This study investigates the development of fatigue failure in steel specimens coated by various spraying methods with and without grit blasting. Commercial titanium powder was deposited on structural steel substrates by low-pressure and portable cold spray as well as plasma and warm spray. Coating samples were subjected to strain-controlled cyclic bending, while monitoring resonant frequency as a measure of accumulated damage. A change in frequency of 4 Hz was chosen as the test-stop with the corresponding cycle count serving as the main indicator of fatigue life. Test results are presented in the paper along with explanations of fatigue mechanisms and process-related factors.

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