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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: News


 

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: News


 

16 
Jun

Different Types Of Welding Explained

In its simplest form, welding is the process of joining to two materials (usually metal) together using heat and pressure which softens both materials and allows them to become forged. The concept of…

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Published Date:16th June 2018
Category: Welding


 

11 
May

Congratulations to the newlyweds….Mr & Mrs Molland!!

This time last week our college Paul Molland married the love of his life, Debbie!

All of the IRS team would like to congratulate them both and wish them both many happy years together as husband and wife !!!

 

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Published Date:11th May 2018
Category: News


 

10 
May

Advantages and Disadvantages of Thermal Spray Coatings

Thermal spraying is the process by which a coating is applied to a material via the coating material being heated until it becomes molten and then being sprayed onto the substrate…

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Published Date:10th May 2018
Category: Thermal Spray Systems