B&W Diamond Power Sootblower
Sootblowers

B&W's Diamond Power® Sootblowers

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!

Using superheated steam, saturated steam, compressed air or water, our sootblowers are trusted to remove deposits, prevent plugging of gas passes and maintain boiler efficiency. Our specialized designs and configurations meet customer needs for sootblower precision, reliability and efficiency.

B&W's product range and boiler cleaning technology are continuously enhanced via continued research and development along with feedback provided by our customers all around the world.


 

Did You Know

  • 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 provides sootblowing optimization using its Titanium™ intelligent sootblowing system. This system integrates and upgrades B&W's legacy Sentry Series® and PowerClean® systems. The Titanium™ system incorporates B&W's boiler design and modeling expertise to provide critical performance information and surface cleanliness factors for improved sootblowing control.   

Boiler Cleaning Applications

B&W’s full line of Diamond Power sootblowers are available for all boiler cleaning applications, including fully and partially retractable, wall blowers and water lances, SCR catalyst, air heaters, and other specialty cleaning functions.
 
Hover over the boiler graphic to identify the type of sootblower best suited for various cleaning applications.

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Air Heater

  • Straight-line retractable sootblowers
  • Rake-type sootblowers
  • Dual media sootblowers
  • Sonic horns

IK-525DM Sootblower

Back Pass/Economizer

  • Fixed position sootblowers
  • Long retractable sootblowers
  • Oscillating sootblowers
  • Extended lance sootblowers
  • Rake-type sootblowers
  • Sonic horns

Diamond Power G9B Sootblower

Convection Pass

  • Long retractable sootblowers
  • Oscillating sootblowers

IK-525 Long Retractable Sootblower

Furnace Cleaning

  • Diamond Power® HydroJet and HydroJet retractable systems
  • Short retractable wall sootblowers
  • Waterlances
  • Selective pattern waterlances

HydroJet®-Retractable Furnace Cleaning System

SCR

  • Straight-line retractable sootblowers
  • Rake-type sootblowers
  • Sonic horns

IK-525SL Straight-Line Sootblower

Furnace, Division and Wing Walls

   

HydroJet

HydroJet® Water 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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HydroJet®-Retractable Furnace Cleaning System

HydroJet® Retractable Furnace Cleaning System

The HydroJet-R cleaning system extends the articulating nozzle into the furnace, vastly improving cleaning area coverage and effectiveness.

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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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Convection Pass

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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Back Pass/Economizer

   

Diamond Power G9B Sootblower

G9B Fixed Rotating Sootblower

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

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SCR

    

IK-700® retractable sootblower

IK-700-SL® Retractable Sootblower

Engineered with the established IK-700 platform, this sootblower provides full and effective cleaning of SCRs and tubular air heaters. This application uses a non-rotating carriage and rake with nozzles specially designed for uniform coverage and effective cleaning.

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Air Heater

    

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-700® retractable sootblower

IK-700-SL® Retractable Sootblower

Engineered with the established IK-700 platform, this sootblower provides full and effective cleaning of SCRs and tubular air heaters. This application uses a non-rotating carriage and rake with nozzles specially designed for uniform coverage and effective cleaning.

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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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Boiler Cleaning Basics

Sootblower basics
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Upgrades & Retrofits

Sootblower upgrades and retrofits
Upgrades and replacement parts can help extend the life of your existing Diamond Power or other suppliers’ equipment. We offer complete equipment rebuilds and upgrades using OEM parts, complete with factory warranty.

Sootblower Videos

Sootblower videos
Learn more about boiler cleaning by viewing our video library.

Aftermarket Parts and Services

Ensure the best possible reliability and life cycle of your plant with OEM replacement parts. B&W provides components, replacement parts, servicing and upgrades for all currently available sootblowing equipment, sootblowing equipment from other OEMs, as well as for these and many other models:

Retractable Sootblowers

IK-525 Long Retractable

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

IK-4M Long Retractable

B&W Diamond Power IK-4M Sootblower
The IK-4M conserves on expensive blowing media and reduces cycle cleaning time.  Superior performance for a moderate investment.

IK-530 Long Retractable

B&W Diamond Power IK-530
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.

IK-545 Long Retractable

B&W Diamond Power IK-545 Long Retractable Sootblower
A rugged sootblower for the utility market that is designed for heavy duty cleaning jobs.

IK-555MX Long Retractable

B&W Diamond IK-555 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.

IK-525SL Straight-Line

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.

IK-9M Retractable

B&W Diamond Power IK-9M Sootblower
The IK-9M retractable sootblower is designed specifically for low maintenance, reliability, versatility and maximum cleaning performance.

IK-1M               

B&W Diamond Power IK1M 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.

IK-525/545EL Extended Lance Tube

B&W Diamond Power IK-545 Long Retractable 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.

IKSD-E Recovery Boiler 

IK-525 Long Retractable 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.

Furnace Wall Cleaning / Waterlance

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.

IK-525DM3 Dual Media

B&W Diamond Power IK-525DM3 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.

Wall Blowers

IR-2H Furnace Wall

B&W Diamond Power IR-2H Sootblower
A short retractable sootblower designed for a wide range of boiler applications.

Air Heater / Specialty

IK-510-LR Dual Media

IK-510 Sootblower
Precisely designed nozzle head and rugged sootblower structure guarantees the positive cleaning without damaging the materials of the heat exchanger.

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.