Thermal Spray & Grinding

When you need thermal spray coating services and trusted expertise for your operations, Chalmers & Kubeck can help. We offer a complete selection of technical thermal spray services to handle protective coating application, dimensional restoration, and surface finishing for you. Our highly experienced team can manage a range of applications and help protect your critical equipment at the job site.

We provide services for an extensive selection of component types, including various metals, equipment parts, and machine types and sizes. Work with our team for trusted solutions addressing your day-to-day operational needs.

Thermal Spray Coating Services

With our solutions, you can get longer-term use from your equipment components and save money on replacements. We help protect your equipment from outside elements that could compromise its performance or safety. Our dependable thermal spray services coat your equipment to help extend individual components’ service lives.

Whether you need high-temperature mitigation, corrosion resistance, dimensional restoration, or another service, our team can come to your site to provide the required services. Partner with us for trusted solutions that match your unique requirements.

Our Thermal Spray Coating Capabilities 

Whatever your applications, we offer expertise, advanced equipment, and professional facilities to provide solutions. We have various options to increase corrosion resistance and reduce wear on your critical components, helping you get longer-term performance from individual parts and complete equipment sets. Our team has the broad industry experience to meet key needs, determine the best solution, and deliver optimized performance for your equipment.

Capabilities of Thermal Spray

We offer a wide range of thermal spray solutions to match your requirements, such as:

  • Grinding for surface, spherical or cylindrical components. 
  • High-Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF).
  • Combustion flame spray.
  • Field services on-site.
  • Super finishing solutions.
  • Metal stitching.
  • Atmospheric Plasma Spray — non-transferred Arc.

Common Coatings

We can apply any commercially available coating based on your specifications. Common coating services we provide include:

  • Carbides.
  • Ceramics.
  • Metals and metal alloys, including brass, mild steel, aluminum, and nickel.

Thermal Spray Applications

Thermal spray applications we provide include:

  • Housing and stuffing box bores.
  • Cast iron repair.
  • Blowers, fans, and impellers.
  • Rotating equipment.
  • Spring aluminizing.
  • Bearing journals.
  • Seats, stems, and trim sets. 
  • Babbitt bearings. 
  • Case and wear rings.
  • Valves.
  • Chrome alternative. 
  • Roll resurfacing. 
  • Gates and balls.
  • Shafts and shaft sleeves.
  • Hydraulic rams.

Additionally, we will soon be offering these servicing solutions for our clients:

  • Particle velocities higher than any available gas-fueled option.
  • Closed-loop mass flow controls. 
  • A Praxair JP8000 HP/HVOF System.
  • Constant process monitoring. 

Learn More About Our Solutions

With more than six decades of combined experience, our team delivers exceptional service for your unique applications. Whatever your requirements, we are available 24/7 to provide critical thermal spraying at the job site. Our services can help you extend your application’s service life and keep problem parts working safely for you. If you have an urgent need, we offer fast turnaround options and can often provide same-day resolution.

Reach out to us today to speak to a team member and learn more about our offerings.