Ecological graffiti removal

Ecological graffiti removal is particularly important today. Traditional methods, such as high-pressure blasting, have had their day, as they do not meet the current demands for environmental protection and climate neutrality in graffiti removal. This means no use of chemical substances that have to be disposed of at great expense, no use of high-pressure jetting that spreads the dirt and granules in the area and no additional consumption of water. With vacuum blasting technology from systeco Reinigungstechnik, you fulfil these requirements perfectly. The aim is therefore to reduce ecological damage. Everyone benefits from this. Our ecological cleaning technology takes our global commitment to environmental and climate protection to the next level.

You can find ecological cleaning technology for graffiti removal at systeco in various designs.


ecological graffiti removal

How does ecological graffiti removal work?

Graffiti removal with high pressure, chemicals and water are not ecological. These methods consume too many resources, pollute the environment with toxins and additional water consumption.   

We have found a simple and ecological solution for exactly this, which we and our customers are completely enthusiastic about. We have turned pressure blasting on its head and developed vacuum blasting. It works without high pressure, without water and without chemicals. Almost all surfaces and substrates indoors and outdoors can be cleaned without leaving any residues and in an environmentally friendly way. Clean surfaces and radiant facades are left behind.


Can graffiti be removed without chemicals?

Cleaning with chemicals is a common variant of graffiti removal. Special graffiti removers are available in specialised shops. You can use them yourself. The graffiti remover is applied to the graffiti. The whole process is usually only suitable for very small graffiti. In a final step, the surface has to be re-washed and this is problematic. Since the solutions are usually quite aggressive, the process can quickly cause damage to the surface if handled incorrectly.

But there is another way. With vacuum blasting from systeco, graffiti removal is done completely without chemicals. The surfaces are cleaned without leaving any residue and are simply clean afterwards. 


Can graffiti removal be done without high pressure?

Yes, this is possible. The high-pressure hot water variant works in the same way as the manual method with a chemical agent for graffiti removal. The solution or paste is first applied to the unwanted artwork and then removed with a high-pressure jet. The process can by no means be described as gentle or ecological. On the one hand, the substrate can be damaged, on the other hand, the environment is considerably polluted by this technique. Therefore, according to current legislation, a costly collection of the contaminated water is always necessary, which makes the procedure considerably more expensive. With the low-pressure wet blasting method, a mixture of air and water and possibly a blasting agent is blasted onto the graffiti. Depending on the surface and type of graffiti, the pressure is adjusted. The disadvantage of the method is that components of the plaster are exposed. Often, distinct shadows are created on the walls and facades.

With the vacuum blasting method, only negative pressure is used. However, this method differs considerably from the aforementioned methods. The vacuum sucks the abrasive out of the storage container. In the blasting lance, the granulate is accelerated to approx. 400 km/h and hits the graffiti to be removed. The paint is loosened by the impact of the granulate. The advantage of the method is that it is a closed circuit, as the blasting material is automatically sucked back into the container through a hose by means of negative pressure. The dirt and paint particles are filtered out in a cyclone. The granulate goes back into the circuit. The cleaning system is easy to operate so that it can also be used by non-professionals. Vacuum blasting is also called a minimally abrasive process. This makes it ideal for very sensitive surfaces.

Why is ecological graffiti removal so important?

We all want to live in a beautiful environment without smog and pollutants. For this to work, we have to rethink many aspects of our lives. We have to think and act ecologically. The cleaning of facades and the removal of graffiti are a small building block in our ecological system. But every building block is important so that in the end we have a solid house. That is why ecological graffiti removal is so important, so that we waste as few resources as possible and do not introduce new chemicals and toxins into the environment. Vacuum blasting is the only ecological way to remove graffiti in the future.

Graffiti all over the city

Do you know this? You walk through your properties and discover yet another place where unsightly smearings and graffiti can be found.

Maybe an employee of your company even called you recently and reported new graffiti and smearings. If lime deposits and saltpetre are added to this, the value of your property decreases and the good impression suffers. 

Remove smears and dirt without leaving any residue

Free yourself from all unsightly facades in your properties in a simple way. Without water, without high pressure and without chemicals, 100 percent ecological.

We have a simple and ecological solution for exactly this, which we and our customers are completely enthusiastic about. We have turned pressure blasting on its head and do it the other way round with vacuum blasting. This works without high pressure, without water and without chemicals. Almost all surfaces and substrates indoors and outdoors can be cleaned without leaving any residue. What remains are clean surfaces, radiant facades and your smile, because everything is (almost) like new again.

That not only sounds good, it also works perfectly. Because the vacuum blasting method from systeco uses the gentlest and most ecological method for people, the environment and the object to be cleaned to remove annoying dirt and smears without leaving any residue.

Pore-deep clean, cost-effective, can be carried out at any location and during operation.

  • Almost any indoor or outdoor surface can be cleaned with this method.
  • Lead-containing or other paint toxins are collected and filtered during cleaning.
  • The previous time-consuming separation and disposal of waste water or paint sludge is no longer necessary.
  • Flexible use, in the shortest possible time, at all locations - even during ongoing operations.
  • Neither our staff nor your employees in the vicinity of the operation need to wear protective clothing.
  • In contrast to high-pressure cleaning, which always involves abrasion of the substrate, this method allows you to preserve the substrate for the first time - only the graffiti is removed. What remains is a clean surface that looks like new.

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With the vacuum blasting process not only graffiti can be removed. It is also used in fire damage restoration, to remove floor markings for photo engravings and for gravestone cleaning. The application possibilities are very versatile.