Society News

2022 TSS Board and Student Board Nominations 

The ASM TSS Awards & Nominations Committee is currently seeking nominations to fill one vice president, one secretary and three board members positions. The Committee is particularly seeking nominees from the government and international community, but nominations are solicited from all segments of the thermal spray community. 

Also, The TSS Student Board Member positions are open to undergraduate and graduate students, studying or researching in an area closely related to the field of thermal spray technology. Two Students are selected each year.

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2021 ASM Award Program Recipients

The ASM International Board of Trustees has named award program recipients for 2021. The awards program recognizes achievements of members of the materials science and engineering community.

2021 Class of Fellows

In 1969, ASM established the Fellow of the Society honor to provide recognition to members for their distinguished contributions to materials science and engineering and to develop a broadly based forum of technical and professional leaders to serve as advisors to the society. Following are the members recognized by their colleagues for 2021. Additional Fellows may be elected to this distinguished body in subsequent years. The solicited guidance, which the Fellows will provide, will enhance the capability of ASM as a technical community of materials science and engineering in the years ahead. 

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TSS Hall of Fame 2021 inductees

Thermal Spray Society announces Hall of Fame recipients

Mr. Robert Unger and Professor Kesong Zhou have been selected to become members of the 2021 Thermal Spray Hall of Fame by the ASM Thermal Spray Society Board of Directors.

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Member Benefits

TSS, the Thermal Spray Society, is dedicated to the expansion of knowledge, technical information, safety guidelines, and best processes and procedures in this unique and valuable surface application. With an unparalleled international community and network, TSS members have access to a global marketplace that continues to grow. TSS members enjoy a wealth of benefits.

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Handbook on Thermal Spray Technology and Cold Spray

The Thermal Spray Technology book  is an excellent introduction and guidebook for those new to thermal spray. Expanded selection of applications includes electronics and semiconductors, automotive, energy, and biomedical. Prominent thermal spray markets such as aerospace and industrial gas turbines, and areas of growth such as advanced thermal barrier materials are also reviewed.

This new book, Cold Spray is a highly practical and useful "go-to" resource that presents an in-depth look at the high pressure cold spray process and describes applications in various industries. High Pressure Cold Spray: Principles and Applications is both a comprehensive and technically advanced resource for anyone involved in cold spray technology, from coating design and development to performance of coatings and coated parts in both the laboratory and industrial environments.

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