Thermal spray coatings for manufacturing applications

Application Data Sheets

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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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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Flame Spray Hand Held

The Aluminium Spraying of Stud Welded Fasteners

Reason for use: To assist with attachment and produce a stronger weld as the aluminium acts as a fluxing agent. Download PDF Related Products MK73-FS Wire Flame View Product To assist with attachment and produce a stronger weld, aluminium is being used as a fluxing agent on welding fasteners. There are generally two methods of applying the aluminium to the fastener end. In some cases a small hole will be drilled in the centre of the fastener end then an…

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