News & Events

  • Come meet our team!

    Anoplate Sales Engineers will be Exhibiting at next week's show!…

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  • anoblack 606

    Anoblack 606: Applications and Advantages

    The AnoBlack 606 process is a unique amalgamation of chemical pretreatment with post-electrochemical processing that creates an ultra-matte black appearance on wrought aluminum alloys. The micro-etched surface lowering the glossiness as well as blending in mild scratches and minimizes die line visibility for added durability making this material perfect not only to protect but also to showcase your pieces! The AnoBlack 606 process is a low-cost, and more uniform, alternative to mechanical bla…

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  • NASF’s annual SUR/FIN conference and trade show

    Next week a team of our engineers will be traveling to Chicago to attend NASF’s annual SUR/FIN conference and trade show. This year our own Patrick Howe will be presenting the results of a collaborative Design of Experiment Anoplate and Rolls-Royce teamed up to complete. The purpose of the DoE was to push Low Hydrogen Embrittlement Zinc Nickel to the far limits of its standard operating parameters to better understand what the finish is capable of, even in non-ideal plating conditions. This pro…

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  • Anoplate Coatings

    Anoplate’s branded line of “AnoBlack” coatings are designed to reduce stray light and outgassing for the optics industry for a variety of alloys. Our AnoBlack coatings have been used on Satellites, Life-Support systems, Military Optics, Medical devices and more. AnoBlack EC Our two-step inorganic anodize is designed to work with 1000, 5000, and 6000 series aluminum and will not work with 2000, 7000, or cast material. AnoBlack EC meets and exceeds the coating requirements of MIL-PRF-8265 Type…

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  • Another Successful NADCAP Audit

    Anoplate recently completed another week long NADCAP reaccreditation audit resulting in a single finding!  That’s remarkable considering Anoplate has one of the broadest scope of approvals in the industry. Anoplate’s approval ranging from 5 types of anodize to zinc-nickel plating and more than fifty other finishes in-between. The auditor cited “pride and dedication among the team members on the floor resulting in a lot of cooperation among everybody.”  NADCAP accreditation not only opens Anopla…

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