ASETSDefense 2016: Sustainable Surface Engineering for Aerospace and Defense

December 6-8, 2016
Orlando, FL



Tuesday, December 6, 2016 

Day 1 - Tuesday, December 6, 2016
7:30 AM Registration, Check In, & Breakfast
Session 1 Aerospace and Defense Needs and Approaches
8:30 AM Welcome, Introduction, and Project of the Year Announcements Robin Nissan SERDP-ESTCP 
8:45 AM Keynote - Report of ESTCP Initiative on Strategy for Cd and Cr6+ Replacement in Depots Scot Bryant Noblis
9:15 AM U.S. Air Force Big Rocks Initiatives Debbie Naguy AFLCMY-EZP
9:45 AM U.S. Army Toxic Metal Reduction Program: Eliminating
Cr6+ and Cd in Army Surface Finishing
Erik Hangeland
Noah Lieb
Jensen Hughes
10:05 AM Pollution Prevention Projects Review David Blair AFLCMC-WNVV
10:25 AM Fleet Readiness Center Hazardous Materials Reduction
 Jack Benfer   FRC-SE
10:45 AM Break
Session 2 Hard Chrome and Other Wear Coatings
11:05 AM Cold Spray for Hard Chrome Replacement Vic Champagne ARL
11:25 AM Path Forward of nCoP as a Hard Chrome Plating
Alternative for DoD Acquisition Programs
Jack Benfer  FRC-SE
11:45 AM nCo-P Composite Coating Jon McCrea
Glen Slater
Cirrus Technology
12:00 PM  Trivalent Hard Chromium Technology Status 2017  Brad Durkin  Coventya
12:30 PM Lunch
Session 3 Cadmium and Chromate Replacement at Depots and Original Equipment Manufacturers
1:30 PM LHE ZnNi for Cd Replacement at Hill AFB - Atmospheric and Flight Testing Dave Frederick
Craig Pessetto
2:00 PM ZnNi on Landing gear - A User Perspective Ron Montgomery USAF OO-ALC
2:20 PM LHE ZnNi for Cd Replacement at Jacksonville Navy Aviation Depot Jay Randolph
Jack Benfer
2:40 PM Break
3:00 PM U.S. Army Cd and Cr6+ Elimination by 2025 Mark Feathers AMCOM
3:20 PM Dem-val of high performance CPCs for interiors Scott Fetter Lockheed Martin
3:40 PM Evaluation of different candidates for Cd replacement on Mil Aero connector market Gerald Tredan Radiall 
4:00 PM Cadmium Alternatives for Electrical connectors Rich Misiaszek, Jordan Ford Raytheon, Tuskegee University 
4:20 PM Low Impedance Passivates for Electrical Connectors Matt O'Keefe Missouri University of Sci. & Tech.
4:40 PM Adjourn
~6:30-TBD PM

Evening Side Meetings

  • Matrix Materials for Composites (Invite only – Eagles Board Room)
  • LHE ZnNi Performance and Implementation – Magnolia Ballroom
  • Accelerated Aging Methods for Materials & Coatings – Magnolia Ballroom
Day 2 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
8:00 AM Registration  & Check In
Session 4 Light Materials
8:15 AM Chromate-Free Surface Pre-Treatments for Aluminum Alloys Martin Beneke Airbus
8:35 AM Hexavalent Chromium Alternatives: Corrosion Resistant Sol Gels and Cr3+ Conversion and Sealing after Anodizing with Post Treatment Juliana Garcia Socomore
8:55 AM NanoCobalt – CuBe Alternative Bushings Alan Grieve
Jon McCrea
9:15 AM Break
9:35 AM Environmentally Friendly ZrO2 Pretreatment for Steel and Aluminum Fred Lafferman
Paul Robinson
9:55 AM Replacement of Chromic Acid Anodizing and Chromated Sealer at Safran Kirk Bucknor Safran Landing
10:15 AM Hexavalent Chromium-Free Coatings for Electronics  Kurt Kessel  ITB Inc.
Session 5 Localized Repair 
10:55 AM Non-Drip Brush ZnNi for Touch-up for Localized Repairs Randy Straw AFLCMC
11:15 AM Combining Tagnite with Cold Spray  Chris Howe
Bill Elmquist
MOOG, Inc.
Tech. Application
Group (TAG)
11:35 AM  Establishment of a Tagnite Line for Overhauling
Magnesium Components at CCAD
 Kyu Cho  ARL
Session 6 Accelerated Corrosion Testing
11:55 AM Advanced Environmental Severity Index Doug Dudis AFRL
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM   Developing an Accelerated Dynamic Test Method  James Dante


Southwest Research

1:50 PM Reducing Test Bias in Evaluating REACH-Compliant Paint Systems  Nihad Ben Salah  Safran Tech
2:10 PM Break
Session 7 Specialized Painting, Stripping and Contamination Control
2:30 PM Dust Minimization During Paint Sanding Brad Ferguson Nederman, LLC
2:50 PM Inhibispheres™: Green-Inhibitor Loaded Micro-Spheres as an Alternative to Chromates Elisa Campazzi Airbus
3:10 PM Low pressure cold spray systems for corrosion protection Mark Jaworowski UTRC
3:30 PM Laser Surface Cleaning Rick Osterman UDRI
4:00 PM Poster Session and Networking Reception
5:00 PM eCoat Demonstration (Magnolia Patio)  Robin Peffer  PPG Industries
7:00 PM Adjourn
Day 3 - Thursday, December 8, 2016
8:00 AM Registration & Check In
Session 8 Non-Chromate Paint Systems
8:15 AM NAVAIR Non-Chrome Primers Brenna Skelley NAVAIR PAX
8:30 AM Aluminum-Rich Primers Craig Matzdorf NAVAIR PAX
8:50 AM Advanced Topcoat System for Navy and Marine Corps
Aircraft and Ground Vehicles
Craig Matzdorf NAVAIR PAX
9:10 AM Electrocoat Process for Non-chromate Primers in DoD
Bill Hoogsteden AFRL
9:30 AM  Low Solar Absorbing Pigment Topcoats and TT-C-490 update John Escarsega
Thomas Considine
9:55 AM Break
10:15 AM Securing the Availability of Green, Enhanced Coatings (SAGE-Coat) for U.S. Army Applications Erik Hangeland
Patrick Taylor
Jensen Hughes
10:35 AM Wipe Reactivation of Aged Primer  William Betush Lockheed Martin
10:55 AM Isocyanate-Free Polysiloxane Topcoats for Aircraft and Ground Support Equipment Erick Iezzi NRL
11:15 AM Do Chromates Improve Adhesive Bond Primers? Diane
11:35 AM TEERM Project Chrome-Free Bond Primers Dayna Lamb Raytheon
11:55 AM  Side Meeting Reports John La Scala
Scot Bryant
Keith Legg
12:55 PM

Afternoon Side Meeting

  • Discussion of Implementation of Cadmium and Hexavalent Chrome Replacements at Depots and Original Equipment Manufacturers (Magnolia Ballroom)