Partner Nº1: Thermal Spray Centre - Universitat de Barcelona


Brief description of the organisation

The University of Barcelona is a State University dedicated to technical-scientific education and research in all Technical and Engineering fields. UB has 6900 employees and 4700 researchers. UB has gained in the past years a remarkable experience in the coordination of a number of projects. Both at international and national levels. and it was/is engaged in 450 European Projects from the 4th to the 7th EU Frame work programmes.    

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering Metallurgy of the University of Barcelona (UB) established in 1994 the Centre de Projecció Tèrmica (CPT) oriented to research and industrial needs in the field of thermal spraying. The main research activities are:

Smart and Nanostructured Coatings; resistance coatings in aggressive environments; thermal barrier coatings; polymeric coatings. autolubricated coatings, Biocompatible coatings, Graded coatings, nanostructured powders and quality assurance. The CPT co-operates with companies producing spray equipment. Powders and supplying fuel gases for the spray process as well as with the coatings users. And is well equipped with modern thermal spray systems.

Contact Details
Project Manager: Dr. Irene Garcia-Cano
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C/Martí i Franqués 1, planta 7ª
Edifici Facultat de Química
08028 Barcelona