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 Earthing of resin insulators using arcspray

INTRODUCTION The high voltage resin insulators required when using switchgear between 3.2 KV and 38KV can sometimes give rise to problems of air ionisation between metal components and the resin insulators. This ionisation is due to the corona or electrical discharge appearing around the surface of the charged conductor being insulated. It is possible to […]

Coating: Arcspray 02E (Zn)
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application Earthing of resin insulators using the flamespray process

INTRODUCTION    The high voltage resin insulators required when using switchgear between 3.2 KV and 38KV can sometimes give rise to problems of air ionisation between metal components and the resin insulators. This ionisation is due to the corona or electrical discharge appearing around the surface of the charged conductor being insulated. It is possible […]

Coating: Flamespray 02E (Zn)
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application Metal spraying of capacitor ends

  Introduction The most common type of capacitor in use today is the foil-wound type. A thin film of metal, 1µm, is deposited on one side of a thin, 2.5 – 14µm, polymer film di-electric leaving one edge uncoated. The film is wound around a central insulating core to form a ‘swiss roll’ with the […]

Coating: Arcspray 02E (Zn) or 09E (Sn/Zn)
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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 […]

Coating: N/a
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