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Hardide Coatings Case Studies

Case Studies

Case Studies

Hardide Coatings has provided solutions to some of the world's leading companies, working in the harshest environments.

Click the links below to learn how we have helped our customers overcome the challenges they face.

DeltaTek Global

Well construction specialist, DeltaTek Global has developed ArticuLock®, a new tool that is providing oil and gas operators with longer weather windows to deploy subsea hardware and improve operational reliability by removing bending fatigue in subsea running tools and landing strings. A hard-wearing coating was needed for the key component, a complex shaped pivot joint that is subject to extreme loads of up to 400MT, 5000psi of working pressure and 30,000ftlbs of torque while operating in severe weather conditions. Read how we achieved the required hardness, thickness and surface topography from coating and polishing alone, eliminating the need for grinding.

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies. The company owns and operates Hinkley Point B nuclear power station. Each of the boiler feed pump turbines are controlled by a pair of governor valves on a common steam chest. Wear and degradation to the boiler feed pump governor valve actuator covers was affecting reliability of the units between planned major overhauls.

Master Flo Valve

Headquartered in Canada, Master Flo Valve Inc. provides surface and subsea flow management solutions for the global oil and gas industry. The company needed a new coating solution for its choke valve stem assemblies.

Royal Mail

Royal Mail is the UK’s designated universal postal service provider. It has 21 mail centres in the UK, containing 69 letter sorting machines that each process more than 40,000 items per hour for 20 hours per day.

Seatronics

Part of the Acteon group, Seatronics is a global leader in the sale and rental of subsea marine electronic equipment.

Heap & Partners

Heap & Partners designs, manufactures, and supplies leading process and instrumentation valves and ancillary equipment from its three bases in the UK.

Unitech Offshore AS

Leading provider of control valve and valve automation service and solutions to the oil and gas, metals and mining industries.

Western Process Controls Pty

Leading provider of control valve and valve automation service and solutions to the oil and gas, metals and mining industries.

Alfred Conhagen, Inc.

US pump and steam turbine design and repair specialist.

Flowserve

Metal seated ball valves for use in severe service applications, including cyclic temperatures, highly abrasive and slurry environments.

Weatherford International Ltd

Global providers of innovative and advanced mechanical solutions, technology and services for the drilling, completion and production sectors of the oil and gas industry.


Technical Datasheets

Technical Datasheets

Our technical datasheets contain specifications and key properties for our coatings range.

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