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Search for black plating for steel bolt


I have a steel bolt that I need to make black. It is being used on a license plate. I have had some Black Zinc - ed and need to get some information on rust, hardness, etc. Is there a better finish/ plating that I can use on a standard grade 2 bolt that will be harder (resistant to scratches), blacker etc. I own a small company and don't have a lot of expertise in this field. I currently nickel and chrome plate these bolts. I need a black one.

Can someone help me?

Phoenix Fallon
- Goleta, California


 

See if one of your plating shops offers black chrome plating.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
finishing.com
Pine Beach, New Jersey


 

I'd still recommend Zinc-iron with Silver free black instead of black chrome.

Khozem Vahaanwala
Khozem Vahaanwala
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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