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 Has Launched a New Durable Non-slip Coating

Metallisation Ltd has launched a new durable non-slip coating. 28E ARCTEC coating is ideal for use on steel floors, decks and panels across diverse industries, from train steps to oil platforms. Protection Steel Floors, Decks and Panels Untreated these steel surfaces can become very slippery, especially in wet conditions, and are prone to corrosion. To […]

Coating: 28E Arctec non-slip coating
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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 Cathodic Protection of Steel in Concrete

For many years industrial companies have fought to protect steel reinforced concrete from corrosion. The prime causes of corrosion in concrete include salt, chloride and de-icing treatments. Protecting steel reinforced concrete from corrosion The salt seeps into the concrete and erodes the steel reinforcing bar (rebar) causing cracks and spalling in the concrete and eventually […]

Coating: Typically zinc or zinc/aluminium
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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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