Leading Edge Coating Technologies
High-Performance Films Shape Tomorrow's Products

The 2016 TechCon Symposium Topic takes the host city’s “Indy 500” car racing fame as motivation to highlight the role of coating technologies that push the boundaries of innovation to create tomorrow’s competitive products. Just as car racing has introduced revolutionary technologies for powertrain performance and durability, systems monitoring and driver safety, which have eventually found their way into mainstream vehicles, high-performance coatings in all disciplines represented by SVC’s constituents are the foundation of many product innovations in our daily lives.

This year’s Symposium is the perfect vehicle for highlighting advancements in coating technology that “move the needle” across broad technology arenas for the SVC. Processes, materials, or business innovations that affect the industry - beyond just a single application space - are of particular interest.

We welcome your contributions toward novel advances in materials development and multi-functional coating designs, analytical methods, system diagnostics, process control strategies, modeling and simulations, process or material handling approaches concepts, modern innovation methodologies, or business concepts and market insights that highlight leading-edge aspects of coating technology. If your developments and innovations support the coating innovation that ensures tomorrow’s product success, we want to hear about it in this session in Indianapolis!


Symposium Invited Speakers

Donald J. McClure, Acuity Consulting and Training, and 3M Corporate Research Laboratories
Cathode Heating Hysteresis in Reactive Magnetron Sputtering: A Path to Accurate Values of the Ion-Induced Secondary Electron Yield



Michael Brazil, Vergason Technologies, Inc.
A Case Study in Progress - Replacing an Incumbent Coating Technology




TechCon Calendar

Conference May 9-13
Technical Program May 10-13
Education Program May 9-13
Equipment Exhibit
Wednesday, May 11 12pm-6pm
Thursday, May 12 10am-5pm