Atmospheric

Thermal spray coatings for atmospheric applications

Case Studies

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Metal Spraying is Huge Success with Electro Metal Depositors

Reason for use: Corrosion protection of premium products in harsh environments Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 145/S345-CL View Product Related Videos Arcspray process Further Reading Working Metals Expands Its Metal Spraying With Metallisation Equipment Metallisation customer, Electro Metal Depositors, is a huge fan of metal spraying and says its clients are thrilled with the results. Electro Metal Depositors Electro Metal Depositors, based in Oldham, Lancashire, provides anti corrosion and surface protection for all manner of equipment and structures including turnstiles,…

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Working Metals Expands Its Metal Spraying With Metallisation Equipment

Reason for use: Decoration and corrosion protection Download PDF Related Products MK61-FS Wire Flame View Product Working Metals Limited, specialist architectural metalwork fabricators, has expanded its metal spraying services with the purchase of Metallisation equipment. Working Metals, based in Uckfield, East Sussex, provides bespoke commissioned contract work to individuals and businesses. The company has now added bronze and copper metal spraying to its services and is amazed with the results. Working Metals’ clients are mainly London based architects and are…

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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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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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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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AC 11 Chassis Metallisation

Chassis Components

Reason for use: To provide corrosion resistance without heat distortion to irregular and large shaped chassis’. Download PDF Go to the Process Page The problem of corrosion on road vehicles is receiving ever-increasing attention and various systems are being devised to protect private cars. The specification for the treatment carried out on the chassis shown in the photograph was gritblasted followed by 100 microns (0.004”) zinc sprayed with a Metallisation gas pistol. The manufacturer’s usual decorative paint finish was then…

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