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Making aerospace safer, more powerful and more efficient

All major aero engine manufacturers today use Oerlikon advanced materials, functional coatings or process technologies to boost performance, improve safety and fuel efficiency, and control emissions.

Making aerospace safer, more powerful and more efficient
Making aerospace safer, more powerful and more efficient
Making aerospace safer, more powerful and more efficient
Making aerospace safer, more powerful and more efficient

To successfully address both challenges, some components in the jet engine, for example need to change. They must become lighter and more resilient to higher operating temperatures, fretting, sliding wear and corrosion. Engines and many other critical components have to be further developed in order to reduce fuel consumption, and CO2, NOx and CH4 emissions. Manufacturers cannot achieve these goals alone.

Enabling aircraft operators to save millions of liters of fuel every day.

Oerlikon provides significant added value with our vital expertise in advanced materials and process technologies, developing new materials and coatings to improve performance across the aerospace industry. Additionally, we develop new textiles to ensure passenger safety. Many aircraft are already benefitting. For example, our coatings protect turbine components and combustors from extreme temperatures? atures to achieve class?leading gains in operating efficiency. As a result, all next?generation aircraft engines make extensive use of these coatings.

Compressor and turbine

Compressor and turbine
Increased safety and efficiency with reduced emissions

Abradable coatings are used to seal the gas path and improve performance and efficiency of aero engines.

They are a key component of engine operation safety and allow engines to use less fuel (1-3% efficiency gain) providing a positive environmental benefit of reduced CO2 generation and NOx emissions. Oerlikon is the leader in abradable coatings.

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Engine hot section

Engine hot section
Efficiency and lifetime increase at higher temperatures

Thermal barrier coatings, including environmental barrier coatings and those resistant to CMAS, are used in the hot sections of engines (combustor and turbine sections) to allow the engine components to operate at higher temperatures, resulting in improved efficiency.

These coatings protect the underlying materials from temperatures
that the substrates could not otherwise tolerate.

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Landing gear

Landing gear
Safe and reliable landing gears

In the past, landing gears  were hard chromium plated. Now, they can be coated with Oerlikon’s High Velocity Oxy-Fuel (HVOF) thermal spray
technology.

Why? Because the HVOF coatings exceed the hard chrome performance, meeting the stringent requirements of new aircraft generation and replacing the noxious hard chromium process.

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Aircraft interior

Aircraft interior
Attractive protection and color coding

In every aircraft, a pilot needs to observe many different screens in the cockpit to determine and check the speed and altitude. Consequently,cabin fixtures should be non-reflective so that the pilot sees all vital functions. Black and grey colored coatings make instrument dials non-reflective.

For interior appliances, BALTONE coatings offer a wide range of colors to match your aircraft interiors. These color coatings combine attractive wear protection with long life and high performance. That's why Oerlikon developed BALTONE, coatings for aircraft interior design.

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Actuation systems

Actuation systems
Making flights safer

Coatings from Oerlikon Balzers help reduce friction and sliding wear. They also lower the danger of seizure of flight control systems and thereby increase operational safety significantly. At the same time, coatings improve the sliding behavior for flap adjustment elements.

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A coating that would work inside a live volcano …

The interior of a jet engine can exceed 2000 °C, hotter than molten lava. To protect the engine’s turbine blades in such extreme operating temperatures, we developed a special thermal barrier coating. The coating is up to 250 μm thick and ensures a longer life cycle, improved performance and increased safety.

… making turbines more effective

Our materials, coatings and turbine components increase the efficiency of the aero engine and protect a wide range of operational?critical parts, including clearance control systems, air seal components, compressor blades, vanes, impellers and IBRs (Integrally Bladed Rotors). By preventing problems caused by fretting, abrasion, particle erosion and other surface mechanisms, the  coatings maximize turbine efficiency, optimize design point performance and improve thermal efficiency.

… making turbines more effective

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