Our commitment to quality

We pride ourselves on offering top-quality chemical blacking services tailored to meet the needs of all types of industries. With our expertise and state-of-the-art facilities, we provide reliable and durable surface finishing solutions for a wide range of applications.

What is chemical blacking?

Chemical blacking, also known as black oxide coating or blackening, is a surface treatment process used to impart a black finish to metal components. This process involves immersing the metal parts in a series of chemical baths, where a controlled chemical reaction forms a uniform black oxide layer on the surface of the metal.

The benefits of chemical blacking

Chemical blacking offers numerous benefits for precision engineering applications, such as:

  • Corrosion resistance: The black oxide coating provides a protective barrier against corrosion, extending the lifespan of metal components and reducing maintenance requirements.
  • Enhanced appearance: Chemical blacking creates a consistent black finish that enhances the appearance of metal parts, giving them a sleek and professional look.
  • Wear resistance: Chemical blacking improves the surface hardness of metal components, making them more resistant to wear and tear, abrasion and scratching.
  • Dimensional stability: The process doesn’t significantly alter the dimensions of the treated parts, ensuring dimensional stability and preserving tight tolerances.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Chemical blacking is a more cost-effective surface finishing solution compared to other methods such as plating or painting, making it ideal for large-scale production runs.

Why choose Danby’s Precision Engineering?

  • We’re a family-run business dedicated to excellence
  • We work with customers across the UK and overseas
  • Our expertise and machinery ensure a speedy turnaround
  • Every member of the team is dedicated to customer satisfaction
  • Danby’s prices are always competitive, helping you to reduce your costs

Get in touch

To find out more about chemical blacking and our other precision engineering services, give our team a call on 01482 872994 or fill in the contact form below.

Why Choose Us?

Providing the highest quality of precision engineering

Our mission is to provide the highest quality of precision engineering to businesses operating in a wide range of sectors, from the automotive and construction sectors to the label printing and packaging industries.

Yorkshire Roots With Global Reach

Based in Beverley, we proudly serve clients both locally and globally, ensuring that all our customers receive the same detailed attention and quality.

Speedy Turnaround & Precision Execution

Using state-of-the-art machinery and drawing on deep industry expertise, we guarantee quick, precise results for all your engineering needs.

Excellence Driven By Family Values

As a family run business, we deliver top-quality precision and care in every project, ensuring excellence as our standard.

Competitive Pricing, Unmatched Value

We offer cost-effective solutions without compromising quality, dedicated to enhancing your project’s value and success.

Danby’s Precision Engineering

Bespoke components when you need them

Thanks to our many years of building up our knowledge, expertise, machinery, systems and team, we can manufacture products of the highest specification and quality very quickly. This speeds up your supply chain and prevents disruptive delays, as you gain the peace of mind that you’re working with a dedicated supplier based right here in the UK. Whether you need one-off components, ongoing manufacturing services or just-in-time delivery to save on storage space, Danby’s Precision Engineering is always here for you.

Get in Touch

To find out more about how we can support your next project or provide ongoing precision engineering contractor services, give our team a call on 01482 872994 or fill in the contact form below.