Reduce risk and maintain compliance with our specialist risk management services.

We’re proud to be a leading provider of complete life cycle risk management solutions. From ensuring asset safety and legal compliance with our thorough engineering inspections to driving operational efficiency with our specialist non-destructive testing services, (and much more in between), we’re proud of the long-lasting partnerships we have formed with our customers over the last 160 years, based on the value of our solutions.

Coating Finish Testing

Metal components and products can benefit from a wide range of coatings that serve as a shield against corrosion and provide protection. Among the options available are Zinc Plating, Paint Systems, and Powder Coatings.

Coatings play a crucial role in safeguarding various components used in industries and businesses. Whether it’s fasteners and metals used in subsea operations or automotive parts, these coatings act as a protective barrier, shielding them from the harsh conditions they encounter during service.

The quality of the coating is of utmost importance as it prevents corrosion and ensures the longevity of the components. By analysing the results of coating finish testing, you can gain valuable insights into whether the correct thickness has been applied to your product, and understanding if your product meets the required specifications or standards.

Coating finish testing involves evaluating the quality, performance, and characteristics of applied coatings on surfaces. This type of testing is essential for ensuring that coatings meet specified standards, adhere properly to the sample or material, and provide the desired protective and aesthetic properties. Various tests are conducted to assess the durability, adhesion, appearance, and functionality of coatings. The choice of tests depends on the type of coating, the intended application, and industry standards or specifications.



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At BES Group, we specialise in Coating Finish Testing for a wide range of industries. Whether it’s door and window furniture, automotive parts, white goods, or construction materials, we ensure that the pre-treatment chemicals and processes prior to painting or plating are thoroughly assessed.

Our expertise is not limited to in-house processing or process control; we also cater to manufacturers and suppliers of pre-treatment chemicals. With our accurate comparative data, we help our clients determine the best-performing products and showcase their capabilities.

Enhance your product's durability with coating finish testing

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Our Coating Finish Tests

Coating Thickness (Coating Meter)

Coating Weight Mass

Coating Thickness (Microscopical)

Coating Adhesion

Types of Coatings We Test

There are many options available for applying protective layers to metal components or products, aiming to prevent corrosion damage and establish a safeguarding barrier.

  • Zinc Plating
  • Hot-Dip Galvanizing
  • Anodizing
  • Tin Plating
  • Electroless Nickel Plating
  • Chromium Plating
  • Cadmium Plating
  • Copper Plating
  • Phosphating
  • Paints and Powder Coatings:
  • Thermal Spray Coatings
  • Organic Coating Systems

Choosing the appropriate metal coating depends on factors such as the required level of protection, the environment in which the metal will be used, cost considerations, and aesthetic preferences. Each coating option has its advantages and limitations, and the selection should align with the specific needs of the application.

Why Choose Us?

35,000 satisfied customers

We've built a strong reputation for providing exceptional service to over 35,000 satisfied customers from diverse industries. Our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction has resulted in long-standing partnerships and unwavering trust.

Accredited Assurance

You can be confident that our services will be conducted to the highest standards, as we hold a number of accreditations that demonstrate our commitment to quality.

Bespoke solutions

We work closely with our customers to understand their specific needs and to develop customised solutions that meet their compliance requirements, ensuring that their exams are carried out smoothly and efficiently.

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