GTS-Strahl 43
in DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin 1/2020 (April)

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
• Contrary to expectations, the focus on electromobility persists!
  Dr. Klaus Nassenstein

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

GTS Articles
• The GTS Interview: Respect is very important to me!
• 27th GTS Annual General Meeting 2019 in Halle (Saale) - GTS visits the “salt city” on the Saale
• GTS rules and regulations: update for GTS papers
• Fascination Surface Technology: A new initiative informs about smart coating solutions
• The ITSC 2020 in Vienna: GTS is a Supporting Partner of the ITSC
• Program ITSC 2020 Industrial Forum

News from our members
• Professor Robert Vassen named Fellow of ASM
• 9th RIPT at the Forschungszentrum Jülich
• A Visit to the IOT of RWTH Aachen University

Regular Features / GTS Services
• GTS Scene
• GTS Circulars 2019/2020
• Dates and Events

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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Editorial Department GTS-Strahl
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