Download our Rubber Removal Hydro-Blaster PDF.

Hi-Lite has perfected the art of responsible runway rubber removal (R4) from airport runways and taxiways using their patent pending high pressure water blasting system, “The Rubbernator”. Hi-Lite has dedicated itself to developing ways of performing high quality rubber removal that are the most responsible options to be offeRunway Rubber Remover - Hydroblasterred to a client.

We always offer:

  • Most Production per Hour
  • Impeccable Safety Record
  • Environmentally Sound Practices
  • Dependable Runway Service
  • The Best Value of Any Runway Rubber Removal Service

Hi-Lite’s custom built “Rubbernator” hydro blasters can perform a six foot wide cleaning pass and can remove up to 30,000 square feet of rubber per hour. The trucks are equipped with rear view cameras, monitors and auxiliary lights for safe, productive, high quality work in all conditions.


Runway w/ Rubber Buildup vs. Clean Runway

Many contractors are constantly going to higher and higher pressure equipment; that is not always the best answer. Here is an excerpt from The Edge, January 2008 issue about why high pressure is not enough, and often leads to damaged surfaces.

Runway Rubber Before and AfterHi-Lite’s modern, specialized equipment and dedicated, well trained staff make Hi-Lite the premier airfield rubber removal service in the business. With the highest production rate per hour, an impeccable safety record, environmentally sound practices, dependable service and top quality work, Hi-Lite is recognized as a world leader in airport rubber removal.

Remember these two items: ALL good, reputable contractors will eagerly give you references. Here is Hi-Lite's sample rubber removal specification that we have shared with airports and engineers alike.

Want to know more? Hi-Lite is the only contractor to offer a demo of our services; we will clean one end of a runway at no charge. We know you deserve the best and that's what we deliver. Hi-Lite’s 20 years in the business has created a long and impressive list of airports that believe in Responsible Runway Rubber Removal, John F. Kennedy International Airport and O’Hare International Airport to name a couple.

Here's what some of our customers have to say...
“It was a pleasure working with your personnel. They were very professional and thorough. The airfield markings and rubber removal on the runway looks top notch. Thank you and your team for bringing us up to standards on our airfield.” - Sylvia A. Struble, Airfield Manager, Kessler AFB

“Our senior managers were very impressed by your demo. Again I want to thank you for your very impressive demo.” -
William Crowley, Logan International Airport