Time Schedule:

Tuesday, 10th of April

  • 9:30 - 11:00 Registration
  • 11:00 - 12:30 Morning session
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Lech Pawłowski
      Lech Pawłowski, Pablo Carpio Cobo, Pawel Sokołowski: The use of solid and liquid feedstock in the thermal barrier coatings thermal spray technologies
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Nicolae Markoscan
      Nicolaie Markocsan: Axial suspension plasma spraying of TBCs: Coating properties and functional performances
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30 - 17:00 Afternoon session
    • 13:30 - 14:15 Georg Mauer
      Georg Mauer, Dapeng Zhou, Robert Vaßen: Recent Developments in Plasma Spray Processes for Thermal Barrier Coatings
    • 14:15 - 15:00 Radek Mušálek
      Radek Musalek: Deposition of Thermal Barrier Coatings by Hybrid Water-Stabilized Plasma Torch
  • 15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
    • 15:15 - 16:00 Nicolas Curry
      Nicolas Curry: Suspension Plasma Spray - An industrial technique for Thermal Barrier Coatings
    • 16:00 - 16:45 Benno Gries
      Benno Gries: Development and Characterization of Plasma Sprayed TBC’s: Typical Problems and their Solutions in Practical Work
  • 19:00 Conference Dinner, Pilsen Urquel Restaurant Spilka , address: U Prazdroje 7, 304 97 Plzeň

Wednesday, 11th of April

  • 9:00 - 11:30 Morning session
    • 9:00 - 9:45 Gregory Szyndelman
      Gregory Szyndelman: Applications and Performance of Ceramic Abradable Coatings
    • 9:45 - 10:30 Thomas Grund
      Thomas Grund, Gerd Paczkowski, Thomas Lampke: Influence of PVD-Al interlayers on the characteristics of high temperature coating systems
    • 10:30 - 11:15 Kateřina Dočekalová
      Kateřina Dočekalová: Resistance of APS TBC to be investigated and evaluated
    • 11:15 - 12:00 Paolo Bison
      Paolo Bison, Federico Cernuschi and Stefano Boldrini: Measuring TBCs' thermophysical properties by photothermal techniques
    • 12:00 - 12:45 Milan Honner
      Milan Honner, Zdeněk Veselý, Petra Honnerová: Infrared optical properties of thermal barrier coatings
  • 12:45 - 13:15 Round table
  • 13:15 - 14:15 Lunch break
  • 15:00 – 19:00 Optional Small Brewery Pilsen Tour: (fee: 40 EUR or or 1040 Kč)

Thursday, 12th of April

  • 10:00 Optional visit of Institute of Plasma Physic, Czech Academy of Science in Prague (free of charge)