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Aeronautics and defence

Kanigen Group has been working for the defence and arms sectors for almost 30 years and offers a range of related services. Our electroless nickel processes allow us to meet many needs within this sector. Our company references include several clients, arms manufacturers and system builders. Given the aeronautics industry’s growing demands, we are considering implementing the EN9100 quality management system. 

Our solutions

Protection aeronautics market against corrosion

Protection against corrosion

defence market Reduction friction

Reduced friction

aeronautics and defence Applications optics

Optical applications

Qualified Processes

Kanigen Group is Rheinmetall quality standard-certified and also complies with the Thales standards.

Following standards can also be applied:

  • AMS 2404 ( which replaces the AMS-C-26074 standard and the Mil-C-26074E specification) and AMS 2454 (electroless nickel with PTFE)
  • DEF STAN 03-05

Kanigen is currently assessing the implementation of EN 9100.

Rheinmetal standard and Thales standard
Electroless nickel tanks

Means of Production

Bath dimensions

  • Electroless Nickel:
    • Non-alloyed steel: 3,100 x 2,200 x 2,000 mm
    • Aluminium: 2,600 x 2,050 x 1,000 mm
  • NiPtef and black electroless nickel: 
    • 600 x 600 x 1,500 mm


Electroless nickel

Radar parts, missile parts, armoured vehicle parts, free-cutting machines for the manufacture of casings and casing filling machines, etc.

Electroless nickel with PTFE

Machine gun parts and connectors 

Black electroless nickel

Connectors, weapons systems static parts, vision systems, housing front covers and fixtures, etc.

radar parts, missile parts, vehicle armour parts

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