GTS-Strahl 47
in DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin 1/2022 (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
• Reuse parts instead of recycling!
  Roelof Vedder

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

 GTS Articles
• GTS papers: numerous changes made to the GTS rules and regulations
• Questions from our surface engineers – The GTS Company Interview with GfE Fremat
• 29th GTS Annual General Meeting 2021 in Kamp-Lintfort: Back from the online world

News from our members
• Neue Materialien Bayreuth:
  Cutting-edge plant technology for the industrial solutions of the future
• Lincotek Rubbiano S.p.A:
  Cutting-edge Technology Plasma Suspension Spraying
• Impact Innovations GmbH:
  CSAM of launcher propulsion system components
• GTS congratulates for 25 years of GTS members
• 15th Aachen Surface Engineering Colloquium
• Titomic Limited acquires Dycomet Europe

Regular Features / GTS Services
• GTS Scene
  On Professor Dieter Böhme’s 80th birthday
  Win “one metre of happiness” as GTS turns 30!
  Dear Professor Emeritus Hans-Dieter Steffens! – Dr. Klaus Nassenstein on Prof. Steffens 90th birthday
• GTS Circulars 2021/2022
• 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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