A nozzle for use in a cold spray technique is described. The nozzle has a passageway for spraying a powder material, the passageway having a converging section and a diverging section, and at least the diverging section being formed from polybenzimidazole. In one embodiment of the nozzle, the converging section is also formed from polybenzimidazole.
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST
This invention was made with Government support under CRADA SC001/01589 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government of the United States of America has certain rights in this invention.