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Application of Thermal Spray Coating

This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
Cost: FREE

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Thermion, Inc.

Thermion is the worldwide leader in High Production Twin Wire Spray Equipment for TSA. We offer full turn-key arc spray systems for many oil & gas applications such as spools, pipe, valves, vessels, flanges, CUI to name a few. Thermion offers complete service beyond equipment such as parts, service, tech support/training, consumables, spray wires/materials, testing equipment and much more. For your next shut down and quick turn around look to Thermion for complete sales, service and support. Please visit

This webinar will discuss the proper procedure for applying metallic thermal spray coatings (TSCs) of aluminum, zinc and their alloys and composites to protect steel from corrosion. Standards, required equipment, application procedures, and in-process quality control checkpoints will be discussed. Participants will be eligible to receive credit from SSPC.


John Kern

John Kern is a technical auditor for SSPC. He has over 40 years experience in the industrial coatings industry and over 30 experience in the corrosion industry. He has experience as a Coatings Chemist Tech for New Jersey Department of Transportation, a Corrosion Chemist for the U.S. Navy, and a Coatings Program Engineer for the U.S. Coast Guard. He is a NACE CIP Level 3 #135, an instructor for multiple training courses for SSPC, and a prior vice chair for National Ship Research Program. He is the president, consultant and chief engineer for Virginia Coatings Inspections and a Consultant at ADA Technologies.

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