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Hard Anodising Electrolytic Treatment Line

Hard Anodising Electrolytic Treatment Line

Pernat Industrie, Bordeaux, France

Liquidation of assets due to reorganisation.

High quality, fully automatic, electrolytic treatment line used for hard anodising and effluent treatment plant.


A successful sale of this high quality plant exceeding revenue goals for the client.


Pernat Industrie, Bordeaux, France, were undertaking a reorganisation of their manufacturing facility leaving this hard anodising line and effluent treatment plant redundant. Riley Surface World was asked to appraise the plant and form a strategy for removal.

Pernat SMJ used this line in the production of automotive components on behalf of Ford motors, and needed to make room for new equipment installed to fulfil an exclusive contract to supply Renault.

The plant consisted was built by STS Industrie SA and included 

  • 20 metres of very heavy duty 304 stainless steel structure and 7 tanks (18 stations) 
  • Including walkway, heavy duty base frame raise off floor for maintenance and cleaning
  • Twin manual loading/unloading stations with heavy duty flight bar trolleys, plus single flight bar holding bay
  • Fully automatic multi-speed transporter with laser positioning 
  • Single operator total process control. VK Vision software

Given the quality and condition of the plant, and it's existing use in the automotive industry Riley Surface World was able to find a buyer, a very large Mexican, subcontract plater looking to fulfil quality hard anodising contracts in the USA aerospace market.

Rileys assembled and managed an on site team to industrially clean and decommission the plant including packing and shipping via sea freight.

Hard Anodising Electrolytic Treatment Line

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