Surface and Coatings Technologies

Head: apl. Prof. Dr. Andreas Killinger

Research topics

HVSFS Gun

Suspension Flame Spraying with ultra fine oxide ceramic powders

High Velocity (Supersonic) Suspension Flame Spraying (HVSFS*) Suspension Plasma spraying (SPS*)

Equipment and process development

 
 
 

Dipl.–Ing. Peter Krieg
Suspension Feeding Unit
Nanopulver

Development of liquid thermal spray feedstocks

 
 
 
Andrea Förg, M.Sc.
Dipl.–Ing. Peter Krieg
CerMet

HVOF sprayed cermet coatings for high performance applications

 

Dipl.–Ing. Septimiu Popa
Motorblockbeschichtung

Development of tribological and wear resistant coatings
Coatings for automotive applications

 

Dipl.–Ing. Septimiu Popa
Mischschicht

Development of oxide – non-oxide ceramic composites
for tribologically and corrosively stressed components

 

Andrea Förg, M.Sc.
APS-Munltilayer

Plasma sprayed functional coatings

 
 

Dipl.–Ing. Venancio Martínez
Bio

Coatings for biomedical applications

 
 

Dipl.–Ing. Peter Krieg
SOFC

Physical coatings for sensors, SOFC etc.

 
 

Andrea Förg, M.Sc.
plasma-sprayed coatings on fiber reinforced composites

Development of wire arc and plasma-sprayed coatings on fiber reinforced composites

 

Dipl.–Ing. Septimiu Popa
residual stress depth profile analysis

Experimental residual stress depth profile analysis in coating composites

 

Dipl.–Ing. Venancio Martínez
Polymer Coating

Polymer and polymer-hardface layered coatings

 
 

Andrea Förg, M.Sc.
 

Manufacturing technologies

  • Three spray cabinets equipped with 6-axis handling robots
  • HVOF; HVSFS based on TopGun G, HVOLF based on K2,
  • APS, SPS based on F6 single cathode, Magnum three cathode torch
  • Wire arc spraying
  • Spray lacquer techniques
 

Materials

  • Oxide, carbide and cermet powder materials
  • Metals (powder and wire)
  • Organic, anorganic and hybrid polymers

HVOF = High Velocity Oxy Fuel Spraying
HVSFS = High Velocity Suspension Flame Spraying
APS = Atmospheric Plasma Spraying
SPS = Suspension Plasma Spraying