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WHAT’S YOUR NEXT SURFACING PROJECT?

Sticking mold parts, corrosion, bespoke finishing needs. Metal surfacing jobs run the gamut from basic to complex. No matter the level of coating or finish you need, you can count on Bales. We deliver the right solution, on time, with the highest of standards.

BALES PROVIDES QUALITY SURFACE SOLUTIONS FOR:

APPLICATIONS

  • Automation
  • Blades
  • Horns
  • Housing
  • Inserts
  • Lifters
  • Manifolds
  • PMolds
  • Pins
  • Rails
  • Rollers
  • Rotors
  • Sleeves
  • And More

APPLICATION BASE

  • Alloy Steel
  • Aluminum
  • BeCu
  • Brass
  • Carbon Stee
  • High Carbon steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Tool Stee
  • And More

APPLICATION CHALLENGE

  • Corrosive Environment
  • Galling
  • Gassing
  • Optical Finish
  • Precise Finish
  • Reduce Coefficient of Friction
  • Soft Base Material
  • Sticking In Mold
  • Tight Tolerance
  • And More

“Besides enabling us to increase capacity, Bales helped us reduce energy costs and use the mold to its full life expectancy.”

BOB LAMMON • PRESIDENT • PHOENIX PROTO TECHNOLOGIES

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU SHINE?

Bales fuses both science and craftsmanship to deliver exceptional results for manufacturers worldwide.

Since 1978, we’ve been protecting metal surfaces in ways others don’t dare. We’re as tough as we are precise. You’ll benefit from incomparable finishes, tight tolerances, plus our legacy of integrity and innovation.

With Bales, you can access an ever-expanding range of proprietary products, processes, and value-added services.

COATINGS

  • DIAMOND EN™
  • Diamond Chrome
  • Electroless Nickel
  • Hard Chrome
  • NIBORE™
  • NICKLON™

FINISHES

  • A1 Optical Finishes
  • Diamond Polishing
  • Dry Blasting
  • Tumble Blasting

CERTIFICATIONS

  • ISO-9001
  • WBENC

WHY CHOOSE BALES?

In 1978, Steve and Mike Bales founded the business with two goals: Provide customers with unrivaled expertise. Exceed expectations every time. Stacey Bales and Sara Mortensen, Steve’s daughters, are proud to serve you as the second generation of Bales leaders. We honor and carry on the Bales legacy of excellence by helping you achieve:

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS

Don’t worry about Bales passing on your job. We stay current on the changes and challenges you’re up against. Each time you work with us, you’ll achieve the best surface treatment for your needs.

MAXIMUM COVERAGE

Bales can control the thickness of coatings. That means you’ll achieve precise coverage on your component, no matter how intricate the application.

EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS

We’ll do whatever it takes to finish your job right. You’ll get exceptional results thanks to our dedication to continuous improvement, commitment to integrity, and ability to run 24/7.

SUSTAINABILITY

Your work with Bales contributes to sustainable manufacturing. Bales was the first company in its community to achieve recognition for ongoing “green” efforts.

“Bales’ customer service has been fantastic. They are extremely responsive to our needs, turning things around quickly, whether quotes or the plating process.”

ROB ZIMMERMAN • ENGINEERING MANAGER • MOS PLASTICS