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 Thermal Barrier Coating Onto Exhausts Systems

INTRODUCTION: Thermal Barrier Coating (TBCs) are ceramic materials which are widely used on modern aero engines and land based turbines. They can also be applied to vehicle exhausts, turbocharger casings, heat shields and other vehicle components to reduce heat transfer and improve vehicle performance. Heat soak from hot exhaust systems transfers into other vehicle components […]

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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 Equipment uses TSA Coatings to Protect Footbridges

Solent Protective Coatings Limited (SPC) recently purchased additional metal spraying equipment from Metallisation in order to fulfil another contract win. SPC has been a customer of Metallisation for around two years and is a huge fan of metal spraying. The company purchased a new MK73 Flamespray system and arranged additional training for its operators to […]

Coating: Aluminium (TSA)
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application Metallisation Equipment Key to Refurbishment of Cornish Swing Bridge

The historical Ross Swing Bridge by the Isles of Scilly ferry port on Penzance sea front is currently undergoing a major refurbishment to improve its appearance, reliability and reduce the costs of future disruption and maintenance. The works are being carried out by Cornwall County Council’s contractor Cormac and part of the refurbishment includes the […]

Coating: Aluminium
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application Metallisation Equipment Repairs Body Panels

Metallisation Flamespray equipment is the preferred option for classic Volkswagen specialist repairers Vanshack Ltd, to repair and protect the vehicle body panels of its Volkswagen Vanshack (VWV) customers’ cherished vehicles. Flamespray Equipment for Car Body Parts Vanshack provides a range of services including servicing, engine rebuilds, engine re-specification, MOTs, body repairs and customisation to VWV […]

Coating: Zinc
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application Working Metals Expands Its Metal Spraying With Metallisation Equipment

Working Metals Limited, specialist architectural metalwork fabricators, has expanded its metal spraying services with the purchase of Metallisation equipment. Working Metals Limited Working Metals, based in Uckfield, East Sussex, provides bespoke commissioned contract work to individuals and businesses. The company has now added bronze and copper metal spraying to its services and is amazed with […]

Coating: Bronze
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application Off Shore Oil Platform Protected by Thermal Sprayed Aluminium (TSA) Coating Solution

Metallisation customer, Gardwell Coatings Limited, based in East Anglia, has applied Thermal Sprayed Aluminium (TSA) to an offshore oil platform to protect the structure from corrosion, using Metallisation MK73 flame spray equipment. Gardwell Coatings Limited   The off shore oil platform has been designed and constructed by SLP Engineering the UKs most experienced EP(I)C company. […]

Coating: Aluminium (TSA)
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application Deflected Flame Extension used on RNLI Launch Carriers

The new Metallisation deflected flame spray extension has been used to protect a new Supacat Launch and Recovery System (L&RS), which has been designed for the RNLI.   The deflected flame spray extension was launched in July 2010 and Perryfields was one of the first companies to purchase the new equipment. Perryfields Limited, painting and […]

Coating: Zinc
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application Thermal Spraying Stands the Test of Time – The Forth Road Bridge

Thermal or metal spraying steel to protect it from corrosion has always been recognised as a long-term solution for many industries. UK based Metallisation has been providing anti corrosion solutions for over 80 years, to a diverse range of industries all around the world. One of its successes is the anti corrosion protection of bridges, […]

Coating: Zinc
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application Using TSA to Protect Pipelines from Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

In the petrochemical industry Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) in pipeline systems consumes a significant percentage of the maintenance budget. A large portion of this money is spent on expensive items such as external piping inspection, insulation removal and re-installation, painting and pipe replacements. CUI prevention strategies provide long term and reliable prevention of CUI that […]

Coating: TSA (Thermal Sprayed Aluminium)
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