Aerospace
Solutions

You can count on Bales to achieve the precise coating or finish you need, no matter your aerospace application.

Achieve Your Ideal Surface Treatment

Boost Your Parts Performance
with Bales

Aerospace manufacturers are bracing for an estimated 4.1% market growth from 2020 to 2027. But analysts say the competition is stiff when it comes to parts quality and design.*

You can step up your productivity and stand out by choosing the right metal finishing solution—and Bales can help. We fuse science and craftsmanship to deliver exceptional results for aerospace manufacturers worldwide.

Since 1978, we’ve been protecting metal surfaces in ways others don’t dare. From weights to washers, your aerospace components will benefit from our legacy of customer satisfaction, integrity, and innovation.

* Source: Grand View Research

HOW TO ACHIEVE THE EXACT SPECS AND PROTECTION YOU NEED

Aerospace Solutions
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Solve Your Corrosion and Abrasion Issues

Aerospace manufacturers need to maximize productivity. Bales’ coatings enhance oxidation and wear resistance, extending the life of your aerospace components. Looking for the highest quality, uniform finish? Bales uses a light blast process to obtain a clean foundation before plating.

Electroless Nickel

Bales’ exceptionally thin Electroless Nickel coating protects against corrosion and abrasion without altering the surface finish of your mold.

  • .003” > Plating Thickness
  • 1.0 mil deposit, 1,000+ hours Corrosion Properties
  • 45 Rockwell Hardness - HVN100

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Case Study: Conforming Anodes Transform Coating

An aerospace manufacturer improved hard coating quality and efficiency. The issue was process. Other platers relied on tank anodes during hard coating, which requires dipping parts in chrome several times over in order to ensure proper coverage.

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NEED HELP NOW?

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BALES MOLD DOCTOR

Facing a sudden problem that’s causing downtime or threatening the quality of your parts? Consult a Bales application expert—quickly and virtually from your shop.

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WHAT’S THE OPTIMAL COATING FOR
YOUR PROJECT?

TRY THE COATINGS COMPARISON TOOL

Are you facing corrosion, abrasion, or friction issues? Use our Coating Comparison Tool to quickly compare surface finishes and find the best solution for your needs.

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WE SERVE INDUSTRY

At Bales, we serve industry. Whether it's plastic injection molding,
medical or food processing - if its metal, we cover it.