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Why Choose Electro-Glo?

Your best source for Electropolishing Chemistry

Leaders in Electropolishing Solutions Since 1952

We are proud to have been supplying electropolishing and metal finishing solutions for nearly 70 years and have the experience and expertise to support your request no matter how common or bespoke.

Patents Containing Electro-Glo

We are present in numerous patents and processes for medical devices, implants and instruments, specialist copper plating, and advanced electropolishing techniques, meaning you can be confident in our cutting edge approach to electropolishing services.

Expertise of Multiple Metals and Alloys

Electro-Glo is an expert in metal finishing services for 10 different metals and metal alloys, giving you support across many different electropolishing requirements.

Metals We Specialize In

Aluminum

Copper and Copper Alloys

Austenitic Stainless Steel

Mild Steel

Martensitic Stainless Steel

Copper-Nickel Alloys

Nickel-Iron Alloys

Iron

Carbon Steel

Manufacturing Industries We Support

Medical and Dental

Electropolishing is a one-use treatment that results in biocompatible, safe and ultra clean parts. Medical manufacturers choose us to help reduce drag on sutures, needles and scalpels and trust our process to provide metal surfaces that can resist bacteria growth.

Automotive and Aerospace

Electro-Glo’s metal finishing services reduce fatigue on metal parts used in high-stress environments. Improve aerodynamics, and reduce resistance, friction and corrosion with smoother metal surfaces.

High-End Consumer Goods

Many consumer appliances are manufactured using 400-series stainless steel alloys. Electropolishing will remove the outermost layer of parts to improve the durability, longevity and hygiene of your products by reducing soil and bacteria retention, and making items easier to clean and withstand stress.

Pharmaceutical

Hygiene is critical when manufacturing pharmaceutical products. Electropolishing can smooth and prevent metals from retaining residues or contaminants hazardous for human contact or consumption.

Food and Beverage

Electropolishing metals that come into contact with food and beverage products is essential to prevent the spread of bacteria and contamination. Electropolishing metals used in food and beverage production prevents trace residues and harmful bacteria being passed on to the consumer. This naturally improves the sanitation of your facility through preventative treatment of your metals.

Electronics

When manufacturing electronic equipment, the resistivity of your device’s metals is hugely important. Electropolishing improves conductivity and performance of metals used in electronic devices and circuitry by removing imperfections that create resistance on a microscopic level without affecting fragility.

Electropolishing Applications

Vacuum chambers

Increases life, value, and working efficiency of vacuum chambers.

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Welded components

Removes blue discoloration caused by welding and high heat

Hazardous/radioactive material transfer and containment

Reduces contamination and improves decontamination properties

Machined components

Removes ridges and burrs

Mirror and heat reflective surfaces

Satellite telescopes to ThermosTM lining, electropolishing can produce ultra high reflectivity

Medical implants

Electropolishing is the industry standard for implants. Reduces risk of infection and rejection of implanted device

Electroplating

Improves adhesion of electroplated deposits when used as a pre-treatment

Bearings and bearing-less joints

Reduces friction and wear

Structural bearing

Removes surface stress

Research

Useful in the development of ultra-thin metal films

Electrical/Electronics/Semiconductors

Improves conductivity and corrosion resistance

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Our Products

Electro-Glo products are full and Semi-Sludging solutions, which contribute to their exceptionally long life and ease of use.

#100

Silicon-Free Aluminum

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#200

Copper & Copper Alloys

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#300

Series Austenitic
(non-magnetic)
Stainless Steel

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#333

Nickel / Copper
Nickel / Iron

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#400

Series Martensitic
Stainless Steel
(multi-purpose)

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#500

Carbon Steel
Mild Steel
Iron

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