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 Electrical switch boxes
Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc
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application Farm buildings
Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc
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application Lighting columns
Coating: Zinc or Aluminium - Arc
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application Footbridges

Showing a considerable development from the traditional railway footbridge, the accompanying photograph illustrates the steel footbridge erected over the railway at Hurst Green, Surrey, by South Coast Welders Ltd, to the order of the Surrey County Council. The protective treatment selected for this structure was gritblasting and metal spraying with zinc to a thickness of […]

Coating: Zinc or Aluminium - Flame or Arc
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Road and Rail Bridges
application Road and Rail Bridges

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: Normally Aluminium - Flame or Arc - can be zinc
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application Radio / Radar / TV Masts

A typical example of current trends is provided by a 30.48 M (100ft) mast commissioned for the North Thames Gas Board, for installation at its headquarters. The days of the simple, straight up and down radio mast have gone and the North Thames Gas Board structure is built up of a series of short interconnected […]

Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc
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application Water storage tanks

The photograph shows a Fylde Water Board Tower at Barnacre, near Garstang, Lancs. The tower was gritblasted to BS 4232, and then zinc sprayed to 175 microns (0.007”) followed by one coat of inhibitive sealer to Zn7/a. Fylde Water Board has adopted this Metallisation Protective System as their standard anti-corrosive treatment as it has proved […]

Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc
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application Medium Girder Bridges – Various Rivers
Coating: Aluminium - Arc
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application Jet Pump Dredger – Quarry Lake

Since the metal spraying process was pioneered in the U.K. by Metallisation Ltd., of Dudley, West Midlands, one of its principal applications has been as an anti-corrosive protective treatment for structural and other steelwork. The Zinc Spraying of a new Jet Pump Dredger provides an interesting example of the very widespread use of metal spraying. […]

Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc
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application Barge hulls
Coating: Zinc - Flame or Arc
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