Investigation of the properties of coatings obtained by electric arc spraying


  • A. Lopata National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky, Polytechnic Institute"
  • I. Smirnov National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky, Polytechnic Institute"
  • M. Holovashchuk National Transport University
  • V. Lopata E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine



coatings, wear resistance, adhesion strength, electric arc spraying


The paper considers possibilities to increase the wear resistance, corrosion resistance, and service life for parts of machines and mechanisms via their hardening and renovating using electric arc coatings characterized by high density, adhesion strength, and micro hardness. Also, the possibility of controlling the properties of restored surfaces owing to choice of the related equipment with required structure and characteristics in order to prolong the service life of machinery parts is shown. The right choice of equipment for spraying makes it possible to increase the speed and temperature of the spraying gas and particles, reduce the droplet diameter, increase the density and reduce the oxidation of coatings. The influence of spray factors such as the flow rate and pressure of working gases, composition of combustion mixture, spraying distance, dispersion of the spray, properties of wire material, etc. on the properties of the coatings obtained has been investigated.


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How to Cite

Lopata, A., Smirnov, I., Holovashchuk, M., & Lopata, V. (2023). Investigation of the properties of coatings obtained by electric arc spraying. Problems of Tribology, 28(1/107), 73–80.