Atmospheric

Thermal spray coatings for atmospheric applications

Case Studies

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Children’s Playground Equipment

Reason for use: Durable corrosion protection layer under powder coated top coat. Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 145/S245-CL View Product A Metallisation Arcspray system has been used to protect playground equipment from corrosion and to create an excellent base for the powder coated finish. SMP (Playgrounds) Ltd has selected Metallisation’s Arcspray system and zinc coating process, to protect its wide range of outdoor playground equipment. SMP has been designing, manufacturing and building playgrounds throughout the world for 40 years. The…

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Metal Spray Equipment Manufacturers

Metallisation Equipment uses TSA Coatings to Protect Footbridges

Reason for use: Corrosion protection to Network Rail N1 specification Download PDF Related Products MK73-FS Wire Flame View Product Solent Protective Coatings Limited (SPC) recently purchased additional metal spraying equipment from Metallisation in order to fulfil another contract win. SPC has been a customer of Metallisation for around two years and is a huge fan of metal spraying. The company purchased a new MK73 Flamespray system and arranged additional training for its operators to enhance their existing skills. Solent Protective Coatings won…

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Metallisation Arcspray Process

Unimec Chooses ARC140 System

Reason for use: Corrosion protection of high voltage power transmission towers Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 145/S245-CL View Product Arcspray 145/S345-CL View Product Related Videos Arcspray process 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…

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Application Data Sheets

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Multivoid aluminium tubing for AC Condensers

Reason for use: Corrosion protection and brazing during assembly Download PDF Corrosion of heat exchangers for automotive air conditioning units can be a major problem. The unit is often located near the front grille of the vehicle and hence is exposed to a severely corrosive environment, with road salts, rain and high temperatures all contributing to high corrosion rates. In order to reduce the rate of corrosion, historically several methods have been tried: zinc diffusion by flux brazing, sacrificial anodes…

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Seam Spraying of Pre-coated E.R.W Tube

Reason for use: Corrosion protection of the weld area on a pre-coated steel tube Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 528E(16)-ICC View Product Tube is produced on a tube forming mill by Electrical Resistance Welding of the longitudinal seam. By using pre-coated steel strip, tube with enhanced corrosion resistance can be produced. Pre-coated steel strip is available with zinc coating (galvanised), aluminium coating (aluminised) or Zn/Al Alloy Coating (various trade names apply – Galvalume, Zincalume, Aluzinc, Zalutite, and Galfan). During the…

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Example Applications

Radio mast Metallisation

Radio / Radar / TV Masts

Reason for use: Long term corrosion protection of inaccessible objects, reducing requirement for regular inspection and maintenance. Download PDF Go to the Process Page 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 mild…

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Footbridges

Footbridges

Reason for use: Long term corrosion protection Download PDF Go to the Process Page Long term corrsion protection often in inaccessible areas where regular inspection and maintenance would be costly, e.g. over railway lines or major roads. 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…

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Internal Steelwork With High Humidity

Internal steelwork with high humidity

Reason for use: Protection of condensation corrosion in area such as swimming pools, breweries, wineries, pasteurising plants etc. Download PDF Go to the Process Page The roof structure of an up-to-date dispatch department situated at the premises of ‘Frederick Robinson Breweries Ltd’ has been treated for anti-corrosive protection using one of the Metallisation systems. The structure, manufactured from mild steel, consists of 400 frames each 0.914M2 (3ft) square, assembled by means of joining brackets. The protective system employed was as follows: grit…

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