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Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT Ltd

Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT Ltd

Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT Ltd are a long established and highly regarded applicator of coatings onto plastics. Our speciality is in applying optically clear coatings to flat, 2D and 3D thermoplastics to enhance their abrasion, chemical and UV resistance. Other properties are also available, including, Anti-Fog, Anti-Static, Non Glare and metalized.

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Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT Ltd.

Unit 8, Lagrange, Lichfield Road Industrial Estate
B79 7XD Tamworth, Staffordshire
United Kingdom

Tel. +44 1827 634 89

Fax: +44 1827 519 18

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Mon. - Thurs.: 8:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Fri.: 8:30 - 18:00 Uhr

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Justin Kidd

works manager


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Jonathan Wall

technical sales engineer


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Gill Passey



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Steve Herbert

engineering manager


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Welcome to Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT Ltd - previously Optical Coating Technologies Ltd

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Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT Ltd has operated for over 20 years from a modern specialist coating facility located in the heart of the United Kingdom.

Multiple application methods are available, including vapour deposition, dip, spray and flow. This means that we are able to use the most cost effective and technically best coating method for each product.

Our services

Optically clear coatings can be applied by vapour deposition, spray, dip or flow coating, depending on the size, form and propoerties required for the finished component.

Fabricator and supplier of large format sheets, in thicknesses from 1mm to 12mm with optically clear, non glare and anti-static applied to one or both sides.

Coating Properties

  • Abrasion Resistant Coatings
  • Chemical Resistant Coatings
  • UV Resistant Coatings
  • Gold Coating
  • Dirt/Grime Resistant coating
  • Anti-fog/Anti-mist Coatings
  • Non-glare Coatings
  • Graffiti Resistant Coatings
  • Anti-static Coatings

Process services

Optically clear coatings can be applied by spray, dip or flow coating, depending on the size, form and properties required for the finished component.

Special services

  • Versatile production processes
  • No minimum batch sizes
  • Fast turn-around options


  • Personal Protection Equipment

    Personal Protection Equipment


    • Face shields
    • Goggles 
    • welding visors
  • Automotive Industry

    Automotive Industry


    • Headlamp lenses
    • interior and exterior trim
    • glazing for off road vehicles
    • fly screens
    More information
  • Engineering



    • Guarding
    • instrument covers
    More information
  • Rail Industry

    Rail Industry


    • Train headlamps
    • trackside signage
    • Passenger information displays
  • Medical Industry

    Medical Industry


    • Instrument covers 
  • Architectural Industry

    Architectural Industry


    • glazing
    • lighting 
  • Other Industries

    Other Industries

    • Signage - Information Display signs for the High Street, Public Transport applications and visual displays
    • Military – Gas mask lenses
    • Police – Riot shields, visors
    • Fire Service – Face shields, thermal imaging camera housings

Quality & Know-How


Our thermally or UV cured coatings are applied in purpose built clean rooms by a wide range of application methods, including vapour deposition, dip, flow and spray.

The applied coatings will, add value and considerably extend the life of the product for both usability and appearance by improving abrasion, chemical and UV resistance.They can also add other properties such as Anti-static and Anti-Fog.

We are also able to apply gold onto polycarbonate using our Vapour Deposition equipment. The process is carried out under vacuum, and uses gold at a purity of 99.99%.

In addition to our coating capabilities, we are a leading stockist and supplier of coated plastic sheet material in 1mm to 12mm thick.The large format sheets can be supplied with a number of different coatings and can be supplied to your final size using our in house fabricating equipment. The coated sheets are ideal for use in either interior or exterior applications and can be supplied with different types of coating on either one or both sides.

We are BSI accredited to ISO 9001:2105, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18801:2007

Aalberts Surface Treatment OCT – The premier applicator of optically clear coatings onto thermoplastics.


Aalberts surface treatment offers security

We want to offer you the greatest possible security.

That is why our Aalberts surface treatment sites are certified.

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