Diamond Power Sootblowers

Boiler Cleaning Technology

B&W's Diamond Power®
Products, Parts & Service

B&W is the original equipment manufacturer of all Diamond Power® boiler cleaning equipment, sootblowers (also known as soot blower), systems and replacement parts. Insist on the original!


  • Seven out of ten power plants feature B&W’s Diamond Power® sootblowers.
  • B&W has pioneered the technology on load cleaning, developed the world's largest retractable sootblower, with travel up to 18.3 meters, on load water lancing and state-of-the-art intelligent control systems. 


B&W Diamond Power boiler cleaning systems are available in steam/air, high pressure water, and dual-media air heater cleaning configurations. With more than a century of experience in boiler cleaning, you can depend on low maintenance, reliability, versatility and maximum cleaning performance backed by experience.

Diamond Power G9B Sootblower

G9B Fixed Rotating Sootblower

The G9B is designed to remove ash deposits from tube surfaces.           

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IK-525 Long Retractable Sootblower

IK-525 Long Retractable Sootblower

Diamond Power's IK-525 retractable soot blower is the industry standard for online boiler cleaning needs.             

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B&W Diamond Power IK-4M Sootblower

IK-4M Long Retractable Sootblower

The IK-4M conserves on expensive blowing media and reduces cycle cleaning time.  Superior performance for a moderate investment.

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B&W Diamond Power IK-525DM3 Sootblower

IK-525DM3 Dual Media Sootblower

The IK-525DM3 Cleaner contains a traveling multi-nozzle element device designed to blow low pressure air or stream for the primary fluid and high pressure or low pressure water for off-line cleaning.                                     

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B&W Diamond Power IK1M Sootblower

IK-1M™ Sootblower

A part-retractable sootblower incorporating a travelling motor drive, transports a carriage along a supporting guide tube. A lance tube, propels an element across the boiler.

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B&W Diamond Power IK-545 Long Retractable Sootblower

IK-525/545EL Extend Lancetube Sootblower

The IK-525/545EL is designed for cleaning the heating surfaces of boilers and is used principally to remove slag and ash deposits from the superheater.

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IK-525DM Sootblower

IK-525DM Dual Media Sootblower

The IK-525DM provides the ability to steam (or air) clean high density air heater baskets while a unit is online and high pressure wash it while the unit is offline.      

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B&W Diamond Power IK-530

IK-530 Long Retractable Sootblower

The IK-530's single rack and pinion design offers an economical alternative for those seeking performance and durability. For boilers up to 22 meters in furnace width.

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B&W Diamond Power IK-545 Long Retractable Sootblower

IK-545 Long Retractable Sootblower

A rugged sootblower for the utility market that is designed for heavy duty cleaning jobs.                                                 

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B&W Diamond IK-555 Sootblower

IK-555MX™ Long Retractable Sootblower

The IK-555 is designed for very large coal-fired utility boilers. Provides maximum cleaning efficiency and reliability for large cleaning jobs up to 60 feet.

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The Patented "Open Beam" IK-600MX ™ architecture results in a maintenance friendly sootblower design for the Pulp & Paper recovery market.   

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B&W Diamond Power IK-9M Sootblower

IK-9M® Retractable Sootblower

The IK-9M retractable sootblower is designed specifically for low maintenance, reliability, versatility and maximum cleaning performance.                    

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B&W Diamond Power IK-AH Sootblower

IK-AH Air Heater Sootblower

The IK-AH air preheater sootblower cleans the heat transfer surface in regenerative air heaters with the medium of steam or air.  

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IK-WL Waterlance

IK-WL Waterlance`

Designed for use on furnace wall surfaces where slag deposits are not removed by steam or air supplied wall sootblowers.

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IK-525SL Straight-Line Sootblower

IK-525SL Straight-Line Sootblower

The IK-525SL is a retractable cleaner designed for application in which the cleaner inserts and retracts the lance tube without rotation.                                             

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IK-510 Sootblower

IK-510-LR Dual Media Sootblower

Precisely designed nozzle head and rugged sootblower structure guarantees the positive cleaning without damaging the materials of the heat exchanger.                 

