GTS-Strahl 40
with Thermal Spray Bulletin 2/2018 – September 2018

In the new issue of GTS-Strahl we again report on news and activities from within the association and, of course, again offer interesting technical articles and reports on GTS members and thermal spraying.



Bulletin Board
• Up there with the GTS gods!, Dr. Klaus Nassenstein

GTS Head Office Report
• Facts and Figures from the GTS Head Office
• Certifications

GTS Articles
• We take leave of Dr. Hartwig Reimann
• HVOF Colloquium in October 2018 – ensure your participation now!
• News from VTS
• SLV Munich: training for thermal spraying
• SLV Munich under new management
• The GTS Interview with Hartmut Rippen: Selling was always my thing!
• Thermal spraying on the other side of the globe: Two Thermal Sprayers Down Under

News from our members
• Even when things get tight: Pallas sets new standards – The high art of surface treatment
• TOP 100 competition success: Rybak + Hofmann one of the innovation leaders in 2018
• Aludra and Metalas merge to become Metaltop: Two Vlaardingen coating companies join forces

Regular Features / GTS Services
• GTS Patent Service
• Events
• Registration form HVOF Colloquium 2018

  You will find further topics and interesting technical articles from science and industry in the “Thermal Spray Bulletin” section of the journal. Just go to the journal’s homepage at


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