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Center of reference on the field of thermal spray technology 




About us

Thermal Spray Center is a research center of Universitat de Barcelona specialized since 1994 within the field of surface engineering. Due to its multidisciplinary staff, CPT can solve any problem in the field of materials science and technology.


Our team

CPT is formed by a team of 25 experienced researchers with a long-standing professional background and highly-qualified technical staff. All of them meet the challenge of working actively with the industry, by reaching the highest quality standards of products and services.


Latest news

New Paper released:

Microstructural, Mechanical and Wear Properties of Atmospheric Plasma-Sprayed and High-Velocity Oxy-Fuel AlCoCrFeNi Equiatomic High-Entropy Alloys (HEAs) Coatings In this investigation, atmospheric plasma spray (APS) and high-velocity oxy-fuel (HVOF) techniques were[…]

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Editors’ Choice Paper in Coatings

This November we have received good news for one of our articles published in Coatings journal. “The Influence of the Powder Characteristics on 316L Stainless Steel Coatings Sprayed by Cold[…]

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New Paper released:

Metal Knitting: A New Strategy for Cold Gas Spray Additive Manufacturing Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing (CSAM) is an emergent technique to produce parts by the additive method, and, like other[…]

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