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Blackening

Blackening

Our black oxide is guaranteed black and meets optical standards.

Before Blackening

Before Blackening

After Blackening

After Blackening

In addition to Black Oxide on steel and stainless steel, we also offer the black oxide process on copper and copper alloys (e.g. brass, bronze). The copper alloys require a copper flash underplating before black oxide.

We offer Black Oxide certification to:

MIL-DTL-13924 Class 1 (for steel) 

MIL-DTL-13924 Class 4 (for stainless steel)

MIL-F-495 (for copper, brass, bronze)

We offer Copper Flash certification to:

MIL-C-14550 Class 4

Before Blackening

After Blackening

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Price Table

Maximum Size & Weight
Minimum Charge Height Width Front to Back Weight RoHS*

Chem Black (On Copper)

MIL-F-495

$80 17" 14" 7" 25 lbs Yes

Black Oxide (On Steel)

MIL-DTL-13924 Class 1

$80 20" 23" 11" 25 lbs Check

Black Oxide (On Stainless)

MIL-DTL-13924 Class 4

$80 32" 26" 16" 25 lbs Yes

Wax Dip

MIL-DTL-13924 Class 1

$55 24" 14" 17" 25 lbs Yes

Copper Flash

MIL-C-14550 Class 4

$80 24" 20" 8" 25 lbs Yes

*About RoHS Compliance

Santa Clara Plating Co., Inc. is an RoHS-compliant facility. Processed parts will be RoHS-compliant unless otherwise noted in the Price Table. Explanation of the RoHS compliance notes in the Price Table follows:

  • "No" – Processed parts will not be RoHS compliant due to coating chemistry.
  • "Check" – Check with our Quality Department to determine if your part will be RoHS compliant. We will check for issues with solution entrapment and other design concerns. We can also help with your design to ensure RoHS compliance.
  • "Yes" – Your parts will be RoHS compliant.
Black Oxide on Stainless Steel

Black Oxide on Stainless Steel 

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