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Metal Finishing Services

Alocrom is a non-electrolytic conversion coating on aluminium which is available in a clear or yellow finish.

Typical Applications:

As a stand alone finish offering good corrosion protection and a visually pleasing appearance. As an undercoat before paint or powder applications. Because it has excellent adhesion characteristics, the subsequent top coating has improved flexibility.

Process Specifications Offered:

Alocrom 1200 is a yellow coloured finish containing hexavalent chrome and is approved to DEF STAN 03-18 and DTD 900/4413A in the UK and under the trade name Alodine 1200 is approved to US MIL SPEC MIL-C-5541 and all major aircraft manufacturers.

Alocrom 1000 is a clear finish containing hexavalent chrome is approved to MIL-C-5514/QPL-81706 and is generally used when corrosion resistance with high electrical conductivity is required or if the component is to be subsequently lacquered.

Manufacturing Capabilities

We have a dedicated small to medium volume manual capacity

Maximum Component Sizes:

The process capability window is 650 x 500 x 605 mm

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