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11 
May

Working with Major Pump Repairers & Utilities

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Published Date:11th May 2020
Category: Industry News and Blogs


 

11 
May

IRS Keeping History on the Road

At IRS it’s not just about supporting industry but also helping the individual.

An inquiry came in from Phil asking us if it was at all possible to reclaim the axle bearing location diameter on his 1960 Hotchkiss M201, no problem!!

A…

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Published Date:11th May 2020
Category: Industry News and Blogs


 

31 
Mar

COVID – 19 Update

Update from IRS Surfacing Technologies LTD

We are currently still open and working to support all key industries to help to keep them running. 

As you will all appreciate we have strict rules in place at IRS whilst we all try to come to terms/ deal with this awful virus!

If anyone…

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Published Date:31st March 2020
Category: Industry News and Blogs


 

14 
Mar

What is Plasma Spraying?

Plasma spraying is a thermal coating process in which particles that have been softened by heat form a coating onto a substrate. This process aims to prevent corrosion or damage and allow materials that have been sprayed to last longer and have improved resistance. This popular…

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Published Date:14th March 2019
Category: Metal Spraying


 

22 
Feb

What is Flame Spraying?

Flame spraying is a thermal spray process that creates quality coatings using heat to melt materials that are usually in powder, ceramic rod or wire form. This type of thermal spray method is cost effective and…

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Published Date:22nd February 2019
Category: Industry News and Blogs


 

14 
Feb

Impeller Repair Services

At IRS we  carry out lots of Impeller repairs like the examples in the images below. We can apply coatings to neck ring areas or weld up Impellers like the examples below. These pictures are before and after shots of the same Impeller.

Why not Let IRS have a look…

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Published Date:14th February 2019
Category: Metal Spraying


 

01 
Feb

Plasma Spray Coatings

Plasma spray is a form of thermal spray coating. It is the process of spraying a molten or heat softened material onto a surface to form a coating. The coating material, in the form of a powder, is injected into a very high temperature plasma flame which…

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Published Date:1st February 2019
Category: Thermal Spray Systems


 

01 
Jan

What is Metal Spraying?

Metal spraying also know as Thermal Spraying involves covering a diverse range of surfaces with a metallic coating using a spray of molten particles.

There are a whole host of metal spraying techniques including flame spraying, wire arc…

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Published Date:1st January 2019
Category: Metal Spraying, Thermal Spray Systems


 

05 
Dec

What Is Spiral Welding?

In a nutshell spiral welding is the process by which a cylindrical object has a new surface welded onto it whilst the object is being turned on a rotary turn table.

However to understand this fully we first need to look at what exactly welding is, what are some of…

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Published Date:5th December 2018
Category: Welding


 

08 
Sep

What is Precision Grinding?

Precision grinding is a precise manufacturing process used across a diverse range of sectors, providing an efficient way to complete the fabrication and finishing of metal parts with very close and tight tolerances.

There are a number of…

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Published Date:8th September 2018
Category: Industry News and Blogs