Atmospheric

Thermal spray coatings for atmospheric applications

Case Studies

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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Anti Corrosion Protection

TSA Coatings Provide Anti Corrosion Protection to Safeguard the Future of the Burj Al Arab

Reason for use: Corrosion protection of large structure in coastal environment Download PDF Related Products Arcspray 145/S345-CL View Product Arcspray 701(16)-CL View Product Metal or thermal spraying is a technology, which protects and greatly extends the life of a wide variety of products in the most hostile environments and in situations where coatings are vital for longevity. Metal spraying is carried out in a wide range of anti-corrosion and engineering markets. Surface Coatings Metallisation has been synonymous with surface coatings…

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Flamesprayed Zinc Onto Body Panels

Metallisation Equipment Repairs Body Panels

Reason for use: The anti-corrosive properties of the metal spraying process are widely recognised in the automotive industry Download PDF Metallisation Flamespray equipment is the preferred option for classic Volkswagen specialist repairers Vanshack Ltd, to repair and protect the vehicle body panels of its Volkswagen Vanshack (VWV) customers’ cherished vehicles. Flamespray Equipment for Car Body Parts: Vanshack provides a range of services including servicing, engine rebuilds, engine re-specification, MOTs, body repairs and customisation to VWV customer’s vehicles and have recently…

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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

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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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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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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