December 2018

Coating extreme

e. Luterbach installs new aircraft paint shop in the United Arab Emirates Dr. Astrid Günther Hot - more than 45°C are not uncommon here - and sandy these are oftentimes the first associations coming up in connection with Abu Dhabi. Economically, it is probably the oil industry that most people [...]

Hydrophobic coating

Earlier this year GKN Aerospace announced the development of an hydrophobic coating for cockpit windows. The revolutionary coating was flight-triallied by Airbus and is currently assed by a major USA airline. The permanent surface treatment delivers in-flight/ground operation rain shedding and significantly enhances resistance to surface abrasion. Test results indicate [...]

September 2018

IntAIRCOAT 2019: Save the Date & Call for Speakers!

Innovative approaches for world-class aircraft coating presented by experts Including a visit to the Airbus painting facilities in Hamburg on May 13th From 14-15 May 2019, the aircraft coating industry meets in Hamburg to discuss the latest innovations, techniques, materials and strategies. For the first time there will also be [...]

Sabena responsible for another Airbus painting facility

Six month after the opening announcement of their third paint shop, Sabena technics have been selected by Airbus for the construction and operation of a fourth painting facility dedicated to Airbus wide body aircraft in Toulouse Blagnac airport. This new facility reinforces Sabena technics’ footprint in Toulouse and comes in [...]

New Presentation Videos

There are further videos from the last IntAIRCOAT conference available for you: Direct printing application on aircraft fuselages Airbus Operations GmbH New developments in efficient industrial athmospheric plasma activation: The plasma dose approach for coatings adhesion IRT Saint-Exupéry High power, High energy industrial lasers: The solution to Aerospace coating removal? [...]