September 2018

April 2018

Darkside Scientific and Airbus create electroluminiscent exterior markings for aircraft

’LumiLor’ is the world`s first and only patented electroluminescent paint. The product allows manufacturers to design with light in ways previously impossible. It produces a single-color light that is visible at long distances and shines through many types of atmospheric conditions such as fog, snow and smoke. Unlike many light [...]

First E-Coat system for aerospace industry

PPG and Air Tractor announce the first electrocoat primer system for full-scale original-equipment aircraft parts manufacturing in the aerospace industry. The two companies recently hosted aerospace industry representatives, elected officials, Air Tractor dealers, and PPG executives to celebrate the launch and showcase a first look at the system at the [...]

Coating protection

The health complete solution GmbH has developed an electrostatic spraying process that allows to cover all sorts of surfaces with special inorganic substances to inhibit germ settling. The substances are harmless to human beings while germs, mould and bacteria die of contact. Dr. Ralph Brückner, Head of Research and Development, [...]

New Presentation Videos

There are further videos from the IntAIRCOAT conference 2017 available for you: Progress in development of chromate free paint systems Airbus Operations GmbH Impact of surface preparation on the corrosion performance of exterior decorative coating systems The Boeing Company Development of icephobic materials – Progress, testing, and challenges Fraunhofer Institute [...]

January 2018

Welcome

Welcome to the IntAIRCOAT Newsletter and News-Section. I am Astrid Guenther, responsible for the upcoming conference content and program. I am looking for changes and developments in aircraft coating all over the world to bring them to the international stage of the IntAIRCOAT 2019. In order to stay up-to-date, we [...]

UTC Aerospace unveils first chromate-free REACh-compliant coating

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has developed a non-chromate landing gear corrosion protection primer, incorporating its patented „EcoSky“-pigment. The pigment and primer are environmentally friendly and compliant with European Union`s REACh regulations. The chromate-free primer is a pioneer product for the coating of steel parts in [...]

Sherwin-Williams provides next generation military aerospace coatings

Sherwin-Williams military 85285E aerospace coating is a high performance, polyurethane topcoat designed for exterior use on military, general aviation and commercial aircraft. This next generation military topcoat can be applied with qualified primers e. g. MIL-PRF-23377K, Type I, Class C2 – CM0724933 or E90G203. The new topcoat is a high [...]