GTS-Strahl 50
in DVS Thermal Spray Bulletin 2/2023 (September)

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
• “Simply grumbling is not enough!”
  Dr.-Ing. Konstantin von Niessen

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

 GTS Articles
• The GTS Interview with Dr. Roland Boecking:Every new day is a good day!
• 50 issues GTS-Strahl: Our association’s magazine celebrates anniversary!
• Autumn 2023 with SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN and HVOF Colloquium
• Interactive learning to qualify personnel for the GTS Certificate (GTSExam)
GTS technology seminar “Thermal spraying as a substitute for functional chromium plating”
  Hard-chrome replacement: Electroplating meets thermal spraying

News from our members
• 23rd Materials Technology Colloquium in Chemnitz on 29/30 March 2023
  Science meets business in Chemnitz
• Thermal spraying on the other side of the globe – continued from GTS-Strahl 40 (2018)
  Two Thermal Sprayers Down Under – Part II
• AiF – Research and transfer network for the German “Mittelstand” (SMEs):
  Thermal spraying – a topic at the SME breakfast session
• Neue Materialien Bayreuth GmbH – manufacturing of large tools with near-surface cooling channels:
  A novel hybrid process for improved cooling rates
• rhv-Technik in Waiblingen receives employer award

Regular Features / GTS Services
• GTS Scene
  We gratulate Ton Kraak on his 70th birthday
  GTS members on the AiF Executive Board
• GTS Circulars 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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