There is growing pressure around the world, particularly in Europe to reduce the use of hexavalent chromium. To this end, many organisations are phasing out their use of chromate conversion coatings. Metal Finishings Limited fully agree with this move and are supporting customers in doing this.

Metal Finishings Ltd offer two treatments that are designed to replace traditional chromate conversion coatings:

Both Iridite NCP and Surtec 650V have their own merits and we can advise about which will be most suitable.


  • Provides increased corrosion resistance while still preserving electrical conductivity
  • Provides a base for painting and allows bonding.

We can work to many other specifications, but the above are our most popular. Please contact us with your requirements.

RoHS and REACH Compliance

Surtec 650V and Iridite NCP are RoHS compliant. Neither contain REACh SVHCs