TSSEA Thermal Spraying and Surface Engineering Association


A free helpline on all technical matters concerning surfacing.

The opportunity to be involved in decisions affecting: Health and Safety issues. (The TSSEA has written a Code of Practice for the safe installation, operation and maintenance of thermal spraying equipment).

The introduction of new activities

Instruction courses

Approval testing of thermal sprayers to BS EN ISO 14918:1998

Special rates for:

  • Advertising in "Coatings".
  • 50% discount for the provision of BS EN (Euro) standards.
  • 40% off International standards.
  • Special rates for TSSEA conferences and exhibition space 

Free distribution of "Coatings" and other TSSEA publications (eg Code of Practice).

Free insertions of News items in "Coatings".

Full support in disputes where appropriate and proper procedures have been observed.

Insertion in the Directory of Members which is distributed to enquirers and delegates at conferences (with the agreement of the member).

Insertion and distribution of articles with the approval of the authors.

The Thermal Spraying and Surface Engineering Association is the only trade association in the UK representing the thermal spraying processes, at the same time offering information on alternative surfacing technologies. Such awareness of new developments is important to ensure that they are kept fully up to date on activities which can have an effect on their operations.

A list of current members is available on this web site.