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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