Cold Cutting

The safest and most effective cutting technique


UHP offers cold cutting to a wide range of applications in the chemical, petrochemical, oil, gas, offshore, construction, power, steel and heavy industries.

Benefits of Cold Cutting

Cold cutting has a number of significant benefits in relation to traditional cutting techniques which generate friction, heat and sparking and in some application is the only safe and practical way to cutting:


  • Cutting virtually any material including steel, concrete and ceramic materials
  • Applicable to any thickness
  • Spark free, ideal for flammable materials
  • No heat generation
  • Reduces the need for costly plant shutdown
  • Jet cut creates its own start point so does not require an edge or need to overrun.
  • The Cutting Head is portable - ideal for restricted areas
  • Single pass and multi pass options
  • Shock free so can be used for controlled demolition
  • Good quality cut so the surface is ready for re-welding.
  • No grit contamination or disposal costs
  • Environmentally friendly and excellent H&S record - uses no hazardous materials and creates no gases or dust.


Cold Cutting Applications

We have worked across a wide range of projects including:Cold cutting steel pipe


  • Hydrocarbon contaminated pipework
  • Access doorways into tanks for cleaning or maintenance
  • Decommissioning redundant plant
  • Fuel storage tank floors and roofs
  • Rubber lined vessels
  • Tank cutting
  • Concrete cutting
  • Hydro demolition
  • Underwater cutting
  • Cutting of heavy wall thickness


Our equipment includes:


  • 3,000 bar water jetting equipment with a variety of attachments


Get a quote


Our highly trained staff are available for contracts throughout the UK from our base in the North West.

Please call 0151 348 4578 for a no-obligation quotation for your business or complete our online contact form for us to contact you.