December 6-8, 2016 Orlando, FL

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Poster Session

Presentation Title


Chromate Free Surface Pre-treatments for Aluminum Alloys

Martin Beneke / Airbus

Wipe Reactivation of Aged Primer

Mr. William Betush / Lockheed Martin

Keynote - Report of ESTCP Initiative on Strategy for Cd and Cr6+ Replacement in Depots

Scot Bryant / Noblis

Replacement of Chromic Acid Anodizing and Chromated Sealer at Safran

Mr. Kirk Bucknor / Safran Landing Systems

Cold Spray for Hard Chrome Replacement

Mr. Victor Champagne / ARL

Establishment of TagniteTM Anodizing Line for Overhauling Magnesium Components at CCAD

Mr. Kyu Cho / U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Developing an Accelerated Dynamic Test Method

Mr. James Dante / Southwest Research Institute

Advanced Environmental Severity Index

Dr. Douglas Dudis / AFRL

Trivalent Hard Chromium Technology Status 2017

Mr. Brad Durkin / Coventya

Combining Tagnite with Cold Spray

Mr. Bill Elmquist /Tech. Application Group (TAG)

Mr. Chris Howe / MOOG, Inc.

U.S. Army Cd and Cr6+ Elimination by 2025

Mr. Mark Feathers /AMCOM

F-35 Cadmium Replacement Progress

Mr. Scott Fetter / Lockheed Martin

LHE ZnNi for Cd replacement at Hill AFB - Atmospheric and Flight Testing

Mr. Dave Frederick / AFMC

Mr. Craig Pessetto / ES3

Hexavalent Chromium Alternatives: Corrosion Resistant Sol Gels and Cr3+ Conversion and Sealing after Anodizing with Post Treatment

Mrs. Juliana Garcia / Socomore

NanoCobalt - CuBe Alternative Bushings

Dr. Alan Grieve / NAWCAD

Dr. Jon McCrea / Integran

U.S. Army Toxic Metal Reduction Program: Eliminating Cr6+ Replacement in Depots

Mr. Erik Hangeland / U.S. Army RDECOM

Mr. Noah Lieb / Jensen Hughes

Securing the Availability of Green, Enhanced Coatings (SAGE-Coat) for U.S. Army Applications

Mr. Erik Hangeland / U.S. Army RDECOM

Mr. Patrick Taylor / Jensen Hughes

Electrocoat Process for Non-chromate Primers in DoD Manufacturing

Mr. Bill Hoogsteden / AFRL USCG

Isocyanate-Free Polysiloxane topcoats for Aircraft and Ground Support Equipment

Mr. Erick Iezzi / NRL

Chromate-Free Primer for ZnNi

Mr. Mark Jaworowski / UTRC

Environmentally Friendly ZrO2 Pretreatment for Steel and Aluminum

Mr. Fred Lafferman / ARL

Mr. Paul Robinson / AMCOM

NASA TEERM Cr6+ Free Bond Primer Replacement Project

Dayna Lamb / Raytheon

Aluminum-Rich Primer Development

Craig Matzdorf / NAVAIR PAX

Advanced Topcoat System for Navy and Marine Corps Aircraft and Ground Vehicles

Craig Matzdorf / NAVAIR PAX

Cadmium Alternatives for Electrical Connectors

Mr. Rich Misiaszek / Raytheon

Mr. Jordan Ford / Tuskegee University

ZnNi on Landing Gear - A User Perspective

Ron Montgomery /USAF OO-ALC

Low Impedance Passivates for Electrical Connectors

Dr. Matthew O'Keefe / Missouri University of Science & 


Reducing Test Bias in Evaluating REACH-Compliant Paint Systems

Nihad Ben Salah / Safran Tech

NAVAIR Non-Chrome Primers

Brenna Skelley / NAVAIR PAX

Evaluation of Different Candidates for Cd Replacement on Mil Aero Connector Market

Gerald Tredan / Radiall

Poster Title


Wipe Reactivation of Aged Primer

Mr. William Betush / Lockheed Martin

Hexavalent Chrome Alternatives for Aluminum Surface Treatment

Mrs. Juliana Garcia / Socomore

Electrochemical Technologies for Replacement of Hexavalent Chromium and Cadmium

Dr. Maria Inman / Faraday Technology, Inc.

Dynamic Multivariate Accelerated Corrosion Test Protocol

Dr. Walter Juzukonis / UTRC

Hybrid, Ultra-Low VOC, Non-HAP Rain Erosion Coatings

Mr. Jesse Kelly / Luna Innovations

Environmentally Friendly High Performance Bio-Based Composites for DoD Applications

Dr. John LaScala / Army Research Laboratory

Powder Development: Cold Spray Coatings for Cr and Ni Plating Replacement

Mr. Aaron Nardi / United Technologies

Research Center

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Low Observable Coating Degradation Using Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy

Carley Nicoletti / New Jersey Institute

of Technology

Demonstrating Viability of Low VOC E-coat Primers for General Depot Use

Matthew Scott / PPG

Novel Atmospheric Pressure High Power Impulse Plasma Source for Durable Field Applicable Coatings

Dr. Vasiliki (Vicky) Poenitzsch / Southwest

Research Institute

Anticorrosion Coatings Based on Assemblies of Superhydrophobic Particles Impregnated with Conductive Oil

Dr. Georgios Polyzos / Oak Ridge

National Laboratory

Non-Isocyanate Polymer Design & Coating Development

Brian Rearick / PPG

Selective Electroplating Technology Improvement (SETI)

Dr. Alan Rose / Corrdesa LLC

Comprehensive Evaluation and Transition of Non-Chromated Paint Primers

Brenna Skelley & Julia Russell / NAWC-AD 

Reusability of Cd Electroplating Tooling for Zn-Ni Deposition

Mr. Bart Van Den Bossche / Elsyca

TCP-NP (NO PREP): A Performance Study for a Proprietary "NO PREP" Trivalent Chromate

Mr. Ted Ventresca / CHEMEON Surface


Facile Deposition of Low Contact Resistance Nano-Coat Passivates for Electrical Components

Mr. Michael Vinson / Averatek

Development of Azeotropic Blends to Replace TCE and nPB in Vapor Degreasing Operations

Dr. Darren Williams / Sam Houston

State University

Funded Innovative, Environmentally Friendly Coating(s) Development

Dr. Peter Zarras / NAWCWD