RUAG Australia is a major industry research centre for the development and application of powder deposition technologies focusing on both SPD, sometimes referred to as cold spray, and laser assisted deposition (LAD), for defence applications. These technologies find cost-effective application in the areas of geometry restoration and corrosion protection, in particular. The developed technologies enable the restoration of corroded / damaged metallic components / structures to acceptable levels of structural integrity and functionality. RUAG holds several applicable patents worldwide.
RUAG emphasizes collaboration with industry-leading research and defence organisations to substantiate findings and application areas. RUAG Australia maintains and operates a fixed and mobile SPD capability, as well as a fixed LAD capability, and is a DASA Part 145, DASA Part 21J, EASA Part 145, CASA Part 145 and AS9100D approved organisation.