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 Metallisation Equipment Protecting Fishing Boats

Metallisation’s thermal spraying equipment has been protecting a diverse range of surfaces, structures and vessels for over ninety years and continues to be the chosen solution for many industry sectors. A recent project has yet again proven the longevity of thermal sprayed surfaces. Parkol Marine Engineering, based in Whitby, has recently applied a thermal sprayed […]

Coating: Arc sprayed zinc
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application Mabey Bridge Wind Turbine Towers and Arcspray System ARC140

Metallisation’s customer, Mabey Bridge, recently metal sprayed a number of Endurance Windpower X-Series wind towers, using the ARC140/S350-CL system, to protect them from corrosion. Mabey Bridge is a specialist supplier of high quality steel bridges, infrastructures, wind turbine towers and heavy plated structural steel work. Based in Chepstow, Mabey Bridge has extensive experience in the […]

Coating: Arc Spray applied for anti corrosion
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application Zinc Coating Protects the Next Generation of Wind Turbine Towers

With the ever increasing demand for wind power, alongside the challenge of producing taller and taller wind turbines, Andresen Towers has developed a new type of wind turbine tower. Zinc Metal Coating As with all steel structures which are located outside, corrosion is an issue which needs to be addressed. During the design stage of […]

Coating: Thermal Sprayed Zinc
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application Protecting Ships and Trawlers from Corrosion

Metal or thermal spraying is a technology, which protects or extends the life of a wide variety of structures in the most hostile environments and in situations where coatings are vital for safety and performance. Thermal spraying is carried out in a wide range of anti- corrosion or engineering markets. Typical applications include the spraying […]

Coating: Thermal spraying for corrosion protection
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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 RJ Herbert Opts for Metal Spraying with Metallisation

RJ Herbert Engineering has opted for metal spraying, using Metallisation equipment, as an alternative to hot dip galvanising, to improve customer service, reduce costs and save time. RJ Herbert Engineering The decision to opt for metal spraying was made following a request from a Belgian customer, a potato processing and packaging line export company, to […]

Coating: Zinc
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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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