ISO 9001:2008 registered, with 3 facilities nationwide.
Discover the AFR Advantage.


We understand the value of returning your products 100% clean. AFR's Thermal Clean™ process ensures complete coating removal. This means your parts and fixtures are returned clean and free from ash, rust or residue, within lead times as short as 24 to 48 hours.

Paint Removal for Production Parts

You have production parts with defective or rejected paint coatings that need to be stripped. Quickly.

American Finishing Resources is THE Industrial Stripping Expert and your source for Metal Cleaning. We have years of experience and the best reputation in the coatings removal industry. Plus, with 3 facilities nationwide and our own transportation company, we have a full-service solution to pick up and return your parts quickly and ready for your Paint, Powder Coat or E-Coat Line.

AFR provides thermal or chemical stripping of coatings from:

  • Steel
  • Spring Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Castings
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Brass
  • Copper Substrates

Paint Removal for Paint Racks & Tooling

We know paint line coating racks and tooling better than anyone, and our unparalleled coatings removal process for these items is proof. We know that anything less than totally clean hooks or fixtures can lead to coating defects, higher total cleaning costs, and unnecessary chemical expenses. Our process is fast, efficient and thorough so that your paint line can be, too.

Our proprietary removal processes include:

  • Thermal and Chemical Coatings Removal for Production Parts,
    including our Thermal Clean™ "burn-off" process that removes paint, powder and e-coat and returns perfectly clean production parts ready for your coatings line.
  • Thermal and Chemical Coatings Removal for Paint Line Racks & Tooling,
    returning your tooling completely clean and ash-free.
  • Custom-designed burn-off carts that maximize the volume of tooling that can be placed on each cart, minimizing total cleaning expenses.
  • ISO 9001:2008-registered Quality Systems.