Metal Plating in Northern Virginia

Fast Turnaround, Consistent Results

Contractors, manufacturers, and government agencies in Northern Virginia turn to K&L Plating for consistent results and fast turnaround for their metal coating and finishing needs. Our metal treatments and finishing processes are adaptable, to meet your tight tolerances, specifications, and schedule.

About K&L Plating

For over 60 years, K&L Plating has provided metal plating and finishing to companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic states. From our facilities in southern PA, we have the capacity and experience to handle projects of any size — from small components to large substrates.

Our metal finishing processes include zinc plating, phosphate coating, anodizing aluminum, chemical film conversion, electroless nickel plating, solid film lubrication, and stainless steel passivation.

All our processes go through our robust internal QA testing to ensure accurate, consistent results. And all our processes comply with military, government, environmental, and industry-specific standards.

Industries We Serve

  • Defense/Military
  • Aerospace
  • Railroad
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Mass Transit
  • Energy
  • Communications
  • Agricultural
  • Heavy Equipment

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Plating & Finishing

  • Same day or next day quote
  • Fully Compliant with Military, SAE (AMS), ISO, and ASTM specifications
  • Convenient pick up and delivery
  • Expedited service available



Our Specifications

  • AMS-2404F
  • AMS 2700E (Types 1-8)
  • ASTM A380
  • ASTM A967 Nitric 1-5
  • ASTM B117
  • ASTM B633 (Type I-VI)
  • ASTM B733
  • FED-STD-595
  • MIL-A-8625 (Type II & III)
  • MIL-C-16173
  • MIL-C-26074E
  • MIL-DTL-16232 (Type Z)
  • MIL-DTL-53022E
  • MIL-DTL-53030D
  • MIL-DTL-53072E
  • MIL-DTL-5541F (Type I & II)
  • MIL-DTL-64159B
  • MIL-PRF-46010 (Type I & II)
  • MIL-STD-753
  • TT-C-490
  • QQ-P-35

About Northern Virginia

Because of their close proximity to the Pentagon, Dulles International Airport, and headquarters of various government agencies in Washington DC, northern Virginian communities have become important centers of business for defense, aerospace, commercial, and national security sectors. These communities include Arlington, McLean, Tysons, Reston, Chantilly, Falls Church, Alexandria, Fairfax, Woodbridge, and more.


K&L Plating has become a trusted supplier for major defense & military contractors. From our shop in Lancaster, PA, we are just a few hours from most manufacturing facilities in the Mid-Atlantic states, including the Beltway. This means more reliable scheduling, faster shipping, and a quicker turnaround for your metal plating job. Call us today to get a free quote.

pentagon in northern virginiaBecause of the Pentagon and the headquarters of other key government agencies, Northern Virginia has become an important location for defense & security contractors.

Request a Quote for Metal Plating

Contact K&L Plating to receive a quote for your next metal plating job. Fill out the online form and we will get you a custom quote within the next business day.

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