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Chemetall’s complete portfolio is well-known for superior surface appearance and characteristic


Pretreatment prior to paint

Perfect adhesion and long-term corrosion protection are typical requirements for aluminum pretreatment. Whether you select one of Chemetall’s conventional pretreatment processes or environmentally-sound chrome-free passivation processes: our products for the pretreatment of aluminum prior to the coating process provide a long-lasting paint adhesion and corrosion protection. For wet paint and for powder paint processes, you can rely on the great variety of our product range and on our long-standing experience.


Attractive design and long-lasting corrosion protection:

The anodic oxidation – anodizing – offers manifold possibilities for an attractive appearance and a high-performance corrosion protection for your aluminum surfaces. Chemetall is your one-stop supplier of customized products and processes for all your anodizing applications. Leveraging our expertise in the field, we provide first-class support to make your processes even more efficient and your aluminum surfaces aesthetic and bright in form and function.


Leading pretreatment technologies for a sustainable future

Chemetall has always been a pioneer in technology, e.g., we have been successfully serving the industry with our chrome-free pretreatment product portfolio for more than 25 years, underlines our goal to contribute to a sustainable future. Our customers can choose from a wide range of solutions to address their specific needs and can count on our support to accomplish high performing, safe and environmentally sound processes. To name a few of our leading-edge product families:


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Global R&D center and Regional Service Labs

Innovation has always been the key to Chemetall’s success, especially in the current dynamic market environment. The knowledge and skills of our highly qualified employees is our most valuable resource and the source of our innovative strength. This is how we ensure our and our customer’s long-term business success. In addition, we enhance our capabilities and customer service with a dedicated global Technical Center for Aluminum Finishing in combination with regional R&D centers, a bold local service footprint, leveraging where required the global BASF network.


Chemetall is the global supplier of choice

With decades of experience in pretreating metal substrates, Chemetall is globally recognized as a supplier of environmentally-sound and game-changing technologies to the Aluminum Finishing Industry.

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Trust & quality is one of our indicators

We are proud of our partnership with leading companies and membership in global, regional associations throughout the world. Everywhere in the world, our aluminum finishing experts work in close partnership with you, our customers, to satisfy your specific requirements for the pretreatment prior to paint and anodizing of your aluminum surfaces.


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