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Pretreatment Plants

Aqueous Combined Degrease/Phosphate Plants are ideally suited to ‘Pre Treating’ metal products, with the degrease chemicals removing any oils and the phosphate chemical providing the chemical reaction to provide an ideal surface key.

The vast majority of contemporary Pre-treatment systems utilise the designs shown. The product is hung from a motorised conveyer which conveys it through typically a large robust Tunnel arrangement. The Tunnel comprises of a series of zones or Stages each with a different function.

For more information on how we can help with your Pretreatment Plant call David on 07590 452588 or email us.

Complete Plant Schematic Layout




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Phosphate Pretreatment Chemicals

A range of Phosguard products including manganese, zinc, zirconium and lightweight iron phosphate process which improve the corrosion resistance and adhesion when followed by paint or powder coatings.

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Nano Treatments

These nano treatments or can we say Oxsilan replace the conventional lightweight iron and zinc phosphates. They are used on steel, zinc and aluminium substrates at room temperature and produce little or no sludge giving excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance.

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Chrome Free Coatings

Phosguard NC 304 is a chrome free dry in place pretreatment for aluminium which can be made up in town’s water does not require post rinsing.