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ASM Handbook

Thermal Spray Technology

Edited by
Robert C. Tucker, Jr.
Robert C. Tucker, Jr.
The Tucker Group
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ASM International
Volume
5A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-171-9
Publication date:
2013
Book Chapter

Introduction to Coating Design and Processing

Published:
2013
Page range:
76 - 88
Publication history
January 22, 2013

Abstract

This article begins with a description of the advantages and disadvantages of thermal spraying. It provides a discussion on the importance of substrate processing prior to coating and the role of undercutting in repair. The article reviews the steps for substrate preparation, namely, cleaning, roughening, masking, and preheating. Information on the equipment and process variables of dry abrasive grit blasting are also provided. The article describes the roles of spray stream and the spray pattern for all thermal spray processes. It discusses the defects arising from poor temperature control and from the variables influencing the manipulation of the spray torch. The article concludes with helpful information on calculating the process efficiency of thermal spraying.

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2013. "Introduction to Coating Design and Processing", Thermal Spray Technology, Robert C. Tucker, Jr.

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