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The proper selection of chemicals cannot be over emphasized in order to achieve optimal results during the electropolishing process. Without a thorough understanding of the entire polishing process unsatisfactory end results are a certainty. The following short list is but some of the major and more subtle considerations which can and do vary from equipment line to equipment line and part to part.

Because of the inter-dependencies of the variables below, we recommend that you call us. We are happy to consult with customers purchasing chemicals from MCP for existing or newly proposed electropolishing lines.

  • Specific Gravity
  • Volume of Tanks
  • Part Material
  • Part Size
  • Voltage
  • Current
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Desired Finish

Once an application specific chemical has been selected, the following list of metals can be electropolished with optimal results using a properly maintained and operated equipment line.

  • Carbon Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Tool Steel
  • Nickel and Nickel Alloys
  • Inconel
  • Cobalt Alloys
  • Cobalt Chrome
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Brass (low lead)
  • Wastalloy
  • Covar
  • Tungsten
  • Hastelloy
  • Titanium
  • Nitinol

Speak to an electropolishing expert today!