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Pre-treatment Processes

Our Metal Pre-treatment Processes

Regardless of the industry, be it aerospace, retail, automotive or home appliances, any metal has to be pre-treated in order to clean and prepare it for painting. Metal pre-treatment is an important part of the process that requires skill and expertise.

But that doesn’t mean you should pay an arm and a leg for it! Our innovative technologies enhance inefficient and expensive parts of the manufacturing process. And, with no heat or water required and no sludge produced, our processes are more environmentally friendly too.

Our revolutionary products, Plaforization and Orgasil, provide manufacturers with more space, more time, and better durability. Plaforization is a single step process, enabling metal to be stored for up to six months before signs of corrosion. Meanwhile, Orgasil creates an organic silane-based nanometric coating on the treated surface, providing high corrosion resistance.

The Plaforization process works at ambient temperature and produces no waste and requires no water.

If you think it sounds too good to be true, why not try it for yourself? You’re sure to be pleasantly surprised.


We've calculated that in a year since changing over from our old conventional phosphating system, we've saved nearly £70k in chemical costs and labour

It sounded too good to be true but long term trials have proved the process works.

It’s the only process we’ve found that allows us to store cast steel and iron products without the worry of going rusty before assembly / painted.

We’ve seen lots of benefits - resolved storage issues, reduced utility costs, reduced water usage, carbon footprint AND our production time.

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