Manufacturing

Thermal spray coatings for manufacturing applications

Application Data Sheets

Shoe Mould

Metal spray moulds in the shoe industry

Reason for use: To produce a shoe mould quickly, thereby achieving a fast drawing board to shop turn around. Download PDF Due to the rise in costs of producing a pair of shoe sole moulds using the conventional methods of casting or engraving, metalspray moulds have increased in popularity over the past decade. By using the Metallisation Arcspray Process of Mould Manufacture, it is possible to produce a pair of shoe sole moulds in two or three days as opposed…

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Laser Cladding MAP0018

Backing nickel electroforms

Reason for use: To offer a fast and low cost alternative, reducing the potential in some cases of tool distortion due to high residual plating stresses. Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 145/S345-CL View Product Arcspray 340(16)-PLC View Product MK61-FS Wire Flame View Product Nickel electroforms are extensively used as tools for injection moulded plastics. Whilst they give excellent service, their production is slow and costly. In some cases, tool distortion may be caused by the high residual plating stresses. For…

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Kitchen utensil

Arcsprayed reinforced coating system for cookware

Reason for use: To reinforce the Fluoropolymer coating with Stainless Steel Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 528E(16)-ICC View Product The application of Arcsprayed Stainless Steel as a reinforced coating has been proven to drastically increase the working life of many types of cookware. By producing a thin Arcsprayed layer the fluoropolymer coating penetrates the sprayed surface. This produces high bond strengths and allows the high wear resistant Arcsprayed coating to protect the fluoropolymer coating (See Fig 1) from such items…

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