August 21-23, 2018 Denver, CO

View full list of posters, presenters, and abstracts: 2018 ASETSDefense Poster List.

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To request limited access posters or presentations please contact the SERDP and ESTCP program office.

Presentation Session

Presentation Title


Welcome and Introduction

Robin Nissan | Weapon Systems & Platforms Program Manager SERDP & ESTCP

We Need Your Ideas, Products, Services and Platforms: The New Way of Doing Business with the Navy & Marine Corps

Matt Sheenhan | Navy CCP Executive

Cadmium and Hexavalent Chrome Reduction Strategy and Roadmap

Scot Bryant | Noblis

International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) Hazardous Chemical Replacement Projects

Jennifer Branton | Boeing Research and Technology

Steve Gaydos | Boeing Research and Technology

Impact Assessment, Cr6+, and Roadmap for Chromium

Drew Rak | Noblis

Understanding the Derivation and Impact of Occupational Exposure Levels: CrVI Example

Mark Johnson | Army Public Health Center

EU REACH Authorization – Challenges for the Defense Industry and Potential Solutions

Kai-Sebastian Melzer | Ni Institute, Belgium

Updates on Sustainable Surface Finishing and Coatings for Army Weapon Systems

Noah Lieb | Jensen Hughes

Pat Taylor | Jensen Hughes

Cd and Alternatives for Electrical Connectors

Mark Smith | Souriau, France

Robin Montpellaz | Amphenol-Socapex

Sustainability Analysis and its Application to ZnNi

Michael Bruckner | Noblis

Development of MIL-STD for ZnNi Plating, Low Hydrogen Embrittlement Electrodeposition on Landing Gear

Dave Frederick | Hill AFB

Craig Pessetto | ES3

Integration of LHE Alkaline Zn-Ni into NAVAIR Overhaul and Maintenance Facilities

Jack Benefer | FRCSE Jacksonville

Jay Randolph | ES3

Cd and Chrome VI Elimination Technologies for Aircraft Components Using Multiple Advanced Coatings and Auxiliary Processes

Clayton Elliott | USAF WRALC

REACH and F-35

Scott Fetter | Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics

Trivalent Alternatives Under Evaluation at Boeing

Kristen Williams | Boeing Research and Technology

Replacement of Cadmium and Hexavalent Chrome in DoD Ground Systems: Clean Coatings for Common Hardware & Corrosion Control

William Slocumb | BAE Land Systems

Accelerated Corrosion Test Development

Jim Dante | SWRI

USAF Corrosion Test Development

Chad Hunter | WPAFB

Beyond Chamber Testing; A Dynamic Approach to Interrogate Current and Future Coating Chemistries for DoD

John Escarsega | ARL

Tom Considine | Bowhead Total Enterprise Solution

Modeling Galvanic Corrosion in Cadmium and Zinc-Nickel Plating Systems using Mixed Potential Theory

Kristen Williams | Boeing Research and Technology

New Accelerated Corrosion Test Methods for Atmospheric Corrosion on Aluminum Aircraft

Ekaterina Badaeva | Boeing Research and Technology

Nels Olson | Boeing Research and Technology

Low Impedance Passivates for Electrical Connectors

Matt O'Keefe | Missouri University of S&T

Replacement Materials for Hexavalent Chromium Conversion Coatings - Qualification and Implementation Processes

Paul Robinson | AMCOM G-4

Fred Lafferman | Army Research Laboratory

Aluminum Alloys Optimized for Sacrificial Protection

Julia Russell | NAVAIR PAX

nCo-P Composite Coating

Ijya Srivastava | Integran

Jon McCrea | Integran Technologies

Overview of SBA Combined Loading Efforts 

Bill Nickerson | ONR

Galvanic Compatibility Assessment: New Methodology and Standardization

Victor Rodriguez-Santiago | NAVAIR PAX, SWRI

Curve-Crossing for Material Selection

Siva Palani | Cordesa

Development of a Computational Modeling Framework to Support Prediction of Cumulative Galvanic Corrosion Damage in Aircraft Structures

Tom Curtin | CMI Beasy

Robert Adey | CMI Beasy

Fume Suppressants and Other Regulatory Issues for Platers

Christian Richter | NASF

New and Proposed Changes to ASTM F519 Hydrogen Embrittlement Test Method

Steve Gaydos | Boeing Research and Technology

Portable Cold Spray Repair Development

Tim Eden | Penn State University

Cold Spray for Hard Chrome Replacement

Aaron Nardi | ARL

Computer Aided Engineering Approach in Nickel Electroforming Process to Fight Off the Effects of Abrasive Sand on Rotorcraft Erosion Shields Performance

Agnieszka Franczak | Elsyca, Belgium

Use of Brush Plating and Anodizing for Aerospace and Defense

Danijela Milosevic-Popovich | SIFCO

Non-Drip Brush ZnNi for Touch Up for Localized Repair

Chris Venturella | UDRI

Selective Electroplating Improvement for a Localized Protection of Aerospace Components

Luzmaire Youngers | NAVAIR FRCSE

Jack Benfer | NAVAIR FRCSE

Advances in Low Energy Welding (Electrospark Deposition)

