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 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 TSA Coatings Provide Anti Corrosion Protection to Safeguard the Future of the Burj Al Arab

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. Metal spraying is carried out in a wide range of anti corrosion and engineering markets. Surface Coatings Metallisation has been synonymous […]

Coating: Aluminium (TSA)
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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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application Unimec Chooses ARC140 System

Unimec, based in Romania, manufactures metal hardware for low and medium voltage power lines, has been using the Metallisation Arc140 system for over 4 years to spray small parts that historically have been hot-dip galvanised or zinc plated. Metallisation’s Romanian distributor, Straaltechniek Minex, who delivered the first Arcspray 140 system to Unimec, have since been […]

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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application Metallisation MK73 uses Thermal Sprayed Aluminium (TSA) to Protect Offshore Oil Platforms From Corrosion

Metallisation flamespray equipment has been used to protect a BP Clair Ridge offshore oil platform from corrosion. The 168 metre high platform will be installed in the North Sea west of the Shetland Isles. Clair Ridge jackets have seven storage tanks, two drill water tanks and a base oil tank, in the Drilling Production (DP) […]

Coating: Aluminium
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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 Seam Spraying of Pre-coated E.R.W Tube

INTRODUCTION    Tube is produced on a tube forming mill by Electrical Resistance Welding of the longitudinal seam. By using pre-coated steel strip, tube with enhanced corrosion resistance can be produced. Pre-coated steel strip is available with zinc coating (galvanised), aluminium coating (aluminised) or Zn/Al Alloy Coating (various trade names apply – Galvalume, Zincalume, Aluzinc, […]

Coating: 01E Aluminium, 02E Zinc, 21E 85/15 Zinc Aluminium
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