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Journal of Thermal Spray Technology

Journal of Thermal Spray Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Armelle Vardelle

ISSN: 1059-9630 (print version)

Journal no. 11666

2016 Thermal Spray Roadmap now available online in Journal of Thermal Spray Technology

The 2016 Thermal Spray Roadmap is now available in the December issue of JTST. It aims to identify the current challenges limiting the evolution of thermal spray technologies and to propose research directions and priorities to meet these challenges. Forty-two international thermal spray experts present snapshots of the current state of their specific field, give their views on current challenges, and provide guidance as to the R & D required to meet these challenges.
This review is divided into three sections. The first identifies the challenges faced by existing and emerging spray processes and gives suggestions for meeting these challenges. The second deals with traditional functions of spray coatings (resistance to wear and corrosion) and more recent applications. The last section is an overview of the issues ahead and possible approaches to address these for biomedical, electronic, aerospace, and energy generation applications.
The 2016 Thermal Spray Roadmap was spearheaded and organized by current JTST Editor-in-Chief Armelle Vardelle and former Editor-in-Chief (and TSS Immediate Past President) Christian Moreau. The Journal of Thermal Spray Technology is the official journal of the Thermal Spray Society.

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    The Journal of Thermal Spray Technology publishes contributions on all aspects -- fundamental and practical--of thermal spray science including processes, feedstock manufacture, testing, and characterization.  As the primary vehicle for thermal spray information transfer, its mission is to synergize the rapidly advancing thermal spray industry and related industries by presenting research and development efforts leading to advancements in implementable engineering applications of the technology.

    The Journal of Thermal Spray Technology

    • Publishes critically reviewed scientific papers and engineering articles, which combine the best of new research with the latest applications and problem solving.
    • Covers all fundamental and practical aspects of thermal spray science, including processes, feedstock manufacture, and testing and characterization.
    • Contains worldwide coverage of the latest research, products, equipment and process developments.
    • Includes technical note case studies from real-time applications and in-depth topical reviews.
    • Provides abstracts of recent technical literature with patents and critically reviewed scientific papers.
    • Covers industry news such as organizational changes and event listings.
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