GTS-Strahl 49
in DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin 1/2023 (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
• "Old technology" for the future!
  Julian Eßler

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

 GTS Articles
• New members in the GTS family
• Surface engineers investigate – the GTS company interview with GTS Flowserve Flow Control GmbH:
  An essentially simple product for high-end use!
• 30th GTS Annual General Meeting 2022 in Regensburg (Germany) – 30 Years GTS:
  A story about GTS and its rivers and lakes
• Peter Heinrich Award – new distinction for young professionals
• HVOF Colloquium 2023: Reboot after the COVID break
GTS technology seminar on hard-chrome plating in May 2023

News from our members
• 16th Aachen Surface Engineering Colloquium
• Impact Innovations GmbH – improvement for thermal management of automotive power electronics:
  High-pressure cold sprayed copper in automotive industry
• VTS activities and company visits in 2021 and 2022
• 8th GTV Colloquium and Summer Party 2022: 40 Years GTV Verschleißschutz GmbH

Regular Features / GTS Services
• GTS Scene
  GTV donates a cheque to the children’s home Kinderhaus Pumuckl
  We gratulate Helmuth Aßmann on his 80th birthday
• GTS Circulars 2022/2023
• 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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