Company News and Press Articles
Third UK & European Business Development Manager appointed
Gary Roberts joins to develop new markets sectors including material processing, mining, mineral extraction and metal injection moulding.
Business Development Manager for North America
We are delighted to welcome the return of Dan Wilson, who worked for the company in the US between 2006 and 2009, and who joins to develop sales and manage existing customers in North America.
Hardide signs supply agreement with Cutting & Wear for new Hardide superabrasive coating technology
Hardide to exhibit at High Performance Coatings, 27 June, National Space Centre, Leicester
Hardide to present at Transfair 13, 11-13 June, Gaydon
Hardide is to present a paper on transport applications for the coating technology at the Institute of Materials Finishing Transfair 13 conference.
Nuclear Exchange article
The March 2013 issue features a technical paper on Hardide cobalt-free coatings for the nuclear industry. Published in Nuclear Exchange, www.nuclear-exchange.com.
AZoM article on Hardide as a coating for pumps
Hardide to exhibit at Offshore Europe 2013, 6-9 September, Aberdeen
Visit us on the Advanced Materials Research Centre stand. Hall 4, stand D148. More details to follow.
Hardide awarded 'Smart' grant to develop new drilling industry coating
The company has secured a grant of up to £250,000 from the Technology Strategy Board to develop a new Hardide coating for use in a hardfacing material to be used on drilling tool and wear parts.
An interview on AZoM with Hardide's Technical Director, Dr Yuri Zhuk on mechanical face seals and CVD hard coatings
Hardide CVD coatings for mechanical face seals
Hardide has developed and is producing hard CVD tungsten carbide/tungsten coatings for use on mechanical seals on heavy-duty rotating equipment for the oil, gas and chemical processing industries.
EDF Energy selects Hardide for nuclear plant valve
Hardide has been specified as a high-performance, cost-effective coating solution by EDF Energy at the Hinkley Point B nuclear power station.
Hardide to present at NAMTEC Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3)
Technical Director, Dr Yuri Zhuk is to present Hardide at the NAMTEC seminar 'Corrosion of Infrastructure - present knowledge and future solutions' at IOM3 in London on 20 February 2013.
BVAA Desktop, KBR Leatherhead, 21 November 2012.
Hardide is promoting its capability in coatings for valves to KBR, one of the world's largest engineering, procurement and construction companies.
ITF Technology Showcase, 1 November 2012, AECC Aberdeen.
Hardide is taking part in the ITF Technology Showcase bringing together oil and gas operators and technology innovators. Come and meet us on stand 3 in the drilling and well construction zone.
Oil & Gas Business Development Manager appointed
Sales to oil and gas customers have increased by more than 40% over the last 12 months. Martin Wainwright has been appointed to develop further sales to new and existing customers in this buoyant market.
NAMTEC, Global Subsea & Oil & Gas Projects Seminar, 26 September 2012, Rotherham, UK.
Hardide is exhibiting and presenting at this event which is looking at the new challenges in materials and design solutions presented by the move to deeper waters and more hostile conditions.
Marine Technology Society, 25 October 2012, Houston, USA.
Hardide is supporting the MTS and exhibiting at the annual BBQ being held at Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. in October.
AIRTEC 2012, 6-8 November 2012, Frankfurt, Germany.
Dr Yuri Zhuk will present a paper on the Hardide technology at this leading international aerospace supply fair attended by all the leading aircraft manufacturers.
MATERIALICA Surface Congress, 24 October 2012, Munich, Germany.
Dr Yuri Zhuk will present a paper on how Hardide coatings add value and improve the sustainability of advanced engineering products.
BVAA Spring Conference, 30 May 2012, The Belfry, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.
Dr Yuri Zhuk is presenting 'Advances in Hard Coatings' at 10.30am at the British Valve and Actuator Association's spring conference.
Valve Manufacturers Association of America
Technical Seminar & Exhibition, 8 - 9 March 2012, Houston, USA.
Hardide is exhibiting and attending the VMA technical seminar at Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Hotel, Houston. To arrange a meeting with one of the team, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hardide coating enables new subsea connector design for UNITECH Offshore AS
ICMCTF International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films , 23 - 27 April, San Diego, CA, USA.
Dr Yuri Zhuk is presenting Hardide at this premier international technical conference on thin films and advanced surface modification techniques which combines foremost representatives from academia and industry.
High Performance Elastomers & Polymers for Oil & Gas Applications, 17-18 April 2012, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Dr Yuri Zhuk will be presenting Hardide and how the coating can extend the life of elastomeric seals and enable seal design at the 6th international conference in Aberdeen.
