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TUBE CLEANING

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Spiral Brushes   1/4 to 4-Inch ID Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers, Absorbers, Fire Tube and Water Tube Boilers
Removes Light to Medium Debris
Available in nylon, brass, steel, and stainless steel. Always match metals, using bronze for nonferrous tubes and steel for ferrous metals. Nylon brushes can be used with all tubes and will not damage the interior tube wall!
Wils-Away™ Electric and Pneumatic Tube Cleaning Systems
Specialty Brushes 1/2 to 1-Inch ID Tubes in Surface Condensers and Enhanced Tubes in Heat Exchangers
Cleans Enhanced and Surface Condenser Tubes
Wilson Spin Grit Brushes feature silicone carbide-impregnated long bristles that lay over to clean prime surfaces in condenser tubes. Wilson Spin Clean Brushes use tapered trim, abrasive-impregnated brushes to clean enhanced tubes in heat exchangers.
ALL Wilson Electric and Pneumatic Tube Cleaning Systems
Expanding Brushes 1/2 to 6-Inch ID Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers, Absorbers, Fire Tube, and Water Tube Boilers
Removes Soft to Powdery Deposits
The BEST value in tube cleaning, the Wilson Expanding Brush lasts at least 10 times longer than fixed diameter brushes, and refills keep the expanding brush both durable and economical. Available with nylon, bronze, steel, or stainless steel bristles.
ALL Wilson Electric and Pneumatic Tube Cleaning Systems
Expanding Scrapers 1/2 to 6-Inch ID Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers, Absorbers, Fire Tube and Water Tube Boilers
Removes Wet and Gummy Deposits
Centrifugal force lifts scraper blades, forcing them against tube interior and adjusting automatically for changes in tube ID. Scraper refills prolong the life of this cleaning head and Keep it very economical.
ALL Wilson Electric and Pneumatic Tube Cleaning Systems
Buffing Tools 3/8 to 3-Inch ID Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers, Absorbers, Fire Tube and Water Tube Boilers
Removes Light to Medium Scale
The Wilson Buffing Tool is available with a unique drill tip that cuts through heavier deposits. Also use the Buffing Tool to finish tubes after initial cleaning by Wilson Cutter Heads, Drill Heads or Cutter Bits.
ALL Wilson Tube Cleaning Systems (and competing drive units)
Smaller Cutter Heads 1/2 to 2-Inch ID Straight or Curved Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers and Water Tube Boilers
Removes Thin to Medium Soft or Hard Scale
Model A Cutter Head attaches directly to motor. Model B Cutter Head attaches to Type C Flexible Holder for curved tube cleaning. All cutter heads feature non-tracking design for more effective cleaning.
ALL Wilson Tube Cleaning Systems
Large Cutter Heads 1 3/8 to 22-Inch ID Tubes in Boilers, Power Plants, Refineries and Other Industrial Applications
Removes Heavy, Hard Deposits
Model SE: Straight or curved tubes to 6-inch ID.
Model R: Straight tubes to 11 1/2-inch ID.
Model CHJ: Straight or curved tubes to 22-inch ID.
Swing Frame Brush: Straight pipes to 20 1/2-inch ID.
Wilson Air Motors
Drill Heads 2 to 6-Inch ID Tubes in Fire Tube and Water Tube Boilers, and Other Large Diameter Pressure Vessels
Cleans Totally Clogged Tubes/Hard Scale
Literally drill through clogged tubes and heaviest scale and coke. Can be used to clean curved tubes by mounting the drill head on a universal joint or flexible holder.
ALL Wilson Tube Cleaning Systems
Cutter Bits 3/8 to 2 3/16-Inch ID Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers, Refineries, Pulp and Paper Plants and Other Industrial Applications
Cuts Through Hard Scale/Plugged Tubes
M Bit: Affordable, general purpose removal of hard scale.
SPE-DUR Bit: Excellent for plugged tubes.
K Bit: Features carbide tip that will break through hardest scale and deposits.
PG/PGX-2/TP-302 and other Wilson Tube Cleaning Systems
P Brushes 3/8 to 2 3/16-Inch ID Tubes in Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Chillers, Evaporators and Other Industrial Pressure Vessels
Post Cutter Bit Finishing/Push Rod Cleaning
P Brush is used for finishing up after a cutter Bit has been used to remove hard or heavy scale or deposit. The P Brush is also used with push rod for manual cleaning of condensers, evaporators and fire tube boilers.
PG/PGX-2/TP-302 and other Wilson Tube Cleaning Systems