More than 1,100 square meters of coatings every day!
With its highly automated production lines, LMS coats more than 1,100 square meters of plastic surfaces every day. The availability of our cycle-controlled electroplating plant can be optimally planned for this. In addition, we always ensure consistently high quality.
Underneath our coating is a structure comprising a copper layer, up to three layers of nickel and a final layer of chrome. We flexibly adjust the exact layer thickness – depending on the customer’s requirements.
Flexibility through variants – aligned to requirements and industry
LMS offers a wide range of services: Our customers can therefore flexibly choose between several variants depending on their needs: high-gloss, microporous or micro-cracked. At the end of the year, dark chrome and satin will additionally be available for selection.
Our customers come from the automotive sector and have components finished for use in the interior and exterior. These include bumper strips, radiator grilles and side trim panels. However, we also process products for sanitary requirements and other areas of the consumer goods industry.
Professional quality testing: Tests in our own laboratory
In order to guarantee a convincing result at all times, LMS carries out extensive quality analyses. For example, we have our own laboratory area. There we continuously check the composition of the baths as well as the quality of all currently produced components.
To test the applied coating thicknesses, we work with micrographs, microscopes and special couloscopes. For corrosion protection we use the CASS test and in our climatic chambers we analyze the temperature resistance of the chromium-plated products.
Cutting-edge galvanizing plant for highest expectations
At the beginning of 2022 we converted our galvanizing plant to the modern Chrome-III coating process. This works with a lower chromium content so that fewer harmful waste products are produced – and we thus reduce the burden on the environment.
At the same time, the new process offers very good resistance properties and outstanding corrosion resistance. Last but not least, the safety of our employees during the production process is increased even further.
In summary, this means: We can meet both the high demands of our customers and all important EU requirements for sustainability and occupational safety.