Blackened Steel Finish
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Blackened steel finish. To achieve maximal corrosion resistance the black oxide must be impregnated with oil or wax. You can achieve this finish with some pretty common household items. Epi s mid temperature black oxide process kool blak 225 blackens steel in 30 45 minutes and converts it to black iron oxide magnetite which provides a glossy black finish as well as protection for the part. We use hot rolled steel and clean the original scale of the steel to a blue black finish that has a clean durable classic industrial look.
Our team of craftsmen produce this finish through a proprietary process of cleaning and develop the final finish with a mixture of color tints and multiple clear coats. Mid temperature blackening processes offer dimensional stability smut free finishes and high quality results. Black oxide or blackening is a conversion coating for ferrous materials stainless steel copper and copper based alloys zinc powdered metals and silver solder. It is used to add mild corrosion resistance for appearance and to minimize light reflection.
Our blackened hot rolled finish is simple. Blackened steel refers to a number of techniques which can be used to produce a blackened finish on steels. How to blacken steel. Why blackened steel blackening not only protects the steel from rusting but the look is undeniably chic.
When possible fabricator shall use cold roll steel sheets and bars. Sample specification blackened steel railing components. In many architectural uses blackened steel may refer to galvanized steel with a blackened zinc patina oxide. The blackened finish also gives projects an industrial edgy look in commercial or high end residential projects you may have seen black accents on a fireplace or stairwell or blackened pieces that complement large commercial facilities to create unique architectural elements.
How to blacken steel with motor oil. In this video we go over the three step process of. Mg mcgrath custom finishing s pre blackened steel finishes provide architects and designers with a raw look of darkened a606 alloy steel on a mill surface. Shown here is a grit blasted finish on a36 steel rods blackened using a flat black lacquer and top coated with a clear lacquer.
Do it yourself blackening steel ez black 70 is a cold process brush on steel blackening patina. Blackening not only protects bare steel from rusting but the process also yields a relatively attractive finish. Among the processes include chemical baths and finishes cold coatings hot coatings with various levels of success.