Our highly skilled team takes pride in being able to offer you a range of highly specialised and technical services including: surface treatment and preparation, protective coating,  powder coating, hot metal spray, nylon coatings, curing facilities, printing, inspection and packaging.

"We’re constantly evolving our services and processes."

Arkote coating systems

Kolorkote by Arkote

Production Process

  • Preparation as needed, light degrease and remove major imperfections.
  • Apply a quality brand of powder topcoat to manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Oven bake with strict time and temperature controls to achieve a thorough and complete cure.

Application & Environment

  • Generally, used on items that are for interior use and have minimal exposure to weather.
  • Quality system that gives good appearance, reasonable level of resistance to light abuse & damage.
  • Often used over zinc anneal and Duragal® where the zinc is not damaged with welding or grinding etc.

Kolorkote Plus

Additional sanding of base substrate before top coat.

Kolorkote Premium

Zinc/epoxy primer before top coat but no blasting.

Tuffkote by Arkote

Production Process

  • As per Kolorkote process above, plus extra step of…
  • Surface prep by mechanical abrasion, typically abrasive blast, to achieve a surface that is both clean and roughened up ready for coating, this enables unparalleled adhesion of the next coat to the substrate.

Application & Environment

  • Good exterior grade system for normal to mild exterior weather environment as the mechanically abraded surface provides outstanding adhesion of the powder coat and help prevent corrosion.
  • Often used over aluminium and hot dip galvanized steel which achieves excellent performance.
  • Tuffkote is the minimum required system, for bare mild steel in an exterior environment.
  • Great appearance and resists heavy abuse outstandingly with minimal damage
  • Often used on agricultural & industrial equipment, fence posts, gates and trailers etc.

Endurakote by Arkote

Production Process

  • As per Tuffkote, process above, plus extra step of…
  • Application of a high-quality primer either zinc rich or modified epoxy coat after blast & before the topcoat.

Application & Environment

  • An excellent exterior system where greater protection is desired, for normal to more severe weather areas.
  • Improved appearance as the extra coating layer smooths the surface and hides more imperfections.
  • Greater resistance to corrosion, due to multiple layers affording better protection if the coating sustains damage.

Ultrakote by Arkote

Production Process

  • As per Endurakote process above, plus extra step of …
  • Application of modified epoxy intermediate layer, after priming before top coating.

Application & Environment

  • Generally used is an environment where maximum protection is required.
  • Excellent appearance a with thicker and smoother finish, due to the 3 layers of coating.
  • Often used where a warranty is required, talk to us if you would like one.
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