Last Update May 25, 2021


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TAMETCO S.A.S., is a Colombian company located in Cali and dedicated to maintenance and repair services. The Company is both a pioneer in the application of metal coatings and one of the most comprehensive repair workshops in the region. Since its foundation in 1959, the Company has developed the means and the flexibility to handle a wide range of projects, serving customers from different industrial sectors.

TAMETCO was initially named REPRESENTACIONES TAMETCO. It was in 1999 when the Company was renamed TAMETCO S.A.S. Today, TAMETCO manufactures mechanical seals, compression packings, sheet packings and epoxy compounds, among others.

TAMETCO’s experienced personnel and advanced capabilities, namely machining, flame spraying, grinding, welding, rebuilding, straightening, and other processes, are the key to offer highly specialized services to its customers for the maintenance and repair of industrial plants and equipment.


In an effort to best serve customer’s needs, the Company has implemented and maintained a quality management system, and continually improved its effectiveness in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 9000 Quality Management Certifications.

TAMETCO is also certified under ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Certification for the provision of thermal spraying processes.


• Communication,
• Customer Orientation,
• Commitment,
• Honesty,
• Responsibility,
• Collaboration,
• Respect.


Contact info #1

Uwe Dreyer
+57 2 448 5153
General Manager
+57 2 442 2731, +57 2 442 2718
Calle 36 #8A-97, Cali, Colombia

Mechanical Seals

TAMETCO specialises in the design of mechanical seals of various types and dimensions that are able to withstand the most demanding conditions and operating ranges. The main body of the seals is made of AISI 316 stainless steel and tungsten carbide, silicon carbide, white ceramic (aluminum oxide), black ceramic (chrome oxide), carbon metallic and carbon resin. They are endowed with high strength springs, which provide excellent stability during the assembly and alignment.

Product informational files

Braided Packing

TAMETCO manufactures square braid packing made of pure flexible graphite that combines different kinds of fibres, in order to best fit the requirements of the pulp & paper, wastewater treatment, and general industries.

Product informational files

Sheet Packing

TAMETCO distributes sheet packings suitable for different applications, namely hydrocarbons, gases, and other chemical products.


  • Flexible laminated graphite, suitable for high temperature, high pressure and corrosive applications.
  • Carbon fibres held together by a nitrile rubber binder. Suitable for ammonia, gases, water, inorganic salt solutions, mild acids, alkalis, hydrocarbons, oils, sea water, alcohol, ether, steam gasket and materials.
  • 100%PTFE: pure expanded PTFE that provides excellent sealability where there are irregularities on the surface of the material to be sealed. Suitable for almost all metals and materials, except for elemental fluorine and molten alkaline metals.

Wearing Compounds

TAMETCO distributes wearing compounds that combine the superior wear properties of ceramic and the convenience of two-part epoxies and protect the equipment against corrosion, abrasion, and harsh industrial environments, in general. Available in trowelable and brushable formulations with special filler in order to withstand the toughest conditions

Thermal Spraying Process

TAMETCO applies thermal spraying coatings suitable for any cylindrical or flat surfaced component. Thermal spraying can provide thick coatings; approximate thickness range is 20 micrometers to several mm, depending on the process and feedstock.

Basic Equipment:

• Spray guns,
• Powder feeders,
• METCO AR2000 robot and controller,
• Lathes,
• Dust filters,
• Compressed air system,
• Cooling units,
• Grit blasting equipment,
• Grinders.

Flame Spraying Techniques:


Thermal Energy

Kinetic Energy

Deposition Rate

-Wire or Rod-

Max. 3160°C

Up to 200 m/sec

6 to 8 Kg/h


Max. 3160°C

Up to 50 m/seg

1 to 6 Kg/h


Approx. 4000°C

Approx. 150 m/seg

8 to 20 Kg/h


Up to 19000°C

Up to 450 m/seg

4 to 8 Kg/h


Max. 3160°C

Up to 550 m/seg

2 to 8 Kg/h

Machinery & Equipment

TAMETCO is equipped with specialized machinery and equipment for the maintenance and repair of industrial equipment and mechanical components.

Support Equipment:

• Horizontal hydraulic press (600 tons),
• Electric crane (25 tons),
• Radial drill,
• Key mill,
• Microfinish grinder,
• Scraper unit,
• Surface tester,
• Tungsten carbide coating unit,
• Portable equipment.

Basic Equipment:



Max. Capacity

Conventional Lathes


L: 10 m, Ø: 3.5 m

Cnc Lathe 


L: 1.5 m, Ø: 400 mm

Cylindrical Grinder


L: 6 m, Ø: 1.5 m

Plain Grinder


L: 1.5 m, W: 300 mm

Bore Milling Machines


L: 2.8 m, H: 1.2 m, W: 1.2m

Milling Machines


L: 1 m, H: 400 mm, W: 400 mm

Gear Cutting Machines


Mod: 9, Ø: 700 mm, H: 300 mm

Planer Mills


L: 5 m, H: 1m, W: 1m

Welding Machines

5 Techniques


Clients / Projects

  • GRUPO FAMILIA: Repair, modification and metallization of rollers.
  • ECOPETROL:  Machining services, babitt, rebuilding and manufacture for the main unit and auxiliary equipment of the plant.
  • Naval Base ARC Bahía Málaga: Maintenance of navigation equipment.


Tametco S.A.S.

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