anchor pattern

anchor pattern

[′aŋ·kər ‚pad·ərn]
(metallurgy)
The pattern of minute projections formed on a metal surface by sandblasting, shot blasting, or chemical etching; used to enhance the adhesiveness of a surface coating.
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OptionELITE's enhanced retention anchor pattern provides stability and reduced retrieval force while preventing migration and reducing the risk of penetration.
For our plants to be better able to control this process the industry is in need of a system that could automatically read the anchor pattern and let the operator know what is going on with the profile at all times, yet maintaining the blast cleaning requirements.
5/ near white metal blast and with a 2 to 4 mil anchor pattern.
steel mills traditionally use wire brash and detergent for internal cleaning, leaving a minimal anchor pattern.
The pipe's surface is then blast cleaned with steel grit-shot to NACE near-white specification to provide a proper anchor pattern base for the epoxy to adhere.
Surfaces prepared with FLOW's patented waterjet nozzles provide excellent anchor patterns for applying thermal spray coatings, as compared to previous surface preparation methods used by the thermal spray industry.