Atmospheric

Thermal spray coatings for atmospheric applications

Case Studies

Zinc Metal Coating

Zinc Coating Protects the Next Generation of Wind Turbine Towers

Reason for use: Wind turbine towers, like all steel structures which are located outside, can be prone to corrosion. Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 528E-ACD View Product Related Videos Auto application of thermal spray zinc to wind towers Zinc Metal Coating With the ever increasing demand for wind power, alongside the challenge of producing taller and taller wind turbines, Andresen Towers has developed a new type of wind turbine tower. As with all steel structures which are located outside, corrosion…

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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 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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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

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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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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