In early 2017, Metal Coating Services decided the time was right to increase our presence in the architectural aluminium sector through achieving approved applicator status.

Following significant investment in new pre-treatment plant and testing equipment, stringent auditing and close co-operation with our chemical and powder coating manufacturing partners, we’re delighted to confirm that we are now approved architectural applicators of both Axalta Powder Coatings and Jotun Powder Coatings.

Axalta are a huge company; the largest manufacturer of powder coatings in the U.K. and the seventh largest paint and coatings manufacturer in the world, while Jotun is an industrial finishing brand recognised the world over. We are approved applicators of Jotun’s ‘Façade’ range of architectural powder, some 122 tonnes of which was used in the powder coating of the exterior aluminium of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai; the world’s tallest building.

Our hexavalent-free, four-stage chromate pre-treatment system for architectural aluminium has been developed by long-established and well-renowned Pre-Treatment Technologies, with Qualicoat approval, and our use of it conforms to the requirements of BS EN 12206 – 1:2004 (BS 6496). With it, we can provide up to 25 and 30 year warranties on aluminium projects processed through it, supported by the powder manufacturers above.

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