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Super D‐Gun

Dr B.J. Gill (European Technology Director, Union Carbide Coatings Service Corporation)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 August 1990

Abstract

MORE than thirty years ago, Union Carbide invented a device based on detonating gas mixtures of oxygen and acetylene for making coatings from fine powders. The most successful of these was a family of tungsten carbide/cobalt materials which rapidly became established as the industry standard for thin, wear resistant coatings.

Citation

Gill, B.J. (1990), "Super D‐Gun", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 62 No. 8, pp. 10-33. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb036980

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MCB UP Ltd

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