Department of Materials


Surface engineering / Materials degradation centre facilities

A purpose built Surface Engineering, Corrosion and Degradation laboratory located on our Holywell Park complex.

Facilities include:

  • A variety of environmental ageing/conditioning equipment, including salt spray and corrosion cabinet.
  • Electrochemical coating treatments
  • Anodising facilities
  • Hot dipping and thermal spraying
  • Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) coatings
  • Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) coatings
  • Organic coating technologies