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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Metal Spray Equipment Manufacturers

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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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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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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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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