EVALUATION OF 20,000 PSI WATER JETTING FOR SURFACE PREPARATION OF STEEL PRIOR TO COATING OR RECOATING
This is the original white paper monograph which is the basis for removal of paint and coating system by high pressure waterjet cleaning HP-WJ. Prepared by Lydia M. Frenzel; Dr. Robert De Angelis, and Dr. John B. Bates, 1983
At the time, 20,000 psi (140 mPa) was the upper limit on the cleaning equipment. Click on the link to download the pdf paper.