Pretreatment

Clean surfaces that are free from oils, soils and oxides will allow for optimum plating adhesion. Our complete line of pretreatment products provides dependable cleaning of surfaces to be plated and a variety of product combinations to overcome the most complex pretreatment challenges.

  • Soak Cleaners

    We offer a variety of soak cleaners in powder, liquid and concentrated surfactant forms. All of our soak cleaners are highly water soluble and have excellent detergency.

  • Electro Cleaners

    Our electro cleaners are available in powder, liquid and concentrated surfactant forms. Each of our electro cleaner products are highly water soluble and low foaming even in high agitation processes.

  • Spray Cleaners

    Our spray cleaner products are effective in most tank or conveyor booth processing applications.

  • Pickle Inhibitors

    Columbia’s PICKLE PAL products provide protection to steel parts to prevent etching or smutting during the acid pickling process. These inhibitors contain a non-film-forming amine that rinses freely for a clean surface prior to plating.