Passivation is a process designed to remove foreign matter from the surface of stainless steel parts. To passivate these parts, a metal finisher will place them in baskets and submerge them in a diluted nitric acid or citric acid solution, giving the parts a clean surface finish and improved corrosion resistance. Watch more about passivation… Read more »

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  Stainless steel is so ubiquitous that we hardly notice it in our lives. But it’s there – in our kitchens and bathrooms, in our machines and the buildings we live and work in. But getting stainless steel to the point where we can safely use it requires it to undergo an extensive process known… Read more »

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