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Brush-On Finishes Create Rich Tones - Ideal for Ornamental Fabricators, Sculpture Artists, and Fabricating Shops
Paints & Coatings

Brush-On Finishes Create Rich Tones - Ideal for Ornamental Fabricators, Sculpture Artists, and Fabricating Shops

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Brush-On finishes create rich tones for copper, brass, steel and aluminum using Birchwood Casey's proven decorative finishes. Fast and easy to apply, these brush-on coatings provide attractive, decorative finishes for sculptures, ornamental hardware, and fabricated products and components. Choose from these unique Birchwood Casey Brush-On Finishes: Antique Black®...

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Acrylic Polymer Topcoat protects metal surfaces.
Non-Industrial Products

Acrylic Polymer Topcoat protects metal surfaces.

Offering water-based blend of acrylic polymers, CLEARLOK® MAX forms scuff-resistant clear coat finish and barrier against corrosion. Supplied as concentrate, product is pH neutral, non-hazardous, and safe to apply without ventilation. Concentrate is diluted with water and applied to parts by immersion, then dried at 70-130°F, achieving nominal film thickness of .002 in. Applications...

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Black Oxide System recycles process rinse waters.
Material Processing

Black Oxide System recycles process rinse waters.

Utilizing Ion Exchange technology to remove all particulates and dissolved ions from rinse waters, LUMICLAD® features Zero-Discharge configuration that totally eliminates need for drain connection. System produces 1.5 micron thick satin black finish with smooth, clean surface that is electrically conductive and tightly adherent to aluminum substrate. Finish can be applied to all aluminum...

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Get Effective Chassis Grounding and a Superior Black Finish for Aluminum Electrical / Electronic Components Using New LUMICLAD® Process from Birchwood Casey
Material Processing

Get Effective Chassis Grounding and a Superior Black Finish for Aluminum Electrical / Electronic Components Using New LUMICLAD® Process from Birchwood Casey

Call 952-937-7931 for FREE Brochure Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Design engineers requiring predictable chassis grounding and a superior black finish for aluminum electrical assemblies and components have a new option with the LUMICLAD® black oxide process. Electrically conductive and very clean, the LUMICLAD finish adds value to all types of aluminum electrical / electronic components and...

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Now, Lab Test Your Production Parts for Low Temperature Black Oxide Finishing Free Offer from Birchwood Casey Tests Feasibility & Process Parameters

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Birchwood Casey now offers fast turnaround on lab testing of iron, steel or aluminum production parts to establish feasibility for its low temperature black oxide processes. Just send a few production parts to its testing facilities with brief information on the part material and its use. Birchwood Casey will process the parts with the appropriate low temperature...

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Black Oxide Finishing System recycles process rinse waters.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Black Oxide Finishing System recycles process rinse waters.

Utilizing Ion Exchange technology to purify and recycle rinse waters, TRU TEMP® System provides closed-loop, zero-discharge installation, eliminating need for drain connection. System operates at 200°F to avoid hazards of boiling tank and is safe to install in any area of plant. In 30 minutes, system forms .00020 in. thick black magnetite finish. TRU TEMP 100-gallon line utilizes 7...

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Black Oxide Finish provides break-in lubricity for metal parts.
Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Finish provides break-in lubricity for metal parts.

Utilizing immersion tank process line, LUMICLAD forms non-dimensional black oxide finish on aluminum surfaces that is electrically conductive and adherent to metal substrate. Inherent lubricity aids in break-in and resists galling. Suited for piston/cylinder assemblies, actuators, and slides, 30-min process develops uniform coating thickness of .000060 in. that will not close hole diameters or...

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Scratch-Resistant Finish offers alternative to black anodizing.
Paints & Coatings

Scratch-Resistant Finish offers alternative to black anodizing.

Designed for aluminum components, LUMICLAD® develops coating thickness of .000060 in. with smooth, clean surface that is electrically conductive. Satin black finish has uniform thickness that will not close down hole diameters or change critical part dimensions. Inherent lubricity makes LUMICLAD suitable for sliding contacts, such as piston/cylinder assemblies. With slightly porous crystal...

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Metal Finisher creates variations of patina finish on light fixtures.
Paints & Coatings

Metal Finisher creates variations of patina finish on light fixtures.

PATINA GREEN(TM) forms mixture of different copper compounds on copper, brass, and bronze surfaces that appears similar to natural aging and oxidation of outdoor weathering conditions. For bright green or mint green finishes, it is applied onto clean copper, brass, or bronze surface using brush, dipping, or spray. It can also be applied as secondary treatment over brown or black base coat to...

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Brush-On Metal Finishing Gel produces silver/black gunmetal finish.
Adhesives & Sealants

Brush-On Metal Finishing Gel produces silver/black gunmetal finish.

Suitable for most metal surfaces, including iron, steel, copper, brass, and bronze, Presto Black® Gel clings to vertical surfaces and stays where applied without forming runs or drips or bleeding onto adjoining surfaces. Product is applied at room temperature and takes 5-10 min for reaction following normal surface cleaning. Color tone and depth is controlled by visual inspection and stopping...

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