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Table 2 Plasma spray parameters

From: Investigation on influence of thermal barrier coating on diesel engine performance and emissions in dual-fuel mode using upgraded biogas

Parameters Bond coat (NiCrAlY) Top coat (ZrO2–8 wt% Y2O3)
I (A) 500 450
V (V) 32–35 50–60
P (kW) 17–17.5 23–23.5
Primary gas flow rate (Ar) (slpm) 40 40
Secondary gas flow rate (H2) (slpm) Nil 0.2
Carrier gas flow (Ar) (slpm) 5 5
Powder feed rate (rpm) 10 10
Spraying distance (in cm) 10 10