Birchwood Technologies

7900 Fuller Rd.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344-2138 US

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Birchwood Tru Temp Black Oxide

Low-Temperature Finishing Process Achieves Break-In Lubricity for Gear Components
Birchwood Technologies’ Tru Temp low-temp black oxide process is said to enable gear component manufacturers to easily achieve break-in lubricity, robust corrosion protection and galling resistance on critical components

Birchwood Technologies Tru Temp

Low-Temp Blackening Process Protects Gears for Storage, Shipment, Startup
Birchwood Technologies says that its Tru Temp black oxide process meets demand by gear component manufacturers for an in-house metal finishing process that provides break-in lubricity, robust corrosion protection and galling resistance on critical components.

Presto Black room-temperature black oxide metal finishing

Black Oxide Finishing Process Operates at Room Temperature
The Presto Black room-temperature black oxide metal finishing process from Birchwood Technology is designed for small- to medium-size production operations which require corrosion resistance and galling protection on critical surfaces for machine components.

Birchwood Dual Process metal finish line

Dual Finishing Line Applies Two Metal Finishes Simultaneously
The Dual Process line from Birchwood Technologies enables metal finishers to apply its Tru Temp low-temperature black oxide finish and its Microlok MZN zinc phosphate finish using the same processing system.

Birchwood Technologies Ion Exchange system

System Purifies Metal Finishing Rinse Water
Birchwood Technologies’ Ion Exchange system purifies rinse water for reuse in metal finishing systems.

Birchwood Technologies Appoints South Central Manager
The regional manager will oversee the company’s sales and service for six states.

Birchwood Technologies BK-TT Tru Temp black oxide line

Black Oxide Line Uses Low-Temperature Process
The BK-TT Tru Temp black oxide line from Birchwood Technologies features seven 5-gallon immersion tanks, covers, headers and chemicals to operate the process for 4 to 6 months, the company says.

Birchwood Technologies Dri-Touch Amber rust blocker

Rust Inhibitor Features Low VOC Content
Dri-Touch Amber rust blocker from Birchwood Technologies offers low volatile organic content and virtually no odor.

Birchwood Technologies Near-Zero water recycler

Near-Zero-Water Blackening System
The In-House Tru Temp black oxide system from Birchwood Technologies is deisgned for metal finishers facing water restrictions.

Birchwood Technologies Microlok AO process

Aluminum Oxide Conversion Coating Alternative to Cold Blackeners
Birchwood Tecnologies’ Microlok AO process forms a non-toxic aluminum oxide conversion coating that is 1.5 microns (0.000060") thick and designed to be tightly adherent to the metal surface.

Birchwood Technologys Tru Temp black oxide processing line

Black Oxide Finishing System Reduces Costs
Birchwood Technologies offers the BC40 and BC100 Tru Temp black oxide processing lines, designed to reduce costs for metal finishing through lean manufacturing.

Birchwood Technologies Clearlock sealant

Polymer Sealant Protects Metal Products
Birchwood Technologies’ Clearlock all-purpose water-based polyurethane sealant provides a protective topcoat on most metal surfaces.

Birchwood Technologies’ Presto Black BST4 brush-on liquid

Brush-on Blackener Touches up Black Oxided Parts
 Birchwood Technologies’ Presto Black BST4 brush-on liquid blackens within 30 sec. of being applied to a clean ferrous surface.

Birchwood Tru Temp

Black Oxide Process Reduces VOCs
Birchwood Technologies’ Tru Temp low-temperature black oxide system uses no EPA-regulated metals and can be configured to avoid the use of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Birchwood Casey Metal Finishes Changes Name
The new name reflects the variety of products and services offered by the company.

Birchwood Casey brocure

Brochure Features Black Oxide Process
Birchwood Casey offers the Tru Temp low-temperature black oxide process.

Birchwood Casey offers seven rust preventative products that are VOC compliant

Low-VOC Rust Preventive Options Available
Birchwood Casey offers seven different rust preventative products that are compliant with current volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations.

 Birchwood Casey metal surface cleaners and conditioners

Metal Cleaners Remove Surface Soils to Improve Black Oxide Finish
Metal surface cleaners and conditioners from Birchwood Casey are designed to improve black oxide coating and other metal finishing processes by removing surface soils.

Birchwood Casey BK-LC Mini Lumiclad

In-House Blackening Process Designed for Aluminum Parts
The BK-LC Mini Lumiclad line from Birchwood Casey is designed to enable in-house blackening of small lots of aluminum parts.

Durable Clear Coating for Tools, Similar Components
Birchwood Casey’s Clearlok Max Topcoat is a water-based blend of acrylic polymers that forms a scuff-resistant, clear-coat finish on virtually all metal surfaces.

Product Categories of Birchwood Technologies

Cleaning & Degreasing Equipment, Aqueous
Finishing Services
Water Filtration & Treatment Equipment

Trade Names

ALUMA BLACK® A14 BRUSH-ON
ALUMA BLACK® A15 IMMERSION
ANTIQUE BLACK M21 Immersion
ANTIQUE BLACK® GEL
ANTIQUE BLACK® M20 Immersion
ANTIQUE BLACK® M24 BRUSH-ON
ANTIQUE BROWN® GEL
ANTIQUE BROWN™ M38 Brush-on
ANTIQUE BROWN™ M38 IMMERSION
BC100 Tank Line System
BC-40 Tank Line
BC-40E Tank Line
BK-1 Mini Presto Black Line
BK-TT Mini Tru Temp Line
CLEARLOK MAX Polymer Sealant
CLEARLOK® Clear Urethane Sealant
DRI TOUCH AMBER Low-VOC
DRI TOUCH rust preventive
DRI TOUCH® AMBER IRP2
DRI TOUCH® DS Dewatering Sealant
DRI TOUCH® IRP1
DRI TOUCH® Low-VOC
DRI TOUCH® PLUS IRP3
LUMICLAD black oxide for aluminum
MICROLOK AO Coating system: steel
MICROLOK MZN
NEAR-ZERO Water Treat System
OXYPRIME Surface Prep
OXYPRIME® POWDER – Primer/Prep
OXYPRIME® XP – Primer/Prep
OXYPRIME® XPL – Primer/Prep/Descale
PATINA GREEN™ Verde
PEWTER BLACK™ PB1 IMMERSION
PEWTER BLACK™ PB2 IMMERSION
PRESTO BLACK cold blackening
PRESTO BLACK GEL
PRESTO KLEEN soak cleaner
PRESTO PREP® P2 Surface Conditioner
SAFE SCRUB soak cleaner
SATIN SHIELD® SS10 Clear Acrylic
SHEATH Rust Preventive Oil
SHEATH® Low-VOC Rust Preventive Oil
SHEATH® RB1 Rust Preventive Oil
SHEATH® WS12 Soluble Oil
TRU TEMP low temp black oxide
TRU TEMP® CNC Black Oxide Finishing

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Birchwood Technologies- In-house blackening options are convenient, fast and safe. Free sample blackening, send your sample parts today- there's no obligation.
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Sending parts out for hot oxide finishing can be costly and bothersome, creating gaps in ISO and JIT programs. Today’s in-house blackening is convenient, fast and safe. In house cold blackening systems restore your control over part finishing and often pay for themselves in 3-9 months. There is no drain pollution or safety problems. Systems are available for all iron and non-stainless steels. Pre-engineered finishing systems supplied complete start with the BK-TT mini TruTemp or BK-1 Mini Presto® Black 5 gallon line for tool room scale or limited production scale blackening. The BC-20 tank system has large production line features without space and cost requirements. The 40 gallon BC-40 tank line utilizes eight heavy duty welded tanks. The 100 gallon BC-100 tank line utilizes 100 gallon heavy duty welded tanks.