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Repair

Laser cladding is used to repair high volume aerospace, marine, dredging or general engineering components where excessive wear and corrosion has occurred.

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Wear-resistance

A mix of extraordinary carbides in the inter-metallic bonds influences the balance between hardness and toughness. TopClad® surface is highly resistant to wear and tear.

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Corrosion-resistant

Unlike many other surface treatments, TopClad® is a surface treatment that combines an extremely dense, crack-free and non-porous microstructure layer.

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TopClad® high speed laser cladding Netherlands

TopClad® laser cladding Netherlands | lasercladding Belgium is a unique laser surface treatment with a proven track record in heavy duty applications for demanding industries. By means of focused low-energy input, provided by laser technology, a selection of inter-metallic bonds of materials is melted to the substrate.

Depending on the choice of the inter-metallic bonds, highly dedicated surface improvements can be achieved, for example highly anti-corrosive and wear-resistant surfaces. Due to thorough laboratory and field testing, TopClad® is available for a wide range of heavy duty performances.

 

 

Benefits of laser cladding:

No subcorrosion or delamination

√ Reduction of cost of ownership

√ Repairable

√ Capacity for XXL components

√ Sustainable process

No chemicals involved

News

  • Topclad® Tardisphere® for standard and custom made slide bearings

    Topclad® Tardisphere® laserclad coating on slide bearings for propellor shafts and machine parts Topclad is the innovation center for laserclad applications. Tardisphere is one of our laserclad products which performs excellent against wear. Since 2012, Tardisphere is used on cylinder rods with extreme high side load. Research at Topclad for the last decade, found that

    6 July 2020
  • The ultimate solution for repair of corroded cylinder rods 

    Laser cladding in 2020 Repair of corroded cylinder rods Since 2012, Topclad provides hydraulic cylinder rods with laserclad coatings against corrosion and wear. Topclad lasercladding is the most innovative and durable alternative for galvanic nickel chrome and HVOF coatings. Very reliable, long lifetime and very low “cost of ownership”. Topclad gets weekly requests to repair cylinder rods, galvanic or HVOF coated, that

    27 May 2020
  • Topclad Length Measuring System (TLMS)

    Topclad length measuring system (TLMS) Now available with laser cladded coatings Hydraulic cylinders are used in many different applications, where controlled forces and controlled stroke lengths are important functionalities, in addition to corrosion and wear resistance properties that are important for a long lifetime. TopClad TLMS has the capabilities to offer all of these functionalities

    27 May 2020
  • TopBearing: Innovative ship propeller shaft bearings

    Lasercladding of ship propeller is a new coating technique, to provide shafts and rolls with wear and corrosion resistant alloys. According to the required functionality, dedicated types of alloy have been developed by TopClad. TopClad has recently developed TopBearing for propeller ship shaft bearings which is based on our Tardisphere coating. About two years ago,

    4 September 2019