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1969. The Type N metallizing system.

Metco Ltd. of Woking.

1939 Company founded.

1948 Private company.

1960 Name changed.

1961 Manufacturers and suppliers of flame spray equipment (for metal and ceramic spraying.

1969 Metco's Type N gun was designed particularly for small maintenance departments or any small engineering company where surfaces have to be rebuilt frequently. Coating materials are nickel aluminium composite, nickel chromium aluminium, nickel base chromium alloy and aluminium bronze.[1]

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  1. The Engineer 1969/09/11