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IK-700® retractable sootblower

IK-700® Retractable Sootblower

Designed specifically for low maintenance, reliability, versatility and maximum cleaning performance, this sootblower sets the standard in retractable boiler cleaning. Standard features are engineered with an emphasis on ROI, durability and minimal maintenance. The IK-700 is the solution for today’s boiler cleaning demands.  

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IK-525 Long Retractable Sootblower

IKSD-E Recovery Boiler Sootblower

This proven, heavy-duty sootblower's construction is suitable for up to 24 operations per day (or more depending on steam conditions), and offers a logical balance between initial cost and lifetime maintenance.

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B&W Diamond Power IR-2H Sootblower

IR-2H™ Furnace Wall Sootblower

A short retractable sootblower designed for a wide range of boiler applications.    

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B&W Diamond Power IR-3D/3Z Furnace Wall Sootblower

IR-3D/ 3Z Furnace Wall Sootblower

The IR-3D and IR-3Z are short travel, retracting sootblowers, rotating 360 degrees and blowing through predetermined arc controlled by the valve trigger and cam.

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HydroJet® Water Cleaning System

The HydroJet furnace water cleaning system is a rugged and reliable tool to clean any furnace surface within its line of sight from a mounting location up to 100 ft (30.5 m) away. Applications include division, furnace and wing walls. The HydroJet furnace cleaning system is capable of accurately cleaning the entire width of the furnace. It controls thermal impact while cleaning previously hard-to-reach surfaces.

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HydroJet®-Retractable Furnace Cleaning System

HydroJet® Retractable Furnace Cleaning System

The uniquely designed HydroJet retractable cleaning system extends the articulating nozzle into the furnace, vastly improving cleaning area coverage and effectiveness. Installation and maintenance is easy, and the full 180-degree rotation can help increase performance and boiler efficiency.

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B&W Titanium  ISB Intelligent Heat Transfer Management

Titanium Boiler Cleaning Controls and Intelligent Sootblowing

The Titanium® boiler cleaning control systems from B&W integrate and upgrade B&W’s legacy SentrySeries® advanced sootblower controls and Power Clean® intelligent sootblowing (ISB) systems into a modern platform.

Boiler Cleaning Replacement Parts and Performance Upgrades


B&W provides high performance boiler cleaning products for its Diamond Power® sootblowers as well as most other brands, including Clyde-Bergemann and Copes Vulcan. Our Assured Stock Program®inventory management system is available to plan your specific material requirements and minimize inventory levels.

An experienced product support staff with access to detailed component lists is dedicated to providing the correct OEM parts for your specific application, vintage, model and brand of boiler cleaning equipment. Our engineered upgrades are evaluated for potential savings in cleaning media usage.

Diamonized® Feed Tubes

Sootblower feed tubes – North American Pulp Mill

The Diamonized feed tube provides a highly scratch- and wear-resistant surface for maximum availability. This is a true, surface hardening of the base 304 SST material which greatly increases packing and feed tube life.

PowerTrain® Carriage

Diamond Power PowerTrain Carriage

The PowerTrain carriage offers high-temperature service without periodic maintenance. This unique, maintenance-free carriage is designed to operate reliably and without leakage. 

EAPC™ Externally Adjustable Poppet Valve

Diamond Power EAPC Poppet Valve

This advanced poppet valve is designed for long retractable sootblowers and allows the pressure setting to be easily adjusted while the sootblower is operating.

Progressive Helix Mechanism (PHM)

Diamond Power Progressive Helix Mechanism (PHM)

The progressive helix mechanism substantially reduces sootblower-induced boiler tube erosion by precise indexing with each blower cycle so the nozzle cleaning path is different with each successive cycle.

Gemini® Nozzles


The Gemini nozzle provides a significant cleaning energy improvement compared to other available nozzles by providing high impact pressures on the deposits. In many cases, cleaning can be improved while reducing steam flow.

Heat Transfer Sensors


B&W’s heat transfer sensors are designed and manufactured for long life and reliability and are available for special applications such as small diameter furnace tubing or rifled tube applications.

Sootblower Tubular Products

Diamond Power Lance Tubes

Replacement lance and feed tubes are available which meet or exceed original equipment manufacturer’s design standards.

