Coating materials working group
The "coating materials" working group is concerned with the development of coating materials for use as thermal barrier coatings for components strongly subjected to thermal stress in stationary or aeronautic gas turbines. The work includes the specification, fabrication, and characterization of new, primarily ceramic materials and their conditioning for processing in thermal spraying technology. In cooperation with the "thermal spraying technology" working group, components with complex thermal barrier coating systems are manufactured and their functionality and lifetime tested in realistic cycling tests, in order to provide for rapid development cycles.
Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-1)
Materials Synthesis and Processing