Cold Spray and Rapid Deposition (ColRAD) is a state-of-art, comprehensive rapid advanced deposition laboratory in Florida International University (FIU) in Miami. It aims to provide basic research, training, and technology development in cold spray, plasma spray, wire-arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) systems for Army, Navy, NASA, aerospace, and other industries and students and scholars.
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ColRAD researchers published a research article on the science of high temperature cyclic deformation of cold sprayed coatings for applications in harsh environmental conditions. The article entitled 'Role of In-situ Splat Sintering on Elastic and Damping Behavior of...
CSAT is one of United States’ largest platforms for sharing knowledge and establish collaborations among Cold Spray professionals. This June, ColRAD researchers presented a talk entitled “Multi-component and High Strength Aluminum Coatings by Cold Spray’ at CSAT 2021.