Advanced Technical Finishing’s capabilities include mechanical and chemical surface preparation, surface treatments, painting, and test and certification. ATF’s services include but are not limited to:

Mechanical Surface Preparation

  • Abrasive blasting
  • Glass or ceramic beads
  • Aluminum oxide

Surface Treatment

  • Anodize per MIL-A-8625: all types and classes
  • Chemical conversion per MIL-DTL-5541: all types and classes
  • Phosphate per MIL-DTL-16232
  • Zinc phosphate per TT-C-490
  • Black oxide per MIL-C-13924
  • Manganese phosphate per MIL-DTL-16232 (type M and Z, all classes)
  • Electroplating (zinc per ASTM-B-633/QQ-Z-325, zinc per QQ-Z-325}
  • Electroless nickel per MIL-C-26074, ASTM B733 and AMS 2404
  • Post finishing (hydrogen embrittlement relief)

Chemical Surface Preparation

  • Alkaline clean
  • Aluminum etch
  • Passivation
  • Solvent degreasing
  • De-scaling

Painting & Powder Finishing

  • Chemical Agent Resistance Coating (CARC)
  • Primer and topcoats to military and industry specifications
  • Powder coating
  • Dry film lube

Nondestructive Testing

  • Dye penetrant
  • Magnetic particle inspection per NAS 410 (level II and III on site)

ATF holds a Federal Firearms License to enable us to process gun manufacturers finishing needs.

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