Thermal Arc Spray Wires
Thermal Spray Wires have been available for decades in solid form. These spray wires have worked in a multitude of applications successfully. However, they did have limitations as to their makeup. Chemical compositions are limited as to how they can be alloyed in order to achieve a solid state.
Cored wire technology has revolutionized twin wire arc spray. Cored spray wires are produced by forming a thin strip of metal into a wire, at one point in the process material is added to the center of the strip as it is being formed, this material can be metallic elements or non-metallic such as carbides or ceramics allowing for a virtually endless amount of compositions to be made up.
Thermal Spray Wire Materials
Thermion’s wire materials have a proven history of outstanding spray-ability and have been treated to enhance feed-ability and productivity. Some of the common thermal spray materials we provide include:
- Iron Based Spray Wire
- Copper Based Spray Wire
- Aluminum Based Spray Wire
- Zinc Based Spray Wire
- Cobalt Based Spray Wire
- Steel Based Spray Wire
Spray Wire Applications
The technology improvements in Twin wire arc spray coupled with the cored wire technology has evolved into an application process with virtually no restrictions.
Thermal spray wires are used in thermal spraying applications by feeding two wires into a spray gun, then generating an arc between the two wires to create molten feedstock that is transferred onto a surface to deliver a heavy twin wire arc spray coating. Thermal spray wires prove to be corrosion resistant in a number of demanding environments.
Thermal spray wire applications include:
Standard Corrosion Wires
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Anti-Slip / Anti-Corrosion
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Hard Facing Wire
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