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Category: HVOF

Thermal Spray Decoded Part 3 of 3

October 28, 2016 Posted by TJ Berridge

THERMAL SPR AY DECODED What you need to know about the process and the companies that do it for you. 7 How important is base material 8 What can the right thermal spray company do for your parts, your business, and your bottom line? How important is base material? The integrity of the base material is critical to how a component is manufactured and ultimately performs. For this reason, it is absolutely necessary that you ask a provider where their base materials are sourced from. Base materials from China and Russia (for instance) have been known to be inferior in quality. Seek out manufacturing partners that source their raw materials from North America and Europe. If you have any hesitation about whether or not your manufacturer is telling the truth about where their raw materials come from, ask to see the documentation. Ultimately a good partner knows that your name is on the line too, so theyll do what they can to give you assurances of the quality you can expect. Using inferior

Posted in Thermal Spray, HVOF, Plasma Spray, Spray And Fuse

Thermal Spray Decoded Part 1 of 3

September 12, 2016 Posted by Plasma-Tec

THERMAL SPR AY DECODED What you need to know about the process and the companies that do it for you. 1 What is thermal spray? 2 What are the main processes? 3 What does it do and when should thermal spray be used? Stronger, tougher, and an extraordinary ability to tolerate extreme environments it almost sounds like the description of a super hero. Of course you know what were talking about are the effects of thermal sprayed coatings. Through an intense process, thermal spray makes an already strong and carefully manufactured part even better. When parts are stronger, tougher, and more abrasion corrosion resistant, they become more effective, longer-lasting, and suitable for tasks they would otherwise not be capable of.This paper will provide you with a high level review of thermal spray processes and applications. By reading this paper you will gain a greater understanding - and appreciation - of thermal sprayed components along with the companies that perform this process well. What

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