Hardware Finish

Architectural Hardware Finish Designations

This chart lists common finishes found on builder’s hardware manufactured in the United States. The first column indicates the BHMA number, the second column the old US standard number and the third column indicates the finish and base metal that the finish is applied to.

Anodized Finish

313 - Duranodic dark bronze (matches 695)
335 - Black (matches 693)

BHMA Old US Finish/Base Metal
600 USP Primed for painting - steel
602 US2C Cadmium on steel
603 US2G Zinc on steel
605 US3 Bright brass on brass
606 US4 Satin brass on brass
609 US5 Satin brass blackened (antique) on brass
610 US7 Satin brass blackened (bright) on brass
611 US9 Bright bronze on bronze
612 US10 Satin bronze on bronze
613 US10B Oil rubbed bronze on bronze
616 US11 Satin bronze blackened on bronze
618 US14 Bright nickel on brass or bronze
619 US15 Satin nickel on brass or bronze
622 US19 Flat black coated on brass or bronze
623 US20 Oxidized bright bronze on bronze
624 US20A Dark bronze (statuary) on brass or bronze
625 US26 Bright chromium on brass or bronze
626 US26D Satin chromium on brass or bronze
627 US27 Satin aluminum - aluminum
628 US28 Satin aluminum (anodized) - aluminum
629 US32 Bright stainless steel - stainless steel
630 US32D Satin stainless steel - stainless steel
690 - Dark bronze painted on any material
691 - Light bronze painted on any material
692 - Tan painted on any material
693 - Black painted on any material
694 - Medium bronze painted on any material
695 - Dark bronze painted on any material
696 - Satin brass painted on any material