Table 2: Experimental process parameters for depositing the NiTi intermetallic coatings.

SampleProcess parameterValues

Ti50Ni50Laser power800 W
Beam spot diameter2 mm
Ti55Ni45Scanning speed 8 mm/s
Powder feed rate3 g/min
Ti45Ni55Gas shielding and carrierArgon
Gas flow rate 5 L/min