Metal Solutions


Improve finish, performance and longevity with this single-step process.

Since 1954, Able Electropolishing has been refining its technology to improve the fit and function of metal parts. No matter your part’s size or the industry you work in, our electropolishing process gives you a unique combination of benefits you won’t find with other metal treatments.

Benefits of Electropolishing:

Deburring – Electropolishing strips away the surface burrs that inhibit performance, even on intricately-designed and delicate parts.

Microfinishing – By smoothing out surface irregularities and removing chemicals, scale, and oxides, electropolishing improves performance even for parts ineligible for methods like mechanical polishing or vibratory finishing.

Corrosion Resistance – Electropolishing eliminates the surface imperfections that become initiation sites for corrosion.

Fatigue Life Improvement – We treat metal parts that twist, cycle, bend and flex, eliminating surface defects like micro-cracks that become initiation sites for catastrophic part damage.

Ultracleaning and Decorative – When electropolishing removes surface imperfections, contaminants and discoloration, it leaves parts with a noticeable shine. Metal alloys look brand new, and parts are easier to clean and maintain.

We Process Parts Made of:

  • Stainless steels
  • Titanium
  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Copper and more

Contact us today to see what we can do for yours!

 

Learn About the Electropolishing Difference


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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Electropolishing Blog

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How Electropolishing Removes EDM Recast Layer

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Getting to Know ASTM, SAE, and ISO Standards

In an undertaking as meticulous and methodical as electropolishing and passivation, it’s important to get the details right. That includes meeting the criteria established by outside standard-setting bodies that ensure the highest-quality materials and parts for critical industries like pharmaceuticals,…