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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.

Diamond Power® Boiler Cleaning Parts & Service
Phone: +1 740 687 4160 or toll free within North America: 1 800 848 5086
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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.

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Furnace, Division and Wing Walls

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

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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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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Hydro Shower™ Cleaning System

The Hydro Shower™ cleaning system is a robust fully automated solution for cleaning boiler walls of waste-to-energy (mass burn and refuse derived fuel) and biomass-fueled boilers.

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Convection Pass

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-600 Open-Beam Sootblower

Designed for the severe duty application of Pulp & Paper recovery boilers, it features an open-beam design to allow easier access for inspection, maintenance and replacement of all major components, from the top or bottom. This flexible design allows installation in tight locations.

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Back Pass/Economizer and SCR

G9B Fixed Rotating Sootblower

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

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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 Heaters

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-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 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.

Boiler Cleaning Basics

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Upgrades & 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.

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Sootblower Videos

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Site Services for Boiler Cleaning Equipment

Through a dedicated team of professionals, B&W provides quality onsite services focused on the proper operation and maintenance of your boiler cleaning equipment and systems. Our complete turnkey services encompass all onsite installation, project management and technical oversight, including: necessary labor, equipment, tools and consumables.

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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

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

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IK-4M Long Retractable

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

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IK-530 Long Retractable

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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IK-545 Long Retractable

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

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IK-555MX Long Retractable

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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IK-525SL Straight-Line

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-9M Retractable

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

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IK-1M

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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IK-525/545EL Extended Lance Tube

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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IKSD-E Recovery Boiler

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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Furnace Wall Cleaning / Waterlance / Wall Blowers / Air Heater

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-525DM3 Dual Media

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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IR-2H Furnace Wall

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

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IK-510-LR Dual Media

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

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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.

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