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How Passivation Improves Metal Parts for Medical Device Manufacturing

April 18, 2024

Passivation is an essential finishing process enhancing the durability and efficacy of metal parts in industries with no room for error, such as medical device manufacturing.

Critical to ensuring that medical devices perform reliably over time, passivation uses a specialized chemical treatment that enhances the corrosion resistance of stainless steel and other alloys.

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Optimizing Aerospace Components with Passivation

April 8, 2024
Learn how Able can help maximize aerospace component performance with high-quality passivation for enhanced corrosion resistance and durability

Medical Manufacturing Turnkey Sourcing Service

November 3, 2023
Learn about our turnkey sourcing solutions for medical manufacturers, built over 70 years of metal finishing and supply chain experience

What Can and Can’t Be Passivated?

November 8, 2022
Learn how Able Electropolishing can provide you with the knowledge, prototyping, precision and reliable results you need

How Do I Know If My Part Is Passive?

August 11, 2020
Learn how to assess a part’s passive state and overall corrosion resistance, including salt spray, humidity, copper sulfate, and ferroxyl testing

How Does Passivation Work?

September 24, 2014
Passivation is an effective way to remove surface impurities, but electropolishing is far more efficient in deburring and increasing corrosion resistance

Does Chemical Passivation Increase Corrosion Resistance?

July 17, 2013
Learn why chemical passivation improves the corrosion resistance of stainless steel parts somewhat but is not as effective as electropolishing
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