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TYPE II ANODIZING

TYPE II ANODIZING

Anodizing is a controlled electrochemical process that converts the surface of aluminum into aluminum oxide. Find out more

TYPE III ANODIZING

TYPE III ANODIZING

Hard anodizing is produced under very specific operating conditions that produces very function specific coatings. Find out more

R5 BRIGHT DIP

R5 BRIGHT DIP

Bright Dip is a pretreatment process that cosmetically enhances aluminum. It is a chemical polishing process that brightens the surface and produces a mirror like finish. Find out more

ZINC PLATING

ZINC PLATING

Zinc plating is an extremely valuable and economic finish used to combat the corrosion of steel. Find out more

ELECROLYTIC COLORING (AKA Optical Black)

ELECROLYTIC COLORING (AKA Optical Black)

Electrolytic Coloring takes a second step to Anodize. Products are immersed in a bath containing electrical current with metal ions. Find out more

CHROMATE CONVERSION

CHROMATE CONVERSION

Chromate Conversion coatings are non-decorative coatings intended to provide corrosion prevention when left unpainted. Find out more

PASSIVATION

PASSIVATION

Apex offers a variety of surface preparation techniques, including Passivation. Find out more

BRIGHT NICKEL

BRIGHT NICKEL

Bright Nickel provides both a functional and decorative application. It is most commonly used to take advantage of nickels corrosion resistance and to give a mirror bright finish to a variety of metals. Find out more

ELECTROLESS NICKEL

ELECTROLESS NICKEL

Electroless Nickel plating, unlike conventional plating processes it does not use electric current to produce a deposit, but rather operates chemically. Find out more

SAND BLAST - SHOT PEEN

SAND BLAST - SHOT PEEN

Blasting and Pre Finishing: Apex offers a wide verity of blasting services: Aluminum Oxide, Glass Bead, Steel Shot and Roto Blasting. Polishing and Vibratory Tumbling are also available. Find out more

Powder Coating

Powder Coating

Powder coating is a dry finishing process that has become extremely popular since its introduction in North America over 40 years ago. Find out more

Laser Engraving

Laser Engraving

The Legend 36EXT is the culmination of laser achievement. There is no other laser system that combines the features, performance and price of the 36EXT. Find out more

Masking & Plugging

Masking & Plugging

Apex offers a variety of Masking and Plugging services. Find out more