Aqueous & Solvent Based Inhibitors & Sealants for all Metals

inhibitors and sealants

Birchwood Technologies offers a full line of different aqueous and solvent-based inhibitors and sealants to prevent rust and corrosion on all metal surfaces. Providing precise corrosion resistance, Birchwood Technologies rust preventative and corrosion inhibiting products enable selection according to your needs for lubricity, dryness and decorative appeal.

Referencing our handy corrosion resistance comparison chart, manufacturers can select the exact rust preventative that will best suit their needs. The different product formulations allow for variables such as the type of metal surface in question, term of protection needed, and conditions of exposure in handling, shipping and storage. Special considerations such as removability and post-treatment operations can be considered in the selection of the correct product.

Rust Preventives - Corrosion Resistance Comparison Chart

Solvent-Based Products

Product For Parts Requiring Salt Spray/Humidity
Sheath® RB1 Oil Extra lubricity for assembly 96 hrs / 400+ hrs
Dri-Touch® IRP1 Bare part protection 72 hrs / 250+ hrs
Dri-Touch® Low-VOC Low-VOC for bare parts 72 hrs / 250+ hrs
Dri-Touch® Amber Seal for black oxide/phosphate 96 hrs / 600+ hrs
Dri-Touch Amber Low-VOC Low-VOC seal for black oxide 96 hrs / 600+ hrs
Dri-Touch® Plus IRP3 Protection in storage 120 hrs / 800+ hrs
Dri-Touch® DS Dewatering Invisible protective film 72 hrs / 250+ hrs

Note: Salt Spray denotes ASTM B117 Salt Fog Test / Humidity denotes ASTM D1748 100% Humidity Test

Water-Based Products

Product For Parts Requiring Salt Spray/Humidity
Sheath® WS12 Soluble Oil Seal for black oxide/phosphate 48 hrs / 200+ hrs
Satin Shield® SS10 Slick, dry, satin finish 24 hrs / 200+ hrs
ClearLok® Urethane Hard, glossy finish 24 hrs / 200+ hrs
ClearLok Max Acrylic Polymer Hard, glossy finish 24 hrs / 200+ hrs

Note: Salt Spray denotes ASTM B117 Salt Fog Test / Humidity denotes ASTM D1748 100% Humidity Test

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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


Birchwood Technologies introduces Presto Black® SSB Room Temperature Blackening Process For Stainless Steel

Room Temperature Blackening Process For Stainless Steel

New Presto Black® SSB room temperature Stainless Steel blackening process is an immersion or brush-on solution for most stainless steel alloys and substrates. Creating an esthetic appealing finish, Presto Black® SSB can easily be used in production finishing, for manual touch-up needs, or for distressed decorative or architectural metalworking.

Presto Black® SSB reacts quickly and produces a non-dimensional black finish in 1-3 minutes in most brush-on applications. When used in-house for volume immersion finishing, the process is best implemented with a series of tanks for cleaning, rinsing, blackening, final rinsing and applying a final topcoat sealant for long term protection. The immersion process takes only 12-15 minutes to complete a full batch of parts. Pre-engineered finishing lines in sizes suitable for most finishing requirements are available from Birchwood Technologies.

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Quart Sized Brush-On Instant Blackeners For Metals Provide Quick Fixes For Touchups or Small Scale Finishing

3 Blackeners in Quart Size

Presto Black® BST4 Brush-On
Ideal for most iron and steel components, Presto Black® BST4 Brush-On is designed for application on any size part in limited quantities.

Antique Black® M24 Brush-On
Antique Black® M24 Brush-On provides blackening or browning of brass, bronze and copper alloys.

Aluma Black® A14 Brush-On
Designed just for aluminum alloys, Aluma Black® A14 Brush-On provides a durable, smooth black finish.

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