New England Electropolishing Basics

Electropolishing and Passivation Finishing Standards

Listed below are common industry specifications that either detail or incorporate the surface treatments performed by New England Electropolishing.

NEE also certifies to a variety of customer-specific standards for electropolishing services and passivation services. Please call a NEE representative if you have a finishing requirement that falls outside the following list.

Electropolishing:

  • ASTM B912, "Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steel Using Electropolishing"
  • ASME BPE, "Bioprocessing Equipment"

Passivation:

  • ASTM A967, "Standard Specification for Chemical Passivation Treatments for Stainless Steel Parts"
  • ASTM A380, "Standard Practice for Cleaning, Descaling, and Passivation of Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment, and Systems"
  • QQ-P-35C, Federal Specification: "Passivation Treatments for Corrosion-Resistant Steel" (replaced by ASTM A967)
  • ASTM B912, "Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steel Using Electropolishing"
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