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11/07/2024  GTS circular R0298
Invitation to GTS AGM 2024

14/06/2024  GTS circular R0297
List of trade fair contacts SurfaceTechnology Germany 2024

11/06/2024  GTS circular R0296
Editorial Plan for GTS-Strahl 52 / Thermal Spray Bulletin

19/01/2024  New verson of educational software GTSExam

Updates

10/07/2024  Dates
01/07/2024  Download
01/07/2024  Members
11/06/2024  Press gallery
22/05/2024  Certification
13/03/2024  Goodbye
14/11/2023  Bulletin Board
30/10/2023  Distinctions
18/08/2023  Software

Highlights

GTSExam 2
New version of the GTS educational and training software for spray personnel

The new joint initiative
of GTS and DVS
for thermal spraying
and deposition welding

New Poster Standards and Technical Bulletins

GTS form REACH

11/07/2024

GTS Annual General Meeting 2024

We have invited all members to this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in September by way of the GTS Circular R0298 from 11/07/2024. With the publication here, the invitation is considered received and the AGM is deemed to be convened and to constitute a quorum. Please download the invitation plus registration form from the protected members’ area or use the link in the circular so as not to miss any deadlines and to assure your participation and accommodation well in time. The number of pre-booked rooms in the conference hotel is limited!

Your GTS head office
info@gts-ev.de

10/07/2024

Qualification of personnel for thermal spraying

In autumn 2024, GSI mbH will be offering courses at its SLV Munich and SLV Duisburg will be offering courses for the qualification of thermal spray personnel:

Duisburg, 21–25/10/2024 | 25–29/11/2024
EUROPEAN THERMAL SPRAYER (ETS) (GERMAN)

Munich, 07–25/10/2024
EUROPÄISCHER THERMISCHER SPRITZFACHMANN (ETSS)  (GERMAN)

English-language ETS and ETSS courses can be offered on request.

In addition, from 09–10/10/2024 in Rostock the EXCHANGE OF EXPERIENCE ON THERMAL SPRAYING will take place in Rostock.

You can find information about this on our event page and on the websites of the GSI/SLV. With the link below you can also see an overview of all events and contact details.

Secure your participation!

11/06/2024

GTS-Strahl
and DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin

Submission and publishing dates for GTS-Strahl 52 in issue 2/2024 of Thermal Spray Bulletin now online.

10/06/2024

New dates for ATeSp

The Thermal Spraying Working Group ATeSp of the DVS district organisation Munich is starting the new semester 2024/2025. You can find the meeting dates in our calendar of events.

23/04/2024

Exchange of experience on thermal spraying

On 9 and 10 October 2024, the SLV Duisburg will once again offer an exchange of experience in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Large Structures in Production Engineering IGP. The Workshop is aimed at all users of thermal spraying as well as potential interested parties. Make a note of the date and secure your participation.

22/05/2024

New initial GTS certification

We would like to congratulate the following GTS member on successfully obtaining initial GTS certification:
• PM TEC Rolls & Covers GmbH in 06217 Merseburg, Germany
GTS certification

23/04/2024

ITSC 2024 – 29 April to 1 May

The world of thermal spray experts will be meeting at ITSC 2024 in Milan in a couple of days. We look forward to meeting many friends and members of GTS there. We would particularly like to draw your attention to the Industry Forum, where exhibitors and specialists will be presenting the latest technology and highlights.

19/04/2024

GTS-Strahl

The 51st issue of our association magazine GTS-Strahl is now available together with the Thermal Spray Bulletin No. 1/2024. GTS members will automatically receive the magazine within the next few days.

16/04/2024

GTS-Strahl

The anniversary edition of our association magazine – the GTS-Strahl 50 (September 2023) – is now available as a complete PDF. You can also find all previous issues back to 1994 in the download area.

The GTS-Strahl 51 in Thermal Spray Bulletin 1/2024 will be available shortly from DVS Media GmbH. GTS members will receive it automatically in the next few days.

26/03/2024

Online seminar AI in surface technology

On 25 April 2024, the ProKI network is offering an online seminar focusing on the application of artificial intelligence in the field of thermal spraying and computer-aided alloy development. The latest developments and opportunities through the use of AI in this specific area of surface technology will be examined in depth. More information on the event and the ProKi network can be found under the following links:

25/03/2024

Industrial Forum at ITSC 2024

ITSC 2024 in Milan is just a few weeks to go and we would like to invite you to visit the Industry Forum today. Exhibitors and specialists will be presenting the latest technology and current highlights. The program of the Industry Forum is available for download here.

30/01/2024

GTS-Strahl
and DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin

Submission and publishing dates for GTS-Strahl 51 in issue 1/2024 of Thermal Spray Bulletin now online.

07/12/2023

New dates for ATeSp

The Thermal Spraying Working Group ATeSp of the DVS district organisation Munich will meet at the beginning of 2024 for the last two meetings of the 2023/2024 semester.

