National Physical Laboratory

Standards development activities in Surface Engineering

NPL also coordinates Technical Work Area 22 on Mechanical Property Measurement for Thin Films and Coatings within VAMAS. VAMAS is concerned with fostering pre-standardisation activities of relevance to materials. The different projects run in TWA 22 are given below.

Standards Committees - Surface Engineering


  • STI/33    Metallic and Related Coatings
  • STI/40    Thermally Sprayed Coatings


  • CEN TC 184   WG 5  Ceramic Coatings
  • CEN TC 262   Metallic Coatings
  • CEN TC 240   Thermally Sprayed Coatings


  • ISO TC 107   Metallic and Inorganic Coatings
  • ISO TC 206   Fine Ceramics

For more information: Mark Gee  



Last Updated: 25 Apr 2012
Created: 3 Aug 2007


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