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Castolin GmbH in Kriftel celebrates its 60th anniversary

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In the last week of June 2014, Castolin Germany celebrated its 60th anniversary with live music, new welding equipment demonstrations and bright future plans. Devoted employees working in the company for more than 10/20/30 years have been rewarded with dedicated CastoPins. After an investment of 400.000 euros in renovation, the German branch in Kriftel recently became the new Central European Warehouse for Castolin clients in Central, Northern and Eastern Europe. 

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The Football World Cup in Brasil and Coatings have a lot in common

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What have three football stadiums and the largest ship ever manufactured in the UK in common? The surface of approximately 19,500m². ​The flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth, for which Monitor Coatings Ltd. have developed an extremly wear-resistant coating, covers the size of three football pitches.​ On 4th July 2014, the Queen herself officially baptised the Navy's largest ship ever built at Rosyth dockyard. 

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Eutectic Mexico: Download our NEW smartphone app

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Need to consult the Eutectic product range on the go?

We invite you to install our new mobile app to learn more about the main Castolin Eutectic welding, coating and brazing solutions available in Mexico and other NAFTA countries. We combat wear in all industry sectors. The app can be downloaded for FREE from the App store.

 

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A big step for Laser Coating worldwide: Castolin Eutectic acquires Whertec, Inc.

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MEC Group, through its Division Castolin Eutectic, announces the acquisition of Whertec, Inc., a privately owned company with headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida. The company will operate as a subsidiary of Eutectic Corporation, USA. Whertec was founded in 1996 and specializes in the application of coatings to protect against excessive wear, corrosion and erosion at elevated temperatures. Over the past years Whertec has secured a leading position in the boiler coatings market covering the power, recycling, biomass, steel and pulp & paper industries.

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Kriftel, the new Castolin Eutectic Centre for tailor-made European Logistics

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On 28 April 2014 the new Castolin Central Warehouse East (CWE) in Kriftel, Germany, got down to work. Customers in central, northern and eastern Europe are supplied directly from this location. In addition to strengthening competitiveness, the objective of this centralisation is to increase customer satisfaction and perform to the highest possible standards. The central warehouse is managed by Peter Garrad, Customer Service and Logistics Manager, Castolin Eutectic Ireland Limited.

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NEW EnDOtec Seamless SCW Range “Solid Cored Wires”

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  • Low heat input peripheral arc characteristics
  • Reduced roller pressures & wire deformation / crushing risks
  • Improved service life of torch contact tips
  • Lower risk of lack of fusion defects
  • Virtually zero moisture pick-up on wire in humid conditions
  • Minimal solid residues accumulation in lining / torch
  • Cleanest wire surface condition after drawing
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EnDOtec DO*257: Joining and build up of modern low alloy, high tensile construction steels

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Vertical Roller Mill Refurbishment: "Speed and Reliability are critical"

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At the beginning of May 2014, the Castolin Eutectic mobile intervention team performed a vertical roller mill (VRM) refurbishment operation in a cement plant in Switzerland. Martin Trenk, worldwide VRM Business Unit Manager, was present on-site and explained the vertical roller mill wear problem and the Castolin Eutectic approach for a fast and long-lasting repair.

1. What wear phenomenon intervenes for this Vertical Roller Mill (VRM) and what are the consequences for the functioning of the plant?

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Castolin Services France : Investment in new last-generation Welding Robot

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With its vast expertise in metallurgy, in the production of high-performance welding consumables and equipment, Castolin has invested in its Castolin workshop in France at Verrières-le-Buisson with a new welding robot for the protection of wear parts.

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Coating without borders in Norway: HVOF Workshop Expansion in Trio OilTec Services

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Having proved consistent high quality HVOF spraying for the Oil & Gas industry in the last 15 years, demand for coating services is rising in Trio OilTec Services, the Castolin Eutectic workshop in Stavanger, Norway. A completely new setup of the HVOF cell will be launched in 3rd quarter 2014, with the newest high-tech coating technology which doubles workshop capacity, increases equipment availability and ensures even shorter lead times.

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UK: Our Vertical Roller Mill intervention teams in action

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Castolin UK, together with our European VRM intervention team, recently completed the very first Vertical Roller Mill application in the United Kingdom during January 2014.

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