Atmospheric

Thermal spray coatings for atmospheric applications

Case Studies

Thermal Spraying On The Forth Road Bridge

Thermal Spraying Stands the Test of Time – The Forth Road Bridge

Reason for use: Long term corrosion protection of structural steelwork Download PDF Related Products MK73-FS Wire Flame View Product 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, including the Forth Road Bridge. Most…

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Mabey Bridge Wind Turbine Towers and Arcspray System ARC140

Reason for use: Wind turbine towers are exposed to harsh external environments, particularly those in an offshore location. Download PDF Metallisation’s customer, Mabey Bridge, recently metal sprayed a number of Endurance Windpower X-Series wind towers, using the ARC140/S350-CL system, to protect them from corrosion. Mabey Bridge is a specialist supplier of high quality steel bridges, infrastructures, wind turbine towers and heavy plated structural steel work. Based in Chepstow, Mabey Bridge has extensive experience in the production of wind turbine towers, with…

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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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Application Data Sheets

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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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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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Example Applications

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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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Road and Rail Bridges

Reason for use: Long term corrosion protection in hard to access areas. Aluminium used to protect steel from road salts corrosion. Download PDF Related Products MK73-FS Wire Flame View Product 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…

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