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Color Anodizing, Medical Device, Sporting Goods, Electronics
Color Anodizing
15+ Colors!
Acid Etch
Better Finish Consistency
Trivalent Chromate Process, RoHS Compliant
Trivalent Chromate
RoHS Compliant

Finishing Services

  • Anodizing Type II, Classes 1 & 2 - an electrochemical process for producing controlled aluminum oxide coatings. MIL-A-8625 Read More
  • Hardcoat Anodizing Type III, Classes 1 & 2 - an electrochemical process with hardness characteristics second only to diamonds. MIL-A-8625 Read More
  • Chemical Film Type I and Type II - chromate conversion coatings, also known as chemical film, are electrically conductive. MIL-DTL-5541 Read More
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Color Anodizing, Medical Device, Automotive, Sensors

Color Anodizing

We've got new custom colors! Here are a few that are quickly becoming popular: Gunmetal Gray, Military Green, Military Brown, and Desert Sand. (Please contact for availability of custom colors.)

Looking for a special color for your anodized parts? Alpha provides a variety of color options and can deliver a vivid, cosmetic look that is sure to wow your customers. With 15+ colors to choose from we're confident that we can make your parts look great.

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Aluminum Blueprint

Research and Development

For 35+ years Alpha has invested countless hours in developing processes and solutions for our customers. We follow scientific methods to improve the appearance and durability of finished parts and have found unique solutions in partnering with our suppliers and customers.

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News & Events

  • Pickup and Delivery At Alpha Metal Finishing we understand that you have time sensitive orders and you want to manage your shipping expenses. Alpha now offers pickup and delivery services to the following Read More
  • Relay For Life, Milan Alpha Metal Finishing is very proud to be a sponsor of Debbie Haynes in the Relay For Life event held annually in Milan, MI. Relay For Life is an association Read More
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Case Studies

  • Hardcoat 2024 Alloy
  • Masking Challenge Solved
  • Hiding Machine Marks & Lines

Screw and CNC Machine Manufacturer

A screw manufacturer came to Alpha with a 2024 alloy part which required hardcoat anodizing (Type III). Since 2024 is high in copper it can have a propensity to burn in the process.

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Ultrasonic Manufacturer 

A customer that manufactures ultrasonic parts had a particular job that needed specialized masking & anodizing in order to perform according to specification.

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Consistent Cosmetic Finish

An inherent challenge with the anodizing process is that it cannot "cover up" imperfections in the substrate or remove scratches, extrusion lines, variations in bead blasting, etc. 

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Rapid Quote

Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert, Aluminum FinishingGot a question or need a problem solved related to anodizing, hardcoat or chromate conversion? Get an answer from the expert!

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Custom Services

  • Precision Masking
  • PTFE Coating
  • Packaging
  • Technical Support
  • Pre-Treat and Clean

Precision Masking/PluggingPrecision Masking For Your Most Challenging Parts

If your parts need very detailed attention, Alpha has the ability to provide precision masking and plugging services.

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PTFE Coated PartLubricity and Chemical Resistance

Alpha provides polytetrafluoroethylene coating, known as PTFE, for parts requiring lubricity and chemical resistance.

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PackagingHave Specific Packaging Requirements?

Alpha provides a variety of specialty packaging for many of our clients to protect the appearance of the finished product.

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Ask The ExpertTechnical Expertise and Support at Your Fingertips

Our experienced staff can assist you in selecting the Anodizing or Chromate Conversion process that will best fit your requirements.

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Pre-Treat or Chemically Clean Your Parts

We have 35+ years of experience in chemically cleaning some of the most challenging parts for a variety of industries, including electronics and automotive.

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About Alpha

Alpha Metal Finishing is a trusted leader in anodizing and chromate conversion services. We are passionate about providing superior quality, rapid turnaround, and friendly, responsive service. Alpha is ISO 9001:2008 certified.