Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Features for January 2010

Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Features Archive

Current Trends in Cold Spray Technology: Looking at the Future Current Trends in Cold Spray Technology: Looking at the Future

Cold spray is one of the many names for describing a solid-state coating process that uses a high-speed gas jet to accelerate powder particles toward a substrate whereby metal particles plastically deform and consolidate upon impact. The term “cold spray” refers to the relatively low process temperature involved—which is typically much lower than the melting point of the spray material.