Metal Plating, Coating & Painting
Welcome to Automated Finishing Technology (AFT)!
Your trusted leaders for metal plating, painting, and custom coated parts.
With origins as a metal finishing company, AFT Fasteners is uniquely able to utilize its in-house plating & coating facility to offer timely and cost-effective solutions, which other fastener companies aren't able to deliver. AFT provides a wide variety of industrial plating and coating processes for both commercial and government sectors. All processes are strictly inspected and performed in accordance per required specifications, with certifications available upon request.
ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Certified
AFT is registered as a Single Site Quality Management System in conformance with ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D. Registration includes Machining, Metal Finishing, Electroplating, and Painting along with Kitting and Distribution of Fasteners. Download Certificate
Metal Plating & Coating Capabilities
AFT has capabilities for high volume barrel plating for the fastener and screw industries, as well as rack plating for the production of most machined parts. Our supporting equipment includes 2 spray booth, 2 high-temp ovens, walk-in blast room, and blast cabinets. We’re able to meet most OEM, ASTM, and private specs for all our processes. Electroless nickel plating, silver plating, Xylan® coating, zinc nickel, zinc phosphate, and black oxide coatings are a few of our most sought after metal finishing processes, along with painted fasteners and painted fastener heads.
Purchase from AFT or Supply Your Own Parts
When having parts plated, coated, or painted at our metal finishing facility, AFT offers customers the option to either supply their own parts or purchase them directly through AFT. In most circumstances, buying the parts directly from AFT can be significantly less expensive due to lower shipping costs and our competitive pricing.
Industries We Serve
From the oil & gas industry to electronics, manufacturing (OEM), MRO, medical, education, construction & engineering, mil-spec & aerospace, and numerous others, AFT is a trusted leader in metal finishing and proudly serves a wide range of industries. We are centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, however we ship throughout the U.S.
For more information on our plating and coating processes, or would like to purchase products to have them plated, click on the links to the left, call us at 877-844-8595, or complete the Contact Us form for more information.
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