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Advanced Plasma Spray Applications

Recently, plasma spray has been received a large number of attentions for various type of applications due to the nature of the plasma plume and deposition structure. The plasma gas generated by the arc, consists of free electrons, ionized atoms, some neutral atoms, and undissociated diatomic molecules. The temperature of the core of the plasma jet may exceed up to 30,000 K. Gas velocity in the plasma spray torch can be varied from subsonic to supersonic using converging-diverging nozzles. Heat transfer in the plasma jet is primarily the result of the recombination of the ions and re-association of atoms in diatomic gases on the powder surfaces and absorption of radiation. Taking advantages of the plasma plume atmosphere, plasma spray can be used for surface modification and treatment, especially for activation of polymer surfaces. I addition, plasma spray can be used to deposit nanostructures as well as advanced coating structures for new applications in wear and corrosion resistance. Some state-of-the-art studies of advanced applications of plasma spraying such as nanostructure coatings, surface modifications, biomaterial deposition, and anti wear and corrosion coatings are presented in this book.

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Advanced Plasma Spray ApplicationsEdited by Hamidreza Salimi Jazi

Published: March 21st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1921

ISBN: 978-953-51-0349-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6160-8

Copyright year: 2012

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46333 Total Chapter Downloads

43 Crossref Citations

95 Web of Science Citations

113 Dimensions Citations


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1. Thermal Sprayed Coatings Used Against Corrosion and Corrosive Wear

By P. Fauchais and A. Vardelle


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2. The Influence of Dry Particle Coating Parameters on Thermal Coatings Properties

By Ricardo Cuenca-Alvarez, Carmen Monterrubio-Badillo, Fernando Juarez-Lopez, Hélène Ageorges and Pierre Fauchais


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3. Isothermal Oxidation Behavior of Plasma Sprayed MCrAlY Coatings

By Dowon Seo and Kazuhiro Ogawa


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4. Analysis of Experimental Results of Plasma Spray Coatings Using Statistical Techniques

By S.C. Mishra


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5. Plasma Sprayed Bioceramic Coatings on Ti-Based Substrates: Methods for Investigation of Their Crystallographic Structures and Mechanical Properties

By Ivanka Iordanova, Vladislav Antonov, Christoph M. Sprecher, Hristo K. Skulev and Boyko Gueorguiev


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6. Effect of Hydrothermal Self-Healing and Intermediate Strengthening Layers on Adhesion Reinforcement of Plasma-Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coatings

By Chung-Wei Yang and Truan-Sheng Lui


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7. Solution and Suspension Plasma Spraying of Nanostructure Coatings

By P. Fauchais and A. Vardelle


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8. A Solid State Approach to Synthesis Advanced Nanomaterials for Thermal Spray Applications

By Behrooz Movahedi


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9. Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet Induced Graft-Polymerization for Flame Retardant Silk

By Dheerawan Boonyawan


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