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Using silver metal spray coatings in engineering applications

RFI Screening Limited, specialist surface treatment engineers, has opted for Metallisation MK61 flamespray equipment to metal spray a 40 tonne generator rotor with fine silver. The generator rotor, which is a combination of electrical, mechanical and manufacturing components, is regularly exposed to hard mechanical stress and high temperatures, while being subjected to electrical voltage and [...]

By |January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Metallisation protecting offshore oil platforms from corrosion

Metallisation flamespray equipment has been used to protect a BP Clair Ridge offshore oil platform from corrosion. The 168 metre high platform will be installed in the North Sea west of the Shetland Isles, Scotland. Clair Ridge jackets have seven storage tanks, two drill water tanks and a base oil tank, in the Drilling Production [...]

By |January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Metalspray protecting pipelines from corrosion under insulation

In the petrochemical industry Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) in pipeline systems consumes a significant percentage of the maintenance budget. A large portion of this money is spent on expensive items such as external piping inspection, insulation removal and re-installation, painting and pipe replacements. Coating with TSA (Thermal Sprayed Aluminium), using Metallisation flamespray equipment is one [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Metallisation Equipment Protecting Ships and Trawlers From Corrosion

Metal or thermal spraying is a technology, which protects or extends the life of a wide variety of structures in the most hostile environments and in situations where coatings are vital for safety and performance.  Thermal spraying is carried out in a wide range of anti‐corrosion or engineering markets.  Typical applications include the spraying of ships, trawlers [...]

By |December 14th, 2015|0 Comments

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