ASTM B912 - 02(2018) - Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using Electropolishing

ASTM B912 - 02(2018)

Standard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using Electropolishing

Status : Current   Published : October 2018

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1.1 This specification covers the passivation of stainless steel alloys in the 200 (UNS2XXXX), 300 (UNS3XXXX), and 400 (UNS4XXXX) series, and the precipitation-hardened alloys, using electropolishing procedures.

Note 1:  Surface passivation occurs simultaneously with electropolishing under proper operating conditions. The quality of passivation will depend on the type of stainless steel, the formulation of the electropolishing solution, and the conditions of operation. Free iron on the surface of the stainless steel is removed resulting in improved corrosion resistance. Surface smoothing obtained by electropolishing will also improve corrosion resistance. Electropolishing will also remove heat tint and oxide scale.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3  This specification may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This specification does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM B912 - 02(2018)
TitleStandard Specification for Passivation of Stainless Steels Using Electropolishing
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 October 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Electropolishing, passivation, stainless steel
ICS49.040
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages4
File Size79 KB
Price£36.00


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