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Bodycote and Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Collaborate for Thermal Spray Coating Services

Published on 2014-11-11. Author : SpecialChem

MACCLESFIELD (U.K.) -- Bodycote, the world's largest thermal processing services provider, has announced the signing of an eight-year agreement with Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran Group), one of the world leaders in aircraft landing and braking systems.

Under the agreement, Bodycote will provide thermal spray coating services for major commercial and military airframe component programs, including the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350.

Thermal spray coatings are used to prolong the working life of critical components and provide in-service protection from factors such as abrasion, temperature and wear.

Bodycote's core business is to provide services that protect and improve the properties of metals and alloys. This in turn improves the material properties of components, extending their operational life and making them safer. The company plays a vital role in the aerospace supply chain.

About Bodycote

With more than 190 locations in 26 countries, Bodycote is the world's largest provider of thermal processing services. Through heat treatment, metal joining, surface technology and Hot Isostatic Pressing, Bodycote improves the properties of metals and alloys, extending the life of vital components for a wide range of industries, including aerospace, defence, automotive, power generation, oil & gas, construction, medical and transportation. Customers in all of these industries have entrusted their products to Bodycote's care for more than 30 years. 

Source: Bodycote

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