Drill Pipe Cleaning


When scale and hardened mud build up in oil well drill pipe, plugged drill heads are the usual result. This reduces efficiency and increases downtime. Traditional rattle-and-brush systems can leave some build-up behind and require a rinse operation to flush debris and drilling fluids.


With 40,000 psi (2,800 bar) water jet systems from NLB, build-up disappears in a single pass, without a separate rinse operation. Drill pipe easily passes inspection and gets back into service sooner.


  • Complete removal of mud and scale
  • More productivity, less downtime
  • Systems tailored to your needs
  • Many rattle-and-brush systems can be converted

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Product removal brochure

Learn more about using water jets for all types of product removal applications.

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End of Arm Tooling

Efficiently delivers high pressure water to the O.D. of drill pipe.

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Electric units

Electric pump units are commonly used for in-plant applications.

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