At Arkote, we are constantly searching for ways to improve our services. Not only do we identify faults and the causes of failures in existing applications, Arkote’s Research & Development laboratories have also built relationships with other research institutions, providing Arkote access to facilities and equipment such as electron microscopy, x-ray spectroscopy and other analysis techniques.

Through many years of experience and close relationships with key suppliers and industry technical authorities, Arkote can offer advice on alternate processes and products to help with:

  • Improved production turnarounds

  • Longer life of substrates and or coating system performance

  • Cost down on projects

  • Increase environmental compliance and responsibility

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Our skilled blasting team operates a dedicated enclosed and dust controlled blast chamber designed to handle a variety of shapes and sizes up to lengths of 10 metres and widths of 3 metres easily. Larger items can be processed, but take further planning

Arkote Coating Systems Kolorkote, Tuffkote, Endurakote, Ultrakote is known for its durability and longevity. Not only is resistant to corrosion and severe weather conditions, but it’s also highly resistant to scratching and chipping.

Arkote offer hot metal spraying of zinc and aluminium for:

  • EMI shielding requirements;

  • Corrosion protection;

  • Specialised decoration effects;

  • Replacing hot dip galv on delicate or architectural metalwork.

We specialise in the application of protective coatings. We use the finest top quality ingredients, ensuring your expectations are met to the highest standards.


All of our protective coatings, either metal or aluminium substrates can be coated in-house, for a variety of needs and levels; Defense, Industrial, Architectural or Ultra High Class.

Premium Equipment Protection for Ute Trays, Truck Trays, Trailers, Service Bodies, Tool Boxes, Barwork.  Super Tough, Durable, Long lasting & Easy to Clean. 

Grippakote Coating performs well in the paths, walkways, areas subject to foot traffic and other instances where non slip surface is required. Grippakote Anti - Slip Coating system provides: tough, durable, non slipery surface

Refractakote by Arkote heat resistant powder coatings protects surfaces exposed to prolonged temperatures that reach up to 550°C. Refractakote by Arkote is a high temperature powder coating that is silicone based and free from volatile organic compounds (VOC's).

Pad printing is an effective method of achieving high precision as well as fine detail. We print for a range of sectors and industries, including medical, audio-visual, electronics and communications, consistently achieving quality results.

Arkote offer both automatic and manual powder coating application options, along with corona discharge equipment for the application of powered polyesters, epoxies and nylon (Rilsan). Hot application processes are used for thick and extremely smooth finishes.

We have the capacity for large batch processing of job lots and volume processing for repetition contracts.

Only the highest quality zinc epoxy primers are applied before top coating with a powder coat.

Arkote offer a range of high quality, wet spray finishes for many products from small plastic parts to large off shore fabrications. We strive to maintain reliable turn around times without sacrificing the quality of the finish.


We currently have management systems that comply to ISO 9001 & QS 9000 and are in the process of implementing to conform with TS 16949 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental and AS 4801 OH&S.

Arkote are approved suppliers and have 2nd party accreditation to:

  • Australian Submarine Corporation

  • British Aerospace 

  • ETSA

  • General Dynamics Land Systems Australia

  • Strachan and Henshaw Australia

  • Mitsubishi Motors Australia