How to Choose the Best Corrosion Resistant Coating

The best corrosion resistant coating will protect against surface damage while standing the test of time. Corrosion resistant coatings need to prove strong against fatigue and environmental stressors. VRC Metal Systems is committed to helping you find the best solution to fight against surface corrosion. A variety of common environmental stressors cause corrosion: A humid… Continue reading How to Choose the Best Corrosion Resistant Coating

Aerospace Repair with Cold Spray 101

While air travel saw a dramatic decline in 2020, the demand is picking up again and is expected to increase beyond previous highs. With economical challenges and increased demand for aircraft availability, the need for efficient aerospace repair options is higher than ever before. Unfortunately, traditional aircraft repair processes can be slow and costly, leading… Continue reading Aerospace Repair with Cold Spray 101

3 Benefits of Cold Spray for Military Vehicle Repair

Military vehicles are under constant attack from an unexpected enemy – corrosion. Corrosion damage to military ground vehicles cost the US Army 1.2 billion dollars in 2016 alone. There is a huge cost to keeping military vehicles in ready repair. When considering how cold spray might help military vehicle repair, you can easily point out… Continue reading 3 Benefits of Cold Spray for Military Vehicle Repair

From Product Concept To Prototype To Production

Almost everything we touch and use in our day-to-day lives was once just someone’s idea. It took people with confidence, perseverance, and a plan to take these products from a dream to reality. Whether your goal is to keep your company relevant in the marketplace, make a significant profit, or create something to stir up… Continue reading From Product Concept To Prototype To Production

Challenges Faced In Shipyard Repairs

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

Intro To Additive Manufacturing & Cold Spray

Additive manufacturing is like a pancake stack, but on a much more technical scale. Additive manufacturing deposits layers…

7 Ways Cold Spray Is Reshaping Repair Strategies In Manufacturing

Equipment breakdowns in your organization can lead to costly repair or replacement along with extended downtime that eats into your revenue. Cold spray coatings are reshaping repairs to reduce or eliminate downtime and provide several other benefits to companies. VRC’s Cold Spray System delivers customized cold spray coating process solutions to keep your equipment running… Continue reading 7 Ways Cold Spray Is Reshaping Repair Strategies In Manufacturing

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.

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 touch before you even arrive at work. Have you ever thought about defects in those pieces? What about what could be coating those welds? Customers have certain expectations for their manufactured pieces. One of the… Continue reading Using Cold Spray In Coating Welds

Repairing Molds With VRC Cold Spray

Molds for casting and plastic products

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?