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This article focuses on noble and neutral coatings and the requirements necessary to achieve successful industrial applications. These include corrosion and wear control and repair applications in processing and chemical industries, and valve and downhole drilling applications in the petrochemical industry. The article also discusses substrate chemistry and preparation; coating selection process and microstructure; sealing by chemical, post-heat treatments, and laser processing; and thermal spray process alternatives.

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Mitchell R. Dorfman, Corrosion and Wear Control for Industrial Applications, Thermal Spray Technology, Vol 5A, ASM Handbook, Edited By Robert C. Tucker, Jr., ASM International, 2013, p 257–261,

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