1st Edition

Thermal Spray Coatings

Edited By Lalit Thakur, Hitesh Vasudev Copyright 2022
    366 Pages 214 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book provides the latest information about the research being conducted and established solutions available in the field of thermal spray coatings for various engineering applications. The readers of this book will be mainly the graduates, engineers and researchers who are pursuing their carrier in the field of thermal spraying. This book will cover the studies and research works of reputed scientists and engineers who have developed thermal spray coatings for thermal protection, bio-implants, renewal energy, wear and corrosion in hydraulic turbines and jet engines, hydrophobic surfaces etc. Hence, the book serves as a valuable resource of latest advancement in thermal spray technology and consolidated references for aspirants and professionals of surface engineering community. The book covers following topics for different industrial applications:

    1. Introduction: Historical developments, Science and Engineering aspects of thermal spray coating technology and different thermal spray coatings techniques and its comparison with other fabrication processes.
    2. Recent advancements and applications of thermal spray coatings

    • Cold spray technology for additive manufacturing.
    • High-temperature corrosion and erosion resistant coatings and thermal barrier coatings for power plants, automotive sector, and jet engines.
    • Erosion and corrosion-resistant coatings for hydro-power plants, offshore, chemical and oil industries.
    • Bio-coatings for human body implants.
    • Thermal spray coating for super-hydrophobic surface.

    3. Case study of boiler tubes failure and prevention by thermal spray coatings.

    Chapter 1 Thermal Spraying Fundamentals: Process Applications,

    Challenges, and Future Market

    [Gaurav Prashar, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur]

    Chapter 2 Cold Spraying of 3D Parts – Challenges

    [Hongjian Wu, Rija Nirina Raoelison, Yicha Zhang, Sihao Deng,

    and Hanlin Liao]

    Chapter 3 Instant Tuning of Wettability of Metallic Coating

    [Anup Kumar Keshri and Swati Sharma]

    Chapter 4 Tribological Behaviour of Surface Coatings for Hot Forming

    Die Steels

    [Manpreet Kaur, Pankaj Chhabra, and Gagandeep Singh]

    Chapter 5 Thermal Conductivity, Failure Life Prediction of Thermal

    Barrier Coatings and Hot Erosion of Oxidation Resistant Coatings

    [Kuiying Chen and Prakash C. Patnaik]

    Chapter 6 Investigation of Microstructural and Tribological Behavior

    of Metco 41C+WC-12Co Composite Coatings Sprayed via

    HVOF Process

    [C. Durga Prasad, Mahantayya Mathapati, M. R. Ramesh, and

    Sharnappa Joladarashi]

    Chapter 7 Performance Status of Different Advanced Thermal Barrier

    Coatings against Failure Mechanisms in Gas Turbines

    [Amrinder Mehta, Hitesh Vasudev, and Sharanjith Singh]

    Chapter 8 Hot Corrosion Characteristics of HVOF-Sprayed

    Cr3C2-25NiCr Protective Coating on Ni-Based Superalloys

    [M. Sathishkumar, M. Vignesh, V. Sreenivasulu, M. Nageswara Rao,

    N. Arivazhagan, and M. Manikandan]

    Chapter 9 Evaluation of Microstructural and Dry Sliding Wear Resistance

    of Iron-Based SiC-Reinforced Composite Coating by HVOF

    Process: Wear Resistance of Fe-Based Coatings

    [C. Durga Prasad, Akhil Jerri, and M. R. Ramesh]

    Chapter 10 Application of Thermal Spray Coatings for Protection against

    Erosion, Abrasion, and Corrosion in Hydropower Plants and

    Offshore Industry

    [Jashanpreet Singh]

    Chapter 11 Bioinert and Bioactive Coatings for Human Body Implants

    [Ali Sabea Hammood, Rob Brittain, and Hitesh Vasudev]

    Chapter 12 Effect of Microwave Heating on the Mechanical and

    Tribological Properties of the Thermal-Sprayed


    [Amit Bansal, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur]

    Chapter 13 Plasma Spray Coating: A Weapon to Fight with Erosion and

    Corrosion Phenomena

    [Biswajit Swain, S. S. Mohapatra, and A. Behera]

    Chapter 14 Thermal Spraying Process Kinematics: Importance and Its

    Control by Advanced Robots

    [Gaurav Prashar, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur]

    Chapter 15 A Case Study on the Failure Analysis, Prevention, and Control

    of Boiler Tubes at Elevated Temperatures

    [Gaurav Prashar, Hitesh Vasudev, and Lalit Thakur]


    Lalit Thakur is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India.

    Hitesh Vasudev is currently working as Associate Professor at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara-India.