Military & Defense

Metal Chem Inc. provides high-end metal platings and coatings for the military & defense industry.

◦ Metal Platings ◦ Metal Coatings ◦ Metal Finishings ◦ NADCAP accredited
military & defense industry approvals

Metal Applications for the Military & Defense Industry

Since 1991, Metal Chem Inc. has been a trusted supplier for the military and defense industries, providing mil-spec coatings and plating for applications where function and peak performance are essential and failure is not an option. MCI is a NADCAP-Accredited facility performing complete coating system application in accordance with TT-C-490 and all derived military specifications within the specified time frames (4 t0 23 hours).

What sets MCI apart from other NADCAP-Accredited commercial plating companies is its vertical integration, providing all required services under one roof and Quality Management System. Logistically, this provides an advantage to our customers and ensures full compliance with all military specifications. Our contract review includes the verification of validation testing requirements derived from the military specs applicable to the client’s current contract stage, whether it’s for initial product qualification, continued process validation, or manufacturer qualification purposes. The validation testing includes, but it is not limited to:

    • Corrosion Resistance Test in accordance with ASTM-B117 and/or Accelerated Corrosion Testing per General Motors Spec GMW 14872, 
    • Coating thickness
    • Coating weights
    • Adhesion testing
    • Chemical resistance test


Metal Plating

Powder Coatings

Liquid Paints

Other Coatings

Who We Help
Aerospace & Military Metal Applications Approvals

Since 1991, Metal Chem Inc. has become one of the premiere metal plating and finishing companies in the country. Our NADCAP accreditation has allowed us to proudly fulfill the metal application needs of top technology pioneers in the aerospace, military and naval industries. As an industry leader in spec plating and metal finishing, our team has decades of experience handling complex projects that require a sophisticated level of detail.

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(818) 727-9951



21514 Nordhoff Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Business Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM