Founded in 1895, Poeton are the UK’s leading surface engineering specialists, providing a wide choice of surface coatings, serving customers worldwide. Under our ‘Apticote’ trademark, we offer hard chrome, cadmium, electroless nickel, thermal spraying, anodising, plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO), polymer coatings and a range of specialist hybrid treatments that provide unique performance advantages.
To help you select the right Apticote coating for your requirement, you can select by coating or by industrial sector using the links below.
Poeton are also the sole UK licensee for General Magnaplate coatings such as Tufram, Nedox and Plasmadize.
The following Press Release has been issued by Sharing in Growth.
Poeton are pleased to announce the release into production of two new coatings.
Poeton Industries are proud to announce that its Gloucester facility has secured OHSAS 18001 approval.
Whilst there are a plethora of global research programs into advanced coatings within academia, Poeton Industries remains one of the only commercial businesses that offers this capability to industry world-wide.
It is a common refrain from customers –‘why is the surface treatment so expensive?’
Founded in 1898, Poeton are the UK’s leading surface engineering specialists, providing a wide choice of surface coatings, serving customers worldwide.
Under our ‘Apticote’ trademark, we offer hard chrome, cadmium, electroless nickel, thermal spraying, anodising, plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO), polymer coatings and a range of specialist hybrid treatments that provide unique performance advantages. ‘Apticote’ is now specified by name on many customers’ engineering drawings.
For aerospace and defence, we hold OEM Approvals, ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001 and NADCAP certification, underpinned by NDT and QA techniques. Our Cardiff site also offers copper, Tin/Nickel, Alocrom and engineering painting, whilst the Gloucester site operates advanced robotic systems for thermal spraying. All our processes are computer controlled, ensuring consistent quality and repeatability.
For the food, pharmaceutical and packaging industries, our polymer composite coatings offer unrivalled low friction, non-stick and corrosion protection, many with FDA compliance. For automotive, our nickel-composite cylinder coating gives the ultimate engine performance. For light-weight materials, including Mg and Ti, our PEO and composite anodising provide unsurpassed corrosion and wear protection.
Whatever the problem, high, medium or low volume, Poeton has the solution. We support our products with top class laboratory services, including wear and corrosion test facilities, and an ongoing programme of R&D, underpinning our claims for the best coating performance.
We are committed to solving our customers’ problems, through consultation and project management, including a help-line, developing new coatings, advising on materials and design, and ensuring the optimum and most cost-effective surface engineering solution.
Poeton Industries licenses specific coating technologies from General Magnaplate and these include the highly successful 'Nedox', 'Tufram' and Plasmadize processes which are both available in our UK process facilities (Poeton are the sole UK licensee for Magnaplate coatings) and through our presence in South East Asia. For more on General Magnaplate, follow this link.
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