Proceedings of ASMAs June 1993 Conference. A must for those who use thermal spray process or work with thermal spray equipment. Describes how thermal spray process can improve product integrity. Includes the latest research findings in this rapidly evolving technology. Provides a complete picture of the international thermal spray picture. Owning this conference book is the next best thing to being at NTSCA93! Learn about the latest advances through 150 papers covering Applications, Biomaterials, Ceramics, Coating Characterization, Commercial Developments, Diagnostics, High-Velocity Spraying, HVOF, Infrastructure Maintenance and Repair, materials, Materials Intersections, Mechanical Properties, Microstrcuture and Porosity, Modeling, plasma Processes, Plasma Processing of Materials, Plasma Torch Design, Post-Spray Processing, Pre-Treatment, Processes, Spray Forming, Surface processing, Use of statistics, Wear, Wear Characterization.