Your Guide to Advanced Cold Spray Technology
Cold Gas Dynamic Spray centers on cold gas dynamic spray (or cold spray-CS) technology, one of the most versatile thermal spray coating methods in materials engineering, and effectively describes and analyzes the main trends and developments behind the spray (coating) techniques. The book combines theory with practice to enable the reader to deeper understand the CS coatings as well as their structures and properties, and describes the state of the art in CS technology with an emphasis on all major components of the cold spray process.
This book begins with an introduction to CS spray and goes on to thoroughly explain the process. It describes the different powder synthesis methods and equipment currently used, and defines the CS coating microstructure, characterization methods, and properties of CS coatings. The authors present a comprehensive approach that highlights grit blasting and cold spraying as well as the hybrid CS-sintering technology that offers integrity of microstructure, compositional homogeneity, and mechanical property levels equal to (and frequently better than) those of the wrought counterpart.
The book largely covers the basic principles of CS technology and also includes:
A brief survey of thermal spray methodsThe basic principles of plasticity theoryA description of the CS equipment, the nozzle design, and the geometry of a CS gunCoverage of the microstructural and mechanical properties of CS metals and alloysA detailed analysis of aircraft component repair using GSAn overview of the economic aspects of CS applications.
Cold Gas Dynamic Spray explains how cold gas dynamic spray works and what it can do, and is intended for engineering professionals working with sprays and coatings in the industry as well as graduate student specializing in material science, mechanical, automotive, aerospace, and chemical engineering.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 334
Weight: 816 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
"I began working in cold spray shortly after it arrived in the United States and have performed research in all areas including equipment design, process development, modeling, application development and technology transfer and I have found the book to be an excellent resource for me and for the students and staff that work in my group. ... The level of detail makes it ideal for both engineers and scientists that want to learn about cold spray and for those who are already working in cold spray. This book can also be used as reference and a guide for developing new or improving current applications. In addition to the text, the detailed references provide the reader with the most up to date and comprehensive information on cold spray."
-Timothy J. Eden, Ph.D., Head of the Materials Processing Division The Applied Research Laboratory, Associated Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
"... a useful contribution giving a lot of information about [the] rapidly changing field of cold sprayed coatings technology. ... useful for the readers from academia and industry. The university lecturers may find a lot of information about fundamental aspects of cold spray coatings deposition technology and the engineers active on industrial R&D may be interested in nondestructive evaluation of coatings. Finally, the entrepreneurs... would be interested in the economic analysis [of] the cold spraying."
-Lech Pawlowski, University of Limoges, France