Nigel Scotchmer | Huys Industries Ltd

Foss Jiao | Huys Industries Ltd

E-2/C-2 OML Flight Testing of Deft/PPG 084 NC Primer

Julia Russell | NAVAIR PAX

A Plasma Electrolytic Process to Remove Polymeric Coatings without Damaging Non-Ferrous Metallic Substrates

Michael Froning | USAF AFMC

Electrochemical Machining to Remove SCCP Coolants in Manufacturing

Chris Humiston | Benet Labs

Chlorinated Paraffin in DoD Metalworking Fluids / ESTCP Alternate Machining Technologies Waterjet

Frank Campo | Benet Labs

Green Waterjet Machining Technology

Peter Liu | OMAX Waterjet Corp.

C-COAST Corrosion Test Facility

Ted Sheridan | NRL Key West

Accelerated Corrosion Test Method Development for Protective Coatings and Materials

Eliza Montgomery | NASA

Combination Anodize/Electroplate Hybrid: A New Coating for Light Metal Components

Glen Slater | Cirrus Materials Science, New Zealand

Trivalent Chromium Passivation - Enhancement of the Layer Formation by Surface Active Substances

Nabil Zaki | Surtec

Al-Rich Primer Development

Brenna Skelley | NAVAIR PAX

Durable Sol-Gel Surface Treatment to Control Cathodic Current Density

Adam Goff | Luna Innovations

HP Cold Spray for Corrosion/Crack Repair

Luke Brewer | University of Alabama

Poster Session

Poster Title


Corrosion Monitoring System to Reduce Environmental Burden and Corrosion Maintenance Costs


Predicting Aluminum Alloy Corrosion Performance for Incorporation into Design Analysis

Kenneth Smith | United Technologies Research Center

Computer Aided Analysis for Corrosion Risk Assessment: From Find-it/Fix-it towards Predict & Manage

Agnieszka Franczak | Elsyca NV

A Computational Modeling Framework to Support Prediction of Cumulative Galvanic Corrosion Damage in Aircraft Structures

Robert Adey | CMI Beasy

Corrosion Analysis from Design through Sustainment

Alan Rose | Corrdesa LLC

New Accelerated Corrosion Test Methods for Atmospheric Corrosion on Aluminum Aircraft

Ekaterina Badaeva | Boeing

Qualification Testing of Electroformed Nanostructured Cobalt-Alloy Bushings

Alan Grieve | NAVAIR

Advanced Nanocrystalline Cobalt Alloys and Composites as Alternatives for Chromium and Nickel Plating in Repair Operations

Jonathan McCrea | Integran Technologies Inc.

High-Performance Corrosion Inhibitors for Aerospace and Marine Aluminum Alloys

Jeannine Elliot | TDA Research Inc.

Metlon® Pearl Black - Environmentally Friendly Surface Modification to Blacken EN Coated Components for High Temperature Applications

Ameya M | Aztron Technologies

Recycling and Reuse of Metal Alloys by a Single Solid-State Additive Manufacturing and Repair Process

Paul Allison | University of Alabama

Additive Repair by Cold Spray Deposition of Fastener Holes in High Strength Aluminum Alloys

Luke Brewer | University of Alabama

Standardized Test Methodologies for Coating Durability

Karen Schultz | Boeing Research and Technology

The Effect of Corrosion Inhibitors on Corrosion Fatigue under Complex Environmental Conditions

Sarah Galyon Dorman | SAFE Inc.

Characterization of Corrosion at the Aluminum and Paint Interface Using ToF-SIMS and SEM

Xiao-Ying Yu | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

The Assessment of Low Hazard Chemicals to Replace Hexavalent Chromate Conversion Coatings for Passivating Aluminium Alloys

Martyn Staff | AWE

Nanofiber Based Energy Efficient Paint Over Spray Air Filtration

Jayesh Doshi | eSpin Technologies Inc.

Launching over the Valley of Death into Space Applications - Enbio's CoBlast SolarBlack Coating

Dayna Lamb | Enbio

Environmentally-Preferred and Improved (Rapid) Laser Coating Removal Process for the Safe Removal of Coatings from Composite Substrates

Jesse Holdaway | USAF

Plasma Electrolytic Depaint Process: Environmentally Friendly Paint Removal from Military Components

Mike Froning | AFLCMC/EZP

A Laser-based Surface Treatment of Aluminum Alloys for Enhanced Coating Adhesion

Adrian Sabau | Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Isocyanate-Free High-Performance Topcoats for DoD Aircraft and Ground Support Equipment

Erick Lezzi | U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Multi-functional Hybrid Low-profile Coatings for Light Metal Substrates

Glen Slater | Cirrus Materials Science Ltd.

Enhanced Trivalent Chromium Process Coatings for Light Metals

Catherine Munson | CHEMEON Surface Technology

Wear Performance of REACH Compliant Trivalent Chromium Plating Process

EJ Taylor | Faraday Technology Inc.

Aluminum Electroplating using Ionic Liquids

Weina Li | United Technologies Research Center