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- Environmentally Friendly - High Velocity Air Fuel (HVAF) technology has been shown to be very competitive as an environmentally friendly alternative to electrolytic hard chromium (EHC).
- Reduced Production Costs - The ecological aspects and shorter processing time reduce processing costs.
- Thicker Coatings - An option to apply thicker layers provides a way to repair heavily worn components.
- Higher Wear & Corrosion Resistance - HVAF carbide coatings are also superior to conventional HVOF counterparts regarding wear resistance, corrosion protection and production cost. The high velocity of our HVAF in-flight particles (higher than 1,000 m/s | 3,300 ft./sec.) ) enables the production of very dense coatings.
- Minimal Elemental Depletion - the low combustion spraying temperature (1,960-2,010°C | 3,560-3,650°F) and gentle particle heating lead to minimal feedstock phase transformation and almost nonexistent elemental depletion/decomposition of the in-flight particles.
- Reduce Oxide - Higher Performance Coatings - the replacement of pure oxygen necessary for HVOF with air in our HVAF process significantly reduces the oxide content of the coatings, which is desirable for high-performance coatings.