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The damaged area is
removed and a new tailor made piece is inserted and stitched by Metalock keys
and screws. This special operation can be up-tower.
cracked or otherwise damaged cast parts always represents a great challenge as
cast iron can only be welded to a limited extent. MAN PrimeServ On-site
Recovery uses a special Metalock/Masterlock procedure as a viable alternative
to welding that today is the preferred method in industry and marine shipping.
This procedure enables
us to specialise in the cold repair of damaged industrial components made from
cast iron, steel and aluminum. The Masterlock method is a cold-repair process
that avoids the stress problems frequently associated with welding and, more
importantly, maintains the original alignment, which lessens the requirement
for re-machining following repair.
International Association has developed and tested a new stainless key (MN555)
to facilitate component repair at high temperatures of up to 550 degrees
Celsius. The key is corrosion resistant and can also increase a repair’s return
Metalock/Masterlock procedure offers many advantages and: