As clearly shown in the photo, HPFW result is more efficient in removing corrosion on the upperdeck and it also removes grease and oil. It also exposes the bare metal and anchor profile on the surface, thus ensuring proper preparation prior applying the paint primer which is a crucial element within a coating system.
HPFW result is more efficient in removing corrosion on the upperdeck and it also removes grease and oil. The skill on the operator during HP washing is also very important. In the hands of a professional, the proper surface preparation quality will always be achieved.
A lot of times, many ships fall into victims of having to exchange quality over economy which always results in more damage to the deck plate like heavy pitting and high wastage. In the end, the cost to repair the deck will be substantially high and may even require replating for some parts which is additional burden to the owners. Therefore as we have experienced and to avoid such situations, the best practices are always to maintain a proper scheduled maintenance scheme coupled with quality and efficient treatment on the decks.