Frequently asked questions
You can contact the surface engineering team at TWI for advice on the appropriate coating and process for your application. TWI can also produce some types of coatings and characterise coated samples for you. TWI has extensive surface engineering facilities ranging from advanced thermal spray, cold spray and laser processes to fusion welding and chemical coating techniques. TWI's expertise includes protective coatings for wear and corrosion resistance, thermal barrier coatings, repair and maintenance, functional coatings for electronic and medical applications, measurement of coating properties and performance and non-destructive testing.
The Thermal Spraying Toolkit is an expert system that provides advice and help on all aspects of thermal spraying. It can help you to answer the following questions:
- which coating and process do I need?
- how much does it cost?
- how to produce a good coating?
For further information please contact us.