Affordable Access

Publisher Website

Plasma-sprayed titanium carbide coatings for first-wall applications in fusion devices

Authors
Journal
Journal of Nuclear Materials
0022-3115
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0022-3115(91)90102-d
Disciplines
  • Chemistry

Abstract

Abstract For protection applications in fusion devices thick TiC coatings are being developed. Coatings have been produced by plasma spraying at atmospheric pressure (APS), low pressure (LPPS) and in vacuum (VPS). Microstructural analysis of these TiC coatings includes X-ray diffraction, analysis of chemical composition, texture analysis and optical microscopy. Thermomechanical evaluation includes short-pulse laser heat flux and thermal fatigue tests, simulating plasma disruptions. The effect of thickness, porosity and microstructure is discussed.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments

More articles like this

Plasma-sprayed boron carbide coatings for first-wa...

on Journal of Nuclear Materials Jan 01, 1994

Properties of plasma sprayed boron carbide protect...

on Journal of Nuclear Materials Jan 01, 2002

Properties of titanium carbide and vanadium carbid...

on Journal of Nuclear Materials Jan 01, 1985

Plasma-sprayed TiC protective coatings for fusion...

on Surface and Coatings Technolog... Jan 01, 1987
More articles like this..