• 16:00-16:25
  • Luna

Coatings Technology for Fiber Reinforced Polymer Materials

  • Dr. Walter Lauwerens
  • Sirris

Coatings and surface treatments for fiber reinforced polymer products become more and more important due to the growth of the number of applications. In addition to the much used gelcoats, also other functional coatings are available. For instance to make the surface fire resistant, to make it extra hard and strong for mechanical applications, or to make it icephobic and impact resistant which is of importance for de wind energy sector. In the presentation an overview will be given of the diverse coatings and treatments for processing and finishing of fiber reinforced materials.