Latest NTST News:
New Hi-Tech Coatings:
Boron Carbide (B4C)
Silicon Carbide (SiC)
Aluminum Nitride (AlN)
Cubic Boron Nitride (c-BN)
Hex Boron Nitride (h-BN)
Silicon Nitride (Si3N4)
Titanium Nitride (TiN)
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Nevada Thermal Spray Tech.
4842 Judson Avenue, Suite 115
Las Vegas, NV 89115
Thermal spray coatings are
used in over 50 industries
About NTST: Our Philosophy: Better, Faster, Safer, Fair Pricing
NTST specializes in high-tech thermal spray coatings technology. Coating materials include all types and combinations of ceramics, carbides, metals, composites, and plastics that can virtually be sprayed on any substrate (e.g. metal, concrete, plastic, wood, salt, clay, rock, cardboard).
NTST conducts production spraying and thermal spray R&D for government, industry, and private concerns. The company and its personnel have played a leading role in research and development in materials and the thermal spray processes for the last 20 years, and have been continuously active in the thermal spray field since 1994.
NTST is a technology transfer spinoff company of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and maintains close ties to the laboratory. NTST was formed in January 2008. The company is the outgrowth of Idaho Thermal Spray Technologies that was formed in 1995. NTST has sprayed over 60 materials in detailed thermal spray R&D. Results of this research is presented in 99 papers in the open literature.
NTST Thermal Spray Capabilities
Work conducted by NTST centers on the plasma, combustion, and arc spray processes. The development of thermal spray coatings over the last three decades has been largely empirical while the physical and chemical understanding of the phenomena involved with the process lags behind. A technical basis is utilized at NTST to optimize the thermal spray processes in order to produce improved coatings. This methodology can lead to modifications to equipment, coating process parameters, and material processing techniques.
NTST Thermal Spray Services
NTST services involve high and low production, materials engineering (e.g. parametric testing), coatings R&D, applications development, materials characterization and evaluation, process evaluation, technical consultation regarding product utilization, computational studies, and coating characterization and performance evaluation.
NTST services solve problems for the customer including product and application mismatches and product optimization. These services are unique in that most businesses don't spend the time to guarantee product quality, more often letting the customer determine the specification of the product. Thus, process evaluation is the basis of the work scope that can involve parametric testing, coating characterization, computational studies, and performance evaluation.
Due to the complexity of the thermal spray processes, services are also offered in the fields of gas dynamics, coatings, materials, heat transfer, fluid flow, thermal-hydraulics, nuclear technology, and thermochemistry. NTST maintains a database of computer programs (i.e. statistics, plasma physics, particle dynamics, coating dynamics, chemistry) for use in design and analysis.
Arc spraying of zinc coatings for a anti-corrosion application
Thermal spray applications: industrial machinery, oil and gas