Coating Functions

Thermal spray coatings are best suitable for following functions:

Abrasive Wear

Coatings Resistant to Abrasive Grains (Low & High temperature)
Coatings Resistant to Hard surfaces (Low & High temperature)
Coatings Resistant to Fiber and Thread
Coatings Resistant to Hard Surfaces (High temperature)

Surface Fatigue Wear

Coatings Resistant to Cavitation
Coatings Resistant to Fretting (Intended motion)
Coatings Resistant to Fretting (No Intended motion-Low & High temperature)

Erosive Wear

Coatings Resistant to Particle Erosion (Low & High temperature)
Heat and Oxidation Resistance

High Temperature Processes

Coatings Resistant to Oxidizing Atmospheres
Coatings Resistant to Corrosive Gases
Coatings Resistant to Erosion Above 1550F
Coatings for Thermal Barriers

Molten Metal Handling

Coatings Resistant to Molten Zinc
Coatings Resistant to Molten Aluminum
Coatings Resistant to Molten Iron and Steel
Coatings Resistant to Molten Copper
Atmosphere and Immersion Corrosion Resistance

Atmospheric Corrosion

Coatings Resistant to Industrial Atmospheres
Coatings Resistant to Salt Atmospheres
Coatings Resistant to Rural Atmospheres

Immersion Corrosion

Coatings Resistant to Potable Fresh Water
Coatings Resistant to Non-Potable Fresh Water
Coatings Resistant to Hot Fresh Water
Coatings Resistant to Salt Water
Coatings Resistant to Corrosion in Chemical & Food Processing
Electrical Conductivity or Resistance
Abrasive Coatings rough surface
Coatings for Radio Frequency Shielding

Ferrous Substrates
 
Coatings for Machinable Carbon Steels
Coatings for Grindable Carbon Steels
Coatings for Machinable Corrosion-Resistant Steels
Coatings for Grindable Corrosion-Resistant Steels

Non Ferrous Substrates

Coatings for Nickel and Nickel Alloys
Coatings for Cobalt and Cobalt Alloys
Coatings for Copper and Copper Alloys
Coatings for Aluminum and Magnesium and their Alloys
Abradable Coatings