AFC Anodising & Finishing

2-4 Seagull Lane, Emsworth, Hampshire, UK, PO10 7QH
Telephone: +44 (0) 2392 008518


AFC Anodising & Finishing

There are several published British and International specifications covering anodising, Electroless Nickel Plating, and related processes.

The major specifications are summarised as follows:



ISO British Specification Military Specification
Sulphuric Acid Anodising  



BS EN 2284


MIL-A-8625 Type II

DEF STAN 03-25

Hard Anodising
ISO 10074



MIL-A-8625 Type III

DEF STAN 03-26


Chromic Acid Anodising  

BS EN 2101

MIL-A-8625 Type I

DEF STAN 03-24



Chromate Conversion Coatings


DEF STAN 03-18




Certificate of Conformance may be issued against specifications and the relevant testing may be undertaken provided suitable test specimens are supplied.


from the quality manager

Obsolete specifications such as DEF STAN 151, DTO 910 and DTD 930 may be quoted on old drawings; the requirements of these specifications have been superseded by the specifications listed here.
Mathew Rothwell - Quality Manager