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IST International Surface Technology

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 20–21 | Cite as

High-Speed Zinc Flake Coatings

  • Christian Lenzmann
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Zinc flake systems have been an essential part of vehicle manufacturing for several years. The extreme static, dynamic and temperature-related stresses that they are exposed to in the world of motor racing create the ideal test environment and make it possible for the coatings to be further improved.

Formula Student is a well-established design competition in which teams of students build a formula racing car on the basis of a fictitious contract and compete against other teams from all over the world. The evaluation is based on the best overall package of design, race performance, financial planning and sales pitch. The competition gives the students in-depth practical experience of vehicle design and manufacturing and also of the financial side of car building. At the same time, they have the opportunity to take responsibility for managing projects and people and to improve their soft skills.

The Formula Student Germany competition was first started in 2006 and the Ignition Racing...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dörken MKS-Systeme GmbH & Co. KGHerdeckeGermany

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