Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 48, Issue 11–12, pp 709–712 | Cite as

Possibility of using cavitation effects in cleaning contaminants from equipment surfaces

  • A. A. Ivanov
  • A. A. Komarov

The main methods are reviewed for cleaning and preparation of different forms of surfaces before performing repair operations or ahead of protective coating application. The phenomenon of acoustic and hydrodynamic cavitation is considered. A method is proposed for hydrocavitation surface washing and cleaning based on the phenomenon of hydrodynamic cavitation.


Cavitation Cavitation Bubble Silicosis Surface Cleaning Cavitation Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Ivanov
    • 1
  • A. A. Komarov
    • 2
  1. 1.Snezhinsk Physicotechnical Institute, Branch of the National Nuclear Research University – Moscow Engineering-Physics Institute (SFTI NIYaU MIFI)SnezhinskRussia
  2. 2.Ozersk Technological University, Branch of the National Nuclear Research University – Moscow Engineering-Physics Institute (OTI NIYaU MIFI)MoscowRussia

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