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High speed titanium coatings by supersonic laser deposition

Lupoi, R and Sparkes, M and Cockburn, A and O'Neill, W (2011) High speed titanium coatings by supersonic laser deposition. Materials Letters, 65. pp. 3205-3207. ISSN 0167-577X

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The importance of metal coating technologies drives the continuous improvement of metal deposition techniques for application in a wide range of industrial sectors. This work presents the foundations of a new process technology for the deposition of titanium coatings on steel tube substrates using supersonic powder streams and impact site laser heating, known as Supersonic Laser Deposition (SLD). Metallic deposits are obtained under appropriate impact conditions without the need for exceeding the melting point of the deposited material or substrate leading to improved coating quality. Details of the experimental approach are presented along with the general characteristics of the titanium coating produced using this novel coatings method. © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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