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How Much Microfinishing Is Enough? | Able Electropolishing

Oct 29, 2013 8:14:00 AM
How Much Microfinishing is Enough?

The electropolishing process is renowned for its ability to improve a metal part's microfinish, reducing the surface irregularities and imperfections to create a smoother, better-performing part. Because electropolishing is more precise than other metal polishing methods, it can be used to remove a small amount of surface material, reducing the microfinish value as much as necessary without altering the size and shape of the part more than its tolerances allow.

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Electropolishing Benefits: Ultraclean, Smooth & Shiny | Able

Oct 22, 2013 3:09:09 AM
Electropolishing: Both Functional & Decorative

While its benefits include improving corrosion resistance and eliminating surface contamination, one of the most immediately recognizable benefits of electropolishing is decorative. This is because the electropolishing process actually strips away a consistent layer of surface metal from a part, eliminating a wide variety of surface impurities like embedded scale, heat discoloration, debris, oils and more.

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Electropolishing for Medical Devices & Surgical Implants | Able

Oct 15, 2013 3:05:01 AM
Why Is Electropolishing Used for Medical Devices?

Medical devices, tools and implantable items are used for highly sensitive procedures, and therefore must be expertly finished before they are utilized. Burrs on a cutting implement can break off inside a patient, an implantable device can corrode inside the body and a critical mechanical device can seize up and jam when it's needed the most. To avoid the bodily harm that can result from improperly finished parts, medical device electropolishing is becoming increasingly popular. What does this process do, though, that makes it suitable for such important tools and devices?

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Food & Beverage Electropolishing: Improve Corrosion Resistance | Able

Oct 8, 2013 8:00:00 AM
Is Electropolishing Safe for Food & Beverage Industries?

Metal parts used by the food and beverage industries are subjected to heavy use, harsh environments and potentially corrosive cleaning chemicals on a regular basis. Because of this, these industries rely heavily on metal finishing operations that can improve the life of their parts while ensuring their safety and aesthetics. Does electropolishing provide the benefits that they need?

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