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Black Oxide Kits

Room Temperature Blackening Of Steel and Iron

NEW - Now Select Penetrating Sealer For An Oily Finish or Caswell Sealer For A Dry Finish

This new technique was developed by the commercial gun blue manufacturers as a more environmentally friendly system than the commonly used hot application. Parts requiring blackening are simply placed in the liquid at room temperature, no electrical power is required.

Black Oxide Parts

Convenient - Easy to do in house. No waiting for heatup of blackening solution. No waiting for the unpredictable return of parts from an outside vendor. Eliminates high outside vendor costs. Retain control of production and quality. Ideal for high volume or short runs. Works especially well for blackening large volume of small parts in a rotating barrel.

Higher Productivity - Parts can be blackened in two minutes vs 15 to 30 minutes for hot oxide. Normally twice the amount of parts can be blackened in the same amount of time as with hot oxide.

Controllable - Long bath life, blackening solution may be replenished indefinitely with periodic additions of fresh concentrate.

So easy to install and use that you can now economically apply a pleasing decorative, sales-appealing black corrosion-resistant finish on parts previously left unfinished.

Versatility - Blackens cast iron, forged steels, mild steels, hardened tool steels and powdered metal parts. No white salt bleedout as is common with hot oxide.

Dimensional Control - No heat distortion. No smutty rub-off as with other room-temperature blackening processes.

Energy Cost Saving - Blackening is done at room temperature vs hot oxide blackening done at 290°F.

Safety - Blackening solution uses odorless, mild water-dilutable chemicals that require no venting vs hot oxide. No hazardous caustic chemicals with fumes that present health hazards and no spattering of hot, skin-burning chemicals.

Low Maintenance - Longer Equipment Life - No expensive pollution control equipment. 

Parts Coverage - 600 to 1200 sq. ft. of surface area blackened per gallon of concentrate.

How to achieve professional results in minutes:- Thoroughly clean the part to be blackened by either sandblasting, wire brushing, wire wool abrasive cleaning, or by scrubbing in 'VIM' or 'COMET' household abrasive cleaner. Make sure you have removed all rust, paint, oil and grease.

Immerse the part in the mixed Black Oxide Solution and swirl around for between 30 seconds and 5 minutes. Remove the part from the solution and rinse in fresh water.

Immediately brush on or dip into the Penetrating Sealant, and allow to soak in the liquid for 5-10 minutes. Shake off any excess and allow to dry thoroughly before handling. Penetrating Sealer imparts a slightly oily feeling to the parts. If a non-oily finish is desired, do not use the Penetrating Sealer after blackening, and instead use Caswell Sealer.

Black Oxide works on steel or iron parts only and will not blacken Stainless Steel - use Stainless Steel Blackener.

Some hardened and specialized steel alloys may blacken to a deeper black finish when activated using our Black Oxide Activator.

Contains Hazardous Goods. Shipping restrictions apply. Ground shipping only to the Continental USA. Please call +1 315 946 1213 or contact us for rates to other locations.

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  • Black Oxide Concentrate - 1 Gallon

    Blackens steel and iron parts (not stainless steel). Parts must be sealed after blackening. Use our Penetrating Sealer or Caswell Sealer. Mix 1 part Concentrate with 9 parts distilled water. 1 gallon of concentrate makes 10 gallons of blackening...

    $179.00
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  • BLACK OXIDE CONCENTRATE 1 PINT

    Blackens steel and iron parts (not stainless steel). Parts must be sealed after blackening. Use our Penetrating Sealer or Caswell Sealer. Mix 1 part Concentrate with 9 parts distilled water. 1 pint of concentrate makes 1.25 gallons of blackening...

    $28.99
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  • BLACK OXIDE CONCENTRATE 1 QT

    Blackens steel and iron parts (not stainless steel). Parts must be sealed after blackening. Use our Penetrating Sealer or Caswell Sealer. Mix 1 part Concentrate with 9 parts distilled water. 1 quart of concentrate makes 2.5 gallons of blackening...

    $47.99
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  • BLACK OXIDE CONCENTRATE 5 GAL

    Blackens steel and iron parts (not stainless steel). Parts must be sealed after blackening. Use our Penetrating Sealer or Caswell Sealer. Mix 1 part Concentrate with 9 parts distilled water. 5 gallons of concentrate makes 45 gallons of blackening...

    $599.00
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  • Black Oxide Gel Kit

    Easily spot blacken steel (not stainless) or iron. Simply apply the black oxide gel where you want the blackening to occur. The gel keeps the blackener in place. Leave it on the part for 1-3 minutes and rinse off. Seal with Caswell Sealer for a dry...

    $24.99
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  • Black Oxide Kit - 1.25 Gal

    Blacken Steel Or Iron Parts At Room Temperature This new technique was developed by the commercial gun blue manufacturers as a more environmentally friendly system than the commonly used hot application. Parts requiring blackening are simply placed in...

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  • Black Oxide Kit - 15 Gal

    Blacken Steel & Iron Parts At Room Temperature This new technique was developed by the commercial gun blue manufacturers as a more environmentally friendly system than the commonly used hot application. Parts requiring blackening are simply...

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  • Black Oxide Kit - 2.5 Gal

    Blacken Steel & Iron Parts At Room Temperature This new technique was developed by the commercial gun blue manufacturers as a more environmentally friendly system than the commonly used hot application. Parts requiring blackening are simply placed in...

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  • Black Oxide Kit - 45 Gal

    Blacken Steel & Iron At Room Temperature This new technique was developed by the commercial gun blue manufacturers as a more environmentally friendly system than the commonly used hot application. Parts requiring blackening are simply placed...

    $699.00
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  • Black Oxide Kit - 5 Gal

    Blacken Steel & Iron Parts At Room Temperature This new technique was developed by the commercial gun blue manufacturers as a more environmentally friendly system than the commonly used hot application. Parts requiring blackening are simply placed in...

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  • CASWELL SEALER - 4 FL OZ

    Caswell Sealer Concentrate Caswell Sealer is a fast drying coating that penetrates porous materials such as cloth, leather, plaster of paris, concrete etc. rendering it non-porous. The concentrate can be used as is, or thinned with an...

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  • CASWELL SEALER CONCENTRATE - 1 GALLON

    Caswell Sealer Concentrate Caswell Sealer is a fast drying coating that penetrates porous materials such as cloth, leather, plaster of paris, concrete etc. rendering it non-porous. The concentrate can be used as is, or thinned with an...

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  • CASWELL SEALER CONCENTRATE - QT

    Caswell Sealer Concentrate Caswell Sealer is a fast drying coating that penetrates porous materials such as cloth, leather, plaster of paris, concrete etc. rendering it non-porous. The concentrate can be used as is, or thinned with an...

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  • Cyclone Parts Dryer

    Blackening Parts? Need Fast Part Drying? The Cyclone Parts Dryer speeds up the drying process, helps prevent flash rusting and dries without water spots Features 11” x 10” x 13” One inch tray depth 3 hour timer  Recessed handles on trays for easy...

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