NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 2000
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-28
Category: Industrial Productivity/Manufacturing Technology
Origin: NASA's Microgravity Research
A NASA SBIR contract provided the funding for a new nozzle shape to be used in plasma spray techniques. The new design, a bell shape, reduces overspray. The result is a significant decrease in the cost of plasma spraying and a higher quality, more pure coating.
Page Number in Published book: 83
Manufacturer: Plasma Processes, Inc.