Conduit Cleaning System and Method

Author:  Jerry W. Noles, Jr.; Leslie Dale Skinner; Larry George Kuhlman
Source:  US Patent 6,170,577
Doc ID:  2001188
Year of Publication:  2001
A system capable of removing scale deposits from an interior metallic surface of a conduit includes a mixtures including a plurality of substantially spherically shaped solid particles and fluid, a mixture delivery tuving insertable into the conduit, and a nozzle attached to the mixture delivery tubing. The nozzle includes a plurality of nozzle jets and is capable of ejecting the mixture to loosen scale deposits from the interior metallic surface of the conduit.

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