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“I see IntAIRCOAT as a platform to extent my knowledge regarding aircraft painting, especially to develop innovations to make this process more lean and effective. When I return home, there are always new ideas in my mind to explore.”
René van den Hof, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, NL

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Updated Agenda

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

14.30-17.00 h
Guided tour through the International Aerospace Coatings (IAC) paint hanger
Meeting point: Hotel lobby
Submission of passport two weeks in advance is mandatory

19.00-21.00 h
Welcome get-together
with snacks and drinks


Wednesday, 10 May 2017

8.00 h
Registration and handover of conference materials

9.00 h
Welcome and introduction to the conference
Andrea Huber, IntAIRCOAT, DE

9.15 h
How to paint effectively and efficiently – Organize the work
Stephan Grossfuss, Ingenics AG, DE

Session I: Efficient processes in the paint hangar

9.45 h
Large cable-driven robots – An automation concept for coating?
Dr. Tobias Bruckmann, University of Duisburg-Essen, Chair of Mechatronics, DE

10.15 h
Direct printing application on aircraft fuselages
Rolf Bense, Airbus Operations GmbH, DE

10.45 h
Coffee & contacts

11.15 h
Aircraft patinting at the glance: From process design to smart, efficient and sustainable products
Marc Furmannek, Dürr Systems AG, DE

11.45 h
First contributions to a full new automated approach for external coating scheme: The integration of UV-pigmented paints and inkjet-printings into process
Dr. Bertrand Rives, IRT Saint-Exupéry, FR

12.15 h
Metallization via Spraying
Koen Staelens, Jet Metal Technologies, FR

12.45 h

14.00 h
Expansion of solgel use in manufacturing and maintenance processes for paintshops
Sébastien Catel, Socomore, FR

14.30 h
High power, High energy industrial lasers: The solution to Aerospace coating removal?
Ioannis Metsios, Powerlase Photonics Ltd., GB

15.00 h
Research pposters summarize information and generate discussions. Want to submit a poster?
Please approach us.

16.00 h
New developments in efficient industrial athmospheric plasma activation: The plasma dose approach for coatings adhesion
Lucie Bres, IRT Saint-Exupéry, FR

16.30 h
A terahertz coating thickness gauge
Dr. Rob May, Teraview, GB

17.00 h

17.30 h
End of first conference day

19.00 h
Departure Networking Night (Guinness Storehouse), sponsored by:

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Thursday, 11 May 2017

Session II: New paint systems and methods of coating

9.00 h
REACH – Where are we?
Dr. Armin Fangmeier, Airbus Operations GmbH, DE

9.30 h

11.30 h
Current trends in aerospace coatings
Mikhail Khudiakov, PPG, US

12.00 h
Advanced technologies improving MRO performance and throughput time
Martin Carter, Ruud van Overbeek, AkzoNobel Automotive and Aerospace Coatings, NL

12.30 h

13.00 h

13.45 h
Impact of surface preparation on the corrosion performance of exterior decorative coating systems
Elden Altizer, Dr. Jill E. Seebergh, The Boeing Company, US

14.15 h
Curing on demand
Gunnar Hansen, Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co, DE

14.45 h
Coffee & contacts

15.00 h
Development of icephobic materials – Progress, testing, and challenges
Nadine Rehfeld, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, DE

15.30 h
Progress in development of chromate free paint systems
Martin Beneke, Airbus Operations GmbH, DE

End of conference

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(Subject to change. Status as of 5 April 2017)