Birchwood Technologies

New BK-1 Mini PRESTO BLACK Finishing System Offers Non-Dimensional Coating of 0.5 micron Thickness
Machinery & Machining Tools

New BK-1 Mini PRESTO BLACK Finishing System Offers Non-Dimensional Coating of 0.5 micron Thickness

Birchwood’s BK-1 Mini PRESTO BLACK Finishing System includes seven tanks and covers, hot-plate, 1 gallon of Presto Black MKP, 1 gallon of Presto Black RPL, 5 gallons of Dri-Touch and IRP3 water displacing sealant. The system provides corrosion resistance of up to 800 hrs humidity exposure. BK-1 system is suitable for iron and steel components that require both visual appeal and rust protection.

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Birchwood Technologies Gel Products are offered in 1 gal and 5 gal containers.
Paints & Coatings

Birchwood Technologies Gel Products are offered in 1 gal and 5 gal containers.

Birchwood Technologies Gel Products are available in Presto Black® Gel, Antique Brown® Gel, and Antique Black® Gel formulations. Presto Black® Gel is designed for use on non-stainless iron and steel surfaces whereas Antique Brown® and Black® Gel formulations are used on brass, bronze, and copper substrates. These gels takes 2 to 10 minutes for removing oil, oxides and welding flux and are...

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Birchwood's Corrosion Inhibitors protect against rust.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Birchwood's Corrosion Inhibitors protect against rust.

Birchwood’s Corrosion Inhibitors and Sealants are available in water-based and corrosion based variants. Water based products offer 24 to 72 hrs salt spray protection and includes water dilutable oil, a dry water-based sealant, a satin-gloss acrylic polymer and offered in 5 gal and 55 gal quantities. Solvent-based inhibitors meet ASTM B117 Salt Spray Testing standards and are available in high...

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MICROLOK® MZN Finish for High Heat Applications up to 1400° and Durable Protection for Iron and Steel Parts
Paints & Coatings

MICROLOK® MZN Finish for High Heat Applications up to 1400° and Durable Protection for Iron and Steel Parts

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: The MICROLOK® MZN finish from Birchwood Technologies is a fine-grained zinc phosphate coating for iron and steel components. It provides protection up to 1400°F for high heat applications such as pistons, rotor and calipers, and machined components where break-in lubricity is critical. The MICROLOK MZN coating is a twenty-minute process that requires just five easy...

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BC40 Presto Black Finishing System produces satin black finishing.
Machinery & Machining Tools

BC40 Presto Black Finishing System produces satin black finishing.

Combining tank system, heaters, plumbing connections and tank lids, BC40 Presto Black Finishing System features seven individual tanks made of high density polypropylene and polyethylene with 16 x 24 x 24 in. deep dimensions. Offering uniform .000030 in. thickness, unit’s black finishing protects against corrosion and resists up to 1200 hours humidity without peeling. System comes in 3 x 15 ft...

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Process Line enables in-house black oxide finishing.
Material Processing

Process Line enables in-house black oxide finishing.

Occupying 3 x 13 ft footprint, BC40E TruTemp Finishing System utilizes 7 individual tanks, each measuring 16 x 24 x 24 in. Tanks are manufactured of heavy-weight, high-density polypropylene and polyethylene, making them virtually unbreakable. Providing Mil-Spec compliant, black oxide finishing capability with 25-minute cycle time, pre-engineered line comes complete with tank system, heaters,...

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Black Oxide Finish protects machine tool components.
Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Finish protects machine tool components.

Utilizing oxidation process using milder chemicals at lower temperature, TRU TEMP® 0.54 micron thick, satin black magnetite coating adds protection to such components as gears, sprockets, and couplings without causing any functional change. This non-polluting black oxide system, which withstands up to 100 hr of neutral salt spray (ASTM B 117) or several hundred hours of humidity (ASTM D...

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Quart Sized Brush-On Instant Blackeners for Metals Provide Quick Fixes for Touchups or Small Scale Finishing
Paints & Coatings

Quart Sized Brush-On Instant Blackeners for Metals Provide Quick Fixes for Touchups or Small Scale Finishing

Eden Prairie, Minnesota – Birchwood Technologies 3 brush-on metal blackeners--Presto Black® BST4, Antique Black® M24, and Aluma Black® A14 are now available in smaller, quart sized (32 oz.) bottles for easier application and handling, at a new lower price point. Presto Black® BST4 Brush-On Ideal for most iron and steel components, Presto Black® BST4 Brush-On is designed for application on...

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Gel Finishes blacken metal surfaces of small batches.
Paints & Coatings

Gel Finishes blacken metal surfaces of small batches.

Suitable for iron, steel, copper, brass, bronze, and other metals, Brush-on Presto Black®, Antique Black®, and Antique Brown® Gels are intended for post processing part touchup or on manufactured metal parts not suitable for traditional processing lines. Applied at room temperature, gels adhere to vertical surfaces and stay where applied without runs, drips, or bleeding onto adjoining...

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IT'S THE LAW! 25 Percent Less Water Usage in California - Makes Near-Zero(TM) Water Recycler Metal Finishing Essential
Material Handling & Storage

IT'S THE LAW! 25 Percent Less Water Usage in California - Makes Near-Zero(TM) Water Recycler Metal Finishing Essential

Eden Prairie, Minnesota – Metal finishers in California now face a 25 percent water usage reduction law, and other parts of the country facing severe drought conditions could be next. That makes Birchwood Technologies' Near-Zero™ Water Recycler for the TRU TEMP black oxide process the first choice for metal finishers. The Near-Zero™ Water Recycler re-uses the rinse water in the TRU...

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New BK-1 Mini PRESTO BLACK Finishing System Offers Non-Dimensional Coating of 0.5 micron Thickness
Machinery & Machining Tools

New BK-1 Mini PRESTO BLACK Finishing System Offers Non-Dimensional Coating of 0.5 micron Thickness

Birchwood’s BK-1 Mini PRESTO BLACK Finishing System includes seven tanks and covers, hot-plate, 1 gallon of Presto Black MKP, 1 gallon of Presto Black RPL, 5 gallons of Dri-Touch and IRP3 water displacing sealant. The system provides corrosion resistance of up to 800 hrs humidity exposure. BK-1 system is suitable for iron and steel components that require both visual appeal and rust protection.

Read More »
Birchwood Technologies Gel Products are offered in 1 gal and 5 gal containers.
Paints & Coatings

Birchwood Technologies Gel Products are offered in 1 gal and 5 gal containers.

Birchwood Technologies Gel Products are available in Presto Black® Gel, Antique Brown® Gel, and Antique Black® Gel formulations. Presto Black® Gel is designed for use on non-stainless iron and steel surfaces whereas Antique Brown® and Black® Gel formulations are used on brass, bronze, and copper substrates. These gels takes 2 to 10 minutes for removing oil, oxides and welding flux and are...

Read More »
Birchwood's Corrosion Inhibitors protect against rust.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Birchwood's Corrosion Inhibitors protect against rust.

Birchwood’s Corrosion Inhibitors and Sealants are available in water-based and corrosion based variants. Water based products offer 24 to 72 hrs salt spray protection and includes water dilutable oil, a dry water-based sealant, a satin-gloss acrylic polymer and offered in 5 gal and 55 gal quantities. Solvent-based inhibitors meet ASTM B117 Salt Spray Testing standards and are available in high...

Read More »
MICROLOK® MZN Finish for High Heat Applications up to 1400° and Durable Protection for Iron and Steel Parts
Paints & Coatings

MICROLOK® MZN Finish for High Heat Applications up to 1400° and Durable Protection for Iron and Steel Parts

Eden Prairie, Minnesota: The MICROLOK® MZN finish from Birchwood Technologies is a fine-grained zinc phosphate coating for iron and steel components. It provides protection up to 1400°F for high heat applications such as pistons, rotor and calipers, and machined components where break-in lubricity is critical. The MICROLOK MZN coating is a twenty-minute process that requires just five easy...

Read More »
BC40 Presto Black Finishing System produces satin black finishing.
Machinery & Machining Tools

BC40 Presto Black Finishing System produces satin black finishing.

Combining tank system, heaters, plumbing connections and tank lids, BC40 Presto Black Finishing System features seven individual tanks made of high density polypropylene and polyethylene with 16 x 24 x 24 in. deep dimensions. Offering uniform .000030 in. thickness, unit’s black finishing protects against corrosion and resists up to 1200 hours humidity without peeling. System comes in 3 x 15 ft...

Read More »
Process Line enables in-house black oxide finishing.
Material Processing

Process Line enables in-house black oxide finishing.

Occupying 3 x 13 ft footprint, BC40E TruTemp Finishing System utilizes 7 individual tanks, each measuring 16 x 24 x 24 in. Tanks are manufactured of heavy-weight, high-density polypropylene and polyethylene, making them virtually unbreakable. Providing Mil-Spec compliant, black oxide finishing capability with 25-minute cycle time, pre-engineered line comes complete with tank system, heaters,...

Read More »
Black Oxide Finish protects machine tool components.
Paints & Coatings

Black Oxide Finish protects machine tool components.

Utilizing oxidation process using milder chemicals at lower temperature, TRU TEMP® 0.54 micron thick, satin black magnetite coating adds protection to such components as gears, sprockets, and couplings without causing any functional change. This non-polluting black oxide system, which withstands up to 100 hr of neutral salt spray (ASTM B 117) or several hundred hours of humidity (ASTM D...

Read More »
Quart Sized Brush-On Instant Blackeners for Metals Provide Quick Fixes for Touchups or Small Scale Finishing
Paints & Coatings

Quart Sized Brush-On Instant Blackeners for Metals Provide Quick Fixes for Touchups or Small Scale Finishing

Eden Prairie, Minnesota – Birchwood Technologies 3 brush-on metal blackeners--Presto Black® BST4, Antique Black® M24, and Aluma Black® A14 are now available in smaller, quart sized (32 oz.) bottles for easier application and handling, at a new lower price point. Presto Black® BST4 Brush-On Ideal for most iron and steel components, Presto Black® BST4 Brush-On is designed for application on...

Read More »
Gel Finishes blacken metal surfaces of small batches.
Paints & Coatings

Gel Finishes blacken metal surfaces of small batches.

Suitable for iron, steel, copper, brass, bronze, and other metals, Brush-on Presto Black®, Antique Black®, and Antique Brown® Gels are intended for post processing part touchup or on manufactured metal parts not suitable for traditional processing lines. Applied at room temperature, gels adhere to vertical surfaces and stay where applied without runs, drips, or bleeding onto adjoining...

Read More »
IT'S THE LAW! 25 Percent Less Water Usage in California - Makes Near-Zero(TM) Water Recycler Metal Finishing Essential
Material Handling & Storage

IT'S THE LAW! 25 Percent Less Water Usage in California - Makes Near-Zero(TM) Water Recycler Metal Finishing Essential

Eden Prairie, Minnesota – Metal finishers in California now face a 25 percent water usage reduction law, and other parts of the country facing severe drought conditions could be next. That makes Birchwood Technologies' Near-Zero™ Water Recycler for the TRU TEMP black oxide process the first choice for metal finishers. The Near-Zero™ Water Recycler re-uses the rinse water in the TRU...

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