From Able Electropolishing Company, Inc.
The alloy's skin has iron and steel particles imbedded
on the surface after coming in contact with carbon steel tooling
during fabrication. This normal surface contamination caused rust to
appear on the bracket after being exposed to the elements.
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This formed bracket is used in a military optical application. The part after forming was dull and under closer inspection showed evidence of imbedded contaminates normal for this type of fabrication.
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