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A Guide to the Types of Gun Finishes

Good finishing is imperative to keep firearms functioning properly and in pristine condition, protected from the elements, corrosion, and wear-and-tear from regular use.

Given the firearm industry’s stringent requirements, consistent high-quality firearm finishing is crucial to a successful project. With over 35 years of experience, Silvex provides advanced plating technologies to many of the industries prominent firearms manufacturers. All of our firearms finishes comply with military specifications.

As an industry leader, we are specialized in a variety of firearm finishing treatments, including black oxide, zinc and manganese phosphate, hard anodize, electroless nickel and Teflon. Below, we review these three types of gun finishes, their characteristics, and the benefits associated with each to help guide you in choosing the ideal treatment for your firearm. Continue Reading

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Silvex Featured in Manufacturing Today

October 2014 – Silvex Inc. is proud to recognize their feature on plating processes in Manufacturing Today’s magazine. Manufacturing Today magazine is a popular publication that provides North American companies in the manufacturing industry with information on the latest trends, best practices, and case studies for industry leaders. Continue Reading