Who are Plasma Coatings Limited?

Since 1971 Plasma Coatings Limited (PCL) has provided a specialist service to industry using thermal spraying technology to apply metal, ceramic and composite coatings to a wide range of components. During this time we have built a reputation for providing a quality and reliable service. As thermal spraying contractors to the Aerospace, Commercial and Biomedical industries, we are approved to AS9100 in addition to holding specific OEM approvals from a range of companies that include:

  • Rolls-Royce Plc
  • AETC Limited
  • UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Finmeccanica S.p.A – Leonardo Aircraft


Additionally, to satisfy ever-increasing stringent Aerospace prime requirements, Nadcap accreditation has been achieved for the various coating process systems operated by the company. In addition, our Quality Management system is also Nadcap accredited and ‘Merit’ status has been held by the company on all accreditations since 2005.

What we can do for you

Plasma Coatings Limited supplies functionally effective surfaces that can withstand a wide range of corrosive and tribological environments. Coatings chosen from an extensive range of metallic, ceramic and composite materials are applied by the appropriate thermal spraying process chosen from one of the following:


  • Plasma
  • High Velocity Oxy-Fuel
  • Flame Spray Wire
  • Flame Spray Powder

Robotic controlled spraying facilities allow us to process components up to 1.5 metres in diameter. Our laboratory facilities enable coatings to be examined by micro-evaluation and hardness testing to monitor and control key coating characteristics. The laboratory facilitates the acquisition of new coating approvals to further enhance the service provided to our customers and broaden our portfolio.