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  • Different pickling process on stainless steel: chemical pickling

    Chemical pickling is a treatment to remove welding residues that exploits the chemical reaction between the welding oxide and predominantly…

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  • Different process to clean the stainless steel welds: mechanical pickling

    Over the years, the use of stainless steel has grown exponentially due to its mechanical properties and corrosion resistance qualities…

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  • Stainless steel degreasing (part 2)

    In the previous article,  we introduced the stainless steel degreasing process, focusing on: Degreasing with organic solvents Chemical Degreasing In…

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  • Stainless steel degreasing (part 1)

    Degreasing is the operation that allows the removal of oily, greasy and foreign products from the surface of the stainless…

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  • Methods to identify stainless steel

    It can happen that, in the stainless steel storage points, the depositor is in great difficulty in choosing the sheet…

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  • Passi Test: test elettrochimico per la passivazione

    Passivation recognition test

    Passivation is the development of a layer of protective oxides on the metal surface. This property, intrinsic in the metal…

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  • Electrochemical Marking

      The process, called electro-marking, allows to reproduce faithfully on any metal any decorative pictures or shapes imprinted on suitable…

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  • Stainless steel surface finishing

    In architecture, stainless steel is a frequently used material  for its physical characteristics (weld-ability, deformability, corrosion resistance, etc…) and for…

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  • Stainless passivated steel in a food factory

    Stainless Steel Passivation Process

    The corrosion resistance of stainless steels and other metals is strictly dependent on their surface conditions and in particular by…

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  • WELD-CLEANING

    Electrochemical Pickling

    The electrochemical pickling has the purpose of removing surface impurities and oxides that are produced during the mechanical process. The…

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