About Us

Zachrome is an industrial bronze and chrome plater servicing the mining, rail, automotive and marine industries. Through our development of bronze plating we can offer corrosion protection of hydraulic components that exceed 6000hrs salt spray added to with a layer of hard chrome with a hardness of 1100Hv exposed hydraulic components can be used in the harshest of corrosive environments around the world.

Our world class plating facility operates 24hrs a day and our semi-automated plant can produce 1000’s of OEM approved parts per week. Zachrome is in partnership with some of the world’s leading suppliers of hydraulic safety critical components. We pride ourselves in being in partnership with our customers and our sub-contract operations are part of their route card so we can continue to meet exceptional on-time delivery in line with their production and builds.

We are ISO 9001-2015 approved and we believe quality is mandatory. We have a full inspection facility and all parts are 100% inspected. We are happy to talk with you to develop a product and have an engineering facility at our customers disposal.

Our History

R.Wilson & Co (Platers) Ltd was established in 1947 and has been trading for over 70 years, Zachrome is our trading name within the electroplating industry. We moved to our present site in 1950 where we now have over 25,000 square ft of modern manufacturing facilities with overhead craneage for up to 3 tonne.

We are specialist industrial chrome & bronze platers and have a full engineering department that are pleased to advise from design/refurbishment through to finish with over 60 years’ experience at your disposal. If you are looking for chrome and bronze plating services.