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Introduction to Thermal Spraying

Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Instructor: Chris Berndt


Thermal spraying has evolved from a technology designed to be a cost effective method of repairing worn components and machined parts to a process used to provide improved part performance and add longer life to components. As the thermal spray profession has changed, so has the need to ensure safe and consistent methods for thermal spray operators. Leaders in the Thermal Spray Society were brought together to compile their knowledge and experience in a comprehensive, easy to understand course.

Member: $870
Non-Member: $1,030
Student: $550



Introduction to Cold Spraying: Science, Technology and Applications

Sunday, May 6, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Co-Instructor: Bertrand Jodoin


Co-Instructor: Kumar Sridharan

This course will cover the following topics: an overview/introduction to cold spray (historical perspective, how it fits within Substrate preparation and particle impact/ bonding mechanism physics; CS additive manufacturing process; commercial applications (aerospace, nuclear, automotive, others), requirements from industry; importance of powder in cold spray (shape, size, oxide level, purity, etc); health and safety.

Member: $525
Non-Member: $725
Student: $275