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.

Metallisation Launches New Laser Cladding System
application Metallisation Launches New Laser Cladding System

Metallisation has launched a new laser cladding system, MET-CLAD, which has further enhanced Metallisation’s diverse range of surface coating equipment. Laser cladding, a process that falls into the range of hard- facing solutions, can be used to increase corrosion resistance, wear resistance or impact performance of metallic components, using a method of applying a fully […]

Coating: The laser cladding process utilises a precisely focused high power laser beam to create a tightly controlled weld pool into which a metallic powder is applied.
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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 Ten Diverse Applications For Metal Spraying

Thermal spraying, also commonly known as metal spraying, is a coating process where a wide range of metals or ceramics can be sprayed onto the surface of another material. There are untold uses for this – here’s 10 applications for starters… 1. Wind Turbines Atmospheric corrosion causes damage to wind turbines. It’s for this reason […]

Coating: Various
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application An introduction to metal spray for corrosion protection

Metal or thermal spraying is a technology, which protects and greatly extends the life of a wide variety of products in the most hostile environments and in situations where coatings are vital for longevity. The variety of metallised coatings is vast but can be broken down into two main categories. These include finishing coatings, such […]

Coating: Various corrosion resitant coatings - mainly zinc, aluminium or their alloys
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Anti-corrosion metal spraying – basic guide
application Anti-corrosion metal spraying – basic guide

Anti Corrosive Metal Finishing Metal or thermal spraying is a technology, which protects and greatly extends the life of a wide variety of products in the most hostile environments and in situations where coatings are vital for longevity. The variety of metallised coatings is vast but can be broken down into two main categories. These […]

Coating: N/A
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application Protection of Iron and steel at Elevated Temperatures

 INTRODUCTION  Unprotected iron and steel surfaces oxidise and corrode rapidly at elevated temperatures in the presence of industrial atmospheres, hot gases and condensation products. Experience within the Metallisation Group has shown that nickel-chromium alloys and/or aluminium coatings give protection and increase the life expectancy of steelwork up to temperatures as high as 1200°C. Because oxidation rates […]

Coating: 01E Aluminium, 85E Ni/Cr
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application Sealing Sprayed Coatings

Porosity inherent in ‘as-sprayed’ coatings will allow the ingress of fluids which may give rise to:- • Corrosion of the coating or the base material • Contamination of the coating or of products handled by the coated articles • Pressure loss in hydraulic systems due to seepage beneath seals • Premature coating failure due to […]

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application Bond Coating

Bond Coats are used in the following circumstances:- • To improve adhesion when basis materials have been prepared mechanically. • Where the substrate material is too hard for mechanical preparation. • Where mechanical preparation would damage the substrate material. • Where mechanical preparation is uneconomic. • Where the chosen coating will not adhere to the […]

Coating: Arc and Flame
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application Surface preparation by gritblasting

Grit blasting is the most commonly used method of preparing surfaces for metal spraying. It removes rust, mill scale and other surface contaminants and produces a suitably roughened surface by projecting a highly concentrated stream of relatively small abrasive particles at high velocity against the surface to be cleaned. It has also been shown to […]

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application Preparation for Spraying

Sprayed coatings adhere to surfaces mainly by mechanical and physical means; in a few instances, metallurgical or chemical bonding may occur to a small degree. Whatever the mechanism of adhesion, it is vital that the surface to be sprayed is clean and adequately roughened. Over 80% of coating failures are due to poor or incorrect […]

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