Birchwood Laboratories, Inc.

Machinery & Machining Tools

Black Oxide Finishing System features CNC operation.

TRU TEMP® CNC non-polluting process uses integrated programmable hoist and tank to automatically process iron and steel components with black oxide finish. Operating as self-controlled unit, repeatable solution employs digital Allen Bradley PLC with manual joystick backup. It is supplied as standard with 110 gal tank line system that has output capacity of 4,000-6,000 lb per 8 hr shift....

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Finishing Solution forms Verdi green finish on surfaces.
Paints & Coatings

Finishing Solution forms Verdi green finish on surfaces.

Intended for copper, brass, and bronze surfaces, PATINA GREEN(TM) liquid achieves 2 different types of finishes. For bright green or mint green finishes, product can be applied directly onto surface using brush, dipping, or spray. For slightly muted tones that are somewhat opaque, solution can be applied as secondary treatment over top of brown or black colored base coat. PATINA GREEN comes in 1,...

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Wrapping Material protects against corrosion.
Non-Industrial Products

Wrapping Material protects against corrosion.

INTERCEPT® Protective Wrap neutralizes and removes corrosive elements inside package to protect sensitive or high-value components during shipment or for up to 20 years of storage in normal warehouse conditions. Safe for disposal as non-hazardous material or recyclable as re-usable plastic material, chemical-free and odorless solution does not use VCIs or other banned substances. It comes...

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Paints & Coatings

Cold Blackener is used for touch-ups in machine shops.

When applied to any clean ferrous metal surface, PRESTO BLACK® BST4 blackens within 30 sec and forms finish that can be topcoated to form protective black oxide finish. Brush-on liquid serves as fast-acting blackener of re-machined areas or reworked metal parts, repairing scratches or damaged areas. Suited for use on all iron and non-stainless steels, product blends with existing black...

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Black Oxide Finish protects oil/gas drilling components.
Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Finish protects oil/gas drilling components.

In addition to creating protective barrier against corrosion, TRU TEMP® black oxide finishing process offers break-in lubricity and anti-galling protection. Finish complies with MIL-DTL-13924, Class 1 and withstands 100-300 hr salt spray. Suited for valves, pumps, couplings, packer glands, and associated equipment, process forms non-dimensional, deep black finish; is pollutant-free; and...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Anti-Corrosion Wrap has environmentally friendly design.

Meeting multiple Federal Government Green Purchasing requirements, INTERCEPT® SPS shrink film, stretch film, flat stock, and bags protect products from corrosion and deterioration during shipment and long-term storage. HDPE film, infused with metallic copper particles and activated carbon, proactively neutralizes and removes corrosive elements in air around product while also killing any...

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Paints & Coatings

Finishing Solution produces wide range of brown tones.

Designed for use on copper, brass, bronze, iron, and steel substrates, Antique Brown® M38 enables brush-on finishing of large surfaces or immersion finishing in batch quantities. When desired color tone is achieved, reaction is stopped by rinsing metal surface with water. Once dried, resulting finish can be highlighted or distressed, if desired, to produce oil-rubbed bronze finishes or rich...

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Paints & Coatings

New TRU TEMP® Finishing System from Birchwood Casey Reduced Blackening Time from 3 Days to 34 Minutes for Command Tooling Systems

Ramsey, Minnesota: Over a third of Command Tooling Systems' toolholders require black oxide finishing, and outsourcing this function added three days to its manufacturing time. Now, using a seven tank, 100 gallon TRU TEMP® in-house blackening line from Birchwood Casey, the blackening process has been greatly reduced from days to just 34 minutes. With the Command's toolholder markets growing...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Tips and Tactics - Part Finishing Streamline Work Flow, Sharpen Your Competitive Edge with a New In-House Finishing Approach

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: It's time to change your thinking about part finishing: Plan finishing as an integral part of your in-house fabrication - not as a dangerous, or off-site, interruption. Compelling new benefits offered by a new low temperature black oxide process, called TRU TEMP®;, have created new options for manufacturers that improve part quality, cut inventory costs and reduce...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Finishing Process offers corrosion resistance.

With processing time of 25 min, TRU TEMP black oxide finishing system operates at 200°F, eliminating splattering and boilover hazards. Nonpolluting system is free of EPA regulated chemicals and uses mild solutions that prevent formation of red coatings and white salt leaching. Suitable for finishing tooling components such as toolholders, workholding, and turret press tooling, it can...

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