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Firearms & Military Applications

Black oxide coatings are widely used in the manufacturing and general metal forming industries, offering many advantages.

  • Corrosion resistance due to the oxide surfaces ability to retain oil
  • Reduces glare an obvious advantage
  • No dimensional change
  • Decorative finish
  • Cost effective
  • Improved lubricity
  • Anti-galling
  • No embrittlement
  • Reduced conductivity

Typical parts that can be black oxided.

  • Bullets and casings *
  • Pistol and rifle parts **
  • Fasteners and fittings
  • Machined components
  • Military vehicle parts
  • Wire form parts
  • Tubing
  • Tools

* Obviously unassembled with no caps in the casings.  Bullets must be copper coated.

** All firearms MUST be fully broken down.