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How to Prepare Metal Parts for Electropolishing | Able

Aug 13, 2020 8:30:00 AM
12 Steps for Preparing Parts for Electropolishing

When sending in parts for electropolishing, it is crucial for the parts to be correctly prepared for the process. Since electropolishing is typically the last step in the manufacturing process, proper preparation of parts is crucial for optimal results.

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How Do I Know If My Part Is Passive? | Able Electropolishing

How Do I Know If My Part Is Passive?

Passivation is an acid-cleaning process designed to remove free iron from the surface of stainless steels. This process is an essential step in removing foreign matter from the surface of the metal and creating a chromium-rich layer that is resistant to corrosion. The process effectively prolongs the part’s lifespan. Passivation can be the differentiating factor between acceptable performance and untimely part breakdown.

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Electropolishing Automation Ensures Consist Quality | Able

Jan 29, 2020 9:58:04 PM
State-of-the-Art Automation for Customized, Consistently High-Quality Results

Providing state-of-the-art metal finishing processes for our clients is a process of customization, innovation and commitment. Every part we electropolish or passivate goes through a process of prototyping and testing – including test runs on full production equipment – to ensure precise and consistent results.

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Why Able Electropolishing? Reliable Results for Critically Important Parts

Why Able? Reliable Results for Critically Important Parts

Our clients work in some of the most challenging industries you can imagine, designing and manufacturing parts, tools and devices with critically important functions.

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7 Steps for Submitting Samples for Electropolishing | Able

Jan 31, 2017 9:00:00 AM
7 Critical Steps for Submitting Samples for Electropolishing

When considering a metal finishing process to solve common metal surface problems, submitting a sample for processing can be a great opportunity to learn the types of results the selected method will yield as well as how it will affect your metal components themselves. If you’re working with prototypes, submitting a sample for processing should be your first step to ensure that the process will result in an optimal finish for the intended application. At Able, we run free samples for our signature electropolishing service at no charge. Electropolishing offers a variety of  benefits including improved corrosion resistance, deburring, ultracleaning, microfinish improvement, and more. Here are the basics you’ll need to provide when submitting a sample part for processing:

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