Blackfast is used throughout the metal working industry. The following is a list of some universally known customers and the equipment that they manufacture:

Hand Tools

Sandvik, Bahco, Euro Tools, Footprint Tools, Stanley Tools, Sykes Pikavient, Draper Tools, L.S.Starrett
e.g. wrenches, pliers, sockets, spanners, guages, wood working tools, taps, dies, drills.

Metal working equipment

Cincinnati Milacron, J.S.Henderson, Colchester Lathe, Yamazaki Mazak, Aida Bliss, Addison McKee
e.g. lathes, cutting, stamping, bending, lapping, grinding, bench top equipment, punches, presses.

Tool holders and cutters

Sandvik, Kennametal Hertel  Bristol Tool and Guage.

Machine builders

machines for printing, drinking cans, cigarettes, textiles, shoes, food processing, packaging, pipe bending, gas turbines, slide systems, conveyors.


workholding equipment specialists and tool rooms.


specialist equipment companies, tools and racing / sports sector.

General Industrial Equipment

clutches, transmissions, drives, hydraulic blocks, and fasteners.

Metal Working Contractors

the largest single market group.

Gun & Model Hobbyists

Blackfast is sold as small blacking kits directly to the public.

Non ferrous metal colouring

Blackfast products are available for colouring brass, copper, pewter, silver and zinc. These applications are usually found in the furniture, jewellery, clothing and luggage industry.

Metal Finishing Contractors

Mechanical industry applications.