Birchwood Laboratories, Inc.

Black Oxide Finish protects tools against corrosion, galling.
Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Finish protects tools against corrosion, galling.

Helping tooling designers achieve durable and protective finish, TRU TEMP® has total process time of 25 min and can be safely operated in-house at 200°F. Finish serves as protective barrier against corrosion in storage, shipment, and startup, while crystalline structure provides break-in lubricity and anti-galling protection. Containing no metals or other pollutants, process complies...

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Corrosion Preventative contains no VOCs.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Corrosion Preventative contains no VOCs.

Applied to wet or dry metal surfaces, DRI TOUCH® Non-VOC forms colorless dry-to-touch protective film that resists atmospheric humidity and corrosion. Pale, amber liquid has 248°F flash point and film thickness of 0.15 mil, providing effective coverage of 1,500 sq ft/gal. Rated for 100-150 hr salt spray and 600+ hr humidity protection, DRI TOUCH Non-VOC meets water displacement test...

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Process Line offers full black oxide capabilities.
Material Processing

Process Line offers full black oxide capabilities.

Occupying 3 x 12 ft footprint, BC-40E TRU TEMP System utilizes 7 individual tanks, each measuring 16 x 24 x 24 in. deep. Unbreakable tanks are rotomolded of heavy weight, high-density polyethylene or polypropylene and are supplied with heaters, plumbing connections, tank lids, and chemical products. Pre-engineered and safe to operate, in-house BC-40E TRU TEMP line provides Mil-Spec compliant,...

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Aluminum Blackening Material works on prototype scale.
Material Processing

Aluminum Blackening Material works on prototype scale.

Suited for manufacturers that require same-day black finishing of small lots of aluminum parts, mini BK-LC series safely blackens parts in-house and achieves satin black finish. LUMICLAD process, which takes ~30 min, utilizes dip-tank procedure to form black oxide coating on aluminum while utilizing only one heated tank and eliminating requirements for electrolytic current. LUMICLAD finish is 1.5...

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Two New CNC TRU TEMP® Black Oxide Systems Delivered by Birchwood Casey
Machinery & Machining Tools

Two New CNC TRU TEMP® Black Oxide Systems Delivered by Birchwood Casey

Automated Process Reduces Finishing Costs Up To 75 Percent Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Setting the standard for pollution-free, low temperature black oxide finishing, Birchwood Casey announces delivery of two of its TRU TEMP® CNC automated finishing lines. One system is being used for finishing motion control and power transmission components. The second is being used to finish firearm related...

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Lubricity and Rust Protection for Sprockets, Universal Joints and PT Components Provided by TRU TEMP® Finish
Materials

Lubricity and Rust Protection for Sprockets, Universal Joints and PT Components Provided by TRU TEMP® Finish

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: Sprockets, universal joints, sheaves and power transmission components take on a protective and attractive black oxide finish when treated with TRU TEMP® low temperature, non-polluting black oxide from Birchwood Casey Metal Finishes. The TRU TEMP process adds lubricity as well as a non-dimensional, deep black finish with long-term corrosion resistance - the ideal...

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CNC Finishing System is programmable and customizable.
Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Finishing System is programmable and customizable.

Available in integrated programmable hoist and 110 gal tank line to automatically process iron and steel components with high quality black oxide finish, TRU TEMP® finishing system produces 4,000-6,000 lb of finished parts/8 hr shift. System can be programmed to process up to 3 part loads concurrently, for maximum throughput of 5 loads/hr. TRU TEMP finish produces durable satin-black...

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Black Oxide Process takes 30 minutes for most alloys.
Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Process takes 30 minutes for most alloys.

LUMICLAD(TM) black oxide process is in-house method for blackening aluminum forming satin black finish on all aluminum alloys. Non-dimensional, 1.5 micron, LUMICLAD finish is tightly adherent to aluminum substrate with no ruboff. Process utilizes dip-tank procedure, without requiring electrolytic chemicals to form coating. Utilizing tank setup that operates at 70-200°F, process line is...

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Finishing System handles up to 2,000 lb of work per shift.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Finishing System handles up to 2,000 lb of work per shift.

Utilizing two-stage oxidation, BC40 TRU TEMP® process forms black magnetite finish on all iron and non-stainless steel parts. It employs 7 individual tanks each 16 x 24 x 24 in. deep and occupies area of 3 x 15 ft. Constructed of 10 Ga welded steel (epoxy painted) or Â-½ in. welded polypropylene, system operates at 200°F with no splattering or boil over hazards and contains no...

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Corrosion Protection Without Hydrogen Embrittlement
Paints & Coatings

Corrosion Protection Without Hydrogen Embrittlement

Corrosion Protection Without Hydrogen Embrittlement For High Strength Bolts And Fasteners Provided By TRU TEMP Finish Eden Prairie, Minnesota: High strength bolts and critical fasteners take on a protective and attractive black oxide finish when treated with TRU TEMP low temperature, non-polluting black oxide from Birchwood Casey Metal Finishes. The TRU TEMP process forms a non-dimensional, deep...

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