Acorn has been a leading name in the provision of surface coating technology on precision engineered components for over 40 years. Acorn Surface Technology offer a range of high specification engineering finishes including Hard and Chromic Anodising and selective components. In addition, the company has one of the largest vacuum coating facillities in Europe, providing Ion Vapour Depositing Aluminium Coatings or aerospace and OEM applications. Electroless Nickel plated finishes are also available for the electronic and telecommunications industries and a wide range of engineering applications. Acorns are committed to :- First class quality; Speed of turnaround; Accuracy of delivery promises; Continuous improvements in service levels
A&M is an award winning independent sub-contract metal finisher servicing the aerospace, defence and general engineering sectors since 1924. We provide a true “One stop shop” to over 300 customers worldwide. We hold approvals from many household names, such as: Rolls-Royce, BAe, Airbus, GE, Moog, etc. (in total over 28 different primes). We also hold many industrial approvals including; ISO 14001 and 9001, and NADCAP. We now offer REACH compliant processes such as; TSA, Thin film sulphuric anodising and Socomore (TCS/PACS). Also: Anodising – Sulphuric, chromic Plating – Cadmium, Silver, Lead indium Passivation Plating Phosphating – Zinc & Manganese, Calcium modified & Low temperature Alocrom Electropolishing NDT
We provide sulphuric anodise, zinc plating, and screen printing.
The Plating shop has been perating from the current site since 1970. Our team of industry-trained personnel consistently produce high quality plating with very fast turn around times. We apply tough quality control procedures throughout the company and are credited with BS EN ISO 9001:2000 certfication. We provide Certficates of Conformity, store photos of parts processes and have in-house X-Ray facilities for non-destructive thickness testing. Our in-house laboratory is used for on-going plating solution analysis and all chemical effluent is disposed of using only approved waste disposal companies.