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  • Three Common Types of Ceramic Thermal Spray Coatings

    Each thermal spray process has a few materials that it is really good at applying. There are also some coating materials that can only be applied by certain processes. One of those coating categories is ceramic thermal spray coatings. Learn about three common types of ceramic coatings, their benefits and their uses.
  • What Does a Thermal Spray Technician Do?

    Most people we encounter have either been using thermal spray for years or they have never heard of it. The latter is even more common when hiring for thermal spray technicians. So what does a thermal spray technician do exactly?
  • What Lab Testing is Typically Used for Thermal Spray Coatings?

    Lab testing in the thermal spray world uses industry standard testing procedures to prove the quality of a coating. There are a myriad of tests that can be done but, in this article, we go over the three tests we perform most often and the information they provide.
  • 3 Benefits of Thermal Spray Coating New Production Parts

    We talk a lot about the benefits of thermal spray to companies hoping to remanufacture their damaged parts but one of the best applications of thermal spray coating is to apply it to new parts before they experience harsh operating environments. Learn more about the benefits of applying thermal spray coatings before putting them in operation.
  • Top Four Reasons to Use Arc Thermal Spray

    Arc thermal spray, also known as twin wire arc spray, is one of the older and simpler forms of thermal spray coating. Learn the top four reasons it's still an economical surface and remanufacture solution.
  • 3 Ways Thermal Spray Can Help the Agriculture Industry

    From wear to corrosion, the agriculture industry faces many obstacles when it comes to designing and remanufacturing quality equipment. Thermal spray coatings can help mitigate wear and corrosion issues helping agricultural equipment manufacturers and farmers alike. Find out exactly how thermal spray can help...
  • Enhancing Surfaces: What is Flash Carbide?

    There is a myriad of surface coating solutions on the market that solve many different problems. Hard chrome plating and thermal spray are just tw...
  • Enhancing Surfaces: HVAF Tungsten Carbide Thermal Spray vs. Hard Chrome Plating

    Hard Chrome Plating has been around in some form since the early 1800’s while HVAF thermal spray technology is a relatively newer technology. Learn more about how these two compare.
  • 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Thermal Spray Vendor

    In recent years the internet has greatly changed the buying process, certainly in the business to consumer market but also in the business-to-busi...
  • Cold Spray Technology and How It Compares to Thermal Spray

    In the world of surface coating, there are many options available to extend the life of parts and most of them are very similar in one way or another. While thermal spray has been around for a long time, cold spray is relatively new on the scene. Learn more about the differences between them.
  • HTS Coatings Celebrates Five Years of God's Goodness

    October is the fifth anniversary of HTS Coatings. Find out more about the changes over the years and how we choose to give the glory to God!
  • Laser Cladding vs. Hardface Weld Overlays

    With all the many hardfacing solutions out there, it's hard to know which one to choose. In this blog, we break down the differences and similarities between laser cladding and the three big hardface weld overlays; TIG, MIG and PTA Welding.