August 27-30, 2012 San Diego, CA

To view individual presentations, click on the links below in the agenda.

Side Meeting: Replacement on Electrical and Optical Connectors

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Industrial Options and Chemicals - Zinc-Nickel, Aluminum, EN-PTFE, Black EN Pros and Cons

Mike Barnstead


Replacement of Cd on Connectors at Radiall

Gerald Tredan


NAVSEA Usage and Testing

Jerilyn Brunson, Erin LaBarre

NAVSEA, Johns Hopkins

Standardization and Qualification

Lisa Hoffer


Issues for Defense Applications:

OEM Concerns - Discussion Only

Joe Osborne


Connector Environmental: Galvanic Testing

Steve Brown


Session 1: Drivers: Impact of Environmental and Health Regulations on DoD

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Introduction and Welcome

Bruce Sartwell


REACH Impacts on Aerospace Materials - US perspective

Scott Fetter


AIA REACH Working Group Update

Scott Fetter


Impact of REACH Regulation on the Global Finishing Market - European perspective

Roger Eybel

Safran, Canada, France

REACH and Nickel Compounds Update

France Capon

Nickel Institute

In-service Corrosion Issues in Sustainment of Naval Aircraft

Ricardo Mendoza

NAS North Island

Session 2: RDT&E, Service Testing, Authorization, and Implementation

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Naval Aviation Progress in Implementing Non-Hexavalent Chromium Surface Finishes

Craig Matzdorf


The Validation and Approval of Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings for DoD Platforms

John Escarsega, Fred Lafferman


The Nuts and Bolts of Marine Corps Fasteners

Matt Koch, Andy Sheetz, John Repp

USMC, Elzly Technology

Overview of United States Air Force Surface Finishing Activities

Elizabeth Berman


Erosion-Corrosion Resistant Coating for Gas Turbine Engine Compressor Airfoils

Greg Kilchenstein


Session 3: Reducing Response Time to Regulatory Change

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

ONR Structures and Materials Roadmap

Bill Nickerson


Using Corrosion Design Models to Accelerate the Transition of Alternatives

Craig Matzdorf


Corrosion Modeling and Testing of Riveted Aluminum Alloy Panels

Lei Chen, Mark Jawarowski


The Role of Computational Methods in Sustainable Knowledge-Based Product Development for Aerospace and Defense

Erik Sapper

Boeing R&T

Implication of Atmospheric Wetness Levels on Corrosion at a Coating Defect During Accelerated Testing

Jim Dante

Southwest Research

Technology Transition The Dynamic Role of the US Army Research Laboratory Coating and Corrosion Offices

John Escarsega, Fred Lafferman


Using Surface Treatment Specification Databases to Anticipate and Accelerate Response to Regulatory Changes

Will Martin

Granta Design, UK

Session 4: Coating Systems

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Comprehensive Primer Testing Program

Julia Russell, Craig Matzdorf


Non-chromate ZVOC Coatings for Steel Substrates on Army and Navy Aircraft and Ground Vehicles

John Kelley


Implementation of Rare Earth Primers and Pretreatments for Military Applications

Eric Morris


AFRL Update on Status of Cr-Free Coating Systems

Mike Spicer


Commercial Applications of UV Cured Systems

Dave Diehl


Status of the UV Cure Powder Coating Demonstration Project

Chris Geib


Electrocoat Process for Non-Chromate Primers in Department of Defense Manufacturing

Thor Lingenfelter


Galvanic Corrosion of Aviation Primers

Julia Russell, Craig Matzdorf


Session 5: Corrosion Treatments - Cadmium (Cd) and Hexavalent Chromium (Cr6+) Alternatives

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

LHE Zn-Ni Development and Implementation on Landing Gear at Hill AFB

Dave Frederick


Development of Cd Replacement with LHE Zn-Ni on Threaded Fasteners and Components

Fady Gaied, Jay Randolph, Fred Laguines


Environmentally Friendly Zirconium Pretreatment for Department of Defense Applications

Thor Lingenfelter


NASA TEERM Hexavalent Chrome-free Coatings for Electronics

Matt Rothgeb, Kurt Kessel


QwikSeal, Pre-Sealed Fastener

Christopher Pavlos, Malcolm Prouty

Systems Materials Research Corp

Session 6: Light Metal Protection, Aluminum and Magnesium Anodizing, Anodize Sealing, Repair

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Tagnite PEO Process for Gearbox Overhaul

Bill Elmquist


Nano-Technology Self-Healing Conversion Coating for Magnesium Alloys

Jules Senske


Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Development of Alternative Cu-Be Alloys

Eric Fodran

Northrop Grumman

Cold Spray for Magnesium Components

Blake Barnett 


Hexavalent Chromium Free Coatings Projects for Aerospace Applications

Chris Gieseking


Conductive Protective Finishes for Magnesium

Debbie Maguire

EMI Quality Plating

Modified Anodic Aluminum Oxide Finish for Enhanced Chrome-free Paint Adhesion and Polymer Bonding

Jude Runge

CompCote Inc

Session 7: Hard Chrome Plating Alternatives

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Electrodeposition of Nanocrystalline Co-P Coatings as a Hard Chrome Alternative

Jack Benfer, Ruben Prado


Nickel-Tungsten Alloy Brush Plating Alternative for Hard Chromium

Sid Clouser


Progress in HVOF Adoption - Hill Air Force Base

Doug Ball


Spallation Resistant HVOF Coatings

Richard Vander Straten


Grinding and Superfinishing - Methods and Specifications

Jon Devereaux


Chromium Elimination and Cannon Life Extension for Gun Tubes

Frank Campo, Mark Miller

Benet Labs

Advanced Gun Barrel Coating Program

Brad Buening, Craig Dampier 

NAVSEA, PEO IWS 3 Consultant

Off-Angle Thermal Spray Coating Deposition - Enabling Approach to Coat Small Internal Diameters

Arash Ghabchi

Boeing R&T

Session 8: Specifications, Standards, Coating Removal

Briefing Title

Presenter / Organization

Development of Life Prediction Models for High Strength Steel in a Hydrogen Emitting Environment

Ed Babcock

Boeing Mesa

Atmospheric Plasma Depainting

Peter Yancey 

Atmospheric Plasma Solution

Environmentally Friendly Chemical Coating Removers

Ann Lane