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AST is a high quality metal finishing company that specializes in electroless nickel plating, gold plating, silver plating, plating on magnesium, tin plating, electrolytic nickel plating, passivation and chemical conversion coatings. A large percentage of AST’s customers are OEM’s and high end machine shops that have stringent quality requirements. Contact us today to discuss your project.

We are the largest electroless nickel plater in Colorado with eight dedicated lines to accommodate various substrates and sizes. We are also the largest precious metal plater in the region specializing in gold, silver and platinum.

Meeting the specialized needs and difficult quality requirements since 1967

PEN-TUF/EN® is an Electroless Nickel Composite coating containing particles of PTFE evenly dispersed in a Nickel Phosphorus matrix. During the plating process the PTFE particles are suspended in the Electroless Nickel bath creating a uniform co-deposit.

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AST regularly assists with the design of parts to optimize quality and productivity or to meet specialized needs and particularly difficult quality requirements.

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AST Inc. Specializes in Electroless Nickel Plating & Gold Plating

Advanced Surface Technologies, Inc. (AST)  and its predecessor companies Front Range Plating and Swiss Lenox, have been providing metal finishing services to the Front Range of Colorado and to customers throughout the country since 1967. AST is a high quality metal finishing company that specializes in electroless nickel plating, gold plating, silver plating, plating on magnesium, tin plating, electrolytic nickel plating, passivation and chemical conversion coatings. A large percentage of AST`s customers are OEM`s and high end machine shops that have stringent quality requirements.