Two new case studies
Unitech Offshore AS and Western Process Controls Pty.
SPE Offshore Europe 2011 - Aberdeen, 6-8 September 2011
The Hardide business development team will be attending Offshore Europe, the world's largest oil and gas conference and exhibition outside North America from 6-8 September. To arrange a meeting with one of the team email email@example.com.
Valve World Magazine - September Issue
IFHTSE 19th Congress 2011
Dr Yuri Zhuk, Technical Director, will be presenting Hardide at the International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering congress on 17-20 October 2011 at the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow. More details to follow.
New Case Studies Page
Hardide is compiling a portfolio of case studies across the range of our applications. Read the first three in the Technical Reference section of our website.
Advanced Materials & Processes - August Issue
Article by Dr Yuri Zhuk, Technical Director on Hardide as an advanced CVD coating unlocking new applications for hard coatings on critical parts.
Hardide Coated Valves Pass ISO 10497 Fire Test
Hardide's tungsten carbide CVD coating has passed ISO 10497 fire-testing and is certified on EnerMech LG Valves up to 4" 300 Class.
"Boiler Room" Scam
It has come to our attention that a number of smaller shareholders have received unsolicited telephone calls concerning their investments in Hardide plc. Shareholders should be wary of any unsolicited advice. For advice on dealing with such an approach, click on the link below.
Finalist in Pump Industry Awards 2011
CEO Graham Hine received a finalist award for the Technical Innovation - Product category of the Pump Industry Awards 2011. Thanks to everyone who voted for Hardide.
Hardide at ASM Houston Surface Engineering Seminar,
4 & 5 April 2011
Hardide is exhibiting at the ASM International Surface Engineering Seminar in Houston, 4-5 April 2011.
Projects Manager Appointed
Phil Lund has been appointed as Projects Manager to accelerate the conversion of development projects to commercial sales.
Hardide selected to present at Aeromat 2011
Dr Yuri Zhuk, Technical Director, has been selected to present a paper entitled 'CVD Coating to replace Hard Chrome Plating on Internal Surfaces and Complex Shaped Parts' at the leading aerospace materials conference Aeromat 2011, 23-25 May 2011, Long Beach, California.
Non-Executive Director Appointed
Bruce Robinson brings extensive experience of the oil and gas industry and growing technology based businesses.
AGM: 10.30am, Monday 7 February 2011
Unit 11, Wedgwood Road, Bicester, OX26 4UL.
VOTE HARDIDE in the Pump Industry Awards 2011
Hardide has been shortlisted in the Technical Innovation of the Year - Product category of the prestigious Pump Industry Awards 2011. The winner will be the company that receives the greatest number of online votes from its supporters, together with the judges' ranking. To support our entry, just click on the link below.
Hardide Captures Chemical Process with New CorDEX Camera
Hardide was been using a new anti-hazard digtal camera from CorDEX Instruments.
Sales Representative Appointed for USA
Bob Gibson has been appointed as Sales Representative for Hardide Coatings in North America.
Easy Alternative to Hard Chrome
Article in Engineering Capacity magazine
Hardide Joins Valve and Pump Industry Bodies
Hardide has joined the Valve Manufacturers Association of America and the British Pump Manufacturers Association. The company is already a member of the British Valve and Actuator Association.
Valve World Conference 2010 (Dusselfdorf, Germany - November 30 - December 2 2010)
Dr Yuri Zhuk, Technical Director will be presenting a paper entitled 'CVD HARDIDE COATING REPLACES HARD CHROME' at 10.30am on Wednesday 1 December in the session 'Materials 1'.
Hardide advanced CVD coating protects against wear, erosion and corrosion.
Process Industry Informer
British Pump Manufacturers Association newsletter
Hardide Coatings extend pump life and reduce turnaround time.
Article by Dr Yuri Zhuk, Technical Director, looking at new coating developments.
Britsh Valve & Actuator Association Magazine
Flowserve McCanna introduces new coatings.
Business Development Manager Appointed
Robin Gillham has been appointed as Business Development Manager.
Hardide takes advantage of pending ban on chrome-based compounds
Dr Yuri Zhuk, Technical Director to present at NanoMaterials 2010 (8-10 June 2010) and Congres A3TS 2010 (16 June 2010)
Hardide Coatings Secures AS9100 Aerospace Quality Standard Certification
Hardide Coatings Announces Development of Coating for Gas Turbine Blades
Hardide Secures Approval from Flowserve on a New Line of Coated Metal Ball and Seats
Hardide to Present Paper at CORROSION 2010
Hardide Secures Approval and Contract from FMC