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? [...]

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 [...]