Quality System

S E C Plating Pty Ltd has in place a fully certified quality system. The Company’s quality management system is certified for compliance with ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems – Requirements (SAI Global certificate number QEC 2894).  
S E C Plating Pty Ltd had British Aerospace Australia approval (No: Bae/AG10496/AUS)


NATA Accreditation

S E C Plating Pty Ltd is the only Australian electroplating facility equipped with a world recognised NATA accredited laboratory (Accreditation number 1667).

S E C Plating Laboratory is accredited by National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for technical and management competence compliant to ISO/IEC 17025 in the field of Chemical Testing for ISO 3497 Metallic coatings - measurement of coating thickness - X-ray spectrometric methods.

Process and Quality Control and Testing

S E C Plating Laboratory is a fully equipped, professionally staffed laboratory, capable of performing all electroplating and related solution analysis and testing, in addition to extensive process validation and product quality verification capabilities.

S E C Plating Laboratory is equipped to perform destructive and non-destructive testing on a wide variety of single & multi-layer plated coatings and substrates.

Test methods and equipment used at S E C Plating Laboratory include:-

  • Adhesion of chromate coatings: AS1789.
  • Adhesion of chemical conversion coatings: MIL-DTL-5541 and MIL-DTL-81706.
  • Adhesion of metallic coatings: AS2331.4.1 or SEC-LAB-116.
  • Coating thickness measurement by Magnetic Induction and Eddy current methods: AS2331.1.4.
  • Coating thickness measurement by dimensional-difference using Micrometer or Vernier Caliper: SEC-LAB-011.
  • Coating mass of chemical conversion coatings: MIL-DTL-5541 and MIL-DTL-81706.
  • Coating mass of chromate coatings: AS1789
  • Plating thickness measurement by X-ray spectrometric method (XRF): ISO3497. 
  • Plating thickness measurement by Dissolution methods: AS2331.2.1.
  • Plating thickness measurement by Coulometric method: AS2331.1.2.
  • Solderability test of tin and tin-lead coatings using Meniscograph IAW customer specifications.
  • Tarnish Resistance of Silver Coatings: SEC-LAB-102.

The metal finishing specifications that S E C  Plating can competently comply with span national, defence, aerospace, automotive and third party standards and specifications including but are not limited to: AS, ASTM, BS, DEF STAN, DIN, ISO, NAS, SAE and MIL..



S E C Plating Pty Ltd
A.C.N. 000 902 036 A.B.N. 94 000 902 036
105 Lakemba Street, Belmore NSW 2192. Australia. T: +61 2 9750 8011 - F: +61 2 9750 6565 - Email Us