6 Further information is available in ISo or ASTM B . [7] ASTM B Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using. Astm b – 00 Passivation Of Stainless Steels Using – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Designation: B − 02 (Reapproved ) ´1 Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using Electropolishing.

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Surface smoothing obtained by electropolishing will also improve corrosion resistance. Quote Your Next Project. Gain access to the technologies and people in aerospace and defense manufacturing. These factors and others determine eligibility for meeting this specification.

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Electropolishing and Passivation Standards. Classic Electropolishing provides passivation services adhering to ASTM B, passivation using electropolishing for stainless steel series, stainless steel V, stainless steel and stainless steel series.

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The ASTM B electropolishing specification outlines the electropolishing process for stainless steel alloys. Able Electropolishing meets the high standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials ASTMincluding those for stainless steel passivation using electropolishing.

ASTM B912 Electropolishing Standard

ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. Electropolishing will also remove heat tint and oxide scale.

This specification does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. This type of stainless steel passivation includesand series alloys and is superior to standard chemical passivation.

Standard ASTM B applies to pre-electropolishing cleaning and post-electropolishing coating such as a dip and rinse process. According to the ASTM, the electropolisher must include post-coating procedures as part of the process, as well as performance testing by means such as a salt spray test, a humidity test or a copper sulfate test.

It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. For a metal finisher to meet these standards for stainless steel passivation, they must adhere to specific protocols and ensure a particular quality of work. The performance of the specimens during passivation shall be evaluated by one or more of the following procedures: Classic Electropolishing adheres to the following additional standards: Reach out to us electropolished on Twitter.


It covers both the passivation of stainless steel and the precipitation via electropolishing. FebAnaheim, CA. They allow us to do our job better and not worry about the finish” – Modern Grinding.

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This abstract is a brief summary aatm the referenced standard. AeroDef April 30 – May 1 Gain access to the technologies and people in aerospace and defense manufacturing.

Some industries classify the process using standards outside of H912. The quality of passivation will depend on the type of stainless steel, the formulation of the electropolishing solution, and the conditions of operation.

Surface passivation occurs simultaneously with electropolishing under proper operating conditions. At Classic Electropolishing quality finishing and polishing is paramount, both to us and to our customers.

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