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Able Electropolishing Company, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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Passivation, pickling, and electropolishing are common metal finishing techniques - but not all finishing methods are created equal. In our latest guide, we explain the benefits of each, how the...
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Manufacturers of medical and surgical devices and instruments have no room for error when it comes to the safety, function and hygiene of critical metal parts. The design and creation of life saving...
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Download our technical guide and discover how electropolishing can prevent premature part failures and increase cycle life for components used in aerospace applications....
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Read our e-guide to learn more about electropolishing’s track record of high-quality results in tackling some of the most common metal surface problems manufacturers face. Manufacturers of...
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At Able, decades of collaboration with clients who push the edges of what is possible in medicine, space exploration - even the structure of space and time - have left us with an astonishing record of...
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Over the years, Able's team has answered thousands of questions about electropolishing. From inquiries related to specific projects to queries about the use of electropolishing in general, many of...
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When your clients are manufacturers creating intricate parts for life-saving medical implants, "customer service" comes with more than the usual requirements. Our customer service is built around...
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Capabilities Electropolishing - Bulk Electropolishing - Electropolishing Workshops - Alloys Electropolished - Corrosion Resistance - Deburring - Fatigue Life Improvement - Microfinishing -...
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Capabilities Electropolishing - Bulk Electropolishing - Electropolishing Workshops - Alloys Electropolished - Corrosion Resistance - Deburring - Fatigue Life Improvement - Microfinishing -...
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Capabilities Electropolishing - Bulk Electropolishing - Electropolishing Workshops - Alloys Electropolished - Corrosion Resistance - Deburring - Fatigue Life Improvement - Microfinishing -...
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Commercial applications for electropolishing have been in use since the early 1950s. Most formal research on the process occurred at that time, motivated by the growth and sophistication in...
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Pathogen resistance and cleanability are critical features for the makers of medical implants....
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When it comes to the surface finish of metal parts used in pharmaceutical manufacturing, there is a simple standard: it's got to be perfect....
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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...
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Capabilities Electropolishing - Bulk Electropolishing - Electropolishing Workshops - Alloys Electropolished - Corrosion Resistance - Deburring - Fatigue Life Improvement - Microfinishing -...
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Mechanical polishing is a manual process performed on individual parts, while electropolishing can be performed on multiple parts at one time. Wondering which treatment provides better results? Follow...
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Metal pickling and electropolishing are both finishing treatments that can be used to remove surface impurities and contaminants from metal parts, but they represent two vastly different approaches in...
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Capabilities Electropolishing - Bulk Electropolishing - Electropolishing Workshops - Alloys Electropolished - Corrosion Resistance - Deburring - Fatigue Life Improvement - Microfinishing -...
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Stainless steel components can be treated in a number of ways to lengthen their useful life, but the right choice may depend on the grade of stainless steel. What should manufacturers consider when...
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As companies examine ways to enhance their metal parts, they will be able to choose from a variety of metal finishing treatments, including vibratory polishing and electropolishing. Each process...
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Among the most demanding surface finish requirements of any industry, the specifications, standards and quality assurance processes that cover components used by the semiconductor industry impose...
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Enhanced durability and corrosion resistance with electropolishing. From titanium screws for medical implants to structural bolts for transportation, waterworks and steel fabricated buildings,...
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Before submitting a part to be electropolished, engineers need to have an idea of how much of the surface material can be removed without impacting the part’s intended function. This will vary...
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As a pioneer of the process with seven decades of experience, the Able Electropolishing team is frequently asked for help by companies seeking to set up an electropolishing line in-house. Often...