Metallisation Through The Decades
1909 – First patents for a metal spraying
Swiss inventor (pictured) Max Ulrich Schoop, invents a combustion process to melt wire and spray it onto objects.
1922 – Metallisation is born
Company is started to sell the spray system developed from the original design into the UK market.
1938 – First in-house flame spray system
Metallisation produces its first, own design of flame spray pistol, the MK16 for applying zinc and aluminium coatings.
Late 1960’s – Arc spray systems developed
Faster, more flexible, twin wire arc spray systems developed.
1980’s – HVOF and Plasma systems developed
Metallisation enters the high-end Engineering coating market with HVOF and Plasma spray systems.
Nineties and Noughties – Strong focus on usability and customer support
All systems developed to make operation and maintenance easier as we grow our worldwide market.
2015 – Metallisation brand evolves to what we know today
A full range of flame, arc, plasma, HVOF and laser cladding technology plus unrivalled service around the world.