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AeroTek installs 8-1/2’ x 6’ x 2’ Zinc-Nickel tanks

In response to OEM requests, AeroTek has installed a Zinc-Nickel plating line comprised of tanks 8.5 ft deep, 6 ft long and 2 ft wide, including an overhead crane with 2,000-lb. capacity. The process implemented will be Dipsol IZ as recommended by Boeing, Bell, and Bombardier, among other OEMs.

The line is of the highest quality, using state-of-the-art rectifiers, temperature controllers, exhaust scrubbing systems, heating, cooling as well as filtration and agitation. Two rectifiers enable individual control of current inside and outside of cylindrical components, such as axles and shafts.

The new line is presently being finalized and testing will begin at the end of the month. Interested customers should contact AeroTek’s Cathy Geddis (Ext. 305,, Jonathan Schofield (Ext. 306, or Matthew Schofield (Ext. 309,, regarding available and reserving capacity. Site visits are also welcome.

AeroTek is a leading supplier of environmentally friendly and conventional coatings to the Aerospace, Medical, Transportation, Military and other industries, with more than 50 years’ experience.


AeroTek Manufacturing Ltd. is a world-class aerospace processing facility strategically located in Whitby, Ontario, along the Toronto-Montreal corridor close to the Hwy401, allowing the Company to provide efficient coating services to the Canadian aerospace industry. The Company specializes in providing traditional as well as environmentally friendly aerospace coatings, including anodizing (hardcoat, sulfuric, light-sulphuric, boricsulfuric), electroplating (cadmium, silver, gold, copper, nickel), chemical films (passivation, dry film lubricants), aerospace paints and Ion Vapour Deposition of Aluminium.

AeroTek has acquired more than 400 aerospace OEM process approvals including Boeing, Goodrich, SAFRAN, Bombardier, Airbus, Sikorsky, Bell Helicopter, Honeywell, GE, Pratt and Whitney and many more. The Company has also recently been approved by SAFRAN to perform landing gear maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services.

AeroTek is ISO 9001/AS9100 and NADCAP certified.

For more information, please contact: Cathy Geddis General Manager 1-905-666-3400 x 305 or



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