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Thermal Spray Training

Thermal Spray Training 



Course Description

A one-day training program that covers the fundamentals of applying thermal spray coatings to industrial substrates.

Course Content

  Introduction to Thermal Spray Technology
  Thermal Spray Application Equipment
  Thermal Spray Coatings and their uses
  Application Technique
  Industry Standards for thermal spray process
  Surface Preparation
  Quality Control
  Safety and Environmental considerations

Benefits of Attending

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  Define thermal spray coating (TSC) and provide an overview of its application and uses
  Discuss 3 types of arc spray equipment, their components, & safety considerations during their operation  
  Summarize SSPC CS-23/AWS C2.23M/NACE No.12 Specification for Application of Thermal Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum, Zinc and Their Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion Protection of Steel
  Describe surface preparation, specifications, and inspection requirements just before applying a thermal spray coating
  Describe the procedures used to apply and inspect thermal spray coatings (TSC) to steel


Course Format

The modules are supplemented by exercises in which students inspect blasted surfaces for degree of cleanliness of the panels; determine the profile; perform bend tests and inspect the bend; determine the DFT; and perform the cut test and assess the cut. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student manual. The written exam consists of 25 multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs you must attend all 8 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.

Who Should Attend

Thermal spray operators and those interested in learning more about this process.