Boiler Monitoring, Cameras & Diagnostics


Since 1946, B&W has supplied state-of-the-art technology that allows plant operators to accurately view and monitor internal furnace and process applications. We were the first company to provide industrial viewing systems, and remain committed to meeting the needs of our customers for reliable products and services.

Wall-Eye™ HD

Wall-Eye® HD

Solid-state high-definition camera system delivers pristine, highly detailed images for coal-, oil-, or gas-fired boilers, steel reheat furnaces, cement kilns, lime kilns, glass melt tanks, and negative pressure or balanced draft furnaces. Ideal for viewing burners and flames in visible light areas of a boiler, furnace or kiln. A wide field-of-view allows you to see more of the boiler or furnace interior. Fixed and portable versions are available.

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Portable Wall-Eye™ HD

Portable Wall-Eye® HD

Portable HD camera system with special optics to produce superior viewing of coal- or gas-fired boilers, steel mills, cement kilns, lime kilns, and negative pressure or balanced draft furnaces.  

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The GASTEMP RB optical pyrometer directly measures actual furnace gas temperatures and can be used from boiler start-up to full-load operation.

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Provides absolute temperature data for boilers start-up to full-load operation.

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Wall-Eye™ HD


This camera can view the batch product in the melt tank just before it is ready to exit, and provides temperature feedback to the operators.                       

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HTH-8 Camera Housing

The HTH-8 High-Temperature Camera Housing operates in ambient temperatures up to 200ºF. Passages within the housing provide fast transfer of heat to the cooling medium.

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CH-112 Camera Housing

Designed to protect 1/2” - and 2/3” - format solid-state CCTV cameras from adverse weather conditions.

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Carryover Monitoring

Carryover Monitor

While B&W no longer provides new installations of our Carryover Monitor, we continue to service and support existing installations. This device scans luminous particle activity in the boiler to prevent gas-side tube plugging and allows operators to monitor particle carryover in several locations at the same time.

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High-resolution camera views the product in the burner zone, just before it exits,and provides instant and accurate temperature feedback to operators.   

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SmeltCam® AT III

NEW! SmeltCam® AT IV

This solid-state infrared camera system for recovery boilers produces 640 x 480 line resolution to deliver powerful images of the smelt bed, superheater area or the liquor guns. Our state-of-the art camera system provides a wide field-of-view, allowing greater bed coverage with fewer cameras, for improved monitoring and reduced capital costs.

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SmeltCam AT III

Portable SmeltCam® AT III

Portable infrared camera system produces superior viewing through smoke, fumes, and particle-laden streams. 

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Wall-Eye™ HD


Features a two-color temperature measurement for highly accurate readings.               

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Portable UtiliCam® AT III camera system

Portable UtiliCam® AT III

Portable infrared camera system features superior viewing through smoke, fumes, and particle-laden streams.

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SmeltCam® AT III

NEW! UtiliCam® AT IV

This solid-state infrared camera system for utility boilers produces 640 x 480 line resolution to deliver powerful images of boiler operations to better detect and prevent potentially costly damage. Our state-of-the-art camera system provides a wide field-of-view, allowing greater boiler coverage with fewer cameras for improved monitoring and reduced capital costs.

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TemPro™ II


Temperature measurement system that provides live video/data for accurate boiler efficiency readings and emissions control.

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Recovery Boiler Equipment


B&W's Diamond Power recovery boiler equipment are proven to save steam and energy. Our solutions include the dependable Blade Runner, SprayRodTM, FlexRod® port rodder and integrated Velocity Wing air flow damper for uninterrupted flow of air through ports and minimized pressure variation.

Diamond Power FlexRod

FlexRod port rodder

This port rodder is safe, easy to use, low-maintenance and suitable for all manufacturer’s recovery boilers.

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SprayRod liquor gun cleaner

Uniquely designed to improve the operation of your recovery boiler.

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Velocity Damper

Velocity Wing air flow damper

An innovative solution for controling airflow velocity on recovery boilers.

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Blade Runner

BladeRunner smelt spout cleaner

The dependable, automatic 3-stroke Blade Runner is compatible with nearly all recovery boilers.

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