Thermal Spray Coating Service Companies

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of thermal spray coating companies. Use our website to review and source top thermal spray coating companies with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find thermal spray coating companies that can customize and provide thermal spray coating services to your company's specifications. Then contact the thermal spray coating companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product news articles. Whether you are looking for suppliers of metal coating, ceramic coating, phosphate coating, or customized thermal spray coating services of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Tempe, AZ

    Aptyx is a leader in plastic and metal coating with particular expertise in the manufacture of dip molded parts. No one has more dip coating and molding expertise than we do! We have a 60-year history and are one of the largest, most diverse manufacturers in North America. Reach out for a fast, competitive quote on custom dip molding & coating services, from prototypes to low or high volume. We’re your single source for design consult, quick prototyping and custom formulations.

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  • Medway, MA

    Innovative Coatings is a manufacturer of plastisol dip molding and fluidized bed powder coatings of epoxy, polyolefins, nylon and vinyl. Our dip coatings are of FDA-approved and biomedical grades. Customers can also have a choice of color plus foam, gloss or texture finish. We draw from 40 years of experience in the plastic molding and protective coating industry. Let's talk about your project.

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  • New Carlisle, OH

    Here at Carlisle Plastics Company we are an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of reliable products and services. Our highly trained team of engineers offer design assistance for all products. We provide coating services for your parts, tools, shelves and a variety of other items. No order is too big or small for our company. We also offer an assortment of secondary operations if your application requires.

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  • New Haven, IN

    We make it our goal to offer the top glass cutting services in the industry. Although we started small when we were founded in 1950, we have grown every year and are now one of the largest glass suppliers in the industry. We make products for more than just the optical industry, and can make customized products to suit any need. Contact us for a quote today!

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Thermal Spray Coatings Industry Information

Thermal Spray Coatings

Thermal spray coating is a coating process that utilizes heated materials to coat the surface of many different surfaces. In general, thermal spray coatings are created by shooting super heated particles at high velocities toward the surface of an object, and these particles quickly accumulate on the substrate forming a coating on the surface. There are a variety of thermal spraying techniques used in industrial applications, and they can be used to create all kinds of coatings on a broad range of materials.

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Advantages to Thermal Spraying

Many industrial companies utilize thermal spray coating techniques due to their distinct benefits and advantages. Coatings created through thermal spraying processes can vary in thickness from 20 micrometers to several millimeters, making it a very versatile coating option. In addition, thermal spraying provides high deposition rates when compared with other coating techniques like electroplating and vapor deposition. This means that a thick and strong coating can be applied to large areas quickly. For high volume applications and applications requiring quick turnarounds, thermal spraying is a precise and efficient solution. Thermal spray coating also allows for a diverse range of coating materials, including metals, metal alloys, plastics, and more. Therefore, many different coating properties can be achieved. Thermal spraying is an excellent option for corrosion resistance, wear resistance, altering conductivity, thermal barrier creation, and many other applications.

Process of the Thermal Spraying

All thermal spraying processes require the coating material to be heated and sprayed; however, depending on the process and the application, this can be achieved in many different ways. The flame spraying technique is one of the first and most widely used thermal spraying techniques. In this process, the coating material is fed into a spray gun in a powder or wire form.

A gaseous fuel, commonly acetylene, and oxygen mixture is ignited within the spray gun, melting the coating material which is projected from the gun onto a substrate. These high energy particles collide with the substrate and accumulate on its surface. To improve the coating process, the coated material can then be heated to fuse the coating to the substrate, reducing porosity and improving bond strength. Plasma spraying is another thermal spray coating method.

Instead of using a flame, plasma spraying uses a plasma jet created by arc discharge, which generates higher temperatures. This process allows for the use of different kinds of coating materials, and it creates high density, strong coatings. Other thermal spray coating variations include: detonation spraying, cold spraying, wire arc spraying, and HVOF spraying.