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
When a leading manufacturer in the medical device industry encountered a critical production issue, resulting in $70,000 in monthly scrap costs, they knew immediate action was needed. The culprit? Areas of corrosion on stainless steel racks used in the production…
Ongoing supply chain turbulence has left many industries looking for solutions. At last month’s Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) Summit, the topic was the source of more than a few urgent conversations. Among the anecdotes shared was a scenario in which…
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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.