Metal parts used in helicopters and airplanes must withstand stress and corrosion within demanding cycle life specifications.
Whether stamped or machined, these parts almost always have surface anomalies that can cause premature failure.
Electropolishing creates a smooth, corrosion-resistant surface that increases cycle life for these flight-critical parts.
Our Finish First methodology enables world class design and manufacturing engineers to approach metal finishing challenges from the beginning, both as a way to ensure better results prior to penetrant testing, and as an advantage in the design and prototyping stage.Explore finish first
Improving the Lifecycle of Part for Commercial and Military Aircrafts and Aerospace Applications. When engineering components for the aerospace industry, it's crucial to ensure performance and meet demanding cycle life specifications.Download whitepaper
Electropolishing, with its ability to remove a microscopically precise layer of surface material with consistent results, is the finishing process of choice for such parts, for many reasons. Learn why electropolishing is more effective than other methods for removing burrs.Download Whitepaper
Learn why enhanced corrosion resistance is one of the most common reasons engineers across a variety of industries rely on electropolishing to finish their critical metal parts, especially for parts made of stainless steel. Three included case studies show the difference electropolishing makes.Download whitepaper
Electropolishing is ideal for the essential pre-cleaning of metal parts undergoing Penetrant Testing (PT), a commonly used technique for detecting micro cracks and other defects in fracture critical parts in the aerospace industry.Download whitepaper
Read our guide to understand why so many of the world’s best-known manufacturers, including Boeing, SpaceX, Tesla, and Volvo, trust Able to electropolish their metal parts.
From unexpected costs to regulatory compliance and safety hazards, in-house electropolishing can pose significant challenges and risks.
Electropolishing is used to improve surface finish and enhance corrosion resistance, enabling critical metal parts to perform better and last longer.
When a marine and rescue hardware manufacturer started developing parts for rescue harnesses in 2018, they knew they needed to find a metal finishing partner with uncompromising standards and no tolerance for error: lives, literally, hang on the line.