05/12/2023

Video review of the HVOF Colloquium 2023
News – Trends – Statements

Our media partner mo Magazin für Oberflächentechnik looks back on the 12th HVOF Colloquium 2023 in Erding with a video and some pictures. Follow the link and experience technical innovations, impressions and interviews with many exhibitors and speakers.

22/11/2023

New GTS member

We would like to welcome our latest GTS member:
• KGS Diamond International (Holding B.V.) in 8081 HG Elburg, Netherlands

30/10/2023

Peter Heinrich Award
to Tim Königstein

At the 12th HVOF Colloquium in Erding, GTS presented the Peter Heinrich Award for outstanding young professionals for the second time.

18/10/2023

New GTS member

We would like to welcome our latest GTS member:
• Fraunhofer-Institut für Großstrukturen in der Produktionstechnik IGP
  in 18059 Rostock, Germany

16/10/2023

HVOF Colloquium 2023 – Last places!

Only a few days left until the 12th HVOF Colloquium 2023. Make sure you get one of the last places.
Follow the link for information on registration and the colloquium

12/09/2023

GTS-Strahl

12/09/2023

GTS-Strahl

The GTS-Strahl 49 (April 2023) is now available as a complete PDF file. In the download area you will also find all previous issues going back to the year 1994.

18/08/2023

GTS certification: updated examination questions and educational software GTSExam

The GTS Quality Committee has completely revised the GTS paper GTSPA014. The new versions of the GTS multiple-choice question catalogue and the interactive educational software GTSExam are now available .

11/08/2023

New GTS member

We would like to welcome our latest GTS member:
• EDCO Benelux BV in 4827 HJ Breda (Netherlands)

06/07/2023

Restart after Corona break:
The ATeSp resumes its meetings

The German Thermal Spray Working Group ATeSp of DVS BV München meets again for the first time since spring 2020 and starts the semester 2023/2024 with the popular "Corrosion Protection Session".

22/06/2023

GTS-Strahl
and DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin

Submission and publishing dates for GTS-Strahl 50 in issue 2/2023 of Thermal Spray Bulletin now online.

08/06/2023

HVOF Colloquium 2023
Lecture program online

On the homepage of the HVOF Colloquium 2023 you can now find the lecture program of the event with all speakers and topics. In addition, the program booklet is available there for download as a PDF file.

06/06/2023

Successful Workshop on Functional Chromium Coating

The seminar "Application potential of thermal spraying as a substitute for functional chromium coating" took place on 10 and 11 May 2023 with great participation.

02/05/2023

GTS-Strahl

04/04/2023

GTS-Strahl

The GTS-Strahl 48 (September 2022) is now available as a complete PDF file. In the download area you will also find all previous issues going back to the year 1994.

25/03/2023

HVOF Colloquium 2023 – Start of registration

Registration for the 12th Colloquium High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Flame Spraying is now open. Visit the colloquium homepage and reserve your place at the largest specialist event of its kind for HVOF technology.

20/03/2023

Call for participation:
EU survey on carcinogenic welding fumes

Following the IIW and the EWA, the DVS has now also called upon its members to participate in the survey of the European Commission regarding the consequences of a carcinogen classification of all welding fumes. The survey will run until March 27, 2023. To take part in the survey and for further information follow the link below:

23/02/2023

GTS technology seminar on functional chromium coating

GTS is organising a seminar on 10 and 11 May 2023 on the topic of "Application potential of thermal spraying as a substitute for functional chromium coating". The seminar language is German. Registrations are possible as of now. The number of participants is limited.

13/01/2023

GTS-Strahl
and DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin

Submission and publishing dates for GTS-Strahl 49 in issue 1/2023 of Thermal Spray Bulletin now online.

17/10/2022

30 Years GTS

A few days ago, GTS celebrated its 30th anniversary at the GTS AGM 2022. To mark this event, we present the chronicle "30 Years of GTS" as an offprint from the current GTS-Strahl 48. Detailed chronicles on 10 and 25 years of GTS are also available in the download area. We hope you enjoy reading them.

14/10/2022

New CD-ROM Standards and Technical Bulletins

Beuth-Verlag has updated its CD with Standards and DVS Technical Bulletins for thermal spraying. GTS members will receive the CD issue September 2022 within the next few days as part of the GTS Standards Service.

13/10/2022

Peter Heinrich Award
to Martin Knoch

As part of the celebration of its 30th anniversary, GTS presented the Peter Heinrich Award for outstanding young professionals for the first time.

20/06/2022

LinkedIn GTS on LinkedIn

GTS is taking the social networking route with its own profile on LinkedIn, where it provides information about the activities of the association, its members and in the technology of thermal spraying. GTS members were informed by circular letter and invited to participate with content.

23.03.2022

GTS-Strahl / Download

The archive of our association magazine GTS-Strahl is complete: All previous issues are now available for download. Go on a time travel through the history of GTS back to the first issue from December 1994.