Magnesium Plating

AST offers magnesium plating services for your magnesium components. Coatings that we deposit on magnesium parts include Chromate Conversion (RoHS), Electroless Nickel, Electroless Nickel/PTFE, Electroless Nickel Boron Nitride, Gold, and Silver. All plating operations are performed to ASTM and Mil standard Specifications.

Magnesium Plating Services

Our magnesium plating services have catered to a number of industries, including electronics and automotive. In addition, our quality assurance is evident from our commitment to the continuous improvement of our operations, products, and systems.


Plating Options Electroless Nickel Plating

Gold Plating

Silver Plating

Tin Plating

Electroless Nickel with Teflon Plating

Electroless Nickel with Boron Nitride Plating

Chromate Conversion Coating

Plating Capabilities Rack Plating Lines
Substrate Magnesium
Standards Met ASTM B 733 – Electroless NickelMIL-C-26074 – Electroless NickelAMS 2404 – Electroless NickelMIL-DTL-5541 – Chromate

MIL-G-45204 – Gold

ASTM B488 – Gold

AMS 2422 – Gold

QQ-S-365 – Silver

ASTM B 700 – Silver

Additional Capabilities
  • Heat Treatment (Hardness and Hydrogen embrittlement)
  • Masking
  • Plugging
  • Parts Stripping
  • Parts-Cleaning

Additional Information

Applications Electrical Components

Structural Components

Consumer Electronics Medical

Industries Served Automotive Aerospace Communications Computer



Household Appliances

Oil & Gas Equipment

Medical Equipment

Recreational Equipment

Tool & Die


Certifications ISO 9001:2000 Certified
Quality System Features
  • Dedicated to company-wide continuous improvement
  • In-house laboratory facilities
Environmental System Features State-of-the-art, computer-controlled waste treatment system
Professional Associations and Awards
  • Charter member of the Strategic Goals Program, a cooperative effort between the metal finishing industry and EPA
  • National Association of Metal Finishers (NAMF)
  • American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society (AESF)
  • Recipient of the Colorado Environmental Leadership Award
Service Features
  • Production scheduling and production flexibility that minimize turnaround time
  • A staff that understands the importance of quick response for our customers