• 814 Hillrose Ave. • Dayton, OH 45404
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Black Oxide

Black oxide is a black conversion coating of steel or stainless steel. This coating provides aesthetic appeal, but cannot be used for corrosion protection. There are no alterations to dimensions when this finish is applied.

Benefits of Black Oxide:

  • Steel or Stainless Steel parts only
  • Provides aesthetic appeal
  • Not used for corrosion protection
  • Steel parts (not stainless steel) can be processed by rack or barrel


  • AMS 2485
  • MIL-DTL-13924


  • There is no color variance for Black Oxide.


  • There is no thickness variance for Black Oxide.

Hohman Plating Processes

Hohman Plating provides over 50 processes to over 1000 specifications. The attached search provides information on processes we offer and specifications compliant to by spec name, process, prime and organization. This list changes daily as we add capabilities, specifications and prime approvals. For additional information, please contact us.