We are extremely proud of our in-house metallurgical laboratory which is the only dedicated facility of its kind in Africa’s thermal spray industry.
It sets us apart from competitor companies, underpins all our activities and enables us to deliver world-class development.
The lab houses state-of-the-art equipment and instrumentation, and is fully geared for a wide range of applications, including automated sample cutting and polishing.
Additional laboratory services supplied to all Thermaspray clients include:
- Metallurgical consultation service.
- Failure evaluations
- Coating adhesion test
- Characterisation and testing of thermal sprayed coatings
- Chemical analyses
- Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) of a wide variety of components from coatings through to fracture surfaces.