Electropolishing for Aerospace

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.

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FINISH FIRST: Electropolishing in the R&D Process

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.

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Technical Guide: Electropolishing for the Aerospace Industry

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.

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Whitepaper: Advantages of Electropolishing for Deburring Metal Parts

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.

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Whitepaper: Electropolishing for Significantly Improved Corrosion Resistance

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.

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Electropolishing for Penetrant Testing

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.

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Eliminate Burrs, Increase Part Life & Prevent Corrosion

Webinar: Electropolishing for Aerospace
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Electropolishing for Aerospace Parts Metal Finishing
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Benefits of Electropolishing | Metal Deburring for Microburrs
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Fatigue Life Improvement for Parts
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Improve Corrosion Resistance | Stainless Steel & Aluminum Metal Parts
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Electropolishing Blog

Electropolishing for Finishing Rescue Device Parts

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.

Electropolishing for Food Processing Blades

From exposure to salt and acids and near constant moisture, industrial food processing blades must stand up to a wide variety of potentially corrosive ingredients without losing their edge. Such blades must also meet strict requirements regarding quality and cleanliness…

Grow Your Reach, Shrink Lead Time with Trusted Supplier Network

The process of finishing critical metal parts for our clients in industries that include aerospace, medical device design, semiconductor manufacturing, pharmaceutical production – and many others – is incredibly precise. Success can be measured in ten-thousandths of an inch.

What Can and Can’t Be Passivated?

Passivation is a widely used chemical finishing process to remove contaminants and improve the corrosion resistance of metal parts, including stainless steel and alloys like Nitinol and titanium. While passivation can be effective for many parts, for certain parts and…