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 Metallisation Protecting Film Industry Sets

For the first time in its 87 year history, Metallisation equipment has been used to protect film industry sets from damage during filming. The polystyrene props were first cut to shape and then metal sprayed with zinc and steel to strengthen them and make them less prone to dents during movement around the set. Metallisation […]

Coating: Zinc base layer, copper, bronze, steel etc. top coatings
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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 Flogas Brings Corrosion Protection In-house

Flogas UK Ltd, one of the UK’s largest LPG suppliers, has moved the application of its corrosion protection of LPG bottles to its in-house facility at Staveley. Using Metallisation’s Arcspray 528 Systems, which they have recently purchased, they can spray around 4,000 bottles per week.   The facility at Staveley has been updated and, with […]

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 Polish LPG Bottles Protected by Metallisation Equipment

Vitkovice Milmet S.A. is the only manufacturer of LPG bottles in Poland and has recently purchased three Metallisation Arcspray 528E production metal spraying systems. The steel cylinders, which are mainly used for Propane and Butane gas, are produced from scratch at the company’s site in Sosnowiec and, as with all steel items, are prone to […]

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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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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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application Zinc spraying of ductile iron pipes

Introduction Over the last 40 years in Europe, the ductile iron pipe has progressively replaced the grey iron pipe. The manufacturers of ductile iron pipe world-wide are now looking to give their customers a 50 year guaranteed life on their pipes. One of the main factors which will determine the life of ductile iron pipe […]

Coating: Arcspray 02E (Zn)
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application Gates and fences
Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc. Decorative coatings of Bronzes, Copper etc
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