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Why choose electropolishing?

Updated: Jun 19

Discover all the benefits of electropolishing here.

April 2023

If the product you manufacture is:

If you are experiencing issues in your systems with:

Our electropolishing improves:



The surface quality of your equipment



Solves corrosion problems



Resolves adhesion issues


Shorter lifespan

Resolves friction issues

Technical benefits of electropolishing

  • Enhanced corrosion resistance

  • Enhanced drainability

  • Greater ease of cleaning

  • Enhanced heat transfer

  • Passivation

  • Enhanced brightness

  • Reduced friction loss

Characteristics of electropolished surfaces

Maximum cleanability: It has been demonstrated that a surface, even with an Ra ten times higher than a mirror finish, can be cleaned with the same ease.

Minimal adherence: It is utilized for the interior of reactors where polymerization processes take place and in heat exchangers, where fouling is delayed or sometimes even entirely avoided.

Maximum amount of reflected light: Thanks to the elimination of pores and imperfections.

Maximum corrosion resistance: Thanks to the absence of cracks, crevices, and pollutants, as well as the austenitic structure of equiaxed grains, electropolished stainless steel exhibits the best characteristics to withstand corrosion.

Inspection: Electropolishing is an inspection tool where pores, cracks, and imperfections, which are easily concealed with mechanical polishing, come to light.

Excellent passivation: Apart from being an ideal quality for food, pharmaceutical products, and high-purity gases, it is an indispensable characteristic for prostheses and implants.

Increased lifespan: It's ideal for parts subject to fatigue, such as springs, thanks to the elimination of microcracks.

Deburring: Electrical current selectively concentrates on protusions.

Minimum friction: Specific roughness averages (Ra) can be required, measurable before or after electropolishing.

Economic benefits of electropolishing

  • Extended lifespan

  • Less maintenance

  • Reduced cleaning and sterilization time

  • More cost-effective compared to other alloys

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