Technological Advances in the Use of Thermal Spraying for Component Salvage 860763
Thermal Spray Coatings resulting from the integration of surface preparation, coating material selection, complete process control and finishing technology provide an innovative method for the salvage of diesel engine and associated equipment components.
The economic nature and proven reliability of this repair method has resulted in widespread acceptance throughout the industry. Documented and approved applications are being performed by engine and equipment rebuilders, job shops and OEMs. Three applications; engine block (fire deck surface), connecting rod bearing bore, and transmission clutch housing bore are discussed in detail.