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Category: Passivation

What is the passivation process?

To passivate a metal item, it must be free of chemicals and debris that can interfere with the chemical process. The metal is first inspected and cleaned before being soaked in a nitric acid solution. Citric acid can also be…

How do you passivate?

To passivate metal, you must use chemical processes to remove free iron. This creates a protective oxidative layer that is “passive”, meaning it won’t react to corrosive exposure from water or air. This chemical process selectively removes free iron from…

What Is Passivation?

Chemical passivation plays a vital role in many industries that require corrosion-resistant metal. Passivation is a chemical process that gives metals like stainless steel corrosion resistance while also removing imperfections from a metal’s surface. Passivation produces a result similar to electropolishing,…

Passivation Of Cylindrical Stainless Steel Tanks

Cylindrical Stainless Steel Tanks That Need Passivating At our passivation facility we can handle almost any size of cylindrical stainless steel tanks that need passivation or electropolishing. Most of the larger tanks are transported to us via semi, however we…

What Is Passivation For Stainless Steel

What Is Passivation For Stainless Steel Passivation is a process that provides a protective oxide layer on the surface of metal that resists oxygen, water, and other impurities of the air. How Does The Passivation Process Work Passivation happens when…