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Avoiding Heat Tint Discoloration with Electropolishing

Mar 30, 2015 3:00:54 AM

When stainless steel is heated, either in a furnace or in a heat-affected zone (such as welding), the colorization that can sometimes appear is known as heat tint. Often times, when heat tint is present, chromium-rich outer layer is formed. This will most likely affect the part’s corrosion resistance over time.

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Resolving Conductivity Issues With Electropolishing

If you are involved in the electronics industry, you know that manufacturers are always searching for new ways to enhance conductivity and equipment performance. It’s possible to greatly diminish the chance of performance failures like arcing or current flow interruption by maintaining a smooth surface that is free of burrs, and other imperfections.

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Resolving Conductivity Issues With Electropolishing

Mar 23, 2015 3:00:47 AM

If you are involved in the electronics industry, you know that manufacturers are always searching for new ways to enhance conductivity and equipment performance. It’s possible to greatly diminish the chance of performance failures like arcing or current flow interruption by maintaining a smooth surface that is free of burrs, and other imperfections.

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How Can Electropolishing Remove Weld Discoloration?

Bonds created by welding (in HAZ-heat affected zones) can be extremely strong, but as anyone in the industry knows, heat application can sometimes result in discoloration. This discoloration often takes the form of a “rainbow” pattern of various colors, but can also appear as a dark or medium gray stain.

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How Can Electropolishing Remove Weld Discoloration?

Mar 16, 2015 3:00:46 AM

Bonds created by welding (in HAZ-heat affected zones) can be extremely strong, but as anyone in the industry knows, heat application can sometimes result in discoloration. This discoloration often takes the form of a “rainbow” pattern of various colors, but can also appear as a dark or medium gray stain.

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Eliminate Staining with Electropolishing

Unfortunately, there is no metal that exists (even stainless steel, despite the name) that is completely protected from staining and discoloration. If it is exposed to air, every type of metal can develop stains that can lead to rusting and corrosion in time. But that is no reason to discard this valuable material. At Able Electropolishing, we have been restoring and prolonging the life of metal parts for almost 60 years. Our qualified engineers and technicians are here to listen to your concerns and offer the best possible solution.

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Eliminate Staining with Electropolishing

Mar 11, 2015 3:00:58 AM

Unfortunately, there is no metal that exists (even stainless steel, despite the name) that is completely protected from staining and discoloration. If it is exposed to air, every type of metal can develop stains that can lead to rusting and corrosion in time. But that is no reason to discard this valuable material. At Able Electropolishing, we have been restoring and prolonging the life of metal parts for almost 60 years. Our qualified engineers and technicians are here to listen to your concerns and offer the best possible solution.

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Electropolishing: Improving Springs & Stamping Fatigue Life

In addition to the more obvious benefits like a bright, shiny exterior, electropolishing is also an ideal metal finishing process for prolonging the fatigue life of metal parts that are required to remain flexible or bendable. These parts come in many forms, including laser-cut tubes, springs, machined parts, stampings and wire forms.

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Electropolishing: An Easy Way to Resize Parts

Mar 4, 2015 8:00:00 AM

When working with new or raw materials, it often becomes necessary to hone these materials to a specific size. Compared to similar processes, electropolishing is a quick, cost-effective way to achieve customized results.

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Electropolishing: An Easy Way to Resize Parts

When working with new or raw materials, it often becomes necessary to hone these materials to a specific size. Compared to similar processes, electropolishing is a quick, cost-effective way to achieve customized results.

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Electropolishing: A Decorative Finish Is Just The Beginning

Mar 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Back in the 1950s when it was developed, the electropolishing process earned its name because of the unmistakable bright, shiny finish that it left behind. While certainly a valuable aesthetic benefit and one that enhances appearance and consumer value, the attractive, chrome-like finish of electropolishing is just the beginning.

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Electropolishing: A Decorative Finish Is Just The Beginning

Back in the 1950s when it was developed, the electropolishing process earned its name because of the unmistakable bright, shiny finish that it left behind. While certainly a valuable aesthetic benefit and one that enhances appearance and consumer value, the attractive, chrome-like finish of electropolishing is just the beginning.

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