HVOF coating finds wide applications in power generation industry to protect the hot path components from high temperatures gases. The mechanical properties influence the life span of such components. In the present study, mechanical properties of HVOF spray of Inconel-625 alloy onto stainless steel surface was examined. The three point bending tests are carried out to determine the load and the flexural displacements characteristics of the coated workpieces. The workpieces were subjected to aqueous static corrosion environment before and after the three point bending tests. The surface morphology and elemental composition of the coating after the bending tests are examined using SEM and EDS. It is found that the local corrosion site in the coating result in high stiffness of the coating and the cracks extending along the surface of the coating are resulted due to the shear on the surface of the coating.

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