Electropolishing

Electropolishing, also known as electrochemical polishing or electrolytic polishing (especially in the metallography field), is an electrochemical process that removes material from a metallic workpiece. It is used to polish, passivate, and deburr metal parts. It is often described as the reverse of electroplating. It may be used in lieu of abrasi...
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electropolishing

A technique commonly used to prepare metallographic specimens, in which a high polish is produced by making the specimen the anode in an electrolytic cell, where preferential dissolution at high points smooths the surface.
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electropolishing

electrochemical process of smoothing a metallic surface. The metallic object is made the anode in an electrolytic reaction so controlled that its ...
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