Rico Industrial Services Ltd

The UK”s leading tube and pipe maintenance company. With over 25 years experience in servicing heat exchangers, condensers, and cooler tubes using our patented mechanical cleaning process. We are providers of tube cleaning equipment, tubesheet coatings and tube plugs.


We are also the UK distributor for Rydlyme and Rydlyme Marine – the worlds leading biodegradable de–scaler. Totally safe to use, environmentally friendly, and dissolves water scale quickly and efficiently.

 

Tube Cleaning

At RICO we offer a variety of different services to clean heat exchanger tubes. We have many years of experience in resolving tube fouling issues. These services include the Mechanical Scraper System, High Pressure Water Jetting, the Air Mate TM Pellet Launcher System, the ARW Tube Cleaning Machine, and Rydlyme - the world's leading biodegradable descaler. All these processes with the exception of High Pressure Water Jetting and the Mechanical Scraper System are available for use by the client and can be purchased direct from RICO. Please browse our departments for more information on our products.

Tube Cleaning

Leak Searching

On-Line Leaks using Foam

Using foam to search for on-line leaks is a relatively simple but effective method to quickly find condenser tube leaks.

By using a specific foaming agent that is created by the foam generator the tube plates are covered completely with the foam, Any tubes where the foam is sucked into the tube signifies that a leak is present. These leaking tubes can be verified using a variety of instrumentation and plugged.

Off-Line Leaks using Pneumatic Leak Detector Guns

This system uses pneumatic detector guns that are inserted into either end of a tube. When activated these guns fill the tube with compressed air. If a leak is present the tube will depressurise and this change in pressure is detected by the guns which in turn signal a leak. As an alternative method, a Vacuum Leak Detector kit can be used where a vacuum is created to find the leak.

Leak Searching

Tube Inspection Services

Eddy Current Tube Inspection

NDT inspection services for tube bundles to include heat exchangers, condensers, oil coolers, air conditioning units. .

Eddy current is based on the principle of measuring changes in the impedance of an electromagnetic coil as it is scanned over a surface of conductive material.

Using eddy current  inspection techniques you can quickly detect tube corrosion, pits, wall loss and cracks.

Tube Inspection Services

Coating Services

In association with our partner GMA S.R.L (Italy) we can offer specifically manufactured anti-corrosion coatings designed for the prevention and elimination of corrosion and erosion found in tube-sheets and tubes of heat exchangers and condensers.

GMA uses it own patented technology to produce and apply coatings for restoring and strengthening tube-sheets, water-boxes, tube inlets and the full length of the tube internals back to their original condition.

Coating Services

Rico Industrial Services Ltd Overview

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