Advanced Plating Technologies, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin company, is an industry leading provider of passivation of stainless steel to ASTM A, AMS AMS-QQ-P QQ-P Passivation of Corrosion Resistant Steels. RATIONALE. AMSE is issued to incorporate all changes approved by AMS Committee. ASTM F86 for Orthopedic implants, AMS for aerospace, ASTM A It is relatively easy to modify a passivation process to satisfy ASTM A [link is to.

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Created with Webvanta CMS. We design our own parts, and do our own passivation in house, and hence prefer the testing requirements of ASTM A March 7, A. April 12, A. My customer wants to put A on his print for standard passivation, but my plater tells me that he passivates to A Hello, we’ve ;assivation many parts to our different passivation vendors and keep getting parts that are “Flash attacked” or etched.

AMS 2700 Method 1 Type II Passivation for Medical Device

If the part passes the verification test, what differences in function can occur in the part’s use if differing acid baths are used? We are quoting passivation of a medical device manufactured from H stainless steel. If you are interested, pzssivation the link next to my name and you can get my contact information, then I can direct you to my distributor in Germany. Hey guys, thanks to your input. If your vendors must comply with AMS Method 1, Type 2, one suggestion is that the parts be cleaned better before passivation because some people claim that even minuscule traces of oils can cause this etchingperhaps by generating some sort of organic acid which etches the parts.

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Do we have passivatio expect degradation of the mechanical properties or something similar? I persuaded my Supervisor to at least try the citric solution for the 1. Is this a correct assessment?

There are other differences- ASTM A allows the use of any mix of nitric and water, so long as you show it works Nitric 5 solution. What is standard to you may not be standard to them. Regards, Ted Mooney, P.

ASTM A – Passivate – Passivation – AMS – QQ-PC – ASTM A | Santa Clara Plating

Ken Vlach – Goleta, California. AMS considers different parts, or the same part made passivatipn different times, to be different lots with the exception for parts with the legacy QQ-P called out, when you can use the older definition.

Have the plater do so, and then certify to multiple standards. In order to prevent this corrosion, semi-finished or finished parts are given a passivation treatment. If you’re having it done for you, the testing is someone else’s problem, so you might consider AMS Many OEM passivation specifications are derived from these guiding documents. The two standards are essentially equivalent. Thanks for your time.


Which is the right passivation spec? A has a lot of excellent recommendations on general cleaning etc. Type II passivation works well with The AMS passivation specification pertains to metal passivation services like those performed at Able Electropolishing.

As you see, we added your question to a thread which already answers it. There are other in-house specifications for some companies. Removing these contaminants improves corrosion resistance and the overall longevity of ama part. Determining the suitability of A for your specific parts is up to you, or requirements set by your customer. In reading through the specification I believe the drawing is incorrect.

Electropolishing and Passivation Standards. December 2, A. November 7, A. Lee Kremer Stellar Solutions, Inc. Citric passivation does have the advantage that if you set it up properly, you can use one bath to handle all your different asm. Our database shop order system assures the same passivation process which has been selected will be specified each and every time the job comes to our shop.

A is a standard covering treatments to passivate stainless steel regardless of what it will be used for and then test methods to show that it was passivated.