-- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
Serious Education & the most FUN
you can have in metal finishing smiley

No popups, spam, registration or passwords
on this site
current topics
topic 26847

Black oxide blueing


I've been wanting to paint my car but can't decide on how I go about doing it. I want my car to have the finish of blueing, like that of a firearm. Can a color of paint resemble the blueing effect? I really like the blueing on firearms and would love to have that same finish on my car.How can this be done? Can this be done?

automotive - Lorain, OHIO, USA


It is a good question as to whether it would be theoretically feasible to blue or black oxide the metal on a car. But such processes are done by immersion at temperatures above boiling, so it would certainly be a major undertaking. Further, the finish has almost no corrosion resistance so it would only be feasible for an 'indoors-only' show car.

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

If you have a question in mind which seems off topic, please Search the Site

ADD a Comment to THIS thread START a NEW threadView CURRENT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices

©1995-2018, Inc., Pine Beach, NJ   -   About   -  Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.