Electropolishing for the Aerospace Industry

Elevating Aerospace Precision with Electropolishing

Precision is the cornerstone of aerospace engineering. In this realm, even the smallest imperfections can have colossal consequences. The electropolishing of stainless steel for components and parts used in aerospace manufacturing has become a critical step in the aerospace manufacturing process. Electropolishing, meticulously improves metal surfaces to an astonishing degree of precision and accuracy. Electropolishing can remove microburrs, eliminate stress points, remove contaminants, and passivates the metal to improve overall performance.

Components that undergo the electropolishing process exhibit increased corrosion resistance, reduced friction and streamlined airflow which leads to an improvement in overall aerospace performance.

Corrosion Resistance, Elevated:

Aerospace components must endure extreme conditions, from the cold vacuum of space to the demanding pressures of flight. Electropolishing helps to passivate stainless steel, significantly enhancing it’s corrosion resistance and longevity. By reducing surface irregularities, removing free iron and passivating the metal, this process safeguards critical parts against the harsh realities of aerospace and terrestrial environments.

Safety Redefined:

The aerospace industry’s commitment to safety is unwavering, and so is ours. Electropolishing eliminates surface contaminants and foreign particles, ensuring that every component is devoid of potential hazards. This translates into heightened reliability, reduced maintenance, and enhanced safety for both crew and passengers.

Partnering for Progress:

Our Aerospace Electropolishing team stands ready to collaborate with visionaries and trailblazers in the industry, offering cutting-edge solutions that transcend boundaries. Let’s reshape the future of aviation and aerospace, one component at a time.

A Synergy of Precision and Collaboration:

From fuel efficiency to safety, from durability to precision, the benefits of electropolishing in the aerospace industry is undeniable. It’s not just about achieving excellence – it’s about redefining the limits of what aerospace can achieve. As our world stretches its wings into the cosmos, electropolishing stands as a testament to the power of innovation, precision, and the relentless pursuit of perfection.

New England Electropolishing is an ASTM B912, ASTM A967 and ISO 13485 certified company specializing in the electropolishing of stainless steel

Does Electropolishing Prevent Corrosion?

“Electropolishing is an electrochemical process that enhances metal alloys resistance to corrosion. Electropolishing is used to clean, deburr and passivate metals by removing impurities from the surface left behind from manufacturing processes.”

Electropolishing Resources

What is Electropolishing?

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The Electropolishing Process

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Benefits of Electropolishing

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How Much Material Does Electropolishing Remove?

Electropolishing, when done properly is a highly controllable process which removes as little as...

How Much Will Electropolishing Improve the Surface of my Part?

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Electropolishing Frequently Asked Questions

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What is ASTM B912?

ASTM B912 is an industry standard for the passivation of stainless steel alloys through electropolishing...

What is ASTM A967

ASTM A967 is an industry standard specification for the chemical passivation treatments for stainless...

What is ISO 13485?

ISO 13485 is a standard that applies specifically to medical devices. ISO 13485 is designed to be...