PMF Metalwork, Sussex, UK – perfectly manufactured metal fabrications


PMF Metalwork – Stainless steel bead blasted to soft industrial lustre

A wide variety of finishes are available for the different metals, some examples have been given below. However please contact us with your specific finishing requirements so that we can offer advice.


Aluminium can be anodized in a variety of colours the most common being natural (silver), red and blue. Alternatively small parts can be plated in a variety of finishes including electro nickel, bright nickel, bright chrome, tin and silver. Larger items can be powdercoated in a vast array of colours or a satin polish applied.


Brass can be bright, mirror or satin polished and a lacquer applied to prevent tarnishing. Alternatively it can be patinated using chemical process to give an aged patina. Smaller items can also be plated in a variety of finishes as detailed above.

Mild Steel

Mild steel can have a red zinc oxide undercoat applied, this is commonly used for structural steelwork particularly beams. Alternatively it can be hot dipped galvanised or hot zinc sprayed to protect it from the elements. Mild steel is often powdercoated in a very wide range of colours (including metallic colours). Please go to Interpon for futher details. Smaller items can also be plated in a variety of finishes including electro nickel, bright nickel, and bright chrome.  Alternatively it can be patinated and lacquered to give an organic aged patina.

Stainless steel

Stainless steel can be brushed polished to give a satin finish or highly polished to a bright and reflective finish similar to chrome. Alternatively it can have a bead blast finish applied to obtain a soft industrial lustre. Stainless steel can also be electro polished, which is used especially in the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries as it provides a high standard of cleanliness. Sometimes it is used for the stainless steel rails of boats.

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