Metal spraying

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Application of a thin film of zinc, aluminium, or other suitable metal, over a metal surface (usually steel) using a special spray gun to melt and apply the coating metal to provide corrosion protection.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM