Services

Plasma Processes offers a full range of advanced materials providing customized solutions for a wide variety of industry-specific applications.  With our extensive knowledge and process expertise, we can combine task-specific, functional materials with cost-efficient processes, reducing your total cost of ownership.

 

Capabilities

Plasma Processes offers a wide range of manufacturing and coating processes, each with unique characteristics that make it attractive for specific applications.  Our core competencies include a complete family of thermal spray processes and a unique electrochemical deposition process, EL-Form® for coatings and net-shape manufacturing; Powder Alloying and Spheroidization for the production and toll processing of spherical and alloyed powders; and a complete metallurgical laboratory for material analysis and characterization.  Additionally, we offer consulting and contract research and development.

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Applications

Plasma Processes provides materials solutions for a wide range of industrial applications to improve performance, extend service life and enhance the appearance of engineered components. With our extensive knowledge and process expertise, we can combine task-specific, functional materials with cost-efficient processes reducing your total cost of ownership.

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Materials

Plasma Processes offers a wide variety of materials and material combinations to produce coatings and net-shape components. Virtually any material with a true melt point can be deposited by thermal spray processes. Materials that dissociate, decompose or sublime at elevated temperatures can also be deposited when combined with other materials. Thus most metals; intermetallics; alloys, all forms of ceramics including oxides, borides, silicides, etc; cermets; and some polymers are sprayable by one or more of the thermal spray processes.

The EL-Form® process is well suited to platinum group and refractory metals including iridium, molybdenum niobium, rhenium, ruthenium, tungsten, hafnium and boron.

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