Birchwood Technologies Introduces BC40 Presto Black® In-House Room Temperature Finishing System.
BC40 Presto Black In-House Room Temperature Finishing System

Manufacturers evaluating taking Black Oxide finishing in-house now have a low cost and safe entry option with the Birchwood Technologies BC40 Presto Black finishing system. The seven-tank process line, with 20 minute room temperature blackening capabilities, comes complete with tank system, heaters, plumbing connections, tank lids. Adding a Birchwood Technologies preconfigured ION exchange system to purify and recycle rinse waters makes a closed-loop, zero-discharge operation and eliminates environmental concerns.

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Antique Finishes Ideal For Already-Installed Components With Easy To Use Brush-On Solutions From Birchwood Technologies

Brush-On Solutions

Birchwood Technologies Brush-On Solutions create rich tones for copper, brass, bronze, steel and aluminum. Fast and easy to apply, these coatings provide attractive, decorative finishes for installed components in already finished areas. Several of the products have a Gel consistency that gives the user ultimate control over the coloring reaction while helping to eliminate undesirable staining due to runs, drips and splashing.

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Free Sample Finishing to Evaluate Options

Evaluate whether in-house metal finishing is right for your Iron, Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Bronze, Nickel, or Silver parts.

Free Sample Finishing to Evaluate Options

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Low-Temperature Black Oxide Of Ferrous Metal Gears - Enhanced Control Of Quality, Scheduling With Zero/Low Labor Costs Using The Newest Automated Process

Low-Temperature Black Oxide Of Ferrous Metal Gears

In-house black oxide finishing for gears is becoming more attractive than outsourcing for one simple reason: it offers more effective control of quality, scheduling and costs.

This article describes the latest trends in black oxide finishing and offers an in-house alternative that enhances quality, speeds shipments and lowers costs.

The True Cost Of Outsourced Black Oxide Finishing

Due to the hazardous nature of most black oxide processes, manufacturers have traditionally been forced to ship parts to an outside plant for black oxide finishing. In the process, they incur extra costs and turnaround times that make it difficult to satisfy customer shipping demands. In addition, this outsourcing requires higher in-process inventory levels and makes it impossible to have direct control over quality.

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Sculpture And Original Artistic Metal Designs Radiate Their True Beauty When Finished With One Of Birchwood Technologies' Antiquing Options

Birchwood Technologies' eight Antiquing options.

Metal sconces, figurines, sculpture and original metal artistic creations take on a refined, elegant look and feel when finished with one of Birchwood Technologies' eight Antiquing options.

Artists, blacksmiths and designers working with metal find that the beauty of their creations is increased when finished properly. Their creation’s intrinsic beauty is magnified by the finish applied. By choosing one of Birchwood Technologies’ antiquing finishes, these creators can add just the right color and tone for maximum effect. Unlike other finishes including paint cover-ups, these Birchwood Technologies finishes blend into the metal substrate and enhance their overall "look and feel." Read More


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