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A Dorsetware Christmas Tale

Once upon a time, Dorsetware, a metal finishing company in Poole, had a very odd encounter at Christmas. The team get all sorts of metal items through their doors for metal finishing, electroplating, chrome ...

Anodised Parts Help British Team Aim High

A British team is working to develop a car that will potentially be capable of reaching 1,000mph. Powered by a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, Bloodhound SSC has been designed to break the world land-speed record ...

Different Surface Coatings for Different Purposes

Quick Reference Guide Metal Finishing for Corrosion Resistance Alocrom 1200(self-healing properties) Alkaline Zinc Nickel (excellent, even after thermal shock) Anodising (creates oxidic layer) Bright Acid Tin (withstands high heat and has non-toxic properties) Bright ...

How We Handle Big Orders Using Our Forklift

As a leading plating and metal finishing company in Dorset, we take on many metal finishing projects. These can involve a large volume of items, meaning we need more than a little muscle – ...

BSI Accreditation – What Does It Mean?

Dorsetware Ltd is a plating and metal finishing company that is proud to hold membership with the British Standards Institution (BSI), which implements quality management standards throughout the UK. The BSI has a history ...

Pick Up & Drop Off Service

At Dorsetware we pride ourselves on delivering the best electroplating and anodizing services possible to our customers both within the workshop and outside the workshop, which is why we’re excited to talk about our ...

Fischerscope® X-Ray

At Dorsetware we pride ourselves in providing the best in electroplating and anodizing services but we wouldn’t be as good at what we do if we didn’t have the right equipment. Introducing the Fischerscope ...

SEA Accreditation – What Does it Mean?

As one of the leading plating and metal finishing companies in Dorset, it is important that we remain up to date with all of the latest news and legislation both on a national and ...

Electroplating Guide: Aluminium Anodosing, Alocrom & Iridite NCP Coating

Anodosing is one of the most popular metal finishing services provided by Dorsetware. We offer colour, aluminium, black, chromic acid, custom colour and sulphuric acid anodising in Poole, Dorset. Along with Alocrom plating and ...

What is Zinc Plating?

Zinc plating remains one of Dorsetware’s most popular coatings. Low-cost but highly effective, zinc plating, coating and passivation is a fantastic method of protecting against corrosion. The reason for zinc plating’s popularity is down ...

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  • Drop off & delivery service
  • Express service with 24 hr turnaround
  • BSI accredited
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  • No quantity too small

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