When it comes to thermal spray coatings, few are as durable and well-constructed as HVOF (High-Velocity Oxy-Fuel) coating. The bond of HVOF coatings is higher than almost any other thermal spray coating around. Because of that, a majority of those who choose to use HVOF coatings have noticed that there is often less wear and tear on their machinery. Aside from that, HVOF coatings are known for having a higher hardness and a higher density, making them nearly five times stronger than plasma spray coatings. This is the heavy-duty type of thermal spray coating that you want to choose when investing in the protection of your machinery.
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Benefits of HVOF Coatings
The first thing that most people note about HVOF coating is the higher cost. While the price point may be higher than some of our other thermal spray coatings, the benefits of HVOF coatings more than make up for the difference. There’s no denying that HVOF coatings are easily one of the most durable thermal spray coatings, especially when compared to some of the other thermal spray coatings available.
HVOF coatings have the highest density and hardness of all thermal spray coatings. They deliver your most critical pieces of equipment the highest level of protection from heat, weather, wear and tear possible. HVOF coatings may be the priciest type of thermal spray coating, but that’s because they offer your machinery the most effective protection and durability available.
Because HVOF coatings are so durable, there are countless ways to take advantage of its capabilities in regards to the application. HVOF coatings are most commonly used in settings where machinery and equipment will be exposed to high temperatures on a regular basis, as it is able to provide the type of protection that machinery needs in these hot settings to avoid severe wear. Aside from that, many of our clients utilize this thermal spray coating on equipment that is used often enough to the point of the machinery itself reaching high temperatures. That is why it’s extremely common to find HVOF coatings on pistons, cylinders, pins, and blades.
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There are so many ways that HVOF coating can help protect your machinery, and Wear Master Inc. wants to be the ones to show you the best applications. If you are interested in learning more about the process of thermal spray coating, have questions about HVOF coating, or you’d like to receive a quote on your services, reach out to our team! We would be more than happy to get you taken care of. Contact us today to get started!