Plating Services

For Zinc Barrel Plating and Other Finishes – Call 0121 236 2524
Established 1921
Responsive Customer Service
Nationwide Delivery
Highest Quality Plating

Providing Specialist Plating Services For Over 90 Years

We offer a comprehensive range of plating services and finishes. Working to industry and international standards to meet the requirements of the automotive, engineering and electrical industries.

Here at E.C. Williams, we have decades of experience in the electroplating industry. As a result, we are able to offer a wide range of services to meet your requirements.

Going The Extra Mile

Being flexible with our services means together we can ensure you get exactly what you need from us. Without a doubt,  we always go the extra mile when it comes to our electroplating services.

Together with our flexibility, our services are very versatile. As a result, we can provide solutions for many different industries. See our full list of services below:

Zinc Nickel Plating

Conforming to all the major automotive specifications this finish provides the ultimate in corrosion resistance.

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Copper Plating

Copper Plating

Used as an undercoat for tin, silver and nickel, as well as a finish in its own right.

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nickel plating

Nickel Plating

We offer a barrel plating service for steel, brass and zinc diecast components.

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A proprietary finish which gives stainless steel a durable black appearance.

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tin plating

Tin Plating

With both bright and matt variants, we offer jig and barrel facilities.

Read more about Tin Plating

Zinc Plating

Available with a range of passivates: clear, yellow, black and olive drab.

Read more about Zinc Plating

Additional Services


A zinc plated finish with a silicate sealant, offering improved corrosion resistance and meeting the requirements of the EVL and RoHS directives.


A decorative brass finish barrel, plated onto a nickel undercoat.


A barrel plated alternative to traditional chrome plating, ideal for small components and fasteners.

Passivation of Stainless Steel

Enhances the appearance and corrosion resistance of stainless steel items.


Zinc phosphating of small components.

Black oxide

Chemical blacking of mild steel, with or without an oil treatment.

Hydrogen de-embrittlement

Heat treatment to remove potential embrittlement, caused by electroplating.

Lubricant coatings

A range of torque control fluids, de-watering oils and lanolin coatings are available.

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