metal coating

metal coating

[′med·əl ′kōd·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A thin film of metal bonded to a base material in order to add specific surface properties, such as corrosion or oxidation resistance, color, wear resistance, or optical characteristics.
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15 March 2018 - Texas, US-based metal coating services provider AZZ Inc.
NYSE: AZZ) has acquired all assets and outstanding shares of Illinois, US-based galvaniser Rogers Brothers Company to expand AZZ's metal coating services and geographic reach in the Midwest, US, the company said.
As the metal coating industry has been very much focused on increasing productivity in the last five years and significant cost savings can be made by applying coatings in-factory instead of on-site, the demand for pre-coated metal parts, whether for new construction projects like buildings and bridges, earthmoving vehicles or temporary pipe coatings for the oil and gas industry, has been increasing steadily, the spokesman points out.
The surface is primed, cured, and prepared to accept the metal coating.
Industrial City, the region's leading manufacturing and logistics destination and a member of TECOM Investments, today announced United Metal Coating LLC (UMC) has commenced operations at the 195,000 sq ft facility in its premises.
A new hard metal coating with low thermal expansion is claimed to extend the lifespan of composite tooling.
Little Rock Powder Coating & Finish LLC is central Arkansas' only custom metal coating and finishing business, owner Philip Webb boasts.
Free of organic, sulfur-containing and soft metal coating lubricants, DryRunner bearings can run dry for more than 100 million overruns (as compared to 10,000 rolling element overruns for standard linear bearings).
Prior to the development of the KM Deposition Unit, there were several unsatisfactory aspects of specialized metal coating, including electroplating, which is often environmentally hazardous, and thermal spray, which does not allow metals to be applied below their melting points, causing a coarse coating.
After starting to spray balustrations, we realized the implications of the metal coating could be far-reaching," says Preston Saunders, supervisor of the Metallacoat division.
Mr Gahan said it would now concentrate on its core metal coating operation which it hoped to expand.
The US metal coating, engraving, and heat treating industry includes more than 5,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $25 billion.