Frequently Asked Questions
CAN ALUMINIUM & STEEL COMPONENTS BE PROCESSED TOGETHER?
Yes as we have developed a process which removes both without effecting aluminium
CAN YOU REMOVE GALVANISE, CHROME & ZINC COATINGS?
Yes it can be removed chemically with a water based inhibitor applied afterwards
CAN YOU REMOVE PLASTIC COATINGS?
Yes this can be removed either by pyrolysis oven or chemical process when applicable
CAN GALVANISED/ZINC COATED ITEMS BE PROCESSED WITHOUT EFFECTING THE SUBSTRATE?
Yes as our unique specifically blended chemical will remove paint without effecting the substrate underneat
CAN ALUMINIUM COMPONENTS BE DEGREASED?
Yes and is particularly useful for cleaning engine blocks, car/bike components etc
CAN OXIDISATION FROM ALUMINIUM (white rust) BE REMOVED?
Yes. Chemical cleaning will remove the contamination in preparation for painting
CAN YOU STEAM CLEAN COMPONENTS?
Yes as we have chemical heated pressure washers specifically for steam cleaning
DO I NEED TO REMOVE ALL IRONWORK FROM WOODEN DOORS?
It is not essential but we always advise to do so. If you require ironwork to be processed, just accompany them in a bag with the doors and they will be processed separately.
CAN YOU PROCESS GLASS PANELLED DOORS?
Yes and although every care is taken to avoid damage, we cannot accept responsibility with the onus strictly with the customer.
WHAT FORM OF PASIVATION IS USED TO TREAT STEEL AFTERWARDS?
A water based inhibitor is applied to all steel components after processing which is easily removed and subject to suitable storage, will automatically protect items for up to four weeks.
HOW DO I REMOVE THE RUST INHIBITOR PRIOR TO PAINTING?
An inline degreasing facility on a paint line is ideal but if you have no access to such facilities, warm soapy water, pressure washing or special wipes are adequate.