Chemeon Surface Technology LLC

2241 Park Pl., Bldg. B
Minden, NV 89423 US


Our chemistry is your solution.

CHEMEON Surface Technology (formerly Metalast), with roots dating back to 1994, is a B2B provider offering hard material surface engineering solutions to its global customers. CHEMEON is the only Woman Owned Small Business in the world that is licensed by the US Navy to manufacture and provide MIL-SPEC QPD/QPL Hex Free/Trivalent Chromate Conversion Technology, specifically TCP-HF, TCP-HF EPA, TCP-HF SP and TCP-NP.

CHEMEON’s comprehensive line of surface finishing chemistry is a one-stop solution for all needs including extending corrosion resistance, sealing, improving paint adhesion, and coating durability. These solutions are designed to increase productivity and profitability, while improving consistency and elevating the standard of the finishes they provide.

CHEMEON’s patented and proprietary chemistries are internationally recognized for providing environmentally responsible hard material surface treatments and solutions. CHEMEON’s services include parts processing, customized technical support, product testing and analyses, research and development, and advanced surface technology training classes in their Tech Center.

As Seen In Products Finishing

Parts coated with eTCP.

Chemeon’s eTCP Offers Visual Verification for Coated Parts
Coating has safe trivalent chemistry and distinctive violet-blue hue.

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A Conversation With Shay Davis, Chemeon Surface Technology
Shay Davis is an Army veteran who was a crew chief on UH-60 BlackHawk helicopters stationed in South Korea.

Chemeon Research Scientist Alec Kindall

Chemeon Adds Research Scientist
Alec Kindall recently earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Arizona State University.

Chemeon TCP-HF and TCP-NP anodic seals

Room-Temp Anodic Seals Outperform Hot Dichromate Seals
At Sur/Fin 2018, Chemeon will highlight the performance of its TCP-HF (hexavalent-free) and TCP-NP (no-prep) room-temperature anodic seals in independent third-party testing.

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Chemeon Scientists to Present at Florida Finishers Conference
Catherine Munson, Ph.D., will present “Chemeon TCP as a Room Temperature Seal for Anodized Aluminum” at 4 p.m. on February 7, and Sjon Westre, Ph.D., will present “Current Density Anodizing and the 720 Rule” at 11 a.m. on February 8.

Chemeon chemists Dr. Catherine Munson, Shay Davis and Joe Harrington

Chemeon Adds Two Chemists, Promotes Another
Chemeon Surface Technology has added Dr. Catherine Munson as a research chemist and Joe Harrington as an analytical chemist, and promoted Shay Davis to product support chemist/business development manager.

How to Apply the 720 Rule to Current Density Anodizing
What can you tell me about the 720 Rule as it applies to current density anodizing? Plating expert Sjon Westre, Ph.D., from Chemeon answers this question.

Chemeon Introduces Trivalent Chromate Surface Technologies
Chemeon Surface Technology introduces its TCP-HF RTU (hexavalent-free/ready-to-use) trivalent chromate alongside a novel trivalent colorant.

A Conversation with Dr. Sjon Westre, Chemeon Surface Technology
Dr. Westre was named vice president of technology for Chemeon in October with an emphasis on anodizing and conversion coating solutions.

Chemeon Marketing Chemicals Under Changed Name
Company divested itself of former Metalast name.

A Conversation with…Madylon and Dean Meiling, Chemeon
In 2013, Madylon and Dean Meiling became owners of Metalast, a Nevada-based supplier of chemistries for the plating industry.


Anodizing Process Eliminates Human Error
Universal's computerized anodizing system uses a unique blend of additives and pulsing techniques to build oxide coatings on aluminum. . .

Product Categories of Chemeon Surface Technology LLC

Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Anodizing Processes, aluminum
Anodizing Sealants
Chromium-Free Conversion Coatings for Aluminum
Consultants, independent, aluminum finishing
Dyes, anodizing
Mass-Finishing Supplies