Applications

The following pages show a small selection of the many and varied metal spraying applications. You can filter the applications on the left hand side or search for keywords that may relate to your application, e.g. LPG or Steel. Further applications can be seen in the Blog and Press section as well as the Video section.

application HVOF Engineering Applications

High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) coatings HVOF is a high energy thermal spray process which produces dense, strong coatings of cermets and metals which give excellent performance in demanding, aggressive, wear and corrosive environments. HVOF coatings are an important part of advanced surface engineering which enable us to salvage and improve components. This enables machinery […]

Coating: High Velocity Oxygen Fuelled spray coatings.
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application Metallisation Launches New HVOF System

This is the latest development in its range of liquid or gas fuelled High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) systems. The new Met-PCC HVOF system retains all of the simple control and operator interface features of the previous HVOF system and is available in two versions: The Met-PCC HVOF-L (liquid fuel), and the Met-PCC HVOF-G (gas […]

Coating: HVOF
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application Introduction to Thermal Spray and Engineering Applications

What is Thermal Spraying?   Thermal spraying is a technology which improves or restores the surface of a solid material. The process can be used to apply coatings to a wide range of materials and components, to provide resistance to: Wear, erosion, cavitation, corrosion, abrasion or heat. Thermal spraying is also used to provide electrical […]

Coating: Various steel and ceramic coating materials
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application Metallisation Pistol Control Console (PCC)

Plasma Technology Incorporated (PTI) is so impressed with the Metallisation Pistol Control Console (PCC), the company has purchased seven units and is planning to add a further seven units in 2012. The Metallisation PCC has enabled PTI to enhance the spray capabilities of its HVOF spray systems. Plasma Technology Incorporated Impressed with Metallisation’s PCC The […]

Coating: Tungsten Carbide Cobalt Chrome (WC/Co/Cr)
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application HVOF Alternatives to Hard Chrome Plating

Introduction to HVOF Alternatives to Hard Chrome Plating Chrome plating has been accepted and used for many years to provide hard wearing surfaces, however; American environmental legislation as forced the closure of many, many US plating contractors. To continue legal operations, those US contractors that have wished to remain in business have had to make […]

Coating: 99408 Fe/Cr/Mo, 99325 Ni/Cr/Bi/Si, 99735 Wc/Co17%, 99745 Wc/Co/Cr
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application Comparison of metal spraying with painting

Painting is a widely used method of protecting steelwork (and other materials) from corrosion. Most paints are organic (polymer) bases with added metal particles, corrosion inhibiting compounds or inert filler materials. They may be applied by dipping, brushing or spraying to suitably prepared (grit blasted) surfaces. Protective paint systems are multi-layer comprising a priming coat, […]

Coating: N/a
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application Comparison of metal spraying with electro plating

The most common method is deposition from aqueous solutions, many of which are toxic. During electro plating, water decomposes and hydrogen is deposited at the surface being plated. This will cause embrittlement of high strength steels unless they are heat treated immediately after plating. This is only partially effective in reversing the damage. Electro deposition […]

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application Comparison of metal spraying with galvanising

Galvanising is a well established process for applying a corrosion protection layer of zinc to steel. Treated steelwork is immersed briefly in molten zinc and the coating builds up very quickly. Galvanised layers are usually of even thickness, dense and metallurgically bonded to the steel. Thickness is typically 0.002 – 0.006 in (50 – 150μ). […]

Coating: N/a
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application Comparison of metal spraying with welding

Welding is a method of joining materials or components to each other, either by direct fusion or through the use of an intermediate filter material. It is also used to apply surface coatings for reclamation or to confer improved wear resistance on OEM articles. Weld overlay materials are typically steels, bronzes or nickel based alloys. […]

Coating: N/a
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