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Black oxide
Black oxide
Applicable to Metals,Plastics

Black oxide is a conversion coating used to improve corrosion resistance and minimize light reflection.

Technical properties
Sharp edges and burrs Removed
Premium appearance availability Yes
Tolerances Met after surface finish
Applicable to all pantone colors
Applicable Materials
Alloy steel
Mild steel
Spring steel
Stainless steel
Tool steel
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Example of an Black oxide part
Design considerations for Black oxide
The Justway Black oxide process

Black oxide is a cost-effective alternative to other surface treatments like plating, and it can be applied to a wide range of metals, including steel, stainless steel, copper, and brass. Let’s break down the basic steps for Black oxide a part:

  • Clean the part to be processed
  • The part is then prepared for the black oxide process by either dipping it in a hot alkaline solution or by blasting it with abrasive media
  • The part is then immersed in a black oxide solution
  • Rinse thoroughly in water to remove any excess solution
  • The part is then dried using a hot air blower or oven
  • Check the part for any defects or flaws