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topic 9911

Blackening of Steel


I am interested in doing black passivation color on hardened steel parts, kindly advise.

Kapil Gupta
- Ludhiana, Punjab, India

June , 2008

Hi, Kapil. You can't passivate steel like you passivate stainless steel. But it would be possible to black oxide coat the steel parts. See our FAQ: Black Oxide & Cold Blackening for a quick intro.


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Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
Pine Beach, New Jersey



I need the procedure for blackening process of steel.

Nagesh HR
- Bangalore


Buy it from EPI (Electrochemical Products Inc.) [a supporting advertiser] or Heatbath and follow the directions?

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Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
Pine Beach, New Jersey

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