Announcement: AFL Acquisition by EPTEC

We are pleased to announce our acquisition of Adelaide based AFL Services, another key step in our expansion strategy.
AFL will further enhance our already significant presence in the South Australian Defence and Infrastructure markets.

AFL Services provides specialist coatings and corrosion protection services to the defence, mining, civil and maritime industries.
The acquisition leverages the industry recognised strengths of both firms to offer our clients the very best corrosion protection solutions, technical expertise, safety, and quality.

EPTEC Defence and Infrastructure Asset Remediation Solutions


AFL Services through innovation will link specialist skills and provide a Blanket approach to corrosion and maintenance issues. We offer Australian Standard Compliance, Innovation, and Practical Engineered Packages of the Highest Quality and Workmanship.


Our vision is to research and develop systems to aid clients and their specific needs with cost effective next generation solutions.


Structural Remediation

AFL delivers the structure remediation on both steel and concrete. We can do:

  • Concrete Repair
  • Structural Strengthening
  • Cathodic Protection
  • Shotcrete Application

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Specialty Protective Coatings

AFL Services does a broad range of protective coating such as:

  • Epoxy
  • Polyurethanes
  • Organic and inorganic zinc-rich
  • Fibreglass
  • Plastic
  • Conductive or non-conductive

Concrete Repairs
Structural – Decorative

Span from retaining walls to block feature walls to rendering to texture coatings. AFL completed a large project on the Torrens to Torrens Project where we repaired texture coating on four kilometres of wall.

AFL are the go-to people when it’s more than just a house painter needed.

Passive Fire Protection

AFL Services price itself in its ability to be able to apply vermiculite and intumescent coatings to the required film thicknesses. This is proven to be more and more needed to be a cosmetic finish due to feature columns and features steelwork inside the various locations.

Hazardous Coating Removal

AFL Services is known for its premium level of environment protection under the PCCP 3,4, 5 and 6 category.

AFL has an exceptional knowledge of abrasive blasting and the difference between surface cleanliness and surface profile including grit and shot description.

Water Asset

AFL Services is in line with our Environmental Protection Policy having a Water Asset Protection Plan used in conjunction with a Project Management Plan to deliver some of the best outcomes for Water Asset Protection.

Heritage Restoration
Various Substrates

AFL has a vast knowledge in Bura Charter in South Australia among other charters around Australia for heritage restoration with our knowledge of various substrates and ability to provide holistic solutions to concrete, timber, glass, etc.

Environmental Protection

AFL Services have an in-house Environmental Engineer who oversees the Environmental Management Plan for each and every project.

Coating Removal Specialists

AFL has evolved into the paint removal market. We can remove many different types of coatings from various substrates such as metals, concrete, wood, etc.:

  • PFOS and PFAS
  • Industrial Coating
  • Hazardous Coating

Ultra High Pressure Services

AFL Services have the ability to perform Ultra High-Pressure Services.

  • Water Jetting
  • Pressure Washing
  • Hydro Demolition

Waterproofing Membrane Application

Waterproofing protects structural integrity and health. It reduces maintenance costs and cleanup.  AFL has the expertise to apply waterproofing on:

  • Tanking/basement
  • Flat Roofs
  • Concrete Water Tanks
  • Retaining Walls

Other Services

AFL Services also perform other services:

  • Expansion Joint Removal or Installation
  • Bird Netting Removal or Installation
  • Denso Petrolatum Tapes Installation
  • CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer) Installation

Jack Miller

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Jack Miller, Project Engineer

Jack Miller

Shiloh Phillips, Ladd Electrical

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“All of the paint work came out perfect. You gave us a great service and I will recommend AFL Services in the future. Thank you”

Shiloh Phillips
Ladd Electrical

Nick McAuley

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“Many thanks for the job you have done and the time AFL did the job in, SMART fabrication is very impressed.”

Nick McAuley

Dave Raynor WHS consultant/educator

A great presentation to your work group today Adam, a credit to the management team for your proactive approach in regards to the Covid 19 Health crisis, keep up the fantastic job regards Dave Rayner WHS consultant/educator

Dave Raynor
WHS consultant/educator

Veterans SA

Catherine Walsh