Powder Coating Processes - Aluminium

If you are looking for a dependable and responsible powder coating partner, and one who cares about your business outcomes, then you are in the right place. Getting to know you and your products is at the heart of what we do. Through building a close working relationship with you we can be responsive to your business needs – helping you to keep the promises you have made to your customers.


Powdertech Surface Science is at the forefront of modern pre-treatment and powder coating technologies, using high performance powders and the latest automatic powder coating spray equipment to ensure a consistent finish.

  • Your project becomes our focus as we support you from design and prototype stage through to full production volumes with a technical, consultative and practical approach.

  • We specialise in complex and demanding components ranging in size from small light fittings to extrusions four metres in length and we are experienced in specialist project features such as masking.

  • We take pride in our work and have a strict quality control regime for pre-treatment and coating systems. You can rely on us to provide you with the quality that you would expect from a Syntha Pulvin approved applicator.

  • We pre-treat and coat your metal to an exceptionally high standard and we go beyond that - our expertise extends to developing new pre-treatments and powder coatings for unique applications. 


Working with companies specialising in aluminium was our foundation, recognising that the versatility, recyclability and abundance of this metal makes it the top material of choice across the manufacturing domain.

Typical items we coat include automotive components, medical trunking, medical equipment, aircraft interiors and light fittings. 


Pre-treatment for Aluminium

We were the first powder coater in the UK to offer automated chrome-free pre-treatment, successfully using this process since 2001.

Your project is processed by one of two large automated pre-treatment lines. Treatments we use are: 

  • Gardobond X4707 ten-stage chrome-free pre-treatment.

  • Gardobond A4917 phosphate pre-treatment (can also be used for steel).

  • Iridite NCP. Meeting ELV, RoHS and WEEE standards and qualified under MIL – DTL – 5541 TYPE II CLASS 3 and MIL – DTL – 81706