Is There an Electropolishing Standard?

A. Yes. The most commonly used specification is ASTM B912 which is titled, “Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using Electropolishing”. In addition, Able can meet or exceed many company specific specifications.

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Electropolishing for Finishing Rescue Device Parts

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Electropolishing for Food Processing Blades

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