R&D, Metal Coatings Consultancy and Additional Services

Alphatek is not only a provider of first rate prescriptive Metal Coatings Consultancy; it is also an innovative Solution Provider. When a Client brings to us their custom metal coating requirements all departments come together for an initial briefing. This is followed by a detailed technical review made by our highly qualified and experienced Metallurgist with assistance from the whole Technical Team.

Alphatek welcomes new Clients and new Challenges. Every request, whether to discuss potential, or to quote existing, metal coating solutions applications, is treated in a speedy, professional manner.


Across numerous industries and applications, we help our customers solve their most challenging coating problems.

Our in house team have decades of experience

We love difficult! Whatever the challenge, call the Alphatek ‘A’ team today!

Met Lab

Whatever the surface requirements Alphatek aim to provide the most effective coating time after time.

Extensive In-House Met Lab Facilities

Any challenge, any surface, and size! We welcome collaborative research projects.

R & D

Our full service R&D team bring industry leading knowledge and experience to meet the needs of any research project.

Decades of Experience

Designing bespoke solutions to meet the requirements most demanding metal coating applications


Our in house CAD/CAM facility enables us to design innovative solutions from the ground up for our clients.

Unleash your Imagination

Whatever the sector, whatever the challenge, our in house team can guide you through the process.

Why Choose Us

  • Alphatek draws on a wealth of metal coatings consultancy experience gained over many years in the engineered surface coatings industries.
  • Comprehensive laboratory facility and an experienced team led by our resident Metallurgist enables Alphatek to lead the way, continually improving the performance of surface coatings and developing new and superior products.
  • The newly refurbished and upgraded in-house laboratory facility is used primarily to optimise coating parameters and maintain strict testing procedures.
  • Laboratory facilities include – sectioning, mounting, polishing, etching, macro and micro hardness testing, photo-micrographic analysis with comprehensive laboratory reports and surface roughness and porosity measurements.
  • Our laboratory facility is an important feature in the development of that confidence enabling us to work more closely with our customers. This assists in the improvement of their products ultimately saving them time, money and increasing the all important profitability.