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Degreasing, cleaning and pre-treatment of metal surfaces is an essential process prior to painting in order to ensure high quality finished products.
There are many outdated and costly methods of metal pretreatment, generally using toxic metal phosphating, such as Iron or Zinc phosphate systems, which employ high temperatures and hazardous chemicals. They generate emissions, waste and rely on large amounts of water. They are unpleasant to use and can be dangerous to health in use and in disposal.
All of which results in increased production costs and inconvenience.
Envirometal Technologies offer a modern solution in the form of their unique, patented multi metal pre-treatment system, PLAFORIZATION. Plaforization is a unique degreasing, cleaning and corrosion-proofing treatment for all metal products in the same single process. When dipped or sprayed with our patented fluids at ambient temperature, surfaces are degreased, cleaned and polymerised. They are thereforeprotected and prepared in a single operation with no heat for the immediate or future application of either powder paint or liquid paint. They will not flash rust from the moment that they are sprayed or dipped, unpainted, normally for 6 months if this is necessary.
Envirometal Technologies are the sole providers of the Plaforization system in the UK and Ireland. Please click on our ‘process explained’ section to discover how this exciting, inexpensive, proven and and reliable technology works and how it can help you.
Our pretreatment systems in action
“The Toran 3 system has exceeded our expectations- robust, easy effective. We especially appreciate the long life of treated products- flash rust is a thing of the past” -Deirdre Cornish, EHS and quality manager.
The system is innovative, with all the benefits of a dip tank with top loading via flight bars but no water, no sludge to dispose of, no emissions and no local authority licenses required
As a result of installing the Plaforization process, we expect to see an increase of about 50% in throughput.
I spent hours every day in managing the chemical baths, heating, rinsing etc on our multi stage, heated phosphate wash machine, together with regular expensive disposal of waste water and sludge. It had limited capacity and slow process time. It cost over £20,000 a year to run and couldn’t match Toran 3’s speed, cost savings and corrosion proofing. That time is now available for other things.
The fastest response and simplest proposal was from Envirometal Technologies
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