Electronics manufacturers find electropolishing highly effective in improving conductivity and performance of metal parts by creating a burr-free, smooth surface finish, which significantly reduces the chance of performance failures like arcing or current flow interruption.
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
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, 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
Whether you are an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), a part manufacturer or a metal working shop looking to solve these common surface problems, it's critical to find a solution to adequately address these surface problems in a cost-effective method.Download Guide
Our electropolishing process is more than simple deburring — it also improves the surface finish by as much as 50 percent, removing peaks and imperfections from the material and reducing the Ra value.
Because Able Electropolishing can process non-ferrous metals, we are favored by clients fashioning electrical contacts out of beryllium copper. For example, we process multiple contacts for a client that stamps parts used in a two-way radio. These radios were not transmitting properly in the field, and their poor performance was traced back to flaws in the manufacturing of their contacts. The client was using vibratory tumbling as the last machining operation, but the engineers needed a process that would better prepare the surface before gold plating.
By electropolishing and testing various samples, we determined the ideal amount of surface metal to remove in order to solve our client’s quality issues. Electropolishing the part removed all surface contaminants embedded in the metal, allowing the gold plating to adhere to specifications. By deburring the part and creating a larger radius on the edges, we were also able to reduce the buildup of plating in those areas.
Send your samples for electropolishing and we will evaluate both finish and dimensional changes. If electropolishing is planned during the design stage, the material removal can be factored into your final size specifications.
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