From the inauguration of the motor vehicle in the late 1800’s, considerable change has been undertaken in the design and development of the motor vehicles we have today. The requirement for greater efficiency, speed and comfort whilst still being environmentally friendly is a key part of travel and requires materials which are lighter and more performance related. The Metal/Thermal spray process is used today to solve a lot of issues. The above video shows the Metal Spraying of a Land Rover Chassis - the molten zinc particles form a barrier on the blasted surface. Metal Spraying does not require any holes to be drilled into the subject before spraying and eliminates any risk of distortion or build-up of materials in certain areas because of the ability to control the coating thickness. Metal Spray equipment is used to enhance and repair engines, drivetrains and bodywork in both old and new vehicles. The process is also used for body panel repair in which actual metal (not bog) is used to repair rusted/damaged body panels with Metal Spray equipment. The diversity of Metal Spraying applications is testament to why the process is used all over the world in the automotive industry.