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Black Oxide for Carbon Steel & Alloys

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. has offered UltraOx for over a decade, but did you know you can also get black oxide only - without the heat treatment?

Continue reading below to find out more about this service offering. 

AHT's New & Improved Black Oxide Treatment

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) has been offering a black oxidation process since the early 2000s; however, after requests for an even darker black finish option, we have rolled out an additional line in our Michigan location.

Our new state-of-the-art equipment allows for more flexibility when it comes to the appearance and metallurgical results of our black oxide and UltraOx processes

AHT Black Oxide in Monroe, Michigan

Benefits of Black Oxide on Carbon Steel & Alloys

  • Aesthetic black finish
  • Improves anti-chafing and anti-friction properties, particularly for sliding or bearing surfaces by providing a finish coating that retains an oil film
  • 100% part coverage
  • There is minimal dimensional change with black oxide
  • Black oxide will not chip, flake or peel
  • Added lubricity
  • Reduces light reflection
  • Black oxide is commonly used in industries such as automotive, construction, medical, firearms, aerospace and more. 

Why AHT?

  • One-stop-shop if both black oxide and heat treatments are needed
  • You have choices when it comes to the appearance of your black oxide finish (glossy, matte, etc.) 
  • Can certify to AMS 2485. (Please contact AHT to inquire about other specifications.)
  • Over 40 years of heat treat and metallurgy experience
  • AHT offers additional services such as blasting, stress relieving and more. 

Want to get started with AHT's Black Oxidation Treatment? Fill out our Contact or Request A Quote Form.