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Getting More Life From Thermal Spray Consumables

4 Ways To Make Your Consumables Last Longer 1. Consider the copper from which the consumable is made: There are thousands of copper alloys that can affect the life of a consumable. Each manufacturer uses different materials and the copper can be pure copper or one of many copper/tungsten alloys. For instance, the JP5000 HVOF barrels are typically made of C145 copper (tellurium) with a Rockwell B harness of 48 and a thermal conductivity of 205. If you want longer lasting barrels, consider chrome copper a much ... Read more