Certifications

Alpha Metal Finishing is ISO 9001:2015 certified for anodizing, hardcoat, stainless steel passivation, and chromate conversion processes. We also have a type 01 Federal Firearms License (FFL) and serve manufacturers with type 07 or type 10 FFLs. See more on the types of FFLs at ATF.gov.


Understanding and Specifying Anodizing

Anodizing is perhaps the most common specified finish for aluminum components. We receive many questions from manufacturers related to how the process works. With the permission of Joseph Osborne we provide this excellent resource on understanding and specifying anodizing.