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Re: Density of flame sprayed coating

Posted by Gordon England (62.252.0.12) on 13:03:34 09/02/06

In Reply to: Density of flame sprayed coating posted by Vivek

Hi Vivek
To determine density you need to measure the mass and volume of your coating. If you mean porosity measurement which is not the same thing, then metallography is the simplest. Be aware that metallography can give false impressions of porosity (via pull-out or smearing) and should be interpreted carefully.
Regards Gordon



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