Cleaning, Derouging, Passivation Treatment Process

December 13, 2016

This video takes you inside the distribution piping of a typical water system to see the Cleaning, Derouging, and Passivation process demonstrates the treatment process of a typical system and shows how passivation can improve the corrosion resistance. Rouge Formation – • Rouge crystals form on surface of metal • Particles of rouge breakaway and…

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What is Passivation?

August 12, 2015

What is Passivation? As defined in MIL-STD-753C, Passivation is the final treatment/cleaning process used to remove iron from the surface of corrosion resistant steel parts such that a more uniform formation of a passive surface is obtained thus enhancing corrosion resistance. Stainless steel is different from other metals in that as you get closer to…

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Ask expert, Daryl Roll, P.E., your cleaning & passivation, chemical processing or corrosion control questions on his new blog today!

July 8, 2014

Passivation is an acid treatment process that yields improved corrosion resistance to stainless steel surfaces. Passivation may also be used on other materials where removing iron from the surface is required or beneficial. Astro Pak Corporation has over 50 years of experience in Passivation, precision cleaning and cleanroom operations. Astro Pak’s extensive scientific research developed…

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Posted by Daryl L. Roll Category: Polishing