Passivation from Anopol (South)

By: Anopol (South)  07/11/2016
Keywords: metal finishing, metal polishing, surface treatment

A clean stainless steel surface will generate its own passive oxide layer when exposed to oxygen. It is this oxide layer that gives stainless steels their corrosion resistant qualities, it is possible however to accelerate the formation of this layer by chemical passivation.

Keywords: Acid Pickling, electropolishing, metal finishing, metal polishing, Passivation, Polishing Company, stainless steel cleaning, stainless steel polishing, steel polishing, surface treatment

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Chemical Products

Products for Cleaning, Pickling, Passivating and Testing Stainless Steels & other Metals

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On-Site Services

Anopol offer comprehensive in-house and on-site subcontract services for cleaning, pickling, passivating and electropolishing of Stainless Steel with projects having

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The most cost-effective method for obtaining a clean passive surface on stainless steel is by immersion pickling in an ANOPOL

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Electropolishing is in effect electroplating in reverse. Instead of depositing a coating of another material on a surface the process