CryoGenesis UK is a leading independent provider of cryogenic decontamination solutions for the power generation industry. We provide a global on-site contract cleaning service, utilising cutting-edge dry-ice blasting technologies to aid non-destructive testing and to minimise downtime for cleaning of rotating electrical equipment, gas and steam turbines, and associated machinery.

Dry-ice blasting equipment sales, hires and training

We offer dry-ice blasting equipment sales, hires and training, dry-ice media sales, and dry-ice cleaning services, both in the UK and worldwide.

Dry-ice blasting systems for the power industry

CryoGenesis UK provides dry-ice blast cleaning solutions for contaminated power industry equipment including:

  • Turbines
  • AC/DC motors
  • Compressors and generators
  • Circuit breakers
  • Switchgear
  • Insulators
  • Fire and smoke damage equipment

We can also use dry-ice blasting in saltwater-ingression situations.

On-site cleaning of in-situ gas turbine compressor blades.
On-site cleaning of generator stator using shaved dry ice.
On-site cleaning of generator stator using dry-ice pellets.

We at CryoGenesis UK constantly strive to trial new cleaning applications to improve performance and reliability, and minimise hazards on moving parts and hard-to-reach areas, while remaining environmentally responsible.

Rapid-response cryogenic cleaning service

Based in the UK, CryoGenesis UK provides a 24/7 global rapid-response on-site cleaning service, including travel, transport and set-up of equipment. We also provide surface preparation, because some cases require treatment and/or removal of heavy oil and grease to prevent recontamination and to provide an effective clean.

We have serviced power industry sites in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, Africa and Australasia.

Benefits of cryogenic cleaning for the power industry

Key benefits of employing cryogenic cleaning in the power industry include:

  • Significant reduction in outage time
  • Elimination of secondary waste
  • Non-abrasive — will not cause damage of windings and intricate mechanisms
  • Non-conductive
  • Non corrosive
  • Clean in-place — minimum disassembly
  • Improved insulation resistance (IR)
  • Maintenance of a safe distance from sharp or moving parts
  • Assistance in fault-finding by eliminating contamination

ISO-certified cryogenic cleaning

CryoGenesis UK works towards high standards of health and safety, quality assurance and environmental management. We work to NEBOSH health and safety management, ISO 9001 quality assurance and ISO 14001 environmental management standards: we were awarded the ISO 9001 certificate for quality and service in 2005, and in 2008 were accredited by ISO 14001 for our environmental management.