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Metallisation Equipment Key to Refurbishment of Cornish Swing Bridge

Reason for use: Refurbishment and corrosion protection Download PDF The historical Ross Swing Bridge by the Isles of Scilly ferry port on Penzance sea front is currently undergoing a major refurbishment to improve its appearance, reliability and reduce the costs of future disruption and maintenance. The works are being carried out by Cornwall County Council’s contractor Cormac and part of the refurbishment includes the thermal spraying of the bridge with aluminium to protect it from corrosion. Bridge Corrosion Protection Metallisation’s…

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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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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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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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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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