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Challenges Faced In Shipyard Repairs

Whether they’re building, performing repairs, or upgrading ships to state-of-the-art technologies, shipyard repairs never end.

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What Is Metal Deposition?

Metal deposition describes any additive manufacturing where metal is layered onto another material (metals, ceramics, etc.). How the metal is deposited varies.

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Using Cold Spray In Coating Welds

We use welded products in essentially all parts of our daily life. Think about how many welded surfaces your fingers

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Repairing Molds With VRC Cold Spray

Molds for metals, ceramics, glass, and plastics create the objects that surround us. What happens when a mold is damaged? How can you repair industrial molds?

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Repairing Cast Iron With VRC Cold Spray

Cast iron isn’t just for cooking. Cast iron is used in many heavy industrial and manufacturing applications as well! With its mobility and ease-of-use, VRC Cold Spray repair system is ideal for repairing cast iron pieces, no matter how big or small.

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Pipeline Repair – Liquid handling systems & cold spray repairs

Repairing corroded or damaged pipelines is an essential part of any business using pipeline technology. The cost of repairing pipeline corrosion and damage is between $5 and $8 billion in North America annually. Over half of that annual cost is in pipeline maintenance. Replacement is a costly option because many pipelines run underneath cities. They cannot easily be dug up and replaced. 

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What Is Engine Remanufacturing?

Remanufacturing an engine is a comprehensive and rigorous industrial process. Remanufacturing takes a non-functional product or component and returns it to a “like-new” or “better-than-new” condition. This industrial process improves performance level and quality. Remanufacturing is not synonymous with “recycling” or “repairing,” or even “rebuilding,” it is more thorough than any of those.