This paper presents a simulation of the simultaneous spraying of a metal and a ceramic powder with different configurations for the injection of the powder into the plasma jet. The plasma jet and the behavior of the injected particles were modeled with a commercially available computational model of the dynamics of liquid bodies. The particles are modeled as discrete Lagrangian objects. Three series of numerical tests were carried out: simultaneous spraying of the powder in a three-dimensional plasma jet in a stable state; simulation of the 3-D plasma flow, assuming that it fluctuates at the same frequency as the arc voltage; and simulation of the effect of the current fluctuation on particle behavior. A pre-calculation with an analytical model made it possible to determine the suitable gas flow rate so that the "average" trajectories of the metal or ceramic powders coincide at the same point on the surface. Paper includes a German-language abstract.

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