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When people talk about plating, most think of Chrome. However, we at Vehicle and General can provide a wide variety of plating and polishing, including
  • Nickel Plating: Semi-Bright and Bright Nickel Plating in vats up to 2500mm long.
  • Chromium Plating (Chrome): Bright, Polished and Satin Chrome Plating in vats up to 2250mm long.
  • Zinc Plating: Bright, Trivalent and Black Zinc Plating for rust protection in vats up to 3500mm long.
  • Electroless Plating: Provides an even plating with accurately controlled thickness in vats up to 9000mm (9 meters) long and with items unto 2 tons in weight.
  • Gold Plating: Predominantly for decorative purposes with a 22ct gold plate in our smaller vat.
  • Silver Plating: Small batch work, industrial and one off items for individuals.
  • Copper Plating: for restoration of parts with either cyanide or pyro.
  • Chemical Blacking: In vats up to 1000mm long and weighing upto 250Kg.
  • Anodising: In a clear, black, blue or red finish in tanks up to 2250mm long. Anodising gives aluminium an oxide film giving good corrosion resistance. The greater the thickness the better the protection. i.e. 5 microns for internal and 25 microns of external use.
  • Alochrome 1200
  • Alochrome 1000
  • Sartec 650 (ROHS Compliant)
  • Iridite NCP: With a clear conductive finish
  • Shotblasting
  • Beadblasting
  • Polishing
All these services are completed by us, in our own factory by our trained and experienced employees. To ensure the highest quality finish, we never send work to other platers or subcontractors for any part of the process.