROPEAN WATER JETTING FORUM

December 3, 2015

Under the topic ‘Working towards European Standards’ the European Water Jetting Forum held its very first meeting in Brussels, Belgium on 14th October 2015. The WJA representatives attending were David Kennedy (WJA – Director) and Dave Malin (WJA Council & Technical Committee member) others attending were from Industry Association, Contractors, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Media throughout the …

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WJA GUIDANCE NOTE – RE-ENDING OF HIGH PRESSURE HOSES USED IN WATER JETTING APPLICATIONS

November 10, 2015

Background: It has been common practice in the high pressure water jetting industry to re-end high pressure hoses when a hose has sustained locally generated damage to its outer casing or threaded connections. In the 2008 edition of The WJA Code of Practice it was stated that re-ending was a “necessary, normal and essential procedure …

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NEW HYDRAULIC RESISTANT SAFETY GLOVES

November 10, 2015

The Pirtek Fluid Power Glove, has a unique hydraulic injection resistant technology, it’s the only glove available today that offers protection against hydraulic injection injury as standard.  The Pirtek 4041P Fluid Injection Glove is tested in accordance with EN388:2003, offers protection up to 700BAR (10,150 psi), and is the only glove of its kind in …

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CE MARKING ASSOCIATION – 2 DAY WORKSHOP

November 10, 2015

2 DAY WORKSHOP – CE Marking Essentials We have designed a 2 day CE Marking Essentials workshop from the 02 December 2015 to the 03 December 2015, specifically to help you understand and meet your legal obligations with regards to CE Marking and product compliance. This interactive workshop has been created to help you understand …

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WJA 36th Annual Conference, AGM, Dinner & Golf Day 2016

November 10, 2015

This is the Formal Notice and Invitation for Members to attend the WJA 36th Annual General Meeting which will take place immediately prior the Conference on Friday 20th May 2016 commencing at approximately 9.30am. The venue this year is The Rockcliffe Hall, Darlington, Co Durham (www.rockcliffehall.com) – it offers exceptional facilities including, golf course, luxurious health spas and excellent restaurants. …

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Hydrodemolition Animation

October 28, 2015

Hydrodemolition (Using Robotic Equipment): (Video courtesy of Conjet AB Sweden)

HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE – SAFETY ALERT

May 13, 2015

HEALTH & SAFETY EXECUTIVE – SAFETY ALERT Monday 20 October 2014 “This is especially important for pieces of hydraulic equipment that are designed to be held while pressurised such as Industrial Grease Guns, Hydraulic Rescue Tools, Paint Spray Guns and High Pressure Water Jetting Equipment“. Department:            Field Operations Directorate – Product Safety Group Bulletin No:             FOD …

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