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Passivation

Passivation of Stainless Steel Pins

Passivation remains a critical step in maximizing the essential corrosion resistance of parts and components machined from stainless steels. It can make the difference between satisfactory performance and premature failure.

Passivation Specifications at KCM

  • QQ-P-35
  • Mil-STD-171
  • A967
  • AMS2700
  • A380
  • And many others, please call or email for details.

Passivation Processes at KCM

  • Mil Specs
  • ASTM Specs
  • Medical Specs
  • Citric 
  • Nitric
  • RoHS Compliant
  • And many others, please call or email for details.

At KCM, one of our specialties is passivation, which improves the corrosion resistance properties of stainless steel. A solution of nitric or citric acid is used to dissolve iron embedded in the surface during forming and machining.

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