Coating Materials for Energy (CME)
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Research themes

Our research can be broadly classified into distinctive themes:

We work across all Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) to deliver bespoke solutions for advanced manufacturing tasks.

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Research into coatings manufacturing technologies for power generation includes:
  • Feedstock development through mechanical milling or gas atomisation
  • Suspension and solution precursor spraying through High Velocity Oxy-Fuel spraying (HVOF) and Atmospheric Plasma Spraying (APS)
  • High pressure Cold Gas Dynamic Spraying (CGDS) oxidation resistant coatings and low Pressure Cold Spraying for repair applications (LPCS)
  • Laser cladding for high temperature components

Materials for extreme environment include:

  • High temperature oxidation and deposit induced corrosion mechanisms
  • High temperature oxidation in steam
  • Erosion-corrosion behaviour of materials in mixed combustion gases

Coating Materials for Energy (CME)

Room C55, Coates Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3795
email:tanvir.hussain@nottingham.ac.uk