We provide regular updates to keep you informed of new developments within our firm.


Continuous Improvement.

POSTED 12.12.18

Continuous improvement, an expression some of us are all too familiar with. The acceptance of complacency in a continually growing and varying market simply equates to stagnation. Here at Aerofin our service is continually evolving to meet our customers’ needs in an increasingly demanding market place. Alongside process control testing, we are seeing increasing amounts of process qualification testing with initiatives such as REACH. In these situations we have to be responsive to our customers’ requirements. As 2018 nears to an end, a brief summary of the year at Aerofin has seen: • Growth in capacity of accelerated environmental testing

Paint Qualification.

POSTED 12.12.18

As an independent privately-owned laboratory/test facility Aerofin have to be aware, flexible and receptive to new ideas and the demands of our customers and the wider surface coatings market place. This was certainly the case when we were recently approached by Jim Rowbotham of Pexa regarding Bombardier in receipt testing of paint. Bombardier have a requirement that batches of paint are tested upon receipt of the Bombardier supplier from the manufacturer to ensure they are compliant. This suite of testing is something that Aerofin has conducted previously on a small scale for existing customers, however it was Jim’s plan that

POSTED 18.12.17

We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a successful New Year. We will be closed for Christmas from the 23rd December – 2nd  January. Please continue to email us with any enquiries and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Airbus Approval

POSTED 14.12.17

Christmas has come early at Aerofin Laboratories and we are pleased to announce that we now have Airbus approval. If you would like any further information on the scope of our approval please get in touch on 01278 783151 or email on

Paint Testing

POSTED 13.09.17

Aerofin Laboratories aim to satisfy all the testing requirements of paint processing facilities. we are constantly updating our range of testing.

Aerofin Laboratories can conduct qualitative & quantitative tests for evaluating the adhesion of organic and inorganic coatings on various substrates. Methods include: Pull off testing, Bend, Burnishing, Chisel-Knife, File, Grind-Saw, Heat-Quench, Impact, Peel and Scribe-Grid-Tape testing.

Many adhesion methods require conditioning or exposure to a specific environment prior to test. Aerofin Laboratories have the facilities to subject test pieces to humidity, Temperature, immersion and corrosion salt spray to name a few.

Test Methods include: