| A history of producing high-performance thermal spray equipment|
For more than 30 years, customers have looked to Praxair Surface Technologies for premier TAFA thermal spray equipment. Our Model 8830MHU arc spray system and Model JP-5000® HP/HVOF® system are industry standards. And our innovations—such as introducing arc spray into the aircraft industry as an alternative to plasma and developing PlazJet II high-energy plasma spray—demonstrate our leadership in the thermal spray industry.
We produce a variety of thermal spray systems and spare parts:
As one of the leaders in the emergence of arc spray technology, we are pleased to offer a family of equipment solutions designed to meet specific application, productivity, and economic requirements. Choose from the reliable Model 8830MHU or 8835MHU systems, the versatile BP-400 unit, or the next-generation Model 9910 CoArc™ Spray System and Model 9935 spray gun.
HP / HVOF
Our TAFA high-pressure/high-velocity oxy-fuel (HP/HVOF®) equipment product line, featuring the JP-5000® system and its next generation, the JP-8000™, is the standard of excellence in HVOF. Our HP/HVOF® products reflect years of equipment engineering and coating expertise.
The benefits of automating thermal spray equipment include productivity, quality, uniformity and decreased labor costs and turnaround. The challenge is to implement the ideal automated system for today's coating demands and tomorrow's growth. Our systems group offers the practical engineering expertise and experience you can utilize to your competitive advantage.
Built around the highly versatile SG-100 plasma gun, our family of conventional plasma equipment offers something for everyone. You are sure to find a system that provides precisely what you need.
Our powder feeders are closed-loop or open-loop, pressurized units specifically designed for thermal spray applications. They are economical, easy to operate, and require very little maintenance. Their proven design has become the standard for thermal spray powder feeding in industrial environments, offering unparalleled precision and repeatability of powder delivery. Choose from the closed-loop weight-loss-controlled 1264WL, closed-loop RPM-controlled 1264i, or the renowned open-loop 1264.
Only our genuine TAFA spare parts should be used in your thermal spray equipment. Designed and manufactured to precise tolerances, our tips, barrels, anodes, cathodes, and other assorted spare parts ensure proper system operation so you can make certain to have optimal equipment operation.