It is an electrochemical process that thickens and toughens the naturally occurring protective oxide. The resulting finish, depending on the process, is the second hardest substance known to man, second only to the diamond.
- Brass finish
Polished uncoated bare brass is uncoated brass which has been polished to a shiny finish. Over time, polished brass will garner a patina and the surface lose some of its brightness.
- Copper finish
Bronze is an alloy of copper which can vary widely in its composition. It is often used where a material harder than copper is required, where strength and corrosion resistance is required and for ornamental purposes.
- Chrome finish
A shiny finish with a hint of blue for a classical or contemporary feel.
- Nickel finish
A shiny finish with a golden glow. If left, Nickel will develop an aged patina (similar to silverware) and an occasional polish will restore its original gleam.