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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/27211

Title: High-power Plasma Torch Optimization
Authors: Grisha, Nikolay
Advisor: Mostaghimi, Javad
Keywords: DC plasma
thermal spraying
Issue Date: 12-May-2011
Abstract: Abstract Plasma spraying is a process intended for a component's surface improvement by means of particles deposition. It includes surface strengthening, and adding rust-preventing, dielectric, fire safety and other properties to a component's surface. A high power plasma torch designed in Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies (CACT), University of Toronto, for the purpose of thermal waste treatment is proposed to be used in a high-volume plasma spraying process. Modification of the existing plasma torch is required in order to accommodate feedstock material delivery into the plasma jet. A series of experiments were conducted and results were evaluated in order to verify if the torch is suitable for plasma spraying. Results and modifications of the existing torch are presented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/27211
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