• Short case studies of solutions delivered across a range of industries

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Case Studies

  • Kaplan Turbines

    February 18, 2022
    When Welding Alloys was approached by a large hydropower plant customer in Brazil, they were in critical need for a sustainable repair solution to maintain their turbines, that were losing metal at a rate of 1kg daily as a result of cavitation.

  • Wood chip transportation screw

    February 9, 2022
    A customer dissatisfied with the lifetime of their wood chip transportation screws sought our technical advice and we delivered a solution that decreased total cost of ownership by 25%.

  • Hadfield crossings casting defects

    December 24, 2021
    Rail crossings are located at the center of the switch; this key component blends the continuity of two railways and is subject to high stress.

  • Waste Shredder

    December 16, 2021
    Wear on waste shredder blades caused unplanned shutdowns and reduced production for a recycle customer, requiring an efficient solution to remain in business.

  • PF Coal Feeder Pipe

    November 10, 2021
    A Power customer, frustrated by the lifetime of a feeder pipe and contacted us for a repair solution, we offered an alternative they haven’t considered.

  • Floating Agitator Repair

    November 3, 2021
    A solution was needed to address surface wear on paddles of an agitator within the chemical industry, our hardfacing produced a better-than-new condition.

  • Reclaimer Wheel Buckets

    October 26, 2021
    A mining customer experienced significant bucket wear on their reclaimers, we delivered a long-term, cost-effective maintenance solution in a short period of time.

  • Fertiliser Star

    October 9, 2021
    Fertiliser plants face significant wear-related problems in the form of abrasion, corrosion and impact, where the fertiliser stars in particular, are impacted.

  • Vertical roller mill

    September 16, 2021
    At the height of the COVID-19, we undertook a project to repair a vertical roller mill at Hanson Cement, increasing the lifetime by 400%.

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