Our Technical department represents the largest accumulated knowledge base of diffusion coatings in the UK. Our team includes metallurgists and chemists.

Our Technical department work with customers to develop the right coating for specific demanding applications.

As well as providing support to customer and internally to operations, we can offer Technical Services on a required basis in the fields of:

  • Metallographic and metallurgical analysis
  • Atomic absorption spectrometry
  • SEM/EDX analysis
  • Micro/macro hardness testing
  • Ball cratering

We are at the forefront of applications for clean energy and the hydrogen industry.

Large-scale hydrogen generation

Hydrogen electrolysers (SOE)

Fuel cells (SOFC)

Energy storage


Other specialist life extension

With over 60 years of industry experience, we're a global specialist in the application of a range of protective coatings against metal degradation.

We have been supplying diffusion coating services for over 60 years. In 1955 the Company became the first company world-wide to launch chromising as a commercial industrial diffusion coating.


We have decades of experience in coatings for the industrial gas turbine market and the oil, gas and process industries and have developed a leading position in diffusion coating for clean technology applications.


We consider the Health & Safety of its employees, customers, visitors and the general public to be of prime importance. We take an ethical approach to our environmental responsibility & waste management.


We pride ourselves on consistently scoring as best coating supplier for quality with a number of our major and long term customers which is testimony to our quality management system.