How Our Free Electropolishing Sample Process Works

A Process that Leaves Nothing to Chance

Our reputation is built on processes that don’t just work – they work with the repeatable, consistently high-quality results that our aerospace, medical and other customers demand. For us, however, consistency in the quality of results means processes that are anything but generic.

We customize the process for every part that we finish, from custom tooling and racking to customized formulations that ensure that no matter how big or small, how fragile or intricate, every metal part that we finish reaches the same microscopically-precise surface finish, free of burrs, microcracks or other surface imperfections that affect the fit, finish, function and safety of metal parts.

Our Free Sample offer is equally customized, allowing customers to see for themselves how electropolishing works in the very specific context of their part. From the very first step, we put our expertise to work to determine the precise requirements for finishing your sample part.

Electropolishing Free Sample Process

Step 1: Requirements Gathering

It starts with a one-on-one Lunch and Learn meeting to talk through the case studies, the technology and the metal finishing challenges for your specific part, including review of the diagrams and specifications to ensure the best outcome.

Step 2: R&D Guidance & Education

The sample part process is then fully engineered, including the construction of custom tooling and racking. As part of our Finish First process, we can work with your design and prototyping team if product changes are needed to ensure the highest-quality finishing outcome.

Step 3: Sample Processing

Sample parts are processed on full production equipment—not test equipment—and processed within 24-48 hours. Results will often include detailed images of the final finish under magnification.

Step 4: Processing Refinement

Often as part of a WebEx review, the process is further refined to determine the optimal amount of material removal based on your requirements and part tolerances. If we need to re-run your samples to hone in on the perfect processing parameters, you can count on us to do so.

Success = Confidence

It’s a meticulous process designed to give you confidence that your parts will have the highest quality surface finish for optimal fit, function, durability, and corrosion resistance whether the finished product is a flight-critical aerospace component or a lifesaving medical implant.

See for yourself with a free sample or get a quote.

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Electropolishing 101 Webinar

Electropolishing 101
Lunch & Learn Webinar

Learn everything you need to know about electropolishing as part of a private, interactive webinar. Let us know your availability and your part issues and our electropolishing experts can get you on our schedule. Lunch will be provided!

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Try Electropolishing for Free: Sample Request

Try Electropolishing for Free:
Sample Request

Send us your parts/prototypes and we’ll electropolish them for free – we’ll even pay for the shipping! Samples are processed in 24-48 hours.

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Medical Device Manufacturing

Medical Device Manufacturing

From implantable devices to surgical instruments, electropolishing is a single-process treatment that results in biocompatible, safe and ultra clean parts.

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Aerospace

Aerospace

We offer aerospace vendors and original equipment manufacturers our signature metal finishing services to increase fatigue-resistance for their metal parts, rendering them capable of withstanding the stress and corrosion that comes with long-term use.

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Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical

Our strict adherence to industry standards ensures that pharmaceutical components are electropolished in accordance with ASTM B912 and ASME BPE specifications. These products are clean and smooth, corrosion resistant and contaminant free.

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Automotive

Automotive

Corrosion resistance and microfinish improvement are essential for critical automotive parts, making electropolishing an increasingly beneficial option for automakers.

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Consumer Appliance

Consumer Appliance

Our metal finishing services help increase corrosion resistance for these parts, and by removing the outermost layer of metal withelectropolishing the durability and longevity of these appliance components is increased.

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Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Electropolishing materials for this industry eliminates the buildup of bacterial biofilms, as well as keeping the equipment free of contaminants like Salmonella. Electropolishing delivers the level of sanitation required by a number of regulatory agencies.

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics

Hydraulics & Pneumatics

From robotics to mobile equipment, the uses of electropolishing in the hydraulics and pneumatics industry are many. By helping prevent premature part failure, electropolishing reduces downtime and increases the life cycle of these components.

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Electronics

Electronics

Improving conductivity and performance is just one benefit electropolishing offers for electronics parts. The surface finish is improved by as much as 50%, removing imperfections from the material without material